July 12, 2001

Linux kernel 2.4.7-pre6 released

Author: JT Smith

Linus Torvalds releases the latest version of the 2.4.7-pre kernel. Grab your copy from a mirror site; read the changelog below:-pre6:
- me: fix more buffer head SMP races (non-x86 only - weak memory ordering)
- Andrea Arkangeli: some bh cleanups from the buffer race condition fix
- Tim Waugh: parport drievr documentation, init sanity
- Ion Badulescu: starfire net driver update
- David Miller: sparc and networking updates
- Ivan Kokshaysky: alpha version of the inlined rw-semaphores
- NIIBE Yutaka: SuperH update

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