Linus Torvalds Announces Linux Kernel 4.1 RC1 with Initial ACPI Support for ARM64

2015-Apr-27 | Tags: 64bitdevelopmentkernelupdate

Linux on ARMLinus Torvalds announced a few minutes ago, April 27, the immediate availability for download and testing of the first Release Candidate version of the upcoming Linux 4.1 kernel, due for release later this year.

According to Mr. Linus Torvalds, Linux kernel 4.1 RC1 is a normal release, and the merge window looks normal too. The RC1 version of Linux kernel 4.1 comes exactly two weeks after the release of the Linux 4.0 kernel on April 12, 2015.

In numbers, almost 60 percent of the patches are for hardware drivers, 20 percent of them are for hardware architectures, and the rest of patches are networking, sound, and other components.

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