Prepare to test the fifth RC of the upcoming Linux 3.7 kernel
Linus Torvalds announced earlier today, November 11, that the fifth Release Candidate of the upcoming Linux 3.7 kernel is now available for download and testing.Linux kernel 3.7 Release Candidate 5 brings updates to the following architectures: ARM, ARM64, SPARC and s390; updated filesystems, including XFS, CIFS and GFS2; lots of updated drivers for DRM, PCI, HID, sound, mmc, pinctrl, net, and hwmon; and various other small updates for XEN, akpm, virtio, crypto, etc.
"This is quite a small -rc, I'm happy to say. -rc4 was already fairly calm, and -rc5 has fewer commits still."
"And more importantly, apart from one revert, and a pinctl driver update, it's not just a fairly small number of commits, they really are mostly one-liners. The diffstat looks quite nice and flat," Linus Torvalds said in the official announcement.
Download Linux kernel 3.7 RC5 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a development release and it is intended for testing purposes only.