Linux Kernel 3.9 Has Been Officially Released

Posted by hanuca on Apr 29, 2013 4:36 AM EDT
Softpedia; By Marius Nestor
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After eight Release Candidate versions, Linus Torvalds proudly announced a couple hours ago, April 28, the immediate availability for download of the highly anticipated Linux 3.9 kernel.

Linux kernel 3.9 brings numerous breathtaking features, among which we can mention improved support for the F2FS (Flash Friendly File-System) filesystem for Samsung developers, improved ARM support, Zero-Power Optical device driver, audio/sound improvements, initial support for AMD Radeon HD 8000 series, Synopsys ARC700 CPU support, improved ARM SoC support, improved power management, faster LZO compression, experimental RAID5/6 support for the Btrfs filesystem, fixes EXT4 corruption bug, Google's Goldfish, as well as new drivers, which bring support for more hardware.

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