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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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