On 2008-12-26 Thiemo Seufer "ths" lost his life in a traffic accident through no fault of his own. The funeral service for Thiemo will take place on Monday January 5th 2009 13:30 at Dominikanerkirche, Bad Wimpfen, Germany. If you want to express your condolences please send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. It will be passed on to Thiemo's family. For further info contact Ralf Baechle <email@example.com>.
Starting tomorrow the linux-next tree will carry MIPS patches intended to be merged into the next kernel release which at this time would be 2.6.27.
Due to DNS breakage at the ISP a significant number of users have been dropped from the mailing list. The issue has been reported to the ISP and is expected to be resolved quickly.
By the end of March the linux-mips.org server will move to a new site resulting in several days of downtime. User of the git trees are reminded of the mirror of kernel.org. Email to linux-mips.org will be delayed until the machine is running again but should not be lost.