Archive for March, 2016

Linux 4.5

Linux 4.5 is out. Let’s see its prominent features. A new tool called UBSAN checks a running kernel for various types of undefined behaviour that can lead to obscure bugs. The new CONFIG_IO_STRICT_DEVMEM option, which blocks access to memory (via /dev/mem) claimed by device drivers, turned out to break booting on some systems, so it […]

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