Real-Time Base Technology Accepted in Mainline Linux Kernel

Basic support for real-time Linux features is now available in the 2.6.18 kernel and will be further extended in future kernel versions. Core technologies related to real-time performance accepted for inclusion into the mainline Linux kernel source have resulted from the leadership of open source contributors such as Red Hat's Ingo Molnar and TimeSys Senior Open Source Developer Thomas Gleixner.

Use GPLv3 for Linux Kernel says Bruce Perens

Bruce Perens replied to a discussion `Kernel developers' position on GPLv3` on lwn: "I think the best chance of mobilizing individual contribution to it would be to use GPL 3."