Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.6.1


Changelog (-rc3)

Ok, the diffs from -rc3 are minimal, most noticeably the (very
_very_ hard to trigger, but nasty if you ever did) fork() race that
Ingo found.

I’m going to be in Australia (and on airplanes) for the week,
but we’re all in the capable hands of Andrew, so why worry? The
fact that I’m fleeing the country should in no way be construed as
anything sinister at all, no siree. Nope. I’m innocent, and nobody
saw me do it.

The full changelog is getting uploaded right now along with the
release, and the BK trees have already been pushed.

Up up and away,


Summary of changes from v2.6.1-rc3 to

Dave Jones:

  • [AGPGART] Duh, is_r200 is a function, not a variable

Linus Torvalds:

  • Fix subtle fork() race that Ingo noticed

Nathan Scott:

  • [XFS] Add the noikeep mount option, make ikeep the default for
  • [XFS] Fix a possible bio-leak on I/O submission, in a case
    where no I/O was required
  • [XFS] Update XFS documentation

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