Re: Updated 2.4 TODO List

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 10:24:24 EST

> 4. Boot Time Failures
> * IBM Thinkpad 390 won't boot since 2.3.11 (See Decklin Foster for
> more info)

Add Palmax PD1100 hangs during boot since 2.4.0-test9

> 6. In Progress
> * Finish I2O merge (Intel/Alan)

Assume this is done for 2.4.0. There are things to look at but it works well
enough to be counted as enhancing not fixing. The order of scsi/i2o does need
checking and double checking though

> * Misc locking problems
> + drivers/pcmcia/ds.c: ds_read & ds_write. SMP locks are
> missing, on UP the sleep_on() use is unsafe.

Add: Power management locking needs implementing properly

> * FAT filesystem doesn't support 2kb sector sizes (did under 2.2.16,
> doesn't under 2.4.0test7. Kazu Makashima, alan)

[Same as the CDROM bug listed earlier I think]

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