Linked by Elv13 on Fri 20th May 2011 21:06 UTC
Linux Version 2.6.39 once again took Linus Torvalds and his fellow developers less than 70 days to complete. This is further indication of a slight, though ever more apparent, increase in the kernel's development speed, as about 80 to 90 days still passed between the release of two versions one or two years ago. With 2.6.39, this also meant that there was a slight decrease in the number of advancements which are worth mentioning in the Kernel Log; however, there are still plenty of changes that will make Linux faster and better.
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RE: Big Kernel Lock
by ndrw on Sat 21st May 2011 10:15 UTC in reply to "Big Kernel Lock"
ndrw
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2009-06-30

So they did. It's called Hurd.

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RE[2]: Big Kernel Lock
by J.R. on Sat 21st May 2011 11:07 in reply to "RE: Big Kernel Lock"
J.R. Member since:
2007-07-25

In that case its certainly not quicker!

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