Linus opened the 2.6.23 merge window with a bang: the first thing merged
was the CFS CPU scheduler
The group scheduling feature
is not available, however, since it depends on the generic process containers
patch, and would appear that containers will have to wait another cycle.
Other patches merged so far include an IDE update, the rtl8187 wireless
network driver (the first driver to use the mac80211 stack), support for
the Yukon EX (88e8071) network adapter chipset, Xbox 360 gamepad support, a
big rework of the splice() code which replaces sendfile()
and adds an internal vmsplice_to_user() feature, an LZ01X
and the removal
of a number of ancient CDROM drivers.
The 2.6.23 process has barely begun, expect a great deal of work to be
merged yet. Andrew Morton's
2.6.23 merge plan is useful reading for
those who would like to know what else may go in; among other things, it
looks like this kernel will
lguest, and the on-demand readahead patches.
mind that much of what goes into 2.6.23 will not get there by way of
Andrew, so this is far from a complete list of what this kernel will
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