Linux 4.6 boosts container security, adds OrangeFS support

May 17, 2016

Via: InfoWorld

As promised, Linux boss Linus Torvalds released version 4.6 of the Linux kernel on Sunday. This latest version adds support for the new distributed file system OrangeFS, more reliable out-of-memory handling, support for 802.1AE MACsec (MAC-level encryption), and support for Intel memory protection keys.

“It’s just as well I didn’t cut the rc cycle short, since the last week ended up getting a few more fixes than expected, but nothing in there feels all that odd or out of line,” Torvalds wrote on the mailing list.

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