Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Mar 2009 09:30 UTC, submitted by diegocg
Linux Linus Torvalds has released Linux 2.6.29. The new features include the inclusion of kernel graphics modesetting, WiMAX and AP wifi support, inclusion of squashfs and a preliminary version of btrfs, a more scalable version of RCU, ecryptfs filename encryption, ext4 no journal mode, support for filesystem freeze and other improvements. Here's a full list of changes.
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Fedora
by StuffMaster on Tue 24th Mar 2009 15:22 UTC
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2006-12-26

Man, Fedora 10 is still on 2.6.27. I was hoping for 28 sometime, and now 29 is out. Guess I'll have to wait for Fedora 11. Not that it actually matters to me, I just want that warm fuzzy feeling ;)

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RE: Fedora
by RJop on Tue 24th Mar 2009 16:56 in reply to "Fedora"
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2007-01-08

Man, Fedora 10 is still on 2.6.27. I was hoping for 28 sometime, and now 29 is out. Guess I'll have to wait for Fedora 11. Not that it actually matters to me, I just want that warm fuzzy feeling ;)

I guess that Fedora's 2.6.27 kernel has everything the most important stuff from 2.6.28 already [1]. Hopefully Fedora 10 is eventually updated to version 2.6.29 [2].

[1] Dave Jones:
"I was asked recently what bits we’re excited about in .28 for Fedora. To be honest, I didn’t give a great answer. It’s just not a “OMG, THIS RELEASE IS AWESOME” kind of release. There’s nothing in there that I was disappointed not to get into .27 for F10’s release. In fact, lots of the bits in there we were already carrying in the Fedora kernel (the DRM bits for example)."
http://www.codemonkey.org.uk/2008/12/24/linux-kernel-2628/

[2] If you are impatient you can always get it here:
http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=8

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