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Linux 2.4.8-pre7 Is Out

Aug 09, 2001, 20:44 (0 Talkback[s])

Peter Rasmussen writes:

The latest kernel from Linus can be found from one of many mirror sites.

Unfortunately no updated changelog yet for pre7, but here is what for now is on:



 - me: better dirty balancing
 - me: sane and nice VM balancing
 - David Miller: sparc and network updates
 - Jeff Hartmann: upgrade DRM to XF86 4.1.x, drop support for 4.0.x

 - Alan Cox: more merging
 - L.C. Chang: new SiS IDE PCI id's.
 - Maciej Rozycki: make MP table parsing more anal. Should fix broken P4 MP tables.
 - Leonard Zubkoff: merge DAC960 completion changes
 - Christoph Rohland: saner tmpfs mount-time limit behaviour (and remount)
 - me: buffer.c logic update - faster and hopefully livelock-free

 - David Mosberger: IA64 update
 - Geert Uytterhoeven: cleanup, new atyfb
 - Marcelo Tosatti: zone aging fixes
 - me, others: limit IO requests sanely

 - Ben Collins: 1394 updates
 - Matthew Dharm: USB storage update
 - Ion Badulescu: starfire driver update
 - VM aging cleanups

 - Kai Germaschewski: ISDN updates
 - David Miller: sparc and network updates
 - Andrea Arcangeli, Maksim Krasnyanskiy: tasklet fixes
 - Stelian Pop: Motion Eye camera driver update
 - Jens Axboe: DAC960 update

 - Anton Altaparmakov: NTFS error checking
 - Johannes Erdfelt: USB updates
 - OGAWA Hirofumi: FAT update
 - Alan Cox: driver + s390 update merge
 - Richard Henderson: fix alpha sigsuspend error return value
 - Marcelo Tosatti: per-zone VM shortage
 - Daniel Phillips: generic use-once optimization instead of drop-behind
 - Bjorn Wesen: Cris architecture update
 - Anton Altaparmakov: support for Windows Dynamic Disks
 - James Washer: LDT loading SMP bug fix