"May 2002 stream" EXPERIMENTAL downloads - Overview

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This page contains the "May 2002 stream" (kernel version 2.4.19 and related) experimental downloads.

Experimental code drops only have limited testing and may not be installed or function in all environments. These patches need not be compatible with other patches on developerWorks for LINUX for S/390 and zSeries either.

The purpose of experimental code drops is early publication of on-going efforts at IBM to allow for

This page may also be used to "submit" code into the development streams of open source projects.

Warning You may not use experimental patches on a production system or on any system that may get authority over a production system or access to data of a production system. Disregarding this rule may result in severe data loss.

Experimental patches eventually disappear as they will be included in a following release unless proven wrong or replaced by better code.

Experimental modutils-2.4.22 biarch patch

Experimental linux-2.4.19-claw patch

Using the CLAW device driver [2002-09-13, superseded 2002-12-19]

Please refer to the "Linux for zSeries and S/390 Device Drivers and Installation Commands" manual on the Documentation page of the "May 2002 stream" for the description of how to use the CLAW-driver.

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