Linux Magazine: Programming Linux 2.6

“Kernel 2.6 is finally here, and it touts several enhancements
over the 2.4 series. The press has highlighted changes relevant to
systems architects and managers, but there’s plenty in 2.6 for
application developers, too.

“This month’s column provides an overview of some updates and
new features in 2.6, including filesystem support, threading
library changes, and the new kernel-level profiler. This article
assumes you already have access to a machine running 2.6. For
features that must be explicitly enabled, the kernel config option
(such as CONFIG_PROFILING) is listed…”


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