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    Phoronix: The Linux 2.6.37 Kernel Nears Completion

    With it being just over a week since the release of Linux 2.6.37-rc5, Linus Torvalds has this evening put out Linux 2.6.37-rc7. This seventh release candidate to the Linux 2.6.37 kernel is just packing regression fixes as it nears completion...

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

  • #2
    The URL for the poulsbo driver is misleading as always, since it provides absolutely no graphics support, just backlighting...

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    • #3
      Are you sure that it is rc7? I thought that he would do rc6 first.

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      • #4
        Yeah, that's a typo.

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        • #5
          Then you need s/seventh/sixth/g too

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          • #6
            Originally posted by phoronix View Post
            Phoronix: The Linux 2.6.37 Kernel Nears Completion

            With it being just over a week since the release of Linux 2.6.37-rc5, Linus Torvalds has this evening put out Linux 2.6.37-rc7. This seventh release candidate to the Linux 2.6.37 kernel is just packing regression fixes as it nears completion...

            http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODkxOQ
            2.6.36 was the first time I ever had to roll-back.

            CPU core usage reported as "NaN%", shortly followed by a very abrupt freeze.

            And this is on-topic because I'm looking forward to 2.6.37

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            • #7
              I heard of 2.6.36.2 ati regressions in some games, but since 2.6.37 rc5 i think the new kernel is in good enough shape. I run it on 4 systems now. Only a netbook with realtek n chipset has much better wlan using .32 kernel...

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