The current development kernel is 2.5.36
, which was released
by Linus on September 17. The
big news was, of course, is the merge of the XFS journaling filesystem
There's also the x86 "huge page" patch, an IEEE-1394 ("Firewire") update, a
big USB update (converting the code to the new driver model scheme), an IDE
update, and various other fixes. See the
for the details.
Linus has had a busy week; 2.5.35 was released on September 15.
This (large) patch included, among other things, the merge of User-mode Linux, a large IDE
update, various memory management improvements, more threading
improvements, a bunch of NFS server patches and PPC64 and SPARC updates.
Again, the long-format changelog has the
Linus's BitKeeper tree, which will become 2.5.37, has some block I/O work,
some RPC fixes, a bit of memory management work, and Linus's simple
solution to the get_pid() problem (see below).
The current 2.5 Status Summary from
Guillaume Boissere is dated September 17.
The current stable kernel is 2.4.19; Marcelo released 2.4.20-pre7 on September 12. Big MIPS and
IA-64 updates make up the bulk of the patch this time around, along with a
relatively small set of other fixes.
Alan Cox's current prepatch is 2.4.20-pre7-ac2. The IDE work continues; this
patch also contains a number of other, unrelated fixes.
The current ancient kernel is 2.2.22, which was released by Alan Cox on September 16. It
contains a few security fixes, so people still running 2.2 will probably
want to have a look at this update.
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