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‘2.2.0-final’ is now 2.2.0 — IT’S OFFICIAL!

“Yes. It really happened.” — Linus
Torvalds

With this terse statement contained only in the README file in
the US
Kernel.org mirror
site, Linus Torvalds has launched the
long-awaited 2.2 Linux kernel, two years in development.

While you are downloading the new kernel,
take time to read up on the new kernel with the following
articles:

Linux kernel 2.2 explained:
Should I upgrade? How do I upgrade? Any big problems I can expect?
Linux Today’s Dave Whitinger examines the 2.2.0 Linux kernel with a
practical eye.

The Wonderful World of Linux
2.2
: Originally published by Linux Today in October, this
excellent overview by Joseph Pranevich has been updated with the
latest information.