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diff -u --recursive --new-file v2.3.31/linux/Documentation/Configure.help linux/Documentation/Configure.help
@@ -1477,10 +1477,6 @@
Chances are that you should say Y here if you compile a kernel which
will run as a router and N for regular hosts. If unsure, say N.
-Network packet filtering debugging
- Say Y to make sure packets aren't leaking.
SYN flood protection
Normal TCP/IP networking is open to an attack known as "SYN
@@ -1496,7 +1492,7 @@
is no need for the legitimate users to change their TCP/IP software;
SYN cookies work transparently to them. For technical information
about SYN cookies, check out
- ftp://koobera.math.uic.edu/pub/docs/syncookies-archive .
+ ftp://koobera.math.uic.edu/syncookies.html .
If you are SYN flooded, the source address reported by the kernel is
likely to have been forged by the attacker; it is only reported as
@@ -4085,6 +4081,16 @@
Documentation/scsi.txt. The module will be called sg.o. If unsure,
+Debug new queueing code for SCSI
+ This option turns on a lot of additional consistency checking for the new
+ queueing code. This will adversely affect performance, but it is likely
+ that bugs will be caught sooner if this is turned on. This will typically
+ cause the kernel to panic if an error is detected, but it would have probably
+ crashed if the panic weren't there. Comments/questions/problems to
+ linux-scsi mailing list please. See http://www.andante.org/scsi_queue.html
+ for more uptodate information.
Probe all LUNs on each SCSI device
If you have a SCSI device that supports more than one LUN (Logical
@@ -8311,6 +8317,10 @@
MSDOS floppies. You will need a program called umssync in order to
make use of umsdos; read Documentation/filesystems/umsdos.txt.
+ To get utilities for initializing/checking UMSDOS filesystem, or
+ latest patches and/or information, visit UMSDOS homepage at
+ http://www.voyager.hr/~mnalis/umsdos/ .
This option enlarges your kernel by about 28 KB and it only works if
you said Y to both "fat fs support" and "msdos fs support" above. If
you want to compile this as a module ( = code which can be inserted
@@ -8389,33 +8399,34 @@
Most people say N here.
-NFS server support (EXPERIMENTAL)
+NFS server support
- If you want your Linux box to act as a NFS *server*, so that other
+ If you want your Linux box to act as an NFS *server*, so that other
computers on your local network which support NFS can access certain
directories on your box transparently, you have two options: you can
use the self-contained user space program nfsd, in which case you
- should say N here, or you can say Y and use this new experimental
- kernel based NFS server. The advantage of the kernel based solution
- is that it is faster; it might not be completely stable yet, though.
+ should say N here, or you can say Y and use the kernel based NFS
+ server. The advantage of the kernel based solution is that it is
In either case, you will need support software; the respective
locations are given in the file Documentation/Changes in the NFS
Please read the NFS-HOWTO, available from
- http://metalab.unc.edu/mdw/linux.html#howto .
+ http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/NFS-HOWTO.html .
The NFS server is also available as a module ( = code which can be
inserted in and removed from the running kernel whenever you want).
The module is called nfsd.o. If you want to compile it as a module,
say M here and read Documentation/modules.txt. If unsure, say N.
-Emulate SUN NFS server
- If you would like for the server to allow clients to access
- directories that are mount points on the local filesystem (this is
- how nfsd behaves on Sun systems), say Y here. If unsure, say N.
+Provide NFSv3 server support (EXPERIMENTAL)
+ If you would like to include the NFSv3 server was well as the NFSv2
+ server, say Y here. File locking, via the NLMv4 protocol, is not
+ supported yet. If unsure, say N.
OS/2 HPFS filesystem support
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