While the Linux 3.17 kernel isn’t being released for a few weeks, we already have a good idea for the DRM graphics driver improvements coming for the Linux 3.18 cycle…
Sometimes a new piece of code turns out to be more useful than its author suspected. Alejandra Morales recently came out with the Cryogenic Project as part of his Master’s thesis, supervised by Christian Grothoff. The ideawas to reduce energy consumption by scheduling input/output operations in batches.
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