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Linux 2.6.37-rc3 Kernel Comes Around

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Published on 21 November 2010 09:50 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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One week after the relatively painless Linux 2.6.37-rc2 release came about, the third release candidate for the Linux 2.6.37 kernel has come around.

The Linux 2.6.37-rc3 kernel, like its predecessor, is an unexciting release as well with just a smaller than usual amount of churn and bug-fixes. A majority of the Linux 2.6.36-rc3 release is made up of DRM graphics driver fixes, which upset Linus earlier this week for a variety of reasons.

The Linux 2.6.37-rc3 kernel release can be found at LKML.org. The latest kernel code for Linux continues to be benchmarked daily at kernel-tracker.phoromatic.com. The Linux 2.6.37 release brings the ability to build the core kernel code without the BKL (Big Kernel Lock), various graphics improvements, an Intel Poulsbo driver, the Broadcom 802.11n WiFi Linux driver, and much more.

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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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