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Linux 2.6.36-rc4 Brings Two Weeks Of Fixes

Linux Kernel

Published on 13 September 2010 05:50 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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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 via Phoromatic and the Phoronix Test Suite.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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