Max Attems uploaded a new version of the Linux kernel package
(linux-2.6) today. This includes the last major changes to the
package before Debian 6.0 'squeeze', which led me to label it
the 'Big Bang' release:
The Xen (dom0 and enhanced domU) flavour is back. It should
probably be considered experimental at the moment.
The OpenVZ flavour is back. This should also be considered
The Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) system and drivers were updated
to the versions in Linux 2.6.33. This brings some bug fixes and
extra features for the i915 driver, and working Kernel Mode
Setting (KMS) for the radeon driver. It also includes the
kernel-mode part of the nouveau driver for Nvidia GPUs, but this
will not yet be loaded automatically as the user-mode parts of
nouveau have not been packaged.
transition for PATA (IDE) controller drivers. After some
review we realised that this only affects PC hardware at the
moment, so only users of the i386 or amd64 architectures will see
the upgrade prompts. Thanks to everyone who tested and reported
bugs in the experimental packages.
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