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UPDATED: Linux 2.4.5-pre6 Is Out

May 25, 2001, 14:15 (5 Talkback[s])

The latest pre-release of Linux 2.4.5 is out. Please use a mirror.

 - Johannes Erdfelt: OHCI hash-chain corruption fix, USB updates
 - Richard Henderson, Ivan Kokshaysky: alpha PCI iommu fixes
 - Tim Waugh: parport changelogs and printk levels
 - Andrew Morton: vmalloc off-by-one (overly sensitive) test
 - Al Viro: VFS layer cleanups
 - Cort Dougan: PPC updates (big bootloader re-org)
 - Alan Cox: more merges, remove phillips camera conversion code
 - Andrea Arkangeli: alpha fixups
 - OGAWA Hirofumi: big-sector support with FAT
 - Neil Brown: more md fixes

 - Al Viro: fs cleanups
 - David Miller: sparc semaphores
 - Christoph Hellwig: VxFS update
 - Asit Mallick: set machine check bit with set_in_cr4
 - Richard Henderson: fix alpha pci_controller_num(), sg_fill, SRM poweroff.
 - Johannes Erdfelt: USB updates
 - Cort Dougan: bitkeeper Id's on the ppc side
 - Matt Chapman: NFS file locking SMP lock fix
 - Alan Cox: further merging

 - Russell King: ARM updates
 - Al Viro: more init cleanups
 - Cort Dougan: more PPC updates
 - David Miller: cleanups, pci mmap updates
 - Neil Brown: raid resync by sector
 - Alan Cox: more merging with -ac
 - Johannes Erdfelt: USB updates
 - Kai Germaschewski: ISDN updates
 - Tobias Ringstrom: dmfe.c network driver update
 - Trond Myklebust: NFS client updates and cleanups

 - Al Viro: sanity-check user arguments, zero-terminated strings etc.
 - Urban Widmark: smbfs update (server/client cache coherency etc)
 - Rik van Riel, Marcelo Tosatti: VM updates
 - Cort Dougan: PPC updates
 - Neil Brown: raid1/5 failed drive fixups, NULL ptr checking, md error cleanup
 - Neil Brown: knfsd fix for 64-bit architectures, and filehandle resolveir
 - Ken Brownfield: workaround for menuconfig CPU selection glitch
 - David Miller: sparc64 MM setup fix, arpfilter forward port
 - Keith Owens: Remove obsolete IPv6 provider based addressing
 - Jari Ruusu: block_write error case cleanup fix
 - Jeff Garzik: netdriver update

 - David Miller: network syncup (better TCP page fault handling by Andrea etc)
 - Tim Hockin: moxa driver fixes
 - Alexander Viro: clean up process reaping procedures, make /proc use
   the proper fields to notice that the process is gone, gone, gone.
 - Justin Gibbs: aic7xxx driver update to 6.1.13.
 - me: fix PCI allocation so that it doesn't stomp on unknown memory
 - Jeff Garzik: 8139too net drvr fix
 - Nigel Gamble: merge page fault interrupt gate from preemtible kernel.
   Fixes problem noticed by Brian Gerst.
 - Jean Tourrilhes: Orinoco / Airport support diff. Mucho cleanups.

 - Al Viro: clean up driver "invalidate_device()" mess
 - Andries Brouwer: make sd.c work with USB Dane-Elec CompactFlash Card
 - me: fix nasty lazy kernel page table update problem
 - me: undo fork changes. Too many user-level bugs and unresolved issues.
 - Peter Anvin: iso9660 cleanups
 - Alan Cox: big merge
 - Johannes Erdfelt: UHCI pci DMA setup fix