Linus Torvalds has announced the second release candidate for the forthcoming Linux 2.6.29 kernel
. Linux 2.6.29-rc2 has a (late) MIPS architecture update, new hardware drivers, firmware updates, and a variety of regression fixes.
The Linux 2.6.29-rc2 kernel announcement can be read at LKML.org
. The Linux 2.6.29 kernel is significant in that it merges Intel kernel mode-setting
support, the Btrfs file-system
, and delivers many other improvements.