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Kernel Log: Linux 3.2 main development phase complete

Nov 09, 2011, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Linux 3.2 includes support for Hexagon CPUs, enhancements to the TCP stack, an upbeat SHA1 implementation and dozens of new and revised drivers. And Linux now has a Google+ page.

Among the features added by kernel developers is support for the architecture of Qualcom's Hexagon processors. The TCP stack in Linux 3.2 will contain the "proportional rate reduction" algorithm, which has been added by a Google developer and which should enable network connections to be restored faster following temporary data transfer problems. This should speed up data transfer.

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