Due to LinuxCon Brazil there's been two weeks that have passed since the third release candidate was tagged for the Linux 2.6.36 kernel
, but on Sunday afternoon Linus christened Linux 2.6.36-rc4.
As is usual for this stage in the kernel release/development cycle, Linux 2.6.36-rc4 is just meant to target regressions, including some bugs in the open-source graphics DRM stack, PCI Express and firmware interaction changes, OCFS2 updates, and various other items.
The Linux 2.6.36-rc4 kernel release announcement can be read at LKML.org
. While catching a flight right now for the X Developers' Summit
and then the one and only Oktoberfest
, benchmarks of the latest 2.6.36 kernel code will continue to happen on a daily basis
and the Phoronix Test Suite