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Linus Torvalds: 2.4.0-test13-pre7

Dec 31, 2000, 08:25 (1 Talkback[s])
Subject: test13-pre7...
Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2000 12:39:33 -0800 (PST)
From: Linus Torvalds torvalds@transmeta.com
To: Kernel Mailing List


The LDT fixes in particular fix some potentially random strange
 behaviour. And the alpha memmove() thing was a showstopper bug on
 alphas.

                Linus

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 - pre7:
   - x86 LDT handling fixes: revert some cleanups (the LDT really
     doesn't act like a TLB context)
   - Richard Henderson: alpha update (working memmove() from Ivan
     Kokshaysky etc)
   - Manfred: winbond-840.c net driver update (fix oops on module
 unload etc) - Alan Cox: more synchronizations (with some fixes from
 Andrew Morton)

 - pre6:
   - Marc Joosen: BIOS int15/e820 memory query: don't assume %edx
     unchanged by the BIOS. Fixes at least some IBM ThinkPads.
   - Alan Cox: synchronize
   - Marcelo Tosatti & me: properly sync dirty pages
   - Andreas Dilger: proper ext2 compat flag checking

 - pre5:
   - NIIBE Yutaka: SuperH update
   - Geert Uytterhoeven: m68k update
   - David Miller: TCP RTO calc fix, UDP multicast fix etc
   - Duncan Laurie: ServerWorks PIRQ routing definition.
   - mm PageDirty cleanups, added sanity checks, and don't lose the
 bit.

 - pre4:
   - Christoph Rohland: shmfs cleanup
   - Nicolas Pitre: don't forget loop.c flags
   - Geert Uytterhoeven: new-style m68k Makefiles
   - Neil Brown: knfsd cleanups, raid5 re-org
   - Andrea Arkangeli: update to LVM-0.9
   - LC Chang: sis900 driver doc update
   - David Miller: netfilter oops fix
   - Andrew Grover: acpi update

 - pre3:
   - Christian Jullien: smc9194: proper dev_kfree_skb_irq
   - Cort Dougan: new-style PowerPC Makefiles
   - Andrew Morton, Petr Vandrovec: fix run_task_queue
   - Christoph Rohland: shmfs for shared memory handling

 - pre2:
   - Kai Germaschewski: ISDN update (including Makefiles)
   - Jens Axboe: cdrom updates
   - Petr Vandrovec; Matrox G450 support
   - Bill Nottingham: fix FAT32 filesystems on 64-bit platforms
   - David Miller: sparc (and other) Makefile fixup
   - Andrea Arkangeli: alpha SMP TLB context fix (and cleanups)
   - Niels Kristian Bech Jensen: checkconfig, USB warnings
   - Andrew Grover: large ACPI update

 - pre1:
   - me: drop support for old-style Makefiles entirely. Big.
   - me: check b_end_io at the IO submission path
   - me: fix "ptep_mkdirty()" (so that swapoff() works correctly)
   - fix fault case in copy_from_user() with a constant size, where
     ((size & 3) == 3)



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