> i think Linus has already approved the patch. im not sure yet when will > it arrive though.. Yes, the email linked to by that /. posting : http://www.securityfocus.com/cgi-bin/archive.pl?id=1&mid=221337&start=2001-10-15&end=2001-10-21 has attached to it the Linus-blessed 2.2.19 patch. KEN -- Kenneth J. Pronovici <firstname.lastname@example.org> Personal Homepage: http://www.skyjammer.com/~pronovic/ "I have zero tolerance for zero-tolerance policies."