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Linux Foundation announces long-term support kernel tree for CE vendors

Oct 27, 2011, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"LTSI emerged from the Linux Foundation's consumer electronics workgroup. It will be hosted by the Linux Foundation, which will coordinate the development effort in collaboration with participants from the industry. The project has attracted a number of major hardware manufacturers, including Hitachi, LG, Panasonic, Sony, and Toshiba.

The chief goal of LTSI is to produce stable kernel releases that can be used reliably for the two- to three-year lifespan of a consumer electronics product. A new LTSI kernel release will be issued annually and will receive regular updates for a duration of two years.

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