The current 2.6 prepatch is 2.6.20-rc7
on January 30.
Says Linus: "Yes, I know I said I would only do -rc6 and then the
final 2.6.20, but the thing is, the known regressions list didn't get
whittled down as quickly as I hoped, and as a result we now have a
" There's a fair number of fixes in this release, but not much
Previously, 2.6.20-rc6 was
released on January 24. It includes quite a few fixes and a couple of
new memory technology device (flash) drivers.
As of this writing, no patches have been added to the mainline git
repository since the -rc7 release.
The current -mm tree is 2.6.20-rc6-mm3. Recent changes
to -mm include a big ACPI update, a new set of dynamic tick and
high-resolution timer patches, sysfs shadow directory support, a rework of
page cache accounting, preemptible RCU,
and a massive set of sysctl() cleanup patches.
For older kernels: 18.104.22.168 was released on
January 31. It fixes a relatively small number of problems, none of
which have immediately obvious security implications.
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