Monday, 9 July 2007

Linux Kernel 2.6.22 New Features

New Features on Linux Kernel 2.6.22


# Drivers
1. Network drivers
2. SATA/IDE/SCSI
3. Graphics
4. Sound
5. Input
6. MTD
7. USB
8. V4L/DVB
9. I2C
10. ACPI
11. Watchdog
12. Various
13. Bluetooth
14. Cpufreq
15. HwMon


#Important things (AKA: ''the cool stuff'')

1. New Slab allocator: SLUB
2. New Wireless stack
3. New Firewire stack
4. Signal/timer events notifications through file descriptors
5. Blackfin architecture
6. UBI
7. Secure RxRPC sockets
8. Process footprint measurement facility

# Various subsystems

1. Filesystems
2. Networking
3. DM
4. SELinux
5. Audit
6. Crypto
7. KVM
8. Power Management

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