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In general, micro distros use the 2.4.x kernel because it is smaller than the 2.6.x and 2.6 improvements are being backported all the time.
However - this is not to say you cannot download a vanilla 2.6 kernel and compile it into your machine once the distro of your choice has been installed. Just because a distro comes with a 2.4 kernel dosn't mean it wont run under the 2.6.