The current stable 2.6 release remains 220.127.116.11
. The 18.104.22.168
process is underway, however, and that version (with a number of x86_64
patches and a few other fixes) may be out by the time you read this.
The current 2.6 prepatch is 2.6.12-rc5, released (without an announcement)
on May 25. It includes a few security patches, some architecture
updates, and a number of fixes; see the long-format changelog for
The current -mm release is 2.6.12-rc5-mm1.
Recent additions to -mm include
the OCFS2 filesystem (see below), the dynamic scheduling domains
patch (smarter scheduling on large SMP systems),
the Red Hat distributed lock manager (covered here last week),
a number of KProbes
enhancements, a new try_to_del_timer_sync() function, the execute in place patches, Tensilica Xtensa
architecture support, the voluntary preemption patch, and lots of fixes.
The current 2.4 prepatch is 2.4.31-rc1, released by Marcelo on
May 25. A couple dozen new patches have been merged; most of them are
networking fixes and a new bcm5752 driver.
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