June 27, 2001

Linux 2.4.5-ac19

Author: JT Smith

Alan's given us a long list of fixes for this release.
Linux 2.4.5-ac19
From: Alan Cox 
To: editors@newsforge.com
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 14:35:54 +0100 (BST)


                 Intermediate diffs are available from

o        Update Gareth Hughes contact info               (Gareth Hughes)
o        Make sure NFS atime is handled by server        (Trond Myklebust)
o        Fix Configure.help glitch                       (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o        Fix nfs readdir EIO and duplicates bug          (Trond Myklebust)
o        Fix netlink removal of proc directory           (Herbert Rosmanith)
o        Use skb_purge_queue in net stacks       (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
         | lapb, netrom, econet, rose, ax25, atm, sched,
         | socket core, unix

o        Fix reference after free in eql driver  (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o        Fix reference after free in shaper      (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o        Gameport fixes for Alpha                        (Jeff Garzik)
o        Configure.help updates                          (Eric Raymond)
o        JFFS copyright banner update                    (David Woodhouse)
o        Update docs on binfmt_misc java                 (Kurt Huwig)
o        Fix tty release_mem oops                        (Tachino Nobuhiro)
o        Pull nfs data out of inode struct               (Al Viro)
o        Assorted UML fixes                              (Jeff Dike)
o        Improve missed tick handling on UML             (Jeff Dike)
o        Fix hdc/hdd reporting on disks in /proc/stat    (Martin Wilck)
o        Fix sign extension of dirent's in readdir       (Trond Myklebust)
o        Ensure LVM dropped snapshot is not reactivated  (Joe Thornber)
o        Change kiovec handling in LVM                   (Joe Thornber)


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