Linyux 2.2.0ac1

Alan Cox (
Tue, 26 Jan 99 15:01 GMT

This is primarily for people who want the large file array support. Most of the
other stuff I intend to submit on to Linus for 2.2.1/2.2.2.

If you have a problem in 2.2.0ac1 verify you can duplicate it with 2.2.0
before posting general bug reports if possible, also make sure its obvious
a bug report is about -ac1 to avoid any confusion.

Definitely let me know if you have any ac1 specific problems.


Differences between 2.2.0 and 2.2.0ac1

Bug Fixes

o Fixed the ESS compile problem
o Changed the OPL3-SA contact as requested by Hannu
o Small number of time wrap fixes
o Xconfig/atyfb config fix
o AFFS apparently didnt get the flag fixes when the other drivers
o /proc/mem locking

Additional Features

o Support for very large numbers of file handles per process
(> 1024)
o Better bw-qcam driver
o NFS client understands pipes on file systems mounted via NFS
o Symbol name matching between versioned/unversioned modules

Additional Drivers

o Qlogic Fibrechannel
o Symbios 53c416


o ADFS updated
o Lots of ARM merges
o Ted's fsync change to ext2

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