Linux 2.6.32-rc1 Kernel Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 27 September 2009 at 07:11 PM EDT. 8 Comments
After a week of LinuxCon and the Linux Plumbers Conference, Linus Torvalds has made the Linux 2.6.32-rc1 kernel release, which also marks the closure of the merge window for this kernel cycle. The Linux 2.6.32 kernel brings many driver updates. new drivers, many file-system updates, and much more.

Exciting us in the Linux 2.6.32 kernel is the ATI R600/700 kernel mode-setting and 3D support along with the VGA Arbitration code and the KMS page-flipping ioctl. There are also many other DRM changes.

The (short) Linux 2.6.32-rc1 kernel release announcement can be found at LKML.org.
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