Linus Torvalds Announces Linux Kernel 3.12 Release!

TuxIn a mailer sent on November 3, Linus Torvalds has announced the release of Linux kernel 3.12. The latest release comprises support for offline deduplication in Btrfs, performance improvements for AMD Radeon graphics, automatic GPU switching for the laptops with dual GPUs, improved RAID-5 multicore performance, improvements in treatment of out-of-memory situations, developments in the timerless multitasking mode, improvements in locking performance for virtualized guests, addition of separate modesetting and rendering device nodes in the graphics DRM layer, improvisation in XFS directory recursion scalability, addition of new drivers and many other miscellaneous improvements and bug fixes.

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