Linux Kernel Stable: The latest stable Linux kernel

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Linux Kernel Stable is the essential part of Linux, responsible for resource allocation, low-level hardware interfaces, security, simple communications, and basic file system management.

Two years after the prior release of version 2.4.0 the Linux kernel, its creator Linus Torvalds, after considering the trial for several months, announced the final version stable Linux 2.6, with its share of novelties, eliminated errors and a full compatibility with systems up to 32 processors.

Linux Kernel Stable build system has improved considerably and have added new graphical configuration utilities and debugging new objects. Performance has been improved through a rehabilitation of the layers of block and memory management, with two IO schedulers available.

Stresses also better support for USB and FireWire, and the presence of patches of preemptive multitasking, decreasing the possible latencies, especially in multimedia applications. Similarly, it has improved the process scheduler, increasing the system stability despite the large number of active processes. Along with this, we have included several tools to determine the behavior of the Process Scheduler, very grateful.

Another important factor lies in improving the PCI subsystem, which means for most of those who work with large servers that can access all PCI devices with faster connection, to which we must add the appropriate support USB 2.0 and many drivers for wireless devices via Bluetooth.

Threading enhancements, improved dump dumps, system calls quicker, framebuffer layer, rehabilitation Quota statistics in nanoseconds, Generic VFS changes, enhanced system monitoring, escalating frequency of the CPU and discover many more improvements by yourself.

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