Linux 2.6.39-rc5 Kernel Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 27 April 2011 at 11:39 AM EDT. 1 Comment
Linus Torvalds has released the Linux 2.6.39-rc5 kernel. This latest test kernel doesn't yet have a fix for the major power consumption regressions, but it has block layer plugging fixes, driver regression fixes, and a big RCU
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The Linux 2.6.39-rc5 kernel release announcement can be read at As Linus says, go forth and test.
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