After a testing phase kernel 188.8.131.52 has been moved to Core where it replaces version 184.108.40.206.
Some of the most visible changes for users include: * more mac80211-based wireless drivers added * tickless support for x86_64 * uvesafb; support for ATI Xpress 200M and Mac framebuffers * ACPI usage in libata * SATA port multipliers support * NCQ support on MCP51/MCP55/MCP61 chipsets (add 'swncq=1' to the kernel boot commandline) * SDIO support * ability to use any kernel version to resume a hibernated system * read-only --bind mounts * tons of bugfixes and improvements
A detailed human-readable changelog is available at KernelNewbies Wiki: http://kernelnewbies.org/Linux_2_6_24
Attention! The kernel26-220.127.116.11-2 package includes an important security fix (local user privilege escalation). Everyone is encouraged to upgrade, especially on a system with ssh accounts.