Linux kernel 5.7 released

The new Linux kernel 5.7 has been released on Sunday May 31st.

This kernel release is packed with new features like an Apple USB “Fast Charge” driver, Intel Tiger Lake “Gen12” graphics are now deemed stable and promoted out of the experimental flag, AMD Ryzen 4000 Renoir graphics are in good shape, F2FS Zstd support, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 support on this mainline kernel, and a lot more.

Some notable improvements are, many new ARM devices are included like the PineBook Pro and the Pine Tab, some bugs on Nouveau have been resolved, fixes for new Renoir hardware, EFI boot handling improvements and Intel iGPU Leak security mitigation for old Gen7/Gen7.5 hardware.

As usual, we can expect kernel 5.7 to arrive somewhere in the first half of June.

For the full overview you can read this Phoronix article.

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