Recently, Linus Torvalds, the father of Linux, announced that Linux kernel 5.6-rc1 will be tested, and it is expected to become a full-fledged Linux kernel by the end of March or early April.
Linux 5.6 brings a lot of update features. Let's take a look.
The CPU side, Linux 5.6 adds support for AMD Zen 3 architecture processorsIt is convenient for AMD company and developers to carry out drive debugging, etc. At the same time,Fixed AMD Reetron processor k10temp vulnerability so that Zen/Zen2 voltage, temperature sensing report function works properly.
In particular, for Asus AMD processor Linux notebook, it also fixed the annoying problem of overheated frequency reduction.
For Intel, the Linux 5.6 kernel optimizes the support for Intel gen11 / gen12 core display.
In the aspect of graphics card, the new kernel comes with RTX 20XX series driver support, which improves the reset function of AMD radeon Navi / Renoir APU, so as to quickly recover when GPU has problems.
In other aspects, Linux 5.6 also supports USB4 (thunder and lightning 3) for the first time, introduces f2fs compression, repairs EX4 performance, supports western zonef file system, and solves the problem that 32-bit system cannot be used on January 19, 2038.