Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Released


The 2.6.24 Linux Kernel has been released, noting that Linus Torvalds and most of the other key Linux developers will be flying to a conference in Australia. As the whole team will be down under while the kernel is being tested by the masses, Linus added, “Let’s hope it’s a good one“.

What’s new in the latest release includes

  • An optimized CFQ scheduler
  • Numerous new wireless drivers
  • Tickless kernel support for the x86-64 and PPC architectures.
  • Anti-fragmentation patches
  • PID and network namespaces
  • And MuchMore

Time to download and start compiling.

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