The linux 2.6.27 kernel ([http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.27 full SCM git log]) is neither released nor finished. Its merge window has officially been closed by the [http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=121730204732684&w=2 2.6.27-rc1 release on July 28th 2008.]
Summary: 2.6.27 adds support for ...
Important features (AKA: the cool stuff)
If you want to know what is waited before this kernelnewbies summary is completed, you can read
a review of what went into the merge window at the Linux Weather Forecast : [http://linux-foundation.org/weblogs/lwf/2008/07/29/the-2627-merge-window-closes/ The 2.6.27 merge window closes]
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