Linux 4.11-rc4 Kernel Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 26 March 2017 at 07:11 PM EDT. 1 Comment
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Linus Torvalds has announced the Linux 4.11-rc4 kernel this evening.

Linus wrote in the brief RC4 message, "we'd start to shrink the rc's, and yes, rc4 is smaller than rc3. By a tiny tiny smidgen. It does touch a few more files, but it has a couple fewer commits, and fewer lines changed overall. But on the whole the two are almost identical in size. Which isn't actually all that bad, considering that rc4 has both a networking merge and the usual driver suspects from Greg, _and_ some drm fixes - and those tend to be the big areas."

So overall, another routine update in kernel land. If you are unfamiliar with Linux 4.11, see our Linux kernel feature overview.
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