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SubjectAnd Yet Another Small Patch (tm)
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Hi,

This is another small patch which clears up some ALPHA
ambiguity in Configure.help. It also disallows kernel configuration
to prompt for affs if CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL is not set. This patch
is against Linux pre2.0.7.
I hope this is of use.

--- linux/fs/Config.in.orig Sun May 19 05:22:19 1996
+++ linux/fs/Config.in Tue May 21 12:37:33 1996
@@ -35,9 +35,11 @@
tristate 'ISO9660 cdrom filesystem support' CONFIG_ISO9660_FS
tristate 'OS/2 HPFS filesystem support (read only)' CONFIG_HPFS_FS
tristate 'System V and Coherent filesystem support' CONFIG_SYSV_FS
-tristate 'Amiga FFS filesystem support (EXPERIMENTAL)' CONFIG_AFFS_FS
-if [ "$CONFIG_AFFS_FS" = "y" -o "$CONFIG_AFFS_FS" = "m" ]; then
- define_bool CONFIG_AMIGA_PARTITION y
+if [ "$CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL = "y" ]; then
+ tristate 'Amiga FFS filesystem support (EXPERIMENTAL)' CONFIG_AFFS_FS
+ if [ "$CONFIG_AFFS_FS" != "n" ]; then
+ define_bool CONFIG_AMIGA_PARTITION y
+ fi
fi
tristate 'UFS filesystem support (read only)' CONFIG_UFS_FS
if [ "$CONFIG_UFS_FS" != "n" ]; then
--- linux/Documentation/Configure.help.orig Tue May 21 12:31:31 1996
+++ linux/Documentation/Configure.help Tue May 21 12:34:35 1996
@@ -267,7 +267,7 @@
of the chipset, and permits faster I/O speeds to be set as well.
See the README.ide and ali14xx.c files for more info.

-PROMISE DC4030 support (ALPHA)
+PROMISE DC4030 support (EXPERIMENTAL)
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_PROMISE
This driver is enabled at runtime using the "ide0=dc4030" kernel
boot parameter. It enables support for the secondary IDE interface
@@ -866,14 +866,14 @@
packets it received. The information is handled by the klogd demon
which is responsible for kernel messages ("man klogd").

-IP: transparent proxying (ALPHA)
+IP: transparent proxying (EXPERIMENTAL)
CONFIG_IP_TRANSPARENT_PROXY
This enables you to redirect any network traffic to a local server,
acting as a "transparent proxy server". Redirection is activated
by defining special input firewall rules (using the ipfwadm utility)
and/or by doing an appropriate bind() system call.

-IP: masquerading (ALPHA)
+IP: masquerading (EXPERIMENTAL)
CONFIG_IP_MASQUERADE
If one of the computers on your local network for which your Linux
box acts as a firewall wants to send something to the outside, your
@@ -893,9 +893,8 @@
sunsite.unc.edu:/pub/Linux/system/Network/serial/]). Details on how
to set things up are contained in the IP Masquerading FAQ, available
via ftp (user: anonymous) from ftp.eves.com:/pub/masq/. This is
- ALPHA code, which means that it need not be completely stable; it
- has nothing to do with the computer architecture of the same
- name. If you want this, say Y.
+ EXPERIMENTAL code, which means that it need not be completely stable.
+ If you want this, say Y.

IP: always defragment
CONFIG_IP_ALWAYS_DEFRAG
@@ -1142,7 +1141,7 @@
sunsite.unc.edu:/pub/Linux/docs/HOWTO/mini. The Bridging code is
still in test. If unsure, say N.

-Kernel/User network link driver(ALPHA)
+Kernel/User network link driver (EXPERIMENTAL)
CONFIG_NETLINK
This driver allows for two-way communication between certain parts
of the kernel or modules and user processes; the user processes are
@@ -1150,8 +1149,7 @@
directory having major mode 36. So far, the kernel uses it to
publish some network related information if you enable "Routing
messages", below. Say Y if you want to experiment with it; this is
- ALPHA code, which means that it need not be completely stable; it
- has nothing to do with the computer architecture of the same name.
+ EXPERIMENTAL code, which means that it need not be completely stable.
You need to include this if you want to use arpd, a daemon that
helps keep the internal ARP cache (a mapping between IP addresses
and hardware addresses on the local network) small. If unsure, say
--
Arthur D. Jerijian | Quote under construction
jerijian@seas.ucla.edu |
a540adj@helios.math.ucla.edu |
adj@ucla.edu |

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