Linux 4.8-rc3 Kernel Is Out

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 21 August 2016 at 07:57 PM EDT. 4 Comments
Linus Torvalds announced today the third weekly test release of the Linux 4.8 kernel, which is currently codenamed the Psychotic Stoned Sheep.

In addition to the routine bug/regression fixes, Linux 4.8-rc3 also introduces a new driver: the Skylake EDAC driver. The rest of the work appears pretty normal for being mid-way through the kernel development cycle.

The 4.8-rc3 announcement can be read via the kernel mailing list.

See our Linux 4.8 feature overview for more details on this forthcoming kernel upgrade that should be officially released in September.
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