The current 2.6 prepatch is 2.6.21-rc2
by Linus on
February 27. This prepatch contains a big Video4Linux update, a big
PA-RISC architecture update, the beginning of "SMARTMIPS" support, a driver
for Davicom DM9601 USB ethernet adapters, a driver for Code Mercenaries "IO
Warrior" devices, and HID support in the Bluetooth subsystem. Several
patches were also reverted in -rc2 as a result of regressions.
"This is not how an -rc2 should look. Need to really calm things
" See the
for the details.
As of this writing, there have been no commits to the mainline repository
since -rc2 was released.
There have been no -mm releases over the last week.
On the stable front: 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52 were both released on
February 23. They contain a fair number of fixes. Further updates to
2.6.18 are unlikely; there will probably be one more 2.6.19 release in the
184.108.40.206 was released on
February 26 with several fixes, some of which are security-related.
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