Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 10th Oct 2008 09:06 UTC, submitted by diegocg
Linux Linux 2.6.27 has been released. It adds a new filesystem (UBIFS) for "pure" flash-based storage, the page-cache is now lockless, much improved Direct I/O scalability and performance, delayed allocation support for ext4, multiqueue networking, data integrity support in the block layer, a function tracer, a mmio tracer, sysprof support, improved webcam support, support for the Intel wifi 5000 series and RTL8187B network cards, a new ath9k driver for the Atheros AR5008 and AR9001 chipsets, more new drivers, and many other improvements and fixes. Full list of changes can be found here.
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I loaded the new Mandriva on my HP laptop last night and was not disappointed. The new Kernel allowed me to finally have my Atheros AR5007EG wireless card working right "out of the box". Many thanks to the kernel developers.

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