Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Linux Kernel 2.6.29 Released

The long awaited Linux Kernel 2.6.29 has been released by Linus today. As always, new kernel brings new features and also bug fixes along roughly ten millions of codes. Here's some summary of what this version gives to you (Taken from KernelNewbies):
Linux 2.6.29 adds kernel based graphic mode setting, WiMAX support, Access Point support in the wifi stack, the inclusion of the btrfs and squashfs filesystems, ecryptfs filename encryption, ext4 no journaling mode, ocfs2 metadata checksums, a more scalable RCU implementation, filesystem freeze support, swap management in the memory controller, many new drivers and many other improvements.