Karácsonyi Linux (pre) kernelek

 ( trey | 2001. december 27., csütörtök - 11:06 )

A fiúk dolgoztak Karácsonykor is. December 26. -án két újabb Linux (pre) kernel is napvilágot látott.

A legutolsó elérhető prepatch kernel a 2.4.18-pre1.

A legutolsó prepatch *beta* kernel pedig a 2.5.2-pre2.Változások:

2.4.18-pre1:

pre1:

- S390 merge (IBM)

- SuperH merge (SuperH team)

- PPC merge (Benjamin Herrenschmidt)

- PCI DMA update (David S. Miller)

- radeonfb update (Ani Joshi)

- aty128fb update (Ani Joshi)

- Add nVidia GeForce3 support to rivafb (Ani Joshi)

- Add PM support to opl3sa2 (Zwane Mwaikambo)

- Basic ethtool support for 3com, starfireand pcmcia net drivers (Jeff Garzik)

- Add MII ethtool interface (Jeff Garzik)

- starfire,sundance,dl2k,sis900,8139{too,cp}, natsemi driver updates (Jeff Garzik)

- ufs/minix: mark inodes as bad in case of read

failure (Christoph Hellwig)

- ReiserFS fixes (Oleg Drokin)

- sonypi update (Stelian Pop)

- n_hdlc update (Paul Fulghum)

- Fix compile error on aty_base.c (Tobias Ringstrom)

- Document cpu_to_xxxx() on kernel-hacking doc (Rusty Russell)

- USB update (Greg KH)

- Fix sysctl console loglevel bug on IA64 (and possibly other archs) (Jesper Juhl)

- Update Athlon/VIA PCI quirks (Calin A. Culianu)

- blkmtd update (Simon Evans)

- boot protocol update (makes the highest possible initrd address available to the bootloader)(H. Peter Anvin)

- NFS fixes (Trond Myklebust)

2.5.2-pre2:

pre1:

- me: revert the "kill(-1..)" change. POSIX isn't that clear on the issue anyway, and the new behaviour breaks things.

- Jens Axboe: more bio updates

- Al Viro: rd_load cleanups. hpfs mount fix, mount cleanups

- Ingo Molnar: more raid updates

- Jakub Jelinek: fix Linux/x86 confusion about arg passing of "save_v86_state" and "do_signal"

- Trond Myklebust: fix NFS client race conditions