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Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.21-rc5

May 28, 2003, 01:19 (1 Talkback[s])

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Mainly due to a IDE DMA problem which would happen on boxes with lots of RAM, here is -rc5.

As I always ask, please test.

Summary of changes from v2.4.21-rc4 to v2.4.21-rc5

Alan Cox <>:

  • 1: (trivial) Fix the formatting of your ide hack
  • 2: =scsi option fails in some cases
  • 3: IDE DMA
  • add the via ide ident
  • fix the siimage mmio stuff

Andi Kleen <>:

  • Fix 32bit ioctl holes
  • Fix context switch bug on x86-64
  • Prefetch workaround for csum-copy

Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>:

  • PPC Documentation/ fix

Marcelo Tosatti <marcelo@freak.distro.conectiva>:

  • Changed EXTRAVERSION to -rc5