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  = Linux Kernel =
  
- This section covers changes and important information regarding the 2.6.18 based kernel in Fedora Core [[GetVal(DocsDict,BeatsVer)]].
+ This section covers changes and important information regarding the 2.6.18 based kernel in Fedora Core [[GetVal(DocsDict,BeatsVer)]].  The 2.6.18 kernel includes:
- 2.6.18 kernel includes lightweight user space priority inheritance support (http://lwn.net/Articles/178253/), a "lock validator" debugging tool (http://lwn.net/Articles/185666/), a new power saving policy for multicore systems, SMPnice (http://lwn.net/Articles/186438/), a much improved SATA layer (http://lwn.net/Articles/183734/), swapless page migration (http://lwn.net/Articles/160201/), per-zone VM counters, per-task delay accounting, a new per-packet access control for SELinux called 'secmark' (http://james-morris.livejournal.com/11010.html), randomized i386 vDSO, a few new drivers, additional device support for many existing drivers, many bug fixes and many other small improvements.
  
+  * Lightweight user space priority inheritance support (http://lwn.net/Articles/178253/)
+ 
+  * A "lock validator" debugging tool (http://lwn.net/Articles/185666/)
+ 
+  * A new power saving policy for multicore systems, SMPnice (http://lwn.net/Articles/186438/)
+ 
+  * A much improved SATA layer (http://lwn.net/Articles/183734/)
+ 
+  * Swapless page migration (http://lwn.net/Articles/160201/)
+ 
+  * Per-zone VM counters
+ 
+  * Per-task delay accounting
+ 
+  * A new per-packet access control for SELinux called `secmark` (http://james-morris.livejournal.com/11010.html)
+ 
+  * Randomized i386 vDSO
+ 
+  * New drivers and additional device support for many existing drivers
+ 
+  * Many bug fixes and other small improvements.
  
  == Version ==
  
- This distribution is based on the 2.6 series of the Linux kernel. Fedora Core may include additional patches for improvements, bug fixes, or additional features. For this reason, the Fedora Core kernel may not be line-for-line equivalent to the so-called ''vanilla kernel'' from the kernel.org web site:
+ Fedora Core may include additional patches to the kernel for improvements, bug fixes, or additional features. For this reason, the Fedora Core kernel may not be line-for-line equivalent to the so-called ''vanilla kernel'' from the kernel.org web site:
  
  http://www.kernel.org/
  


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