Andrea Arcangeli: Linux 2.4.8pre5aa1
Aug 07, 2001, 22:40 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 22:58:10 +0200
From: Andrea Arcangeli <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Diff between 2.4.8pre3aa1 and 2.4.8pre5aa1:
Moved on top of 2.4.8pre5.
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_alloc_skb-gfp_dma-1
Allow skb metadata to be always allocated in the normal classzone.
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_alloc_skb-gfp_dma-bugcheck-1
Trap anybody calling kmem_cache_alloc with _GFP_DMA on a non DMA slab,
plus the other way around.
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_alpha-fp-disabled-1
local DoS fix (if fpu disabled via palcode) from Daniel Potts.
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_alpha-illop-1
kill task with illegal opcode from Rick Gorton.
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_alpha-mips-rtc-1
Alpha epoch guess updates from Christopher C. Chimelis.
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_alpha-smp_tune_scheduling-1
Christopher C. Chimelis reported some machine has trouble with the
tune_scheduling function, so updated to take care of the cpuid of the
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_backout-local_bh_enable-debug-1
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_gcc-30-aironet-1
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_via-quirks-1
Merged in mainline.
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_gcc-30-extern-static-2
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_gcc-30-extern-static-3
Part of it merged in mainline so rediffed the rest.
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_ksoftirqd-7_ia64-2
ia64 is in sync in mainline.
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_lvm-0.9.1_beta7-5.bz2
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_lvm-0.9.1_beta7-5_rwsem-fast-path-2
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_lvm-0.9.1_beta7-6.bz2
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_lvm-0.9.1_beta7-6_rwsem-fast-path-2
Fix 64bit archs IOP (again).
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_o_direct-11
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_o_direct-12
Microoptimization, more a code-beauty cleanup (noticed by Anton
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_rwsem-16
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_rwsem-17
Rediffed (didn't had time to check the asm version yet, after all it is
going to make a so small global performance difference in any real
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 40_blkdev-pagecache-10
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 40_blkdev-pagecache-8
Reduced granularity to 1k and be pedantic about the last bytes of the
blkdev, plus added further compatibility cruft so it can be used
without surprises in 2.4 (to make an example O_APPEND was ignored by
the buffer cache backed code and there are just application that get
confused by O_APPEND being honoured by the pagecache common code in
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 50_uml-2.4.7-1.bz2
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 50_uml-2.4.7-3.bz2
Upgraded to -3 revision from Jeff.
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 60_pagecache-atomic-1
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 60_pagecache-atomic-2
Rediffed due rejects.