December 3, 2009

2.6.32 is Out! But a Word of Caution Around CFQ

Article Source Linux Magazine
December 3, 2009, 3:38 pm

New kernels are always exciting (in a good way). Lots of new features, fixes, and updates make it always exciting to build, install, and test, but please don’t do it on production systems. As part of the process of testing a new kernel it is always good to read about it first. A great place to start reading is the Kernel Newbie site.

Don’t let the name put you off - the site has some very good higher level summaries of the kernel. It talks about some of the major changes and additions or deletions, and also gives you some warning about changes. When reading the 2.6.32 summary I ran across a very interesting bit of information...

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