April 24, 2001

Cox: Linux 2.4.3-ac14 released

Author: JT Smith

From kernel hacker Alan Cox. It's at ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/alan/2.4/. Intermediate diffs are available from http://www.bzimage.org.
Cox says, "This isn't a proper release as such, it should just deal with most of
the compile failure/symbol failure problems."

2.4.3-ac14
o Merge read-only veritas VxFS support (Christoph Hellwig)
o Fix missing return in broken_apm_power (Alex Riesen)
o Remove bogus rwsem hacks from usbdevice_fs.h (Alex Riesen)
o Fix umount/sync_inodes race (Al Viro)
o Make new xircom driver report when promisc used (Arjan van de Ven)
o Fix acenic PCI flag set up (Phil Copeland)
o Make nfs smart about passing max file sizes (Trond Myklebust)
o Add initrd support to User Mode Linux (Jeff Dike)
o Fix timer irq race in User Mode Linux (Jeff Dike)
o Fix UML for semaphore changes (Jeff Dike)
o Update thw W9966 parallel port camera driver (Jakob Kemi)
o Further dmfe SMP fixups (Tobias Ringstrom)
o Kernel manual pages in man9 (Tim Waugh)
o Work around BIOSes that implement E801 sizing
but don't implement the CX/DX values part (Michael Miller)
o Fix atp driver build (Arjan van de Ven)
o Fix irda poll handling (Dag Brattli)
o Remove unused buggy pdc202xx code (Arjan van de Ven)
o Clean up iphase ATM (Arnaldo Carvalho
de Melo)
o Setup slave PDC20265 controller on fasttrak (Arjan van de Ven)
as normal IDE
o Add __init/__initdata to most net driver (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
version info
o SDDR09 config entry was missing (Phil Stracchino)
o Configure.help NFS updates (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o Netfilter updates (Rusty Russell and co)
o Update 2.4 ipconfig to support dhcp (Eric Biederman)
o es1371 setup updates/error check/pci bits (Marcus Meissner)
o Fix buzzing ymfpci (Nick Brown)
o Update nm256 audio driver (Marcus Meissner)
o Blacklist updates (Arjan van de Ven)

Category:

  • Linux
Click Here!