The Linux 2.6.34 kernel was released only three days ago, but David Airlie has emailed Linus Torvalds and the Linux Kernel Mailing List with the first DRM pull request for the Linux 2.6.35 kernel...
on 05/19/2010 – Made popular on 05/19/2010
A Linux kernel developer has asked that the support for the i386 specifications to be removed from the upcoming Linux kernel 3.8 and Linus Torvalds readily agreed.The pull request is quite dry and right to the point and Ingo Molnar, the Linux kernel developer who made the proposition had no reservations in doing it.Keep in mind that ... (read more)
In a message to the Linux Kernel Mailing List today regarding the shortened merge window for the Linux 2.6.40 kernel, Linus Torvalds brings up that there's already been many Linux 2.6 kernel releases and that he could end up tagging this as the Linux 2.8.0 kernel...
Linus Torvalds released the Linux 2.6.34-rc6 kernel late last night, but the Linux kernel mailing list has been down this morning so there is no release announcement available. Beyond offering up a slew of fixes, the Linux 2.6.34-rc6 kernel ships with VMware's new standalone balloon driver for adju...
On March 17, Linus Torvalds announced the immediate availability of the third release candidate in the 3.9 branch of the Linux kernel. According to Linus Torvalds, this latest version of Linux kernel is not big and implements a regular number of changes and improvements. “Not as small as -rc2, but that on... (read more)
Linus Torvalds announced the immediate availability for download of the third released candidate for the Linux 3.7 kernel series. According to Linus Torvalds, this new release candidate for the Linux kernel 3.7.x branch holds nothing extraordinary, with just a few memory leak fixes in USB serial drivers and some other stuff.
After eight Release Candidate versions, Linus Torvalds proudly announced a few minutes ago, December 11, the immediate availability for download of the highly anticipated Linux 3.7 kernel. Linux kernel 3.7 brings various interesting features (check out the highlights below and the quote from Linus Torvalds’ announcement), among w... (read more)
After yet another seven Release Candidate versions, Linus Torvalds proudly announced yesterday, July 21st, the immediate availability for download of Linux kernel 3.5. Linux kernel 3.5 brings various interesting features (check out the highlights below and the quote from Linus Torvalds’ announcement) among which we can mention supp... (read more)