The 126.96.36.199 stable kernel release is in review
as of this writing;
it should be released sometime around November 25. It contains 23
patches with important fixes, most of which are in the networking
The current 2.6 prepatch is 2.6.15-rc2, released by Linus on
November 19. It is mostly made up of a large pile of fixes, but there
is also a big x86-64 update (including the DMA32 memory zone) which got
missed for -rc1. The long-format changelog has the
Linus's git repository contains 100 or so fixes merged since -rc2. Among
them is the new VM_UNPAGED VMA feature, described below.
The current -mm tree is 2.6.15-rc1-mm2.
Recent changes to -mm include various memory management and memory hotplug
patches, a relayfs update, a number of kernel shrinking patches from the
-tiny tree, a reiser4 update, some software suspend improvements, a kdump
update, and lots of fixes.
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