LKML News v5.7-rc5

[RFC 00/43] PKRAM: Preserved-over-Kexec RAM (Anthony Yznaga)

This patchset introduces special memory called PKRAM. It can be used to preserve VM guest memory across kexec boot for fast restart (VMM Fast Restart). Compared to DRAM based PMEM simulation, PKRAM is more flexible as the memory size is not need to be previously fixed.

[PATCH] mm: Replace zero-length array with flexible-array (Gustavo A. R. Silva)

The zero-length array of C90 are widely used in the kernel code base, but the flexible array member of C99 would be better choice. This commit replaces the code to use the flexible array member instead.

Linux 5.7-rc5 (Linus Torvalds)

Last 4 rc releases were slightly smaller than usual, but this week’s rc release is bigger, though it is still in line of average. This is maybe simply due to the delayed pull requests from network and some drivers and thus nothing is worrisome, Torvalds says.

SeongJae Park
Kernel Development Engineer

SeongJae Park is a programmer who loves to analyze and develop systems.