August 5, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.7ac7 available

Author: JT Smith Intermediate diffs are available from

o Import safer bits of 2.4.8pre
- skipped vm hackery, buffer hacks
- skipped S/390 (my tree should be newer anyway)
o Fix duplicates in ldm.h (Matthew Gardiner)
o ARM updates (Russell King)
o Remove qlogicfc_asm (license clash question + we (Jes Sorensen, me)
| are shipping qlogic release candidate not final
| firmware. Set card to use firmware in flash
o Example iomem driver + fixes for UML (Greg Lonnon)
o Clean up unique UML machine id code (Henrik Nordstrom)
o Small UML bug fixes (Jeff Dike)
o Fix UML uaccess macro bug (Jeff Dike)
o Don't refuse unneccessarily on remount with
data= option with ext3 (Petr Vandrovec)
o tdfx driver cleanups (Paul Mundt)
o Replace masq crash fixes with corrected and
"official" versions. (Rusty Russell)
o Fix umsdos symlink bug (Delbert Matlock)

o Switch JFFS to use completions (me)
o Fix wrong unlock in try_to_sync_unused_inodes (Petr Vandrovec)
o Update UML to compile again (Jeff Dike)
o Clean up all drivers with clashing names for
complete, wait_for_completion (me)
o Some gcc 3.0 warning cleanups
o Add SCO AFS awareness (read only)
to sysv (Christoph Hellwig)
o Netfilter crash fixes (Mark Boucher)
o Second batch of superblock race/cleanup work (Al Viro)


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