Linux Kernel 5.3 released: Experimental support for AMD Navi GPU

Now that the new Linux Kernel 5.3 has been released, it’s time to know what news has been integrated.

The kernel is the heart of any operating system. GNU / Linux has kernel, Mac OS X too, Windows, Android and iOS too and so on. This layer is responsible for the interaction between software and hardware, allowing processes to communicate transparently with electronic devices.

Find out what’s new in the new Linux Kernel 5.3

This new version was announced by Linus Torvalds via Mailing List (lkml). Linux 5.3 brings experimental support for AMD Navi GPUs, support for 16 million new IPv4 addresses (range 0.0.0.0/8)and supports Intel Speed ​​Select used on Intel Xeon CPU servers.

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The 2015 MacBook and MacBook Pros ranges also get keyboard and touchpad support (courtesy of the Apple SPI driver).

What’s New

  • Experimental support for AMD GPU Navi including Radeon RX 5700
  • Turing TU116 Support
  • Support for 16 million new IPv4 addresses
  • RISC-V Level Improvements
  • MacBook & MacBook Pro with keyboard and touchpad support
  • Best  NVIDIA Jetson Nano Support
  • F2FS swap file (default)
  • EXT4 file management improvements

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