Linux 2.6.17

June 21st, 2006 by Crusader

Version 2.6.17 of the ubiquitous Linux kernel was released recently; there’s discussion of the changelog up at Linux-Watch.

There was also a patch released (bringing it to to fix a SCTP issue.

As always, you can probably upgrade via your distribution’s package management utilities; for those that don’t, the source code is available

2 Responses to “Linux 2.6.17”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Of course, it could be to do with updateing or including new ideas. But I’d say that we need longer testing times before the final release.

    PS: I have not wittness a system opps/crash yet. So I might have a mind set in the past or something.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    That was done intentionally. They decided to temporarily focus on stabliizing version 2.6.16 bugs were piling up to some extent. The 2.6.16 branch stabilization was a “Good Thing” TM.

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