Category: Linux

Linux NTFS3 driver

Linux 5.15 will use the new NTFS file system driver

Paragon Software’s NTFS3 kernel driver has been submitted to the Linux-next branch, and Linux 5.15 may use this new driver. As early as last year, Paragon Software announced that it wanted to merge the...

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Kernel Patch

Ubuntu 21.10 will use cgroups v2 by default

According to the mailing list, Ubuntu 21.10 plans to release its systemd package using a unified cgroup hierarchy (cgroups v2) by default. Cgroups (control groups) is a mechanism provided by the Linux kernel that...

Linux Kernel 4.20

Linux Kernel will support AV1 decoding

At present, the number of hardware platforms that provide accelerated AV1 encoding on the market is still very limited, but as more hardware supporting this royalty-free video codec encoding/decoding comes on the market, the...

Microsoft CBL-Mariner

Microsoft released its own Linux distribution CBL-Mariner

Recently, Microsoft quietly put its Linux distribution CBL-Mariner on GitHub, which is a product developed by the Windows Subsystem Linux 2 team, mainly used for servers rather than desktops, to build its cloud infrastructure...

Linux Kernel 4.20

Linux 5.14 will support the creation of secret memory areas

Following Linux 5.13, Linux 5.14 will also support the creation of secret memory areas. This function is implemented by memfd_secret(). memfd_secret() is a specialized system call, not an extension of memfd_create(), its purpose is...