"You might not remember who the release team is, but we still
want to inform you about the final leg of the etch release cycle.
Our original schedule did not work out due to problems with the
kernel and the slower than expected reduction of release critical
"Thanks to the dedication of the kernel team, these kernel
problems have been resolved and we now have a releasable 2.6.18
Linux kernel in etch. Work continues on fixing remaining usability
issues in the kernel, but the kernel is no longer a blocker for the
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