The current 2.6 prepatch remains 2.6.18-rc4
; Linus will be on
vacation for some time yet. In his absence, Greg Kroah-Hartman has
containing 64 patches intended for merging into the mainline after Linus
The current -mm tree is 2.6.18-rc4-mm1. Recent changes
to -mm include a reworking of the serial ATA configuration options
("If you blindly run `make oldconfig' you won't have any
disks."), a new set of USB endpoint functions, a big x86-64 update,
a reworking of the network time protocol code, support for read-only bind
mounts, and the new Thinkpad embedded controller driver (despite concerns
about its origin - see below).
The current 2.4 kernel is 2.4.33, released by Marcelo on
August 11. This is Marcelo's final 2.4 release; the maintainership of
this kernel now passes on to Willy Tarreau.
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