It happened on Friday night, but the Linux 2.6.31-rc7 kernel is now available. The seventh release candidate for the Linux 2.6.31 kernel
brings a variety of small fixes, including a Radeon DRM update. The Linux 2.6.31-rc7 release announcement can be read at LKML.org
The Linux 2.6.31 kernel should be released in early September and it brings staging support for ATI kernel mode-setting
support, the mainlining of the TTM memory manager
, various graphics DRM driver improvements to ATI and Intel in particular, improvements to different file-systems, new drivers, and much more.