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Linux-libre 2.6.29 for Debian, Ubuntu and gNewSense

http://aligunduz.org

I have just uploaded installation packages of Linux-libre 2.6.29.1 that you can find here. They should install and run fine on Debian Lenny, Ubuntu Hardy/Intrepid and gNewSense deltah.

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Created by gnufs 5 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 22 weeks ago
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Kernel developers squabble over Ext3 and Ext4

http://www.h-online.com

A number of senior kernel developers, including Linus Torvalds, Ted Ts'o, Alan Cox and Ingo Molnar, have been squabbling over the sense or otherwise of journaling and delayed allocation in Ext3 and Ext4.

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Linus Torvalds has released Linux kernel 2.6.29

http://lkml.org

It's out there now, or at least in the process of getting mirrored out.

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Kernel Log: What's new in 2.6.29 - Part 5

http://www.h-online.com

It will be at least another week or two before Linux kernel 2.6.29 becomes available. The Kernel Log will, therefore, continue its report about the new features scheduled for 2.6.29 with what's new in terms of file systems.

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FOSS Debates, Part 1: Kernel Truths

http://www.crmbuyer.com

As the central element of Linux, the kernel is equally central to open source software in general. Because the community has such a stake in its design and success, the kernel has proven to be the hub around which much discussion revolves. The kernel's creator, Linus Torvalds, also has a stake in its success, and he takes part in the discussion.

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Write your own kernel module and insert it into running kernel

http://linuxpoison.blogspot.com

So, you want to write a kernel module. You know C, you've written a few normal programs to run as processes, and now you want to get to where the real action is, to where a single wild pointer can wipe out your file system and a core dump means a reboot.

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GCC hacks in the Linux kernel

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The Linux® kernel uses several special capabilities of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) suite. These capabilities range from giving you shortcuts and simplifications to providing the compiler with hints for optimization. Discover some of these special GCC features and learn how to use them in the Linux kernel.

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Torvalds: Fed up with the 'security circus'

http://www.linuxworld.com.au

Creator of the Linux kernel explains why he finds security people to be so anathema.

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You keep using that phrase "operating system"...

I do not think it means what you think it means.

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Using Sysctl To Change Kernel Tunables On Linux

http://linuxshellaccount.blogspot.com

An introduction to the sysctl command and its configuration file /etc/sysctl.conf

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Linux kernel 2.6.26

http://lkml.org

So it's been almost three months since 2.6.25 (87 days to be exact, I
think), making this a longer-than-usual release cycle. Or maybe it just feels that way, and we're always getting close to three months these days.

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Support for 100+ webcams in Linux 2.6.27 (USB Video Class Driver)

http://i-nz.net

According to a thread on the Linux uvcvideo driver mailing list if everything goes well we will see it included in the 2.6.27 kernel!

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Installation Security Baselines For Linux and Unix - 1b

http://linuxshellaccount.blogspot.com

Part two of a five part post series on setting up Linux and Unix servers securely.

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Created by eggixyz 6 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 12 weeks ago
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Kernel space: Interview with Andrew Morton

http://www.linuxworld.com.au

Years ago, there was a great deal of worry about the possibility of burning out Linus. Life seems to have gotten easier for him since then; now instead, I've heard concerns about burning out Andrew. It seems that you do a lot; how do you keep the pace and how long can we expect you to stay at it?

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How Microsoft Uses Novell to Fight GNU/Linux, Xen to Fight VMWare and GNU/Linux

http://boycottnovell.com

Techtarget.com may be delivering this news a little too late, but it incorporates some quotes which the publisher sought from Red Hat, Xandros, Novell and some so-called ‘analyst’.

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