Re: pre-patch-2.1.89-4 compiled

Linus Torvalds (
1 Mar 1998 05:06:33 GMT

In article <>,
Kjartan Maraas <> wrote:
>I just compiled this and it seems a lot better than the previous
>A couple of things though:
>1. smbfs didn't compile.
>sock.c: In function 'smb_close_socket':
>sock.c:262: too few arguments to function 'close_fp'

This should be fixed in the pre-5 I just made.

>2. Sound still has problems: init_module: Device or resource busy
>This is with a Soundblaster AWE32 on Redhat 5.0

Somebody needs to help me with this one, I'm not doing sound myself.

>3. Swap seems to be back to normal. It was slow on the last pre-patches
>and 'free' showed that a lot of memory still was free although i had
>heavy swapping.

There shouldn't really have been any changes here, as far as I can tell.
Are you sure you had the same kind of load?


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