Kernel Log: New stable kernels and drivers
May 11, 2010, 23:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thorsten Leemhuis)
"While new stable kernel releases seem to have become somewhat
less frequent, they now include more changes. Although the most
recent version of AMD's proprietary graphics drivers finally work
with X Server 1.7, NVIDIA's drivers already work with version 1.8.
Videos of the Linux Audio Conference and the Collaboration Summit
provide insights into audio and kernel topics.
"At the end of April, the maintainers of the Linux kernel's
Stable Series released 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206. Both versions were
released three-and-a-half weeks after their respective
predecessors, one containing almost 200 and the other more than 130
patches – it seems that the intervals between new stable
kernel releases are becoming slightly longer, and that the number
of changes integrated into the new versions is getting somewhat
"A review for the next Stable Kernels hasn't been started on
LKML yet, but Greg Kroah-Hartman has already integrated a few
patches for the next versions to his Git-Tree."