Linus has announced
the availability of the
2.6.15 kernel. The changelog entry for the release says "Hey, it's
fifteen years today since I bought the machine that got Linux started.
January 2nd is a good date.
" This release contains a fair number of
fixes since -rc7, but no big changes. The 2.6.15 series as a whole has
added a big set of 802.11 improvements, hotplug memory support, much-improved NTFS
support, much-improved CIFS support, the open-iSCSI initiator, shared subtrees
, a new,
IPv6-capable netfilter connection tracking implementation, and much more.
has the details. See also LWN's Kernel Page
coverage of features as they were added (here
) and the KernelNewbies Linux
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