The current 2.6 development kernel is 2.6.25-rc2
by Linus on
February 15. We are in the stabilization period now, so, as one would
expect, most of the changes are fixes. This prepatch also contains some
tweaks to the realtime group scheduling interface and the addition of a
multiple-probes capability to kernel markers. Says Linus: "I'm
optimistic that this release cycle won't be anywhere near the pain of what
24 was, which is why I'm just going to go off for the long weekend and stay
at the beach.
" See the
for the details.
As of this writing, just over 300 patches have gone into the mainline
repository since 2.6.25-rc2. They are mostly fixes, but there's also some
new watchdog drivers, a SMACK security module enhancement, and some fairly
large Video4Linux driver updates.
The current -mm tree is 2.6.25-rc2-mm1. Recent changes
to -mm include ext4 online defragmentation support and read-only bind mount
For older kernels: 126.96.36.199 was released on
February 16; it contains a number of low-priority security fixes.
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