Linux 4.4-rc1 Kernel Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 15 November 2015 at 08:33 PM EST. Add A Comment
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Linus Torvalds announced today the first release candidate for Linux 4.4.

Torvalds noted, "Just looking at the patch itself, things look fairly normal at a high level, possibly a bit more driver-heavy than usual with about 75% of the patch being drivers, and 10% being architecture updates. The remaining 15% is documentation, filesystem, core networking (as opposed to network drivers), tooling and some core infrastructure. The driver changes are all over, although staging, networking and GPU drivers stand out (and those three areas account for over half of the driver changes - roughly 40% of the whole patch)."

If you missed it, from earlier today read A Look At The New Features Of The Linux 4.4 Kernel for a complete overview.

For what it's worth, the Linux 4.4-rc1 codename remains with "Blurry Fish Butt."
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