A proposal to add ODP based compression/decompression API to provide portable hardware accelerated access for data plane applications that require compression/decompression. The proposal outlines 2 schemes: A. Reuse the existing Cryptography API to support Compression. B. Introduce independent Compression API. The initial implementation will target Cavium OCTEON TX SoC to accelerate IP Compression (IPComp)

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Update on CPU cluster Idling – BUD17-102

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The time_t type in 32-bit Linux overflows in January 2038, which breaks all existing application binaries. We'll talk about how we are addressing this in the kernel, in glibc and in distributions, what problem are still unsolved, and the various ways in which even 64-bit systems are still affected.

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