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Linus Torvalds Announces Second Linux Kernel 4.11 Release Candidate for Testing

Yes, you’re reading it right, Linux kernel 4.11 Release Candidate 2 is now ready for download and testing, and, according to Linus Torvalds, it appears to be a full of bug fixes, updated drivers, cleanups, and various other changes. Those that stand out in this release are the improvements implemented for the Intel i915 driver and PowerPC architecture. The second Release Candidate of the upcoming Linux 4.11 kernel also introduces various improvements to a bunch of filesystems, updates the radix tree test, and adds some new mm patches. If you’re interested in the technical details, we recommend studying the appended shortlog in the mailing list announcement.