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The article index

See the LWN Kernel Index for instant access to all LWN kernel articles, organized by topic.

Recent kernel articles

LWN runs kernel-oriented content every week. Some of our more recent articles in this area include:

July 20, 2017The ORCs are coming
July 16, 20174.13 Merge window, part 2
July 13, 2017Rethinking the Stack Clash fix
July 10, 20174.13 Merge window, part 1
July 7, 2017Hardened usercopy whitelisting
July 4, 2017Some 4.12 development statistics
July 3, 2017Zero-copy networking
June 30, 2017Namespaced file capabilities
June 26, 2017daxctl() — getting the other half of persistent-memory performance
June 19, 2017User-space access to WMI functions
June 14, 2017Shrinking the scheduler
June 14, 2017A survey of scheduler benchmarks
June 6, 2017Waiting for entropy
June 5, 2017Range reader/writer locks for the kernel
June 2, 2017Improved block-layer error handling
June 1, 2017The "rare write" mechanism
May 30, 2017Toward non-blocking asynchronous I/O
May 23, 2017Containers as kernel objects
May 20, 2017Revisiting "too small to fail"
May 18, 2017The trouble with SMC-R

Recent kernel patches

A few of the most recently posted kernel patches are listed below; see the LWN Kernel Patches Page for full access to the patch database.

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