November 24, 2001

Tosatti: Linux 2.4.16-pre1

Author: JT Smith

"So here it goes 2.4.16-pre1. Obviously the most important fix is the
iput() one, which probably fixes the filesystem corruption problem people
have been seeing."

Subject:
Linux 2.4.16-pre1
Date:
Sat, 24 Nov 2001 16:39:15 -0200 (BRST)
From:
Marcelo Tosatti
To:
lkml
CC:
Linus Torvalds

Hi,

So here it goes 2.4.16-pre1. Obviously the most important fix is the
iput() one, which probably fixes the filesystem corruption problem people
have been seeing.

Please, people who have been experiencing the fs corruption problems test
this and tell me its now working so I can release a final 2.4.16 ASAP.

- Correctly sync inodes in iput() (Alexander Viro)
- Make pagecache readahead size tunable via /proc (was in -ac tree)
- Fix PPC kernel compilation problems (Paul Mackerras)

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