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With the patches in this tarball, the "October 2005 stream" kernel 2.6.16 has all applicable features previously provided for the "April 2004 stream" kernel 2.6.5 and new functionality:
Everybody should apply this patch.
To create the complete linux kernel sources, the following patches need to be applied in sequence:
linux-2.6.16.tar.gz (from http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6)
+ linux-2.6.16-s390-base-october2005.diff (IBM)
+ linux-2.6.16-s390-01-october2005.diff (IBM)