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Linux 3.0-rc6 Kernel: Space Aliens & Drugs

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Published on 05 July 2011 10:03 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.0-rc6 yesterday in celebration of Independence Day in the United States. It includes a new driver that has received praise and Linus believes it's due to "space aliens are secretly testing their happy drugs on Christoph."

The Linux 3.0-rc6 kernel isn't too exciting since we're nearing an end to the development cycle, but this release does introduce the new Intel ISCSI driver. This is the driver that's received praise by Christoph Hellwig and others. There also continues to be various Intel and Radeon DRM bug-fixes.

The Linux 3.0 final kernel is expected to be released soon.

Read more on LKML.org.

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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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