November 2, 2001

Linux 2.4.14-pre7 has been released

Author: JT Smith

Dave wrote in to let us know that Linux kernel prepatch 2.4.14-pre7 had been released. Download from your preferred mirror site and check out the changelog, posted below.
 - me: reinstate "delete swap cache on low swap" code
 - David Miller: ksoftirqd startup race fix
 - Hugh Dickins: make tmpfs free swap cache entries proactively

 - me: remember to bump the version number ;)
 - Hugh Dickins: export "free_lru_page()" for modules
 - Jeff Garzik: don't change nopage arguments, just make the last a dummy one
 - David Miller: sparc and net updates (netfilter, VLAN etc)
 - Nikita Danilov: reiserfs cleanups
 - Jan Kara: quota initialization race
 - Tigran Aivazian: make the x86 microcode update driver happy about
   hyperthreaded P4's
 - me: shrink dcache/icache more aggressively
 - me: fix up oom-killer so that it actually works

 - Andrew Morton: remove stale UnlockPage
 - me: swap cache page locking update

 - Mikael Pettersson: fix P4 boot with APIC enabled
 - me: fix device queuing thinko, clean up VM locking

 - René Scharfe: random bugfix
 - me: block device queuing low-water-marks, VM mapped tweaking.

 - Alan Cox: more merging
 - Alexander Viro: block device module race fixes
 - Richard Henderson: mmap for 32-bit alpha personality
 - Jeff Garzik: 8139 and natsemi update

 - Michael Warfield: computone serial driver update
 - Alexander Viro: cdrom module race fixes
 - David Miller: Acenic driver fix
 - Andrew Grover: ACPI update
 - Kai Germaschewski: ISDN update
 - Tim Waugh: parport update
 - David Woodhouse: JFFS garbage collect sleep


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