Kernel 2.4.14 – stabilny!

Ukazal się nowy kernel z rodziny 2.4.x. Jest on jednym z ostatnich prowadzonych przez Linusa, ktory zostaje koordynatorem prac nad kernelem 2.5.0… A oto tradycyjna lista zmian w stosunku do kernela 2.4.13:

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– David Miller: sparc/scsi scatterlist fixes
– Martin Mares: PCI ids, email address update
– David Miller: revert TCP hash optimizations that need more checking
– Ivan Kokshaysky/Richard Henderson: alpha update (atomic_dec_and_lock etc)
– Peter Anvin: cramfs/zisofs missing pieces

– Andrea: fix races in do_wp_page, free_swap_and_cache
– LT: clean up page dirty handling
– Tim Waugh: parport IRQ probing and documentation fixes
– Greg KH: USB updates
– Michael Warfield: computone driver update
– Randy Dunlap: add knowledge about some new io-apics
– Richard Henderson: alpha updates
– Trond Myklebust: make readdir xdr verify the reply packet
– Paul Mackerras: PPC update
– Jens Axboe: make cpqarray and cciss play nice with the request layer
– Massimo Dal Zotto: SMM driver for Dell Inspiron 8000
– Richard Gooch: devfs symlink deadlock fix
– Anton Altaparmakov: make NTFS compile on sparc

– LT: reinstate „delete swap cache on low swap” code
– David Miller: ksoftirqd startup race fix
– Hugh Dickins: make tmpfs free swap cache entries proactively

– LT: remember to bump the version number 😉
– Hugh Dickins: export „free_lru_page()” for modules
– Jeff Garzik: don’t change nopage arguments, just make the last a dummy one
– David Miller: sparc and net updates (netfilter, VLAN etc)
– Nikita Danilov: reiserfs cleanups
– Jan Kara: quota initialization race
– Tigran Aivazian: make the x86 microcode update driver happy about
hyperthreaded P4’s
– LT: shrink dcache/icache more aggressively
– LT: fix up oom-killer so that it actually works

– Andrew Morton: remove stale UnlockPage
– LT: swap cache page locking update

– Mikael Pettersson: fix P4 boot with APIC enabled
– LT: fix device queuing thinko, clean up VM locking

РRen̩ Scharfe: random bugfix
– LT: block device queuing low-water-marks, VM mapped tweaking.

– Alan Cox: more merging
– Alexander Viro: block device module race fixes
– Richard Henderson: mmap for 32-bit alpha personality
– Jeff Garzik: 8139 and natsemi update

– Michael Warfield: computone serial driver update
– Alexander Viro: cdrom module race fixes
– David Miller: Acenic driver fix
– Andrew Grover: ACPI update
– Kai Germaschewski: ISDN update
– Tim Waugh: parport update
– David Woodhouse: JFFS garbage collect sleep