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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.17-rc1
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Dave Jones wrote:

> On Sun, 16 Dec 2001, David Relson wrote:
>
>> IMHO, 2.4.17-rc1 seems to be ready to be promoted to 2.4.17. It's passed
>> a suitable "release candidate" test - available for a couple of days and
>> nobody has found any major problems.
>
> Except for loop deadlock, sysvfs oops, and a glut of __devexit
> non-compiles. Whilst the sysvfs oops shouldn't affect many, loop
> is used by a lot of people, and the __devexit patches would save
> us another month of debian sid users who don't bother to read archives.

Also there are some O_DIRECT problems. Also Chris Mason has confirmed a
opps occuring when finish_unfinished is called when remounting from ro to
rw...

In my books this makes 2 nasties (loop, opps), 1 pita (__devexit stuff) and
2 that would nice to have working.

There are probably others.

Ed Tomlinson

Ed Tomlinson

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