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Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.4.11-pre4

Oct 05, 2001, 08:25 (1 Talkback[s])
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Date:   Thu, 4 Oct 2001 20:47:23 -0700 (PDT)
From: Linus Torvalds 
Subject: Linux 2.4.11-pre4

Continued merging from various sources..



 - Al Viro: separate out superblocks and FS namespaces: fs/super.c father=
 - David Woodhouse: large MTD and JFFS[2] update
 - Marcelo Tosatti: resurrect oom handling
 - Hugh Dickins: add_to_swap_cache racefix cleanup
 - Jean Tourrilhes: IrDA update
 - Martin Bligh: support clustered logical APIC for >8 CPU x86 boxes
 - Richard Henderson: alpha update

 - Al Viro: superblock cleanups, partition handling fixes and cleanups
 - Ben Collins: firewire update
 - Jeff Garzik: network driver updates
 - Urban Widmark: smbfs updates
 - Kai M=E4kisara: SCSI tape driver update
 - various: embarrassing lack of error checking in ELF loader
 - Neil Brown: md formatting cleanup.

 - me/Al Viro: fix bdget() oops with block device modules that don't
   clean up after they exit
 - Alan Cox: continued merging (drivers, license tags)
 - David Miller: sparc update, network fixes
 - Christoph Hellwig: work around broken drivers that add a gendisk more
   than once
 - Jakub Jelinek: handle more ELF loading special cases
 - Trond Myklebust: NFS client and lockd reclaimer cleanups/fixes
 - Greg KH: USB updates
 - Mikael Pettersson: sparate out local APIC / IO-APIC config options

 - Chris Mason: fix ppp race conditions
 - me: buffers-in-pagecache coherency, buffer.c cleanups
 - Al Viro: block device cleanups/fixes
 - Anton Altaparmakov: NTFS 1.1.20 update
 - Andrea Arcangeli: VM tweaks