Re: Linux 2.1.x?

Klaus Lichtenwalder (
Tue, 3 Sep 1996 09:47:09 +0100 (WET DST)

On Mon, 2 Sep 1996, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> Ok, I just made a 2.0.17, which fixes:
> - ftape
> - concurrent sbpcd accesses
> - TCP connections hanging to some buggy TCP stacks (notably some printer
> stacks: Emulex ethernet cards in HP printers and some Apple LaserJets).
> I'll calm this down now, and if everything goes well I'll "open 2.1" by
> just changing the version number in about a week..
> How does 2.0.17 look?
> Linus

Well, great for me! I had many troubles running an unattended machine
with the isdn drivers. I could still only run 199.4 for a long time
because of that. Now this machine seems to run fine with
isdn/3c590/apache, to name a few trouble makers :-)

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