The current 2.6 prepatch remains 2.6.16-rc5
; no new -rc releases
have been made over the last week. A slow trickle of patches continues to
find its way into the mainline git repository as bugs are tracked down and
The current -mm release is 2.6.16-rc5-mm3. Recent changes
to -mm include a patch to allow NFS mounts from a common server to share
superblocks, CPU hotplug support for the x86-64 architecture, a
continuation of the /proc rework, and some device mapper work.
The current stable 2.6 kernel is 22.214.171.124, released on March 5,
following shortly after 126.96.36.199. The two updates carry
a few dozen patches, a number of which address security-related issues.
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