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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
In fact, Windows does rather better than Linux does in this regard in that it's possible to replace the graphics driver for a running system with little more than a quick flicker.
In Linux you *still* need to restart X, which in practical terms is not much different for the desktop user than rebooting.
(I'm hoping dynamic reconfiguration is something that Wayland will improve upon, if it really gets off the ground)
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