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Linux 2.6.30-rc5 Kernel Released

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  • Linux 2.6.30-rc5 Kernel Released

    Phoronix: Linux 2.6.30-rc5 Kernel Released

    Development work on the forthcoming Linux 2.6.30 kernel is slowly winding down as is indicated by this afternoon's release of the Linux 2.6.30-rc5 kernel. This latest 2.6.30 build has a few driver and architecture updates small file-system updates, and other regression fixes scattered throughout. The release announcement for the Linux 2.6.30-rc5 kernel that was pushed out in time for some weekend testing can be found at

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    I managed to boot that 2.6.30-rc5 kernel with systems with have got this tv card:

    05:00.0 Multimedia controller [0480]: Philips Semiconductors SAA7146 [1131:7146] (rev 01)

    I looked deeply at what was happening before the crash and found out that s626 crashed the system, this is something new in stageing can can be disabled (disable CONFIG_COMEDI to get completely rid of it). But on one system the boottime is about 30s longer than expected, in dmesg

    [ 5.035243] usbhid: v2.6:USB HID core driver
    [ 34.349483] EXT4-fs: barriers enabled

    Something weird seem to happen between those entries.