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    Phoronix: Linux 2.6.36-rc8 Kernel Makes An Appearance

    While last week it looked like the Linux 2.6.36 kernel was just days away with Linus Torvalds expecting the 2.6.36-rc7 release to be the last test milestone, this has turned out not to be the case as this afternoon a 2.6.36-rc8 kernel has made a debut...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODY3OQ

  • #2
    AWESOMESAUCE!

    Can I haz 1st post points now?

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    • #3
      Post 404: Not found

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      • #4
        Haha. You guys made kernels too fast. And now you gotta hang around and compile stuff to wait for releases to catch up.

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        • #5
          does 2.6.36 contain the desktop responsiveness patches?

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          • #6
            Originally posted by portets43 View Post
            does 2.6.36 contain the desktop responsiveness patches?
            The first patch(es) that were talked about on Phoronix, yes. The second batch that Phoronix talked about and should do further improvements, no.

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            • #7
              For desktop responsiveness, BFS has been rebased for 2.6.36 already:

              http://ck-hack.blogspot.com

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              • #8
                Originally posted by d2kx View Post
                The first patch(es) that were talked about on Phoronix, yes. The second batch that Phoronix talked about and should do further improvements, no.
                oh, okay. i thought i remembered there being two. and the second ones were better in general, right? hopefully they make it into .37 or .38

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by phoronix View Post
                  No release announcement has yet to hit the Linux kernel mailing list even though the Linux 2.6.36-rc8 kernel has been tagged (in Git) for a few hours, but this release candidate just carries more regression fixes.
                  Apparently Linus is blaming Gmail for the lack of announcement http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/10/15/436

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