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    Phoronix: Linux 2.6.39 Kernel Is Imminent

    "So things have been pretty quiet, and unless something major comes up I believe that this will be the last -rc," began Linus Torvalds in announcing the release of the Linux 2.6.39-rc7 kernel...

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

  • #2
    So they aren't going to fix the power regression before releasing .39 ? :-|

    I noticed this using powertop on one of my laptops when upgrading to F14 from F12.

    It has a noticeable impact on my battery life.

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    • #3
      It would be nice if they did something about it. I wonder why we have not heard about any LKML discussions about it.

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      • #4
        Damn you're slow Michael. I had rc7 built an hour before you posted the story. :-)
        Code:
        eherr@quark:~/packages/src/kernel/linux-2.6.39-rc7$ ls -lh vmlinux.o 
        -rw-r--r-- 1 eherr eherr 13M May  9 22:08 vmlinux.o

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        • #5
          Originally posted by amphigory View Post
          Damn you're slow Michael. I had rc7 built an hour before you posted the story. :-)
          Code:
          eherr@quark:~/packages/src/kernel/linux-2.6.39-rc7$ ls -lh vmlinux.o 
          -rw-r--r-- 1 eherr eherr 13M May  9 22:08 vmlinux.o
          How do we know you didn't just change the rc6 to rc7?? Please give me SSH access to your box so I can verify this.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Yfrwlf View Post
            How do we know you didn't just change the rc6 to rc7?? Please give me SSH access to your box so I can verify this.
            Sure! SSH access is here. Use your normal username and password. 127.0.0.1
            ;-)

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