Linux kernel work in progress news
Another round of Linux kernel development news:
Stray-write protection for persistent memory
"Persistent memory has a number of advantages; it is fast, CPU-addressable,
available in large quantities and, of course, persistent. But it also,
arguably, poses a higher risk of suffering corruption as a result of bugs
in the kernel." LWN.
You can read about the work in progress in this LWN article:
A memory allocator for BPF code
- Work in progress special memory allocator to reduce memory usage
with a small performance gain. Allocates two buffers one for
for JIT compiler to use to during compile and a second for the
generated code to be copied once the compile step is done.
You can find details - https://lwn.net/Articles/883454/