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Linux kernel 2.0.39pre6 released

Jul 17, 2000, 20:07 (0 Talkback[s])


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Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2000 14:32:43 +0200 (MEST)
From: David Weinehall tao@acc.umu.se
To: Linux Kernel Developer Mailing-list 
Subject: pre-patch-2.0.39-6

Doh! Another broken promise, I guess. As v2.0.39pre5 was broken wrt
IDE, I release this just to allow testing of the IDE-changes. The
earlier promised fixes to other problems will come in a later

o       Somewhat more complete fix for          (Wolfram Gloger)
        the bug in Paride
o       Fix the annoying build-prohibiting      (Gael Queri)
        bug in drivers/block/ide.c

o       IDE-patches                             (Andre Hedrick)
o       Move memory-offset for dynamic          (Michael Deutschsmann)
o       Fixes to the Cyclades-driver            (Ivan Passos)
o       Fix for a bug in ext2                   (Stephen C. Tweedie)
o       Added marketing-names for 3Com          (Yann Dirson, me)
        NICs in drivers/net/Config.in
o       Added fix to smbfs                      (Rick Bressier)

o       Large-disk fixes                        (Andries Brouwer)
o       Wavelan-driver cleanup & bugfixes       (Jean Tourrilhes)
o       Security-fixes                          (Solar Designer)
o       Quota-fixes                             (Jan Kara)
o       Fixed GPF using IPsec Masquerade        (Rudolf Lippan)
o       (s)size_t-patch for fs/proc/mem.c       (Me)

o       Fixed Config.in bugs in                 (Marc Martinez)
        drivers/net and drivers/isdn
o       int to (s)size_t in fs/proc/mem.c       (Michal Jaegermann)
o       Added IPX-routing of NetBIOS packages   (Jan Rafaj)

o       Fix for a bug in paride                 (Wolfram Gloger)
o       Fix an erroneous printk in ip_fw.c      (Todd Sabin)
o       Fix for IP multicast on WAN-adapters    (Matthew Grant)
o       Big updates to MAINTAINERS              (me)
o       Big updates to CREDITS                  (me)
o       Various updates in Documentation/*      (me)
o       Styled up all Configuration-files       (me)
        in a similar manner to newer
        v2.3 kernels
o       Updated CodingStyle to the one used     (me)
        in recent v2.3 kernels
o       Backported nls_8859-14                  (me)
o       Added support for sparse superblocks    (Theodore T'so)

o       Fix for the ping -s 65468 exploit       (Andrea Arcangeli + others)
o       Small updates to MAINTAINERS            (me)
o       Small updates to CREDITS                (me)
o       Update Documentation/Changes            (me)
        to mirror the needed binutils version

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