Net devices are now pluggable like the block devices. You can add and remove
net devices in a running system with the mconsole,
(mconsole) config eth1=mcast
(mconsole) remove eth1
add and remove eth1, respectively. The interface must be down for the device
to be removed and the interface obviously must not exist if it's to be added.
Most of the remaining ppc patch is merged.
The bug with UML going wild if it saw a SIGHUP is now fixed.
The patch is available from