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Intel Low Power Mode Daemon v0.0.4 Released To Optimize Hybrid CPUs On Linux

Phoronix - Wed, 06/12/2024 - 18:54
Intel Low Power Mode Daemon v0.0.4 has been released with "LPMD" being the open-source daemon for optimize active idle power for modern Core hybrid CPUs under Linux that sport a combination of the E and P cores...

LLVM Clang 19 Lands Support For C23's #embed

Phoronix - Wed, 06/12/2024 - 18:27
Merged today to LLVM Clang 19 Git is support for the #embed resource inclusion mechanism that is an approved C23 feature. This also makes Clang the first for supporting this pre-processor embed feature...

Marek Lands 40 Patch Series To Further Enhance The Open-Source AMD Graphics Driver

Phoronix - Wed, 06/12/2024 - 18:14
Well known open-source AMD OpenGL/Gallium3D driver developer Marek Olšák has landed a big patch series into Mesa 24.2 for a universal optimized compute image clear/blit shader and MSAA-resolving pixel shader...

Intel's oneDNN 3.5 Begins Optimizing For Xe2, More Xeon 6 Tuning

Phoronix - Wed, 06/12/2024 - 18:00
Intel's oneDNN 3.5 has been released as this Deep Neural Network Library for the oneAPI specification and now part of the UXL Foundation. With oneDNN 3.5 comes more performance optimizations for existing and upcoming Intel hardware...

How to Create and Use Linux sudo Command

Tecmint - Wed, 06/12/2024 - 12:35
The post How to Create and Use Linux sudo Command first appeared on Tecmint: Linux Howtos, Tutorials & Guides .

The sudo command in Linux stands for “superuser do“, which allows an approved user to run a command as the

The post How to Create and Use Linux sudo Command first appeared on Tecmint: Linux Howtos, Tutorials & Guides.

Linus Torvalds Throws Down The Hammer: Extensible Scheduler "sched_ext" In Linux 6.11

Phoronix - Wed, 06/12/2024 - 08:40
The extensible scheduler "sched_ext" code has proven quite versatile for opening up better Linux gaming performance, more quickly prototyping new scheduler changes, Ubuntu/Canonical has been evaluating it for pursuing a more micro-kernel like design, and many other interesting approaches with it. Yet it's remained out of tree but that is now changing with the upcoming Linux 6.11 cycle...

systemd 256 Released With run0, systemd-vpick, importctl & Other New Features

Phoronix - Wed, 06/12/2024 - 07:20
Systemd 256 is out today as the latest major feature update to this integral component to modern Linux distributions...

SUSE Working To Upstream RP1 Southbridge Linux Driver For The Raspberry Pi 5

Phoronix - Wed, 06/12/2024 - 04:51
The Raspberry Pi 5 features the "RP1" as the in-house silicon design for the southbridge to this single board computer. The RP1 driver maintained by Raspberry Pi is just found in their downstream kernel while a SUSE engineer is working to rework that driver so that it can be eventually mainlined in the upstream Linux kernel...