On December 27, Release Candidate 2 for the 6.2 Release has been announced by Ken Smith. Since this ought to be the last RC before final release, all open issues have been taken care of, especially the heinous device driver bugs. Additionally, due to a security issue, a new version of BIND had to be integrated into the operating system. If testing doesn’t reveal any issues, the final release is predicted to be somewhere round January 10, which would be tomorrow.