January 11, 2002

Linux Kernel 2.4.18-pre3 patch now available

Author: JT Smith

Martin Andrew (a.k.a. Mayhem) writes: You can now download the 2.4.18-pre3 Kernel patch from Kernel.org, changelog follows.

pre3:

- Cris arch merge				(Bjorn Wesen)
- Finish PPC merge				(Benjamin Herrenschmidt)
- Add Dell PowerEdge 2400 to 
  "use BIOS to reboot" blacklist		(Arjan van de Ven)
- Avoid potential oops at module unload with 
  cyclades driver				(Andrew Morton)
- Gracefully handle SCSI initialization 
  failures					(Pete Zaitcev)
- USB update					(Greg KH)
- Fix potential oops while ejecting ide cds 	(Zwane Mwaikambo)
- Unify page freeing codepaths 			(Benjamin LaHaise)
- Miata dma corruption workaround 		(Richard Henderson)
- Fix vmalloc corruption problem on machines 
  with virtual dcaches				(Ralf Baechle)
- Reiserfs fixes				(Oleg Drokin)
- DiskOnChip driver update			(David Woodhouse)
- Do not inherit page locking rules across 
  fork/exec					(Dave Anderson)
- Add DRM 4.0 for XFree 4.0 users convenience	(Christoph Hellwig)
- Replace .text.lock with .subsection 		(Keith Owens)
- IrDA bugfixes					(Jean Tourrilhes)

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