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Linux 2.6.33 released (2/24/10)

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DigeratiPrime

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Linux 2.6.33 has been released on February 24th, 2010.

Summary: This version features Nouveau (a reverse-engineered driver for Nvidia graphic cards), Nintendo Wii and Gamecube support, DRDB (Distributed Replicated Block Device), a security extension for TCP called "cookie transactions", a syscall for batching recvmsg() calls, several new perf subcommands (perf probe, perf bench, perf kmem, perf diff), support for cache compression, Xen PV-on-HVM support, drivers for virtual network and graphic cards from VMWare, swappable KSM pages, and many new drivers and many small improvements and bugfixes


http://kernelnewbies.org/Linux_2_6_33

Some nice improvements :)
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I've been using 2.6.33 in Slackware and with newer versions of X, I'm getting great FPS on an ATi Radeon HD4850 by using the OpenSource drivers over the official ATi Drivers.

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Really?, my experiences with an 4670 on Linux has been terrible flickering videos are not nice suppose its better then the freezing I've had before.




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