Linus Torvalds Outs Linux Kernel 4.10 Release Candidate 6, the Biggest So Far


If last week’s fifth RC was relatively normal and kept small, the Linux kernel 4.10 Release Candidate 6 snapshot appears to be much bigger because of a flood of patches that landed on Friday and this weekend. This makes today’s RC release the biggest so far for the Linux 4.10 series.

As for the changes, the sixth RC of Linux kernel 4.10 adds numerous updated drivers, this time GPU, MD, media, networking, and RDMA ones, various improvements to the XFS file systems, an updated networking stack, and a bunch of other bug fixes that you can see in the appended shortlog.

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