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2.6.32 is Out! But a Word of Caution Around CFQ

Everyone loves a shiny new kernel. The latest one, 2.6.32, was released on Dec. 3 and there are some nice updates/fixes for file systems and IO in general. But there is a very important change for the CFQ IO scheduler that you need to understand.

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Linux 2.6.32 Released

This release _feels_ long overdue due to two empty weeks for me (kernel summit and thanksgiving week vacation), but it's actually less than three months since 2.6.31, so I guess it's actually not that far off the normal schedule.

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Linux Foundation's New TAB

There are many faces behind what goes on at the Linux Foundation: the officers and employees who run the day to day show, the Board of Directors who keep the ship on course, and of course, the volunteers who support, promote, and participate in the Foundation's activities.  Among that number are those that act as the voice of the people themselves.

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Linux 2.6.32-rc8 Released

Ok, the way things are going, this will likely be the last -rc. I wish we had more people looking at the regression list, but at some point I'm just going to have to say "ok, enough is enough..."

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Linux 2.6.32-rc7 Released

This time I held off the -rc for fear of an ugly-looking resume regression that Rafael had been looking at, but instead of being something nasty and fundamental, it turned out to be a trivial driver bug (where "trivial" here means "nasty and hard to figure out, but not some fundamental code breakage").
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