"The Linux world is bracing for the final release of the new
Linux 2.6.11 kernel, which will include a long list of driver
updates and patches, with InfiniBand support perhaps being one of
most interesting new additions...
"The long list of updates in the 2.6.11 kernel includes
architecture updates for x86-64, ia64, ppc, arm and mips, as well
as updates to ACPI, DRI (Direct Rendering Infrastructure, which
permits direct access to graphics hardware for X Window System
users), ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture, which provides
MIDI and audio functionality to the Linux), SCSI and the XFS
high-performance journaling filesystem..."