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KernelTrap: HowTo Upgrade 2.6 With Patches; 2.6.0-test5 Released

Sep 10, 2003, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Linux creator Linus Torvalds has released the linux 2.6.0-test5 kernel, with the following comments:

"Lots of small stuff, as usual. I think the biggest 'core' change is the Futex changes by Jamie and Hugh, and the dev_t preparations by Al Viro. But there are ARM and ppc updates here too, and a few drivers have bigger fixes (tg3 driver and the USB gadget interface stand out on diffstat). Watchdog driver updates etc. And Russell King fixed more PCMCIA issues."

"Read on for the full changelog.

"Additionally, if you followed my recent upgrade howto, are running 2.6.0-test4, and are interested in upgrading to 2.6.0-test5, read on for a few simple tips on upgrading with incremental patches...

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