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Linux Gains New Architecture Support

Mar 28, 2008, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"Dozens of network-attached storage (NAS) servers and other consumer appliances are about to gain mainline kernel and Debian GNU/Linux support. The 2.6.25 kernel, currently in the final stages of testing, will support Marvell's Feroceon micro-architecture and 'Orion' SoCs, with Debian support close behind, sources say.

"Yesterday, Linus Torvalds launched release candidate 7 (rc7) for the 2.6.25 kernel, commenting, 'Give it a good testing, because we're hopefully now well on our way towards that eventual real 2.6.25 release!' The comment suggests the newest kernel could well launch this week..."

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