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Linux-Kongress: Corbet Presents New Kernel 2.6.27

Oct 11, 2008, 12:07 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nils Magnus)

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"After more than three months development time and 10,600 changesets, over 1,100 developers from around 150 enterprises have come up with the latest Linux release. Some changes bring new capabilities to the kernel that make it more reliable and help users find errors. HP, for example, provides block layer integrity checking that features checksumming of data to protect against corruption. A number of high-end SCSI disks are already providing for this kind of integrity checking in the hardware."

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