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Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.4.2-pre3

Feb 10, 2001, 01:26 (0 Talkback[s])

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Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2001 15:35:21 -0800 (PST)
From: Linus Torvalds torvalds@transmeta.com
To: Kernel Mailing List linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: 2.4.2-pre3

Nothing too radical here..

                Linus

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-pre3:
 - Jens: better ordering of requests when unable to merge
 - Neil Brown: make md work as a module again (we cannot autodetect
   in modules, not enough background information)
 - Neil Brown: raid5 SMP locking cleanups
 - Neil Brown: nfsd: handle Irix NFS clients named pipe behavior and
   dentry leak fix
 - maestro3 shutdown fix
 - fix dcache hash calculation that could cause bad hashes under certain
   circumstances (Dean Gaudet)
 - David Miller: networking and sparc updates
 - Jeff Garzik: include file cleanups
 - Andy Grover: ACPI update
 - Coda-fs error return fixes
 - rth: alpha Jensen update

-pre2:
 - driver sync up with Alan
 - Andrew Morton: wakeup cleanup and race fix
 - Paul Mackerras: macintosh driver updates.
 - don't trust "page_count()" on reserved pages!
 - Russell King: fix serious IDE multimode write bug!
 - me, Jens, others: fix elevator problem
 - ARM, MIPS and cris architecture updates
 - alpha updates: better page clear/copy, avoid kernel lock in execve
 - USB and firewire updates
 - ISDN updates
 - Irda updates

-pre1:
 - 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