Linux Action News 261
October 6th, 2022
19 mins 26 secs
About this Episode
Our thoughts on IBM slicing up more of Red Hat, what stands out in Nextcloud Hub 3, and a few essential fixes finally landing in the Linux kernel.Support Linux Action News
- IBM Takes Over Red Hat Storage to IBM Offerings — IBM announced today it will add Red Hat storage product roadmaps and Red Hat associate teams to the IBM Storage business unit, bringing consistent application and data storage across on-premises infrastructure and cloud.
- Why Whitehurst is stepping away from IBM
- IBM Does A “Quasi-Acquisition” Of Red Hat Storage — Red Hat OpenShift Data Foundation is also being absorbed into IBM Spectrum Fusion. IBM is assuming the Premier Sponsorship role of the Ceph Foundation from Red Hat.
- Announcing Nextcloud Hub 3 — Our design always followed three principles. Focus on content, ease of use, and great accessibility. For this refresh, we added a fourth: make it your own.
- Introducing NVK — NVK is a new open-source Vulkan driver for NVIDIA hardware in Mesa.
- Debian’s firmware vote results — The winning option allows the installer image to include firmware necessary to use the system.
- Intel Laptop Users Should Avoid Linux 5.19.12 — After looking at some logs we do end up with potentially bogus panel power sequencing delays, which may harm the LCD panel.
- Intel Laptop Users Should Avoid Linux 5.19.12 To Avoid Potentially Damaging The Display - Phoronix
- Linux 6.0 Released With Many Intel & AMD Driver Additions — Linus Torvalds just promoted Linux 6.0 to stable on-schedule and thereby now ushering in the Linux 6.1 merge window to officially get underway tomorrow.
- Some 6.0 development statistics — A total of 2,034 developers contributed to the 6.0 release; of those, 236 made their first contribution during this cycle. The total number of developers is just short of the record (2,086) set for 5.19, but the number of first-time contributors is the lowest seen since the 5.6 release (216) in 2020.
- Linux 6.0 Supporting New Intel/AMD Hardware
- Btrfs Brings Some Great Performance Improvements With Linux 6.1
- The Initial Rust Infrastructure Has Been Merged Into Linux 6.1 — As a follow-up to the Rust infrastructure pull request for Linux 6.1, Linus Torvalds pulled the initial Rust code into the mainline Linux kernel this evening.