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Kernel Log: Coming in 3.1 - Part 1 - Networking

Aug 17, 2011, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Among the most important advancements of Linux 3.1 are improvements for all major Wi-Fi drivers and virtualisation optimisations.

One week after issuing Linux 3.1-rc1, Linus Torvalds presented the second release candidate of Linux 3.1 late on Sunday night. The new version has been taken as an opportunity to rename the kernel, which had been christened "Sneaky Weasel" at the end of May; its new name is "Wet Seal". Torvalds didn't provide any background reasons for his choice of name – it could be to do with the diving course he attended as a divemaster.

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