Whenever people talk about UEFI, and it's implications like having to use a FAT partition, I'm reminded of this legendary commit message:
Next FOSDEM: 6 & 7 February 2021, online
FOSDEM 2021 will take place on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 February 2021 as an online event.
Please bear with us while we work out the specifics. Further details and calls for participation will be announced in the coming weeks.
Open Source Sustainability is Really a People Problem
Introducing b4 and patch attestation
For the past few weeks I've been working on a tool to fetch patches from lore.kernel.org and perform the kind of post-processing that...
Hmm.. This year's virtual Linaro connect seems free to register
Kernel prepatch 5.9-rc1
Linux has released the 5.9-rc1 kernel
prepatch and closed the merge window for this development cycle.
"This merge window felt a lot more normal than 5.8, and all the stats
confirm that it seems to be the usual size." In the end, 12,866
non-merge changesets were pulled for 5.9-rc1, as compared to 14,206 for
How the ARM32 Linux kernel decompresses https://people.kernel.org/linusw/how-the-arm32-linux-kernel-decompresses
[$] Local locks in the kernel
The Linux kernel has never lacked for synchronization primitives and
locking mechanisms, so one might justifiably wonder why there might be a
need to add another one. The addition of local
locks to 5.8 provides an answer to that question. These locks,
which have their origin in the realtime (PREEMPT