If you are the kind of person who believes in the phrase "More is
Good," then get ready to be bogged down by the impressive new set of
features that Linux kernel 2.6 boasts. Since the very beginning, Linux
is known for its stability, and kernel version 2.6 continues the saga.
With a host of new features, support for virtually million devices (and
that includes an array of mobile and embedded devices), improved
audio-video capabilities, journaling and distributed file systems,
increased user space for application programs, support for up to 64GB of
RAM, 16 terabytes of file systems and millions of users, the further
improved GNU/Linux will most certainly win your hearts..
You can read more over at OS Weekly.