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2.4.9 Based x86-64 Linux Kernel Snapshot Released

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

[ Thanks to Bastion for this link. ]

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. 


SMP currently still non functional 

Tar file with the complete tree: 


Patch file against official Linux 2.4.9:


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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