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Oct 05, 2011, 15:00 (1 Talkback[s])

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"Another week, another -rc.

On the kernel front, not a huge amount of changes. That said, by now, there had better not be - and I definitely wouldn't have minded having even fewer changes. But the fixes that are here are generally pretty small, and the diffstat really doesn't look all that scary - there really aren't *big* changes anywhere.

The things that do stand out a bit: some DRM fixes (radeon and i915), various network drivers, some ceph fixes - and just lots of random small stuff. The sparc updates are tiny (T4/T5 detection), but even so are the bulk of the arch changes, things really have been that quiet.

The more noticeable change isn't actually to the code at all, it's that kernel.org is starting to have parts of it come up again, so you can now find the kernel sources back in the traditional location:

    git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git 

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