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Linux 2.6.34 Kernel Is Likely On Its Last RC

Linux Kernel

Published on 10 May 2010 07:39 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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Assuming there are no major last minute issues, the Linux 2.6.34 kernel will likely be released in the very near future. Last night Linus put out the Linux 2.6.34-rc7 release, which he hopes will be the last release candidate.

The Linux 2.6.34-rc7 just brings a variety of fixes from RCU to Microblaze updates, but the flow of patches has slowed down and there really isn't anything too exciting grazing the change-log.

The Linux 2.6.34-rc7 release announcement can be read at LKML.org. We continue to monitor the performance of the very latest Linux kernel code on a daily basis at kernel-tracker.phoromatic.com.

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