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Linux Gains New Architecture Support

“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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