The current stable 2.6 kernel is 126.96.36.199
on October 16. It
contains a rather long list of fixes for problems which have been
encountered in 2.6.18.
The stable team has also released 188.8.131.52 with a smaller set of
fixes. This will probably be the final 2.6.17.x release.
Adrian Bunk has released 184.108.40.206-rc1 with several new
The current 2.6 prepatch is 2.6.19-rc2, released by Linus on
October 13. There's a bunch of fixes here, but also the big interrupt handler prototype
change and the initial merge of the developmental ext4 filesystem with
a few enhancements. See the
long-format changelog for the details.
Around 250 post-rc2 patches - almost all fixes - have gone into the
mainline git repository as of this writing.
The current -mm tree is 2.6.19-rc2-mm1. Recent changes
to -mm include generic backlight device support, some changes to how
per-CPU data works on i386, and a FUSE update. There is also a new
round_jiffies() function which rounds a time value up to the next
whole second. The idea is to cause recurring timers to go off at the same
time, reducing the number of timer interrupts needed.
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