In the Linux 2.6.28-rc5 kernel is also a minor ATI and Intel updates to the kernel Direct Rendering Manager, but not much churn in this release candidate with the recently merged Graphics Execution Manager. The release announcement and short change-log can be read at LKML.org.
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