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    SubjectRe: Update Linux 2.4 Status/TODO list wrote:

    > 8. Fix Exists But Isnt Merged

    Please add 'Quota support causes OOPS' Someone posted a patch but I don't
    have the reference offhand. That patch appears to have fixed one person's

    > 9. To Do
    > * PIIXn tuning can hang laptop (2.4.0-test8-pre6, David Ford)

    Actually this bug applies to all kernels as far back as early 2.3 afair.

    > * Oops in dquot_transfer (David Ford, Martin Diehl) (Jan Kara has a
    > potential patch)

    I believe this would be the referenced patch.

    Please add 'APM resume returns the machine to the first tty, crashes X' This
    appeared w/ test8. If this is intended, I'd be very happy to know if so and
    I can write in to xfree86 about it. If not intended..fix needed.

    > 10. To Do But Non Showstopper
    > * PCMCIA/Cardbus hangs (Basically unusable - Hinds pcmcia code is
    > reliable)
    > + PCMCIA crashes on unloading pci_socket

    With test8, pcmcia either with kernel code, mixed, or dhinds code; nothing is

    > * RTL 8139 cards sometimes stop responding. Both drivers don't
    > handle this quite good enough yet. (reported by Rogier Wolff)

    This one can tentatively be moved into 'fixed' I was one of the people
    submitting this a long time ago and since that point in time numerous updates
    have occured and I'm now able to transfer multi-gigs of data day after day
    and no problems.

    > * USB pegasus driver doesn't work since 2.4.0test5 (David Ford)

    Fixed. Only thing now is cosmetic. It spews between a few and a few hundred
    lines to klog on disconnect.

    > * Possible ppp problem (fail to connect; may be user error; reported
    > by Matt Spong; claims worked on 2.3.40)

    I use ppp frequently w/ current kernels, works fine.

    > * cdrecord doesn't work (produces CD-ROM coasters) w/o any errors
    > reported, works under 2.2 (Damon LoCascio)

    Hmm, upgrade cdrecord perhaps? I'm using the second to last release and I'm
    not burning coasters. cdrecord is undergoing a scsi subsystem rewrite.

    > Fixed
    > * Keyboard/mouse problems (should be fixed?)

    Related to pcmcia, no, not fixed. Certain mixes of drivers and hardware can
    stick the interrupt until they're removed and a different card inserted.

    > * USB Pegasus driver explodes on disconnect (lots of printk and/or
    > OOPS spewage to the console. David Ford) (reported fixed by Petko
    > Manolov)

    OOPS fixed, spewage not fixed.


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