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Linux Kernel 4.14 LTS Is Out With New Features

Linux kernel 4.14 by the codename of “Fearless Coyote,” is officially out now. Linus Torvalds announces the Kernel in his blog.

because it really would be lovely to have a smaller and calmer release for 4.15.

Anyway, go out and test the new 4.14 release, that is slated to be the
next LTS kernel – and start sending me pull request for the 4.15 merge
window.

Linux Kernel 4.14 LTS Is Out With New Features

Some of the new features in Linux Kernel 4.14 LTS are:

– Intel Cache Quality Monitoring code was rewritten.

– Xen and KVM updates as well as optimizations for Microsoft Hyper-V.

– F2FS tuning for Android.

– New sound hardware support.

– Cgroup2 threading support was merged.

– XFS has received more fixes.

-Zstd compressed added

-EFI improvements

-Vega improvements in AMDGPU.

Linux 4.14 is 2017 Long-Term Stable (LTS) release of the kernel. The 4.14 source tarball can be obtained from kernel.org.



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