Please note: other than the existing or past quarters, all release dates are proposed.

First Development Release - Feb 23, 2002 - based on 2.4.17

  • ACPI power button support (T. Kouchi)
  • ccNUMA: Discontiguous memory support (T. Luck, J. Steiner)
  • ccNUMA: IRQ redirection (gives IRQ affinity on AzusA) (E. Focht)
  • ccNUMA: Multi-queue scheduler (E. Focht)
  • MCA logging (J. Hall, A. Mayer)
  • Updates to support SGI SN hardware (J. Steiner)
    Current file is: linux-atlas-022202.patch.bz2

Second Development Release - June 2002 - based on 2.4.18

Existing from last release:

  • Updates to support SGI SN hardware (J. Steiner) Update from 2.4.17 to .18
  • ccNUMA: Discontiguous memory support (T. Luck, J. Steiner) Update from 2.4.17 to .18
  • ccNUMA: Multi-queue scheduler (E. Focht) Update from 2.4.17 to .18

New additions:

  • ccNUMA: CpuMemSets (P. Jackson, Samuel Ortiz)
  • ccNUMA: Node-affinity Multi-queue scheduler (E. Focht)
  • CPU hot plug (version one) without ACPI interface* (K. Suganuma)
  • PCI hot plug using ACPI (T. Kouchi, H. Aono) (Currently in 2.4.19, will backport for .18)
  • copy_page.diff (A. Mallick, prohibits lfetch against non-existing physical memory)
  • LKCD Crash Dump Facility (Piet Delaney)

Please use this IA64 patch: linux-2.4.18-ia64-020410.diff.bz2

Accepted into kernel or IA64 patch since last release:

  • MCA logging (J. Hall, A. Mayer)
  • ccNUMA: IRQ redirection (gives IRQ affinity on AzusA) (E. Focht)
  • ACPI power button support (T. Kouchi)
Third Development Release - July 2002
  • ccNUMA: node-affine scheduler load balancing (E. Focht)

Fourth Development Release - Fourth Quarter 2002

  • CPU hot plug (version two) with ACPI interface* (K. Suganuma)
  • IO node hotplug with ACPI* (H. Aono, various Fujitsu developers)
  • Memory hot plug (version one) with ACPI interface* (K. Suganuma, T. Kouchi)
Fifth Development Release - First Quarter 2003

Sixth Development Release - Second Quarter 2003

  • CPU hot plug (version three) complete tested version* (K. Suganuma)
  • Memory hot plug (version two) complete tested version* (K. Suganuma)
Seventh Development Release - Third Quarter 2003

*schedule is subject to change due to HW/FW availability.