The current 2.6 prepatch remains 2.6.10-rc2
; Linus has released no
prepatches since November 14.
Patches continue to accumulate, slowly, in Linus's BitKeeper repository.
These include the un-deprecation of MODULE_PARM() (it is
generating too many warnings, and the fixes will not be merged before
2.6.10), a new major number (180) for the "ub" USB storage driver,
some x86 single-stepping
fixes, a large number of "sparse" annotations, the token-based memory management fix,
a memory technology device (and JFFS2) update, a frame buffer device
update, some user-mode Linux patches, some page allocator tuning, and a few
The latest patch from Andrew Morton is 2.6.10-rc2-mm4. Recent changes to -mm include
a new "DMA32" memory zone on the x86_64 architecture, some big architecture
quiet fix for a seemingly exploitable x86_64 buffer overflow, and lots
The current 2.4 prepatch is 2.4.29-pre1, which was released by Marcelo on
November 25. The bulk of this patch consists of driver and filesystem
backports from 2.6.
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