Kernel 2.6.33 Is Completed

Feb 25, 2010

Linus Torvalds has released another kernel version that, apart from driver updates, has a reworked graphics stack.

The most important new feature in kernel 2.6.33 is probably the Nouveau driver for NVIDIA graphics cards. Torvalds also mentioned Distributed Replicated Block Device (DRBD) network cluster mirroring as a notable new feature. Many changes also went into the graphics stack

As usual, the drivers had detailed improvements ranging from Alsa and WLAN to the new USB 3.0. The changelog lists all the new changes. Torvalds reported in his announcement that the merge window for kernel 2.6.34 is now open.

Related content

comments powered by Disqus

Issue 211/2018

Buy this issue as a PDF

Digital Issue: Price $9.99
(incl. VAT)


njobs Europe
Njobs Netherlands Njobs Deutschland Njobs United Kingdom Njobs Italia Njobs France Njobs Espana Njobs Poland
Njobs Austria Njobs Denmark Njobs Belgium Njobs Czech Republic Njobs Mexico Njobs India Njobs Colombia