kernel version incorporating a particular feature
tarbal at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 07:16:26 EDT 2011
On 10/12/2011 02:17 AM, amit mehta wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 2:20 PM, rohan puri <rohan.puri15 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 2:14 PM, amit mehta <gmate.amit at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> How do i find the linux kernel version from which a certain
>>> feature was first incorporated. For example , How do i find the
>>> first kernel version which had support for
>>> GRO (generic receive offload) ?
>>> Kernelnewbies mailing list
>>> Kernelnewbies at kernelnewbies.org
>> Hi Amit,
>> Kernel version is 2.6.29 refer http://lwn.net/Articles/358910/
>> Rohan Puri
> Thanks Rohan, But still there should be some information in a changelog
> for each kernel release somewhere. Currently looking for such information
> in Linus's tree(https://github.com/torvalds/linux/tree/),
> but it seems like getting such kind of information is quite engaging.
> - Amit
You can always use a LXR to find when a feature was first incorporated.
Here is a link to just one of the several LXR available:
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