GNU Linux-libre 4.11 Kernel Officially Available for Those Who Seek 100% Freedom
May 02, 2017, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)
In the good tradition of every GNU Linux-libre kernel release, today's GNU Linux-libre 4.11-gnu kernel is shipping deblobbed of numerous proprietary drivers, including those for Cavium Crypto accelerator, Silead touchscreen, Netronome NFP 4000/6000 Ethernet, and Rockchip GPU. However, this version also looks to add .nffw and .out to the list of extensions regarded as suspected blobs, and updates the deblobbing of AMD Radeon and Intel graphics drivers, the Chips&Media; Coda media codecs, the Qualcomm peripheral blob loader, the Atheros ath10k and wil6210 Wi-Fi drivers, the Intel iwlwifi driver, as well as the Intel Skylake audio drivers.