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Linux 3.7-rc2 Kernel Piles On The Fixes

Linux Kernel

Published on 21 October 2012 04:42 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.7-rc2 kernel on Saturday from the Portland airport.

Being past the merge window, the Linux 3.7-rc2 kernel just brings a lot of fixes for regressions and other outstanding bugs. Most of the work for -rc2 involves addressing fallout issues from the UAPI include file re-organization. There's also various DRM driver fixes, USB driver updates, and other scattered changes throughout.

The release announcement for this second release candidate of the Linux 3.7 kernel can be viewed at LKML.org.

Some of the most interesting changes for the Linux 3.7 kernel are covered in this article.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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