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2.4.9 Based x86-64 Linux Kernel Snapshot Released

Sep 01, 2001, 05:19 (1 Talkback[s])

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Not sure if this has been posted yet, so here goes. A snapshot release of the Linux Kernel for the x86-64 AMD 64bit series processors.

"2.4.9 Based x86-64 Linux Kernel Snapshot Released
A new x86-64 linux kernel snapshot is available.

Changes against the previous snapshot: 

Now based on linux 2.4.9 
Some files merged with the i386 port. 
ACPI is enabled again 
Many driver fixes 
A floating signal stack frame bug in the i386 emulation has been fixed 
Some bug fixes to the i386 emulation 
Some minor cleanups. 

Caveats: 

SMP currently still non functional 

Tar file with the complete tree: 

ftp://ftp.x86-64.org/pub/linux-x86_64/v2.4/linux-x86_64-2.4.9-1.tar.bz2 

Patch file against official Linux 2.4.9:

ftp://ftp.x86-64.org/pub/linux-x86_64/v2.4/x86_64-2.4.9-1.bz2 

Compiling it requires a newer gcc 3.1 snapshot and recent binutils configured for x86_64. 

For more information on x86-64 see also http://www.x86-64.org The development is done in a public CVS tree at cvs.x86-64.org. See the web site for more details. Feedback please to discuss@x86-64.org or bugs@x86-64.org. 

Andi Kleen"

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