February 19, 2002

Linux 2.4.18-rc2

Author: JT Smith

Tosatti: "We'll hopefully have a 2.4.18 pretty soon.."

Download: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/testing/patch-2.4.18-rc2.gz

- Make get_user_pages handle VM_IO areas
  gracefully                                    (Manfred Spraul)
- Fix SMP race on PID allocation                (Erik A. Hendriks)
- Fix SMP race on dnotify scheme                (Alexander Viro)
- Add missing checks to shmem_file_write        (Alan Cox)


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