---

Linux kernel 2.0.37pre7 released

Alan Cox writes:

Ok this is the freeze point for 2.0.37. I'm aiming for release by end the
end of March barring accidents. 

Linux 2.0.37pre7

o       Fix the floppy driver works for alternate blocks
        of 20 odd days on the Alpha bug                 (Paul Slootman)
o       Accept IEE802.3 arps on ethernet                (Volker Dormeyer)
o       Autofs overflow fix                             (H Peter Anvin)
        | backported to 2.0.x
o       Off by one error in block driver                (Rune M. Brinckmeyer)
o       Bridge should be silent if disabled             (Tomasz Motylewski)
o       Another bad ne2k clone added                    (Jari Malinen)
o       Wavelan updated                                 (Jean Tourrilhes)
o       InitIO updates                                  (Bas)
o       InitIO A100 support                             (Initio/Bas)
o       Added Tripace TC-2550 driver                    (Tripace)
        (anyone with a card care to port it to 2.2)

2.0.37 will NOT build with binutils 2.7. You need a newer binutils.
If you are building on Red Hat 4, or other older distributions you will run
into problems.