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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Daniel Drake of the kernel team announced that gentoo-sources 2.6.24 has already entered the tree. Marked ~arch for testing, by the end of February it should hit stable.
If all goes according to plan, this will be the kernel in the upcoming 2008.0 release. As with all software, it needs thorough testing to ensure major bugs get found and fixed.