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Old 27th February, 2010, 11:21 PM
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Compiled it today. I'm using the open-source ati driver (with Mesa 7.7 for r600 acceleration) so not affected by the nVidia/nouveau changes. Also not using KMS (has a big performance hit with r600 still).

The new kernel is good. My system feels snappier and appears to use slightly less memory. It's not a fair test, though as I changed the memory allocator from SLAB to SLUB and the RCU thingummy from normal to pre-emptable.

If you're using nv, hold off as ThunderRd suggested. For everyone else, try it and see what happens. It's a nice bugfix release - no major changes, just tidying up and fixing wot woz broke.
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