The Linux 2.6.30-rc6 kernel release announcement can be found at LKML.org. We should be just a few weeks out from the release of the Linux 2.6.30 kernel with its new log-structured file-system, a Fastboot option, various performance improvements, support for the Microblaze architecture, and the integration of an integrity management architecture.
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