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What Excites Me The Most About The Linux 4.12 Kernel

What I would call the “top features” for Linux 4.12 include:

– There is initial GeForce GTX 1000 series 3D accelerated support on the open-source Nouveau driver stack, when using Linux 4.12 paired with NVIDIA’s firmware binary blobs now part of linux-firmware.git. But there isn’t yet any re-clocking, so performance is very slow for Maxwell/Pascal.