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Friday, January 7, 2011

Unleash the power of your multi core processor

I downloaded the kernel source version 2.6.37 built it and running it. Net surfing speed is awesome, apps opening feels fast.

In short, it is very good to feel the speed

Main advantages of kernel 2.6.37 are improvements in ext4, SSD handling improvements, big kernel lock removal, 200 line patch ... and lots and lots of other changes. Read more from kernelnewbies

All in all, we can start unleashing the power of multiple cores. When one of your core is compiling source, another one you browse and another one copies data in the background and another one serves clients

Kernel 2.6.37 rocks