Re: 2.0.x ISS...

Andi Kleen (
03 Mar 1997 14:05:56 +0100

"David S. Miller" <> writes:

> Date: Mon, 3 Mar 1997 12:30:41 +0000 (GMT)
> From: Matthew Kirkwood <>
> Will this release include other 2.0.29 fixes discussed recently,
> such as the LDT problem that Wine exposed?
> This was originally intended just to be a server performance release,
> I'd like it not to turn into "my favorite patch please!" I have no
> control what will go into 2.0.30, my changes are still in the
> "unofficial" category, but of course if they seem to work rather
> solidly it is hoped they will go into 2.0.30 should Linus and Alan say
> ok.

Other patches I would like to see in 2.0.30-ISS:

- The TCB early random drop patch to prevent syn flooding.
- A backport of Linus' select() changes in 2.1.26 to allow to configure
the kernels with a NR_OPEN>256. This is very important for big squid