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Linux Throws a Bit of Android Into 3.3 Kernel

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – Linus Torvalds, the father of Linux, announced version 3.3 of the kernel Sunday. Among the most noteworthy changes found in 3.3 is the merging of kernel code from the Android project. Linux 3.3 also includes support for a new architecture, the Texas Instruments VelociTI Very Long Instruction Word architecture used in its C6x family of multicore devices. These were developed for embedded processor applications. Other new features include improved balancing, a virtual switch implementation and several network improvements. (General)