What’s New in Linux Kernel 3.15Author: Time: 2014-07-04
The 3.15 of the Linux kernel was released just a few weeks ago by Linus Torvalds. As explained by LWN.net, the headline features in 3.15 include some significant memory management improvements, the renameat2() system call, file-private POSIX locks, a new device mapper target called dm-era, faster resume from suspend, and more.
What’s New in Linux Kernel 3.15:
* EFI mixed mode support to support running a 64-bit Linux kernel on a system with 32-bit UEFI.
* Faster suspend and resume times
* Add support Sony DualShock 4 controller
* Newer notebooks should play nicer with the new kernel release.
* On the future CPU front is AVX-512 and RDSEED extension support.
* open-source graphics driver improvements that include initial NVIDIA Maxwell GPU support and the VCE 2.0
* video encoding support for recent AMD graphics cards.
* And more.