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Recent LWN.net kernel pages
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|May 15, 2013
||copy_range(); 3.10 merge window conclusion; Smarter shrinkers; User-space page fault handling.
|May 08, 2013
||What's coming in 3.10, part 2; Full tickless; LLVMLinux.
|May 01, 2013
||What's coming in 3.10, part 1; Wait/wound mutexes; LSFMM coverage complete.
|Apr 25, 2013
||Narrow bitmasks; Nonvolatile memory devices; LSFMM Summit 2013.
|Apr 17, 2013
||3.9 Development statistics; Memory power management.
|Apr 10, 2013
||Retrying revoke(); Randomizing the kernel; Toward a more power-efficient scheduler.
|Apr 03, 2013
||Per-process reclaim; A VFS deadlock post-mortem; In-kernel memory compression.
|Mar 27, 2013
||Breaking GlusterFS; Widening ext4's readdir() cookie; Multipath TCP.
|Mar 20, 2013
||The trouble with DMA masks; Anatomy of a user namespaces vulnerability.
|Mar 13, 2013
||SO_REUSEPORT; The trouble with CAP_SYS_RAWIO; Android upstreaming.
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