Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
The Linux 188.8.131.52 kernel has been released with a number of bug fixes and security updates. Between the Linux 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11 kernels there are over 50 changes. The release announcement can be read at LWN and all 2.6.22 users are encouraged to upgrade.