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Linux 3.14-rc5 Brings Stabilization To The New Kernel

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Published on 02 March 2014 11:08 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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The Linux 3.14-rc5 kernel was announced this afternoon by Linus Torvalds and it marks a fairly calm week for kernel development.

Linus Torvalds wrote in his 3.14-rc5 announcement:
Another week, another rc.

Things were fairly calm, and fairly normal. Drivers account for just under 60% of the patch (sound dominates due to a couple of patches that are larger but trivial, but there's various misc oneliners all over). The rest is mostly arch updates (mainly powerpc and xtensa), and then there's a smattering of small stuff elsewhere.

Not a lot. Which is just how I like it.

Go verify that it all works for you..

Linus

For more details on this next kernel release, see our many Linux 3.14 kernel articles that includes early performance benchmarks. There's also our Linux 3.14 feature overview that extensively covers the many features of this next kernel release.

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