Re: buffer cache patches - anybody willing to summarize?

Alan Cox (
Thu, 7 Aug 1997 00:25:19 +0100 (BST)

> All SMP _bugfixes_ should go into 2.0. 2.2 improves SMP performance,
> not reliability.

There is really only one SMP bugfix - the one for handling the deadlock
case. That currently corrupts IDE disk very occasionally for a few unlucky
folks. So that won't go in until resolved.

The other possible one is the capslock patch. Ingo ?