Late last night Red Hat had announced the beta release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3. This development version of the next RHEL adds in many virtualization enhancements, NetworkManager 0.7 integration
, stable open-source ATI R400/500 support through xf86-video-ati
(and its Mesa
component), SystemTap integration, many new kernel features, a horde of new kernel drivers, and many other changes.
Provided as a technology preview in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 will be Compiz
support for the desktop with AIGLX
support, and GCC 4.3
The release announcement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 can be read on the Red Hat mailing list