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Byte.com: Looking Ahead To Linux 2.5, 2.6

May 20, 2001, 13:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Moshe Bar)

This article offers a quick overview of some of the changes, improvements, and additions on the plate for the next version of the Linux kernel.

"Now that Linux 2.4 has been out for a while, the key kernel developers and some key users (like Oracle and others) have had the chance to sit back, look at what's been accomplished, and consider what work should be done next. In this month's column, we will see which technologies might one day just make it into the next version of Linux, version 2.5. Remember, odd numbers are development kernels, while even numbers are released versions. So, 2.5 is going to be the development base for the Linux Next Generation, or version 2.6."

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