FYI:Kernel 2.4.23 and Kernel 2.6.0-test11 have been released

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FYI:Kernel 2.4.23 and Kernel 2.6.0-test11 have been released

Postby Faraz.Fazil » Sun Sep 07, 2003 3:39 pm

Hi,

Just to inform you that The Stable kernel 2.4.23 and the beta kernel 2.6.0-test11 have been released.

Downloads and more info: http://www.kernel.org/

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Kernel 2.4.23 stable and Kernel 2.6.0-test11 are now out as well.
Stable version of the 2.6 kernel is expected to be released around mid of december...about 15 days from now.

Check my guide on how to recompile your kernel to the latest version:

HOT: Faraz.Fazil's Guide to Recompiling your kernel:
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Postby fawad » Sun Sep 07, 2003 8:06 pm

2.6.0test4 has been out for quite a while now. The desktop improvements in this one are nothing short of spectacular.
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Postby Faraz.Fazil » Mon Sep 15, 2003 11:01 pm

Yup.

And now kernel 2.6.0-test5 is out...released on Septemeber the 8th.
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Postby fawad » Tue Sep 16, 2003 9:35 am

The only thing that I haven't gotten to work is USB hotplug for my USB memory stick. Apparently there's been a change in the procfs filenames, and that affects the hotplug system. Thomer's page describes a way to set that up but I haven't gotten the time to try that out yet. Other than that everything else worked perfectly (ECN defaulted to 1 causing connectivity problems with my linksys router. had to explicitly set it to 0 in sysctl.conf).
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Postby Faraz.Fazil » Mon Sep 29, 2003 7:45 pm

And now kernel 2.6.0-test6 is out...released on Septemeber the 28th
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Postby Faraz.Fazil » Sun Nov 30, 2003 1:28 pm

And now, stable kernel 2.4.23 is out released on : 2003-11-28
Kernel 2.6.0-test11 is also out released on : 2003-11-26

Stable 2.6 kernel is expected to be released in 15 days time.
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Postby outstream » Mon Dec 01, 2003 12:39 am

AoA

i think i should wait for 15 days and then give a try to stable kernel 2.6 for one and all
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Postby zaeemarshad » Mon Dec 01, 2003 1:16 am

test11 is the last of the test series of 2.6 kernel series after which it should really go into production level stability as told by Linus Torvalds in a recent conference but i read somewhere that 2.5 kernel was a hot candidate for stable system releases. I dont remember exactly which release it said about. Also Redhat has announced that they dont expect to move the 2.6 series into their servers forat least a year and will continue with 2.4 . SuSe on the otherhand has announced 2.6 to be in their next release.

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Postby LinuxFreaK » Mon Dec 01, 2003 1:21 am

Dear All PLUCian's,
Salam,

I am also waiting for stable kernel 2.6 then i will download it ;) and try to make a CD which contain usefull tools for newbies ;) if any one of you wanna list your tools then lemme know :)

Best Regards.
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