2.6.24-rc3, Small Fixes and Cleanups

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| Linux creator Linus Torvalds announced the third release candidate for the
| upcoming 2.6.24 kernel summarizing, "hmmm.. Lots of small fixes, some
| cleanups, and a few things like the cris updates that aren't really either,
| but which won't affect any normal user, and will hopefully make it easier to
| sync up in the future. Network driver fixes, some IDE and infiniband updates,
| some late cpufreq updates, and a hwmon update."
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http://kerneltrap.org/Linux/2.6.24-r...s_and_Cleanups


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/


Linux Will Be Worth $1 Billion In First 100 Days of 2009

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| The kernel development process is adding 2,000 lines of code a day or roughly
| another 160,000 by the end of 2007. By the end of 2008, it will have added
| another 730,000. So the kernel will have close to 6.4 millions lines of code,
| using Wheeler's methodology, at the end of next year. Sometime during the
| first 100 days of 2009, Linux will cross the 6.6 million lines of code mark
| and $1 billion in value. * *
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http://www.groklaw.net/newsitems.php


Microsoft's death knell for Windows Mobile

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| And of course, there's Linux - which already runs on hand-held devices
| without much fuss. That'll be in a much stronger position if and when the x86
| architecture becomes a potent part of portable life. *
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http://community.zdnet.co.uk/blog/0,...331777b,00.htm


InfiniBand 2.6.24 Merge Plans

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| In addition to listing all patches intended for 2.6.24, Roland also listed
| two issues that would most likely wait for 2.6.25...
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http://kerneltrap.org/Linux/InfiniBa...24_Merge_Plans


Linux 2.6.24 Networking Improvements

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| Kernel Trap is out with a new article that talks about recent activity on the
| Linux Kernel Mailing List. *
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http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item&px=NjA5MQ


InfiniBand/RDMA 2.6.24 Merge Plans

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| "With 2.6.24 probably opening in the not-too-distant future, it's probably a
| good time to review what my plans are for when the merge window opens," began
| Roland Dreier on the Linux Kernel mailing list.
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http://kerneltrap.org/Linux/InfiniBa...24_Merge_Plans