Linux Kernel 2.6.26 Brings Improvements

Linux originator Linus Torvalds announces the July 13 release of Linux 2.6.26.

Linux 2.6.26 was released, announced July 13, by Linux originator Linus Torvalds.

The new stable kernel has read-only bind mounts, "big iron" KVM ports, USB Webcam support, 802.11s mesh Wi-Fi, built-in support for remote kernel debugging, and a host of embedded architecture improvements, among other enhancements.

It contains 330MB of source code, via a 48.3MB bzip2-compressed download.

There are chip- and board-specific improvements, along with several interesting "big ticket" feature additions, including built-in support for remote kernel debugging using KGDB.

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