Linux 4.0 Release – Main Changes, ARM and MIPS Architectures

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2015-Apr-15 | Tags: 64bitmipsupdate

Linux on ARMLinux 3.19 brought improvement to btrfs (raid), the network stack, added ARM Coresight, device tree overlays support, and more. Some key changes made to Linux 4.0 include:

  • pNFS (Parallel NFS), UBIFS, F2FS and BTRFS File Systems improvements
  • Live Kernel Patching – Install kernel updates without rebooting
  • Intel Quark x86 SoC support
  • Various patches to improve Linux running on a Playstation 3
  • Open source AMD Radeon driver supports DisplayPort Audio and improves fan support

Some of the new features and improvements specific to the ARM architecture include:


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