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    SubjectRe: [2.6] The List, pass #2

    Given the interest shown the last time you thought about removing
    it, I think it would be appropriate to add LTT back again.

    Cheers,

    Karim

    Guillaume Boissiere wrote:
    >
    > I've reorganized the list into 5 categories based on the feedback
    > I received. Now let's see what happens :-)
    >
    > In line with your expectations?
    >
    > -- Guillaume
    >
    > ----------------------------------------------------
    > Likely to be merged before feature freeze:
    >
    > o New VM with reverse mappings
    > o Add Linux Security Module (LSM)
    > o New MTRR (Memory Type Range Register) driver
    > o Add support for CPU clock/voltage scaling
    > o Add User-Mode Linux (UML)
    > o Direct pagecache <-> BIO disk I/O
    > o Fix device naming issues
    > o Remove the 2TB block device limit
    >
    > ----------------------------------------------------
    > "The pressure is on! (TM)":
    > (either gets merged before feature freeze or has to wait till 2.7)
    >
    > o Rewrite of the console layer
    > o XFS (A journaling filesystem from SGI)
    > o LVM (Logical Volume Manager) v2.0
    > o Zerocopy NFS
    > o Asynchronous IO (aio) support
    > o New kernel build system (kbuild 2.5)
    > o Serial driver restructure
    > o Replace initrd by initramfs
    > o ext2/ext3 large directory support: HTree index
    >
    > ----------------------------------------------------
    > Can be merged after the feature freeze and before the 2.6 release:
    >
    > o Strict address space accounting
    > o More complete NetBEUI stack
    > o Add hardware sensors drivers
    > o PCMCIA Zoom video support
    > o Change all drivers to new driver model
    > o UDF Write support for CD-R/RW (packet writing)
    > o USB gadget support
    >
    > ----------------------------------------------------
    > Would be nice to have before feature freeze, but most likely 2.7:
    >
    > o Improved i2o (Intelligent Input/Ouput) layer
    > o Read-Copy Update Mutual Exclusion
    > o New IO scheduler
    > o Per-mountpoint read-only, union-mounts, unionfs
    > o EVMS (Enterprise Volume Management System)
    > o Dynamic Probes
    > o Page table sharing
    > o ext2/ext3 online resize support
    > o Better event logging for enterprise systems
    > o UMSDOS (Unix under MS-DOS) Rewrite
    > o Scalable Statistics Counter
    > o Linux Kernel Crash Dumps
    > o SCTP (Stream Control Transmission Protocol)
    > o High resolution timers
    > o Overhaul PCMCIA support
    > o Reiserfs v4
    > o New lightweight library (klibc)
    > o New mount API
    > o Generic parameter/command line interface
    > o Full compliance with IPv6
    > o Serial ATA support
    > o Add support for NFS v4
    >
    > ----------------------------------------------------
    > Definitely 2.7:
    >
    > o InfiniBand support
    > o Add thrashing control
    > o Remove all hardwired drivers from kernel
    >
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