The current development kernel is 2.5.60
, which was released
by Linus on February 10. This
release was mostly an exercise in catching up with the pile of patches that
accumulated while Linus was traveling; it includes ia32 lost
timer tick detection and compensation, self-unplugging block I/O request
queues, an ACPI update, various architecture updates, a SCSI command queue
rework, Linux Security Module networking hooks, a big user-mode Linux
update, a number of kbuild changes, 64-bit jiffies support, and a great
many other fixes and updates. The long-format
has the details.
Linus's (pre-2.5.61) BitKeeper tree includes a big x86-64 update, some
fixups for signal problems in 2.5.60, some kbuild work, and another set of
Dave Jones has released 2.5.60-dj2, which
adds some driver fixes and a number of 2.4 fixes to the 2.5.60 kernel.
The current stable kernel is 2.4.20; Marcelo has not released any
2.4.21 prepatches since January 29.
The current patch from Alan Cox is 2.4.21-pre4-ac4. It contains another set of
IDE fixes and a few other repairs.
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