Linux 4.11-rc2 Kernel Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 12 March 2017 at 06:10 PM EDT. 2 Comments
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Linus Torvalds has issued the second weekly test update to the Linux 4.11 kernel.

Torvalds commented of 4.11-rc2, "As usual, the week after rc1 tends to be fairly quiet when people are still looking for bugs and taking a breather after the merge window. But we've got a healthy number of fixes in, and there's some cleanup/prep patches for the upcoming 5-level page table support that I took after the merge window just to make the next merge window easier. There's also a (small) late random driver update."

The complete Linux 4.11-rc2 release announcement can be read at iu.edu.

Those not familiar with the new features brought this past merge window can read our Linux 4.11 feature overview. Stay tuned for more Linux 4.11 kernel benchmarks.
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