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July 17, 2007  8:09 AM

Linux swear counts… wha?



Posted by: ITKE
Linux kernel

Who knew those savvy Linux developers had such a blue sense of humor? Well, apparently a lot of people did, as there's a site that graphs how many swear words have made it into the Linux kernel. Oh look, here's one of those graphs...

July 9, 2007  8:07 AM

Linux 2.6.22 kernel released (architectural changes edition)



Posted by: ITKE
kernel news, Linux kernel

The latest stable version of the Linux kernel dropped over the weekend. Linus Torvalds had this to say in the kernel mailing list:

Not a whole lot of changes since -rc7: some small architecture changes (ppc, mips, blackfin), and most of...


July 2, 2007  8:31 AM

Patch: Linux 2.6.22-rc7



Posted by: ITKE
kernel news, Linux kernel

Once more before the storm. The stable patch storm, anyway.

Ok, Linux-2.6.22-rc7 is out there. It's hopefully (almost certainly) the last -rc before the final 2.6.22 release, and we should be in pretty good shape. The flow of patches has...


June 26, 2007  7:52 AM

Patch: Linux v2.6.22-rc6 (’knock wood’ edition)



Posted by: ITKE
kernel news, Linux kernel

The headline says it all, plus a little bit more. A new stable patch is out for the kernel.

I'm happy to say that things seem to have calmed down after -rc5, and that most of this really is just bugfixes and regression fixing in...


June 18, 2007  8:34 AM

GPL mudslinging, flame war have no effect on Linux kernel schedule



Posted by: ITKE
kernel news, Linux kernel

The chippy Linus Torvalds was at it again today, but not in the way you might think given all of the back and forth over the GPL these past few weeks. Instead, Torvalds was hitting up the Linux Kernel Mailing List with news that Linux v2.6.22-rc5 is now...

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June 14, 2007  10:35 AM

Linux GPLv2 vs. GPLv3 debate is over



Posted by: ITKE
Legal, licensing issues, Linux kernel

A column at Linux-Watch.com today leaves little doubt about the fact that Linux will not be going GPLv3.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. -- If anyone out there still thinks that the main Linux kernel might change to the GNU GPLv3...


June 13, 2007  10:47 AM

Rumble in the Linux jungle: Torvalds vs. Schwartz



Posted by: ITKE
Linux kernel, sun microsystems

Linus Torvalds and GPLv3Linus...


May 14, 2007  10:25 AM

Linux: 2.6.22-rc1, “You Name It, It’s There”



Posted by: ITKE
Linux kernel

I said "kitchen sink" but I'm not seeing it, so maybe this was just a figure of speech. Anyway, the latest on the Linux kernel, courtesy of Linus Torvalds:

Ok, the merge window has closed, and 2.6.22-rc1 is out there. The diffstat and...


April 30, 2007  9:21 AM

Latest stable Linux kernel loves virtualization



Posted by: ITKE
Linux kernel, Virtualization

Internetnews.com is reporting on the Linux kernel this morning, and how the latest stable version is heavy into the virtualization technology.

Highlighting the Linux 2.6.21 update...


March 7, 2007  12:35 AM

Linux world turning its back on Xen?



Posted by: ITKE
Linux blogs and news, Linux kernel, Red Hat

Seems like Xen is up and down these days. Red Hat is downplaying its Xen connection, thanks to XenSource's trademark.


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