February 20, 2002

Linux 2.5.5 kernel released

Author: JT Smith

Laurence writes: "The Linux 2.5.5 kernel's been released, featuring a massive changelog. Included of course is that all-important addition of ALSA. Noticeable is the size. The source is now 31.1Mb for the .tar.gz (2Mb bigger than 2.5.4) and 25Mb for the .tar.bz2. Clearly, the kernel has come a long way since its 5.6Mb/4.5Mb, 2.0.0 size. And to think it all begun with an innocuous 71k/62k of code, in something called ''Linux 0.0.1''. :) Download from a mirror near you."


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