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Linux gains new architecture support

Discussion in 'Linux and Unix' started by lotuseclat79, Mar 27, 2008.

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    LinuxDevices.com article here.

    Dozens of network-attached storage (NAS) servers and other consumer appliances are about to gain mainline kernel and Debian GNU/Linux support. The 2.6.25 kernel, currently in the final stages of testing, will support Marvell's Feroceon micro-architecture and "Orion" SoCs, with Debian support close behind, sources say.

    Yesterday, Linus Torvalds launched release candidate 7 (rc7) for the 2.6.25 kernel, commenting, "Give it a good testing, because we're hopefully now well on our way towards that eventual real 2.6.25 release!" The comment suggests the newest kernel could well launch this week.

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