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  • Linux Kernel 4.11 Officially Released, Adds Support for Intel Gemini Lake SoCs

    As expected, Linus Torvalds proudly announced today, April 30, 2017, the general availability of the final release of the Linux 4.11 kernel, a major update that adds numerous improvements and new features.

    Linux kernel 4.11 has been in development for the past two months, since very early March, when the first Release Candidate arrived for public testing. Eight RCs later, we're now able to download and compile the final release of Linux 4.11 on our favorite GNU/Linux distributions and enjoy its new features.

  • Linux 4.11

    So after that extra week with an rc8, things were pretty calm, and I'm much happier releasing a final 4.11 now.

    We still had various smaller fixes the last week, but nothing that made me go "hmm..". Shortlog appended for people who want to peruse the details, but it's a mix all over, with about half being drivers (networking dominates, but some sound fixlets too), with the rest being soem arch updates, generic networking, and filesystem (nfs[d]) fixes. But it's all really small, which is what I like to see the last week of the release cycle.

  • Linux 4.11 Kernel Officially Released

    Linus Torvalds has announced the Linux 4.11 stable kernel release as anticipated.

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  • Rejoice, for Linux 4.11 has been delivered!

    Linus Torvalds has given the world version 4.11 of the Linux kernel.

    “So after that extra week with an rc8, things were pretty calm,” Torvalds posted to the Linux Kernel Mailing List, adding “I'm much happier releasing a final 4.11 now.

    So what do we get this time around? Among other things, Linux is now better at hot-swapping solid state disks and can now do journaling on RAID 4/5/6 volumes. While we're talking storage, there's also support for the OPAL self-encrypting disk drive standard.

  • The 4.11 kernel has been released

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