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Linux 2.4.7-pre6 Released

Jul 11, 2001, 14:49 (3 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Taco IJsselmuiden for this link. ]

Linus has released Linux 2.4.7-pre6.

Check http://ftp.kernel.org/mirrors/ for nearest mirror

Changelog:

-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

-pre5:
 - remember to bump the version string
 - Andrea Arkangeli: softirq cleanups and fixes, and everybody is happy
   again (ie I changed some details to make me happy ;)
 - Neil Brown: raid5 stall fix, nfsd filehandle sanity check fix

-pre4:
 - David Miller: sparc and networking updates
 - Al Viro: SysV FS add_link off-by-two bogosity.
 - Jeff Garzik: merge D-Link DL2k GigE driver, other network driver cleanups
 - Kai Germaschewski: ISDN update
 - Alan Cox: more merging (MPT fusion core)
 - Johannes Erdfelt: USB updates
 - Stas Sergeev: make sure we return out of vm86 mode when interrupts
   get re.enabled
 - Rusty Russell: netfilter fixes for ipt_unclean and ip_queue
 - me: initialize page->age when adding it to the swap cache
 - Paul Mackerras: PPC updates
 - some subtle fs/buffer.c race conditions (Andrew Morton, me)

-pre3:
 - merge with Alan (SCSI subsystem)
 - Jeff Garzik: make serial driver PCI hotplug-aware

-pre2:
 - merge with Alan (USB, zoran, sony motion-eye, rio, dmi-scan)

-pre1:
 - merge with Alan (irda, s390, mips64, chris, sk98lin, mips/mm)
 - rth: fix alpha RTC calibration
 - Paul Mackerras: fix PPC typo