Linux 3.0 Gets Yet Another Release Candidate

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http://techie-buzz.com – As you are probably aware, Linus Torvalds had decided to bump the version number of the upcoming Linux kernel to 3.0. The development for Linux 3.0 has been going on for a while with the first release candidate being released on May 30th.The sixth release candidate was supposed to be the last one. However, Torvalds has decided to have one more release candidate – Linux 3.0 rc7 – mainly because some testers have found the RCU (Read-Copy-Update) to hang at boot time.This is what Torvalds wrote to the mailing list announcing the seventh release candidate of Linux 3.0:I think I said -rc6 migh (General)