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Abhishek Rawal
Abhishek Rawal • Jul 1, 2013

Most Anticipated Kernel 3.10 Finally Released. What Changes Does It Brings ?

The Linux Kernel 3.10 with Massive changes in over decade is finally been released yesterday(today) on 30th June 2013 (1st July 2013 IST) by Linus Torvalds.

Linus was delaying the release of Linux Kernel 3.10 considering whether he should go for another release candidate or not.In LKML he confirmed that after long discussion they finally came to the conclusion that there is no any reason to delay the official release.
Hence mainline Linux Kernel is finally available which you can download from : HERE

Some of the Awesome features included in Kernel 3.10 :

- TCP Optimization, Tail loss probe.
- SysV IPC scalability improvements.
- Timer free multitasking.
- Bcache, a block layer cache for SSD caching.
- XFS metadata checksums.
- Btrfs: smaller extents.

You can read the major changes on Linux kernel 3.10 from HERE

Also the LKML mail list for the Linux Kernel 3.10 release by Linus torvalds can be viewed : https://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1306.3/04336.html

Source : Slashdot

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