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    Difference between the kernel 2.4 and 2.6 versions


    Difference between the kernel 2.4 and 2.6 versions???

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    There are a HUGE number of significant differences between the 2.4 and 2.6 kernels. Please visit The Linux Kernel Archives for details on this. I think it is waaay too much to get into here.
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    hello

    The changes made from 2.4 to 2.6 are mostly in cpu schedular. till 2.4 the kernel level process pre-emptive was not available and resulted in race condition. this is the most important change in the transition.

    till 2.4 the development phase was 2 year i.e the odd number minor version (.5,.3 ) indicates unstable or testing kernel and they use to release in next even number stable 2.6 after 2.6 they changed the transition period from 2 years to 2 months.

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