The current 2.6 prepatch is 2.6.26-rc2
on May 12. This
release is dominated by fixes, but also turns the big kernel lock (back)
into a spinlock; see the article below for more information.
The current -mm tree is 2.6.26-rc2-mm1. Recent changes
to -mm include a rebasing on top of the linux-next tree, a memory
initialization debugging framework, the removal of the v850 port, a new set
of system calls with additional flags arguments (see below), a
WARN() macro which takes printk()-style arguments, ext4
online defragmentation, ext4 FIEMAP support, and the OMFS filesystem.
The current stable 2.6 kernel is 220.127.116.11, released on May 9. This
release came out earlier than planned due to the inclusion of a couple of
As of this writing, the 18.104.22.168 update - containing a few dozen fixes - is
in the review process.
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