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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"The Linux kernel development model changed a couple of years ago at the 2004 Kernel Summit. At that time it was decided that as a team Linus Torvalds and Andrew Morton were doing a great job together maintaining the 2.6 kernel, using Andrew's -mm kernel as a staging area with new features being allowed into the mainline kernel and ultimate stabilization left up to Linux distributions. In March of 2005, Greg KH and Chris Wright began maintaining a -stable patchset, accepting small, focused patches fixing real bugs or security issues. The -stable patchsets have been maintained since for the latest kernel and the previously released kernel..."

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