"Linus Torvalds announced 2.4.0-test9-pre2 and said,
"Ok. I think we're getting to the point where there are no major
known bugs. That means that as of the final 2.4.0-test9 I will
no longer accept any patches that don't have a critical
problem (as defined by Teds list) associated with them."
Alan Cox replied, "Argh. Im not going to have time to push all the
driver fixes from 2.2 into 2.4 then, I've got a house move to do
yet" And Rik van Riel also replied to Linus, "Hmm, the new VM
doesn't have the out of memory killer integrated yet. I'll do some
out of memory / low on swap work and will send you the patch soon,
dependant on how connected I will be during Linux Kongress..."
"Russell King asked about the various port maintainers, and if
they'd be allowed to get their changes into the tree at this late
date. Tom Rini also felt this was a good question, and summed up,
"I know PPC still has some issues that need to be sorted out (We
got lots of PCI resource collisions on most(all?) new machines,
which really shouldn't be). I'm sure other arches have problems
which haven't been posted on l-k but have been on their respective
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