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Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.4.2-pre1

Feb 04, 2001, 19:30 (15 Talkback[s])
Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2001 20:24:27 -0800 (PST)
From: Linus Torvalds torvalds@transmeta.com
To: Kernel Mailing List linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: 2.4.2-pre1
Mainly a number of small details and some driver updates. The socket
datagram handling one is important, and has already been posted separately
here on linux-kernel. The VIA driver update is rather important if you
have one of the newer VIA chipsets.
 - XMM: don't allow illegal mxcsr values
 - ACPI: handle non-existent battery strings gracefully
 - Compaq Smart Array driver update
 - Kanoj Sarcar: serial console hardware flow control support
 - ide-cs: revert toc-valid cache checking in 2.4.1
 - Vojtech Pavlik: update via82cxxx driver to handle the vt82c686
 - raid5 graceful failure handling fix
 - ne2k-pci: enable device before asking the irq number
 - sis900 driver update
 - riva FB driver update
 - fix silly inode hashing pessimization
 - add SO_ACCEPTCONN for SuS
 - remove modinfo hack workaround, all newer modutils do it correctly
 - datagram socket shutdown fix
 - mark process as running when it takes a page-fault