2.6.24-rc1, "One of the Biggest -rc Releases Ever"

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| "This may count as one of the biggest -rc releases ever. It's humongous.
| Usually the compressed -rc1 diffs are in the 3-5MB range, with occasional
| smaller ones, and the occasional ones that top 6M, but this one is *eleven*
| megs," Linus Torvalds announced the first release candidate of the upcoming
| 2.6.24 kernel.
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http://kerneltrap.org/Linux/2.6.24-r..._Releases_Ever

Transmeta shares soar on Intel patent settlement

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| Shares of Transmeta nearly quadrupled in value after the company said it
| reached an agreement with Intel, on a patent lawsuit, to settle all claims
| between them and license the Transmeta patent portfolio to Intel.
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http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9595_22-6215223.html


Related:

Linux v2.6.24-rc1 "humongous"

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| Linus Torvalds has just *released the first release candidate of the upcoming
| 2.6.24 Linux kernel: “This may count as one of the biggest -rc releases ever.
| It’s humongous.Usually the compressed -rc1 diffs are in the 3-5MB range, with
| occasional smaller ones, and the occasional ones that top 6M, but this one is
| eleven megs.” * *
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http://lkmltimes.brucalipto.org/anno...rc1-humongous/


Is There Perfection in The Linux Kernel?

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| In a perfect world, you could compile a brand-new Linux kernel
| without the need for much configuration and without error.
|
| According to Linus Torvalds, the new 2.6.19 Linux kernel is such
| an entity.
|
| "It's one of those rare "perfect" kernels," Torvalds wrote in a
| Linux kernel mailing list posting announcing the new kernel.
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http://www.internetnews.com/article.php/3646456