A new year, a new Linux kernel. So begins 2011, as Linux has released the 2.6.37 kernel, its first kernel update since October, promising greater security and performance.
The new Linux kernel offers a host of improvements, including memory management, which could yield improvements in multi-threaded programs. On the security front, the new kernel contains a number of updates to Security Enhanced Linux, including a fast status update interface. Linux Planet runs down the features in the new Linux 2.6.37 kernel.
Linus Torvalds is starting 2011 off with a bang with the release of the 2.6.37 Linux kernel. The new kernel is the first release since 2.6.36 debuted in October.
The goal of the new 2.6.37 kernel is to provide developers with improved Linux performance, security and scalability.