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Feature set of Linux 3.10 defined

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Version 3.10 of the Linux kernel will include the bcache block layer cache that allows SSD cards to be used for caching significantly slower but higher capacity hard disks. Developed by a Google employee and used at Google, bcache is the second such feature to be integrated into the Linux kernel; the first one was dm-cache, which the Linux kernel has offered since version 3.9 was released two weeks ago.

The Radeon drivers for Linux 3.10 will include interfaces to address the Unified Video Decoder (UVD) that has been part of Radeon HD graphics cards since the HD 4000 generation; suitable userspace drivers for the video accelerator are planned for the next major Mesa 3D release, which will be given version number 9.2 or 10.0.

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