The 2.6.27 kernel is out, released by Linus on October 9.
For those just tuning in, 2.6.27 includes (among many other
things) UBIFS, support for integrity checking in the block
layer, multiqueue networking,
the ftrace tracing framework,
the lockless page cache, the
relocation of a lot of
firmware, the GSPCA webcam driver set, and a number of extended system calls.
See the always-excellent
KernelNewbies summary for lots more information about this release.
The 2.6.28 merge window is currently open with around 4100 changesets
merged at the time of this writing. See the article below for a summary of
what has been added to the kernel so far in this development cycle.
The current stable kernels are 220.127.116.11 and
18.104.22.168 which were
October 8. Both contain a long list of important fixes throughout the
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