A new kernel has been released by Linus Torvalds, Linux originator, on the 13th of July.
Kernel Newbies has published a detailed list of new features which include interesting items for embedded developers such as:
· Built-in support for remote debugging using KGDB
· Ports of KVM to Itanium (IA64), S390, and PowerPC 440, plus lots of new KVM features such as x86 hardware task switching
· USB Video Class driver for better webcam support
· 802.11n improvements, and 802.11s mesh networking support via Open80211s
· Better documentation for real-time scheduling options
· Improvements in EXT4
The source code is 330MB , a 48.3MB bzip2-compressed download.