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By mswatcher
via kernelnewbies.org
Submitted: Dec 11 2012 / 12:26

This Linux release includes support for the ARM 64 bit architecture, ARM support to boot into different systems using the same kernel, signed kernel modules, Btrfs support for disabling copy-on-write on a per-file basis using chattr and faster fsync(), a new "perf trace" tool modeled after strace, support for the TCP Fast Open feature in the server side, experimental SMBv2 protocol support, stable NFS 4.1 and parallel NFS support, a new tunneling protocol that allows to transfer Layer 2 ethernet packets over UDP, and support for the Intel "supervisor mode access prevention" security feature. Many small features and new drivers and fixes are also available.
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