June 25, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.2.20pre6 announced

Author: JT Smith

Cox writes, "Linux 2.2 is now firmly into maintainance state. Patches for neat new
belong in 2.4. Generally new drivers belong in 2.4 (possibly in 2.2 as
after 2.4 shows them stable). Expect me to be very picky on changes to
core code now."

o Merge all the pending ISDN updates (Kai Germaschewski)
| These are sizable changes and want a good testing
o Fix sg deadlock bug as per 2.4 (Douglas Gilbert)
o Count socket/pipe in quota inode use (Paul Menage)
o Fix some missing configuration help texts (Steven Cole)
o Fix Rik van Riel's credits entry (Rik van Riel)
o Mark xtime as volatile in extern definition (various people)
o Fix open error return checks (Andries Brouwer)

o Fix a patch generation error, replaces 2.2.20pre4 which is
wrong on ad1848


  • Linux
Click Here!