Google tested the Linux 3.8 kernel for the next version of Android




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Google tested the Linux 3.8 kernel for the next version of Android

March 3, 2013

Google is currently working on testing the new version of the Linux kernel and which is the 3.8, which is expected to be formally posed by Google within the next Android version. Knowing that a recent Android 4.2.2 working on the Linux 3.4 kernel.

And supports Android usually on the same kernel Linux core developed by Foundation for Linux The Linux Foundation, but with some modifications and additions of Google, but interesting here is that the version number 3.8 of the nucleus of Linux has made ​​many improvements related to mobile phones, which added raised by Samsung earlier in nucleus which support file systems based on the type of storage units known as flash F2FS, and highlights the importance of speed when you need to transfer files.

The new version will also support the core definitions of some open-source processors such as nVidia Tegra 3 processor and Samsung Exynos. The new kernel will include also a significant improvement in the performance of RAM, which will reduce the need for the system to memory, making memory consumption-oriented applications rather than the operating system.

It is expected that Google integrates core features with the next update to Android, a 5.0 system as Key Lime PieK, and who is likely to be announced officially in the gallery Google I / O on 15 next Oaarmio.
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