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Kernel 2.2.0pre7ac2 released

From: [email protected] (Alan Cox)
Subject: Linux 2.2.0pre7ac2
To: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 1999 06:59:13 +0000 (GMT)


I've put up 2.2.0pre7ac2 on
  ftp://ftp.linux.org.uk/pub/linux/alan/2.2pre/...

Differences between 2.2.0pre7ac1 and 2.2.0pre7ac2

o Fixed Config help bug in PCI stuff
o NFS client over tcp might well work now
o IP automatic route addition can be disabled
o IPX bind to down interface sort of fixed.
o Small sound clean ups on the SB/ESS stuff
o Major bttv update - please test this hard
o Make xconfig ought to work - give it a hammering
o Updated RCPCI I2O lan driver
o AHA15xx config info update
o Typo fixes
o Added dcache doc
o APM update
o Old HD driver fixed
o Geometry fixes for IDE
o UM8886 IDE controllers irq detection fixed
o 3c59x byte counters
o Remove remaining cern_hippi bits
o ext2 fsync updateo isofs fixes
o de4x5 should compile ok now

Differences between 2.2.0pre7 and 2.2.0pre7ac1

o Config help for Apollo and for INITIO scsi
o Large fd arrays (100,000 per process!)
o Console font handling fixes in 512 char mode
o Lance allows compiling as a module
o EEPro100 has byte counters
o Some shaper bug work - still doesnt work in 2.2.0pre
o Symbios 53c416 support
o QlogicFC fibre channel controller support
o Problems with certain numbers of disks fixed
o PAS2 and SB sound fixes
o Swap/page size header stuff handled right
o NFS client knows about BSD style FIFO rule
o Memory locking fixes for /proc
o AVL tree VMA handling for speed when running debug tools
o Root-dev sysctl works for both endians
o IP masquerade bug fix for ICMP masq
o NFS over TCP mostly workso Xconfig fixes
o IPI counter on SMP
o ver_linux script improvements


Oh yeah I left some I2O references in in error. Just say N to those 8)

Alan