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SubjectRe: Linux-2.4.1-pre11
Hi Linus

On Sun, 28 Jan 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> I just uploaded it to, and I expect that I'll do the final
> 2.4.1 tomorrow, before leaving for NY and LinuxWorld. Please test that the
> pre-kernel works for you..

yes, it works :-)

> The main noticeable things in pre11 are fixing some bugs that crept in
> after 2.4.0 - the block device queuing improvements could lose wakeups
> under extreme load by multiple clients, and the vmscanning "get rid of
> special return codes for shared memory" thing had missed a bit.
> This should also fix the VIA IDE driver issues (if you want safe, do NOT
> enable auto-dma), and the reported problems with hpt366 controllers and
> IBM drives. Hopefully these were the last major IDE issues for a while.

It works fine for me

> Also, can people who have had unhappy relationships with their eepro100
> please try to cuddle and make up again? The eepro100 changes should fix
> the problem of having posted writes that basically made some of the timing
> not work out.

I'll try that at monday ( In a couple of hours I'm at work) .....

> Linus


Have a nice trip and enjoy NYC! weatherforcast for monday and wednesday
looks great, visit the empire state buiöding its gread (if you get the
time) I wish I could at LinuxWold too .... Have fun


Luc de Louw

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