"The biggest addition to the release of Linux kernel 2.4.1 is
the ReiserFS, which is a journaling file system. Journaling file
systems are key to operating systems and applications used over
extended corporate networks because they allow administrators to
more quickly recover data in the event of system failure."
"The 2.4.1 release, which became available for download Monday
on the eve of this week's LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in New
York, also includes the various fixes and patches made by the core
Linux kernel team since 2.4.0 was released earlier this month. The
kernel contains the essential elements of the OS and is used as a
foundation for full-blown operating systems."
"Although Linux is gaining in server market share as compared
with its competitors, its strongest base currently is among
tech-savvy systems administrators, developers and Internet service
providers. The companies that sell commercial versions of Linux are
hoping to expand Linux's appeal to large, medium-sized and even
smaller corporations by making it more business-ready and
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