You can have a little Linux kernel update, as a treat. The Linux kernel 6.2 is officially out now so here's some notes on some of what's new. In the release announcement Linus Torvalds requested people to "please do give 6.2 a testing" and that it may not be a "sexy LTS release like 6.1 ended up being, but all those regular pedestrian kernels want some test love too".
Some of what's new and improved includes:
- Intel Arc Graphics improvements.
- Optional Splitlock changes to help gaming.
- Initial NVIDIA Ampere (RTX 30) support in nouveau.
- Various work and drivers for Wi-Fi 7 support.
- Improvements to Sony controller support like DualShock 4 and DualSense.
- OneXPlayer mini (AMD) and AOK ZOE A1 sensor support.
- Btrfs file system performance improvements.
- Various exFAT file system improvements.
- More work on Apple Apple M1 Pro / Ultra / Max support.
- Power management improvements for Alder Lake N and Raptor Lake P.
- Performance improvement for Intel Skylake.
- A driver for the ChromeOS human presence sensor.
The full changelog is available over here and as usual Phoronix does a nice overview.
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