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Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.2.18pre18

Oct 29, 2000, 05:31 (2 Talkback[s])
Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2000 23:17:27 +0100 (BST)
From: Alan Cox alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
To: kernel@linuxtoday.com
Subject: Linux 2.2.18pre18

Treat this one with care. The LRU corruption fix is one of those 'clearly
right but makes a mess if its not so clear as it seems' kind of fixes.

Alan


Must fix stuff left to do for 2.2.18final
-       New megaraid patch
-       Fix the ps/2 misdetect bug that has appeared
-       Get to the bottom of the VM mystery if possible (should be solved)

[S/390 stuff isnt trivial to merge so will have to wait]

2.2.18pre18
o       Fix off by one in net/ipv4/proc                 (Dave Miller)
o       Move the fpu emu patch that got away            (Dave Miller)
o       K6 update for MTRR ability                      (Dave Jones)
o       Fix raid1/vm deadlock                           (Marcelo Tosatti)
o       Fix usb mouse userspace memory accesses         (David Woodhouse)
o       Fix xpdsl if compiled in (typo)                 (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Rio fixes for modem handling. Fix a small (Patrick van de Lageweg)
        generic serial bug
o       IBMtr driver fixes for cable pulls, pcmcia      (Burt Silverman,
        behaviour etc                                    Mike Sullivan)
o       Tidy up /dev/microcode messages                 (Daniel Roesen)
o       Add arpfilter                                   (Andi Kleen)
o       IDE floppy updates for clik support, cleanups   (Paul Bristow)
o       Fix irongate handling on Alpha                  (Soohoon Lee)
o       Fix HZ=100 assumption in aha152x.c              (me)
o       Fix power management handling in i810 audio     (me)
        (From an ALSA fix by Godmar Back)
o       Put the NFS block default back to 4K            (Trond Myklebust)
o       Fix misleading comment in printk code           (Riley Williams)
o       Fix fbcon scroll back/paste bug                 (Herbert Xu)
o       Fix rtc_lock for ide-probe, and hd.c            (Richard Johnson)
o       Backport of 2.4 PR_GET/SET_KEEPCAPS             (Brian Brunswick)
        (from Chris Evans 2.4 code)
o       LRU list corruption fix                         (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Initial gcc 2.96+ support for kernel building   (H J Lu)
        | Not a recommended compiler for production kernels...
o       ALI silence clearing fix                        (Ching-Ling Lee)
o       Fix remaining old-style use of copy_strings     (Solar Designer)
o       Better pci_resource_start macro for 2.2         (Jeff Garzik)
o       Fix nbd deadlock                                (Marcelo Tosatti)

2.2.18pre17
o       Move a few escaped m68k headers into the right  (me)
        directory
o       Backport 2.4 AF_UNIX garbage collect speedups   (Dave Miller)
o       TCP fixes for NFS                               (Saadia Khan)
o       Fix USB audio hangs                             (David Woodhouse)
o       Sparc64 dcache and exec fixes                   (Dave Miller)
o       Fix typing crap in divert.h                     (Jeff Garzik)
o       Use pkt_type in diverter, add maintainer info   (Dave Miller)
o       Fix obscure NAT problem in FIB code             (Dave Miller)
o       Fix sk->allocation in TCP sendmsg               (Marcelo Tossati)
o       Elevator fixes                                  (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Allow broken_suid on NFS root                   (Trond Myklebust)
o       Fix net/ipv6/proc off by one bug                (Dave Miller)
o       Fix AGP oops on Alpha                           (Michal Jaegermann)
o       MSR/CPUID init call fixes                       (Arjan van de Ven)
o       CS4281 sound hang fixes                         (Thomas Woller)
o       AX.25 comment updates, Joerg has moved email    (Joerg Reuter)

2.2.18pre16
o       Finally get the m68k tree merged                (Andrew McPherson
                                                         and a cast of many)
o       Bring the sparc back in line, make it build     (Anton Blanchard)
o       USB Bluetooth fixes/docs                        (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Fix auth_null credentials bug                   (Hai-Pao Fan)
o       Update cpu flag names                           (Dave Jones)
o       Console 'quiet' boot option as in 2.4           (Rusty Russell)
o       Make the sx serial driver work again    (Patrick van de Lageweg)
o       Fix negotation on the SYM53C1010                (Gerard Roudier)
o       Fix alpha loops per jiffy                       (Jay Estabrook)
o       Fix pegasus to work with 2.2 kernels            (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Update plusb driver for 2.2.x                   (Eric Ayers,
                                                         Deti Fliegl)
o       Fix ohci to use __init                          (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       /sbin/hotplug support for USB as in 2.4         (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Update ksymoops url                             (Keith Owens)
o       Update the changes doc about gcc                (Petri Kaukasoina)
o       Fix AMD flag naming                             (Ulrich Windl)
o       Restore old block size on devices after a
        partition scan (needed for powermac for one)    (Michael Schmitz)
o       Fix GPL naming in SubmittingDrivers             (Mike Harris)
o       NFSv3 server patches merge                      (Dave Higgen)
o       CS46xx changes                                  (Nils Faerber)
o       Fix sys_nanosleep for >4GHz CPU changes         (me)
        (Spotted by Ben Herrenschmidt)
o       Fix pas rev D mixer                             (??)
o       Fix multiple spelling errors                    (André Dahlqvist)
o       ISDN updates                                    (Kai Germaschewski)
o       XSpeed DSL driver                               (Timothy Lee,
                                                         Dan Hollis)
o       IDE multi-lun/single-lun handling               (Jens Axboe)
o       Fix alpha generic trident sound support         (Rich Payne)
o       Fix PPC for loops per jiffy                     (Cort Dougan)

2.2.18pre15
o       Default msdos behaviour to old (small) letters  (me)
        | An option 'big' goes with 'small'
o       Fix define collision in cpqfc                   (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix case where scripts/kwhich isnt executable   (me)
o       Alpha FPU divide fix                            (Richard Henderson)
o       Add ADMtek985 to the tulip list                 (J Katz)
o       Lose excess ymfpci debugging                    (Rob Landley)
o       Fix i2c bus id clash                            (Russell King)
o       Update the ARM vidc driver                      (Russell King)
o       Update the ARM am79c961a driver                 (Russell King)
o       Fix parport_pc build with no PCI                (Russell King)
o       Fix ARM memzero                                 (Russell King)
o       Update ARM for __init and __setup               (Russell King)
o       Update ARM to loops_per_jiffy                   (Russell King)
o       Remove arm ecard debug messages                 (Russell King)
o       Fix ARM makefiles                               (Russell King)
o       Fix iph5526 driver to use mdelay                (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix epca, dtlk, aha152x loops_per_sec bits      (Philipp Rumpf)
o       Fix smp tlb invalidate and bogomip printing     (Philipp Rumpf)
o       Fix NLS warnings                                (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix wavfront conversion to loops_per_jiffies    (me)
o       Fix an audio problem and a sanyo changer        (Jens Axboe)
        problem
o       Fix include bug with divert                     (me)
        | Alternate fix to Willy Tarreau's
o       Fix Alpha for loops_per_jiffy                   (Willy Tarreau)

2.2.18pre14
o       Reorder attributes in drm to work with gcc272   (me)
o       GNU cross compilers are foo-bar-gcc             (Russell King)
o       Add extra strange pcnet32 ident                 (Willy Tarreau)
o       Since no vendor can get which right.. use a     (Miquel van Smoorenburg)
        shell script instead
        | Please nobody tell me this fails in some bash version!
o       Should be using bash not bash2 (escaped debug)  (Petri Kaukasoina)
o       spin_unlock_irq wrong debug mode printk         (Willy Tarreau)
o       Fix pcxx for the loops changes                  (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix ov511/via-rhine name clash                  (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix bridge compile with loops_per_sec change    (Mitch Adair)
o       8139too driver added                            (Jeff Garzik)

2.2.18pre13
o       Change udelay to use loops_per tick             (Philipp Rumpf)
        | Otherwise we bomb out at 2GHz which isnt far enough
        | away with 1.4/1.6GHz stuff due out RSN
o       Fix drivers using big delays to use mdelay      (me)
o       Fix drivers that used loops_per_sec             (Philipp Rumpf, me)
o       Fix yamaha PCI sound SMP bug                    (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Change to preferred USB init fix                (David Rees)
o       Fix rio fix                                     (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Catch the VT but no mouse case in init/main.c   (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix the 'which' compiler stuff                  (Horst von Brand,
                                                         Peter Samuelson)
        | Can someone verify for me this works on Slackware and
        | on Caldera ?
o       Add devfs include. Devfs wont be going into 2.2 (Richard Gooch)
        but this again makes it easier to do 2.2/2.4
        drivers.

2.2.18pre12
o       Fix cyrix MTRR handling bug                     (IIZUKA Daisuke)
o       Fix ymfpci poll                                 (me, Arjan)
o       Update radio-maestro, add Configure.help        (Adam Tla/lka>
o       Fix rio/generic serial build bug                (Marcelo Tossati)
o       USB build bug fix                               (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix missing ac97_codec.c return value           (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix several warnings                            (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Made the PS/2 reconnect behaviour optional      (me)
        | Its now 'psaux-reconnect' on the boot line
o       Allow for newer Hauppauge with 4 ports          (Krischan Jodies)
o       Switch sound drivers from library to object     (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Kill the not working ac97 lock on the 810       (me)
o       Automatically select older compilers for kernel
        builds on Debian and RH                         (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Start volumes higher on ac97, teach the driver  (Rui Sousa)
        about 5bit and 6bit codec precision and use
        the mute bit.

2.2.18pre11
o       Kill bogus codec_id assignment                  (Linus Torvalds)
o       Update codec init code to handle id right       (me)
o       Fix dead/clashing define for NFS                (Trond Myklebust)
o       Remove the find_vga crap from bttv              (me)
o       Fix return on probe failure for cadet           (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Add missing configure.help stuff from 2.4test   (Alan Ford)
o       Fix inia100/megaraid define clash               (Arjan van de Ven)
o       __xchg marked as taking volatiles               (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix vwsnd warning in sound core                 (Arjan van de Ven)
o       wdt_pci driver should return -EIO on error      (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix init_adfs_fs warning                        (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix the joystick driver option parsing          (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Update mkdep to handle // commenting            (Mike Klar)
o       Thunderlan driver typo fixes                    (Torben Mathiasen)
o       Add KX133/KT133 stuff to the AGP/DRM            (Jeff Nguyen)
o       FIx multiple card bug in eepro driver           (Aristeu Filho)
o       Initial YMF PCI native driver                   (Pete Zaitcev)
        | Based on Jaroslav's ALSA driver and I've tweaked it
        | a bit and maybe broken it 8)
o       Fix procfs unlink bugs                          (Willy Tarreau)
o       X.25 bugfix backport                            (Henner Eisen)
o       Fix incorrect free_dma on DMAless boxes         (Boria)
o       Fix via audio driver merge                      (Nick Lamb)
o       Update plusb driver to 2.4 one                  (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Put description info in wacom driver            (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Update both UHCI drivers to match 2.4test       (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Masquerade cleanup/warning fixes                (Horst von Brand)

2.2.18pre10
o       Add printk level to partition printk messages   (me)
o       Fix bluesmoke address report/serialize          (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Add 2.4pre CPUID/MSR docs to 2.2.18pre          (Adrian Bunk)
o       Update to the 2.4pre via audio driver           (Jeff Garzik)
o       Fix small SMP race in set_current_state         (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Fix __KERNEL__ checks in sparc headers          (Dave Miller)
o       Fix ADFS root directory bug added in pre9       (Russell King)
o       Trap incorrect swap partition sizes             (Andries Brouwer)
o       Fix nfsroot bootp/dhcp on sparc64               (Dave Miller)
o       Tidy up tcp opt parsing                         (Dave Miller)
o       Check range on port range sysctl                (Dave Miller)
o       Back out erroneous i2c.h change                 (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix trident hangs due to over zealous addition  (Eric Brombaugh)
        of midi support
o       Fix big endian/macro bug in ext2fs              (Andi Kleen)
o       Bring dabusb driver into line with 2.4          (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Bring event drivers into line with 2.4          (Franz Sirl,
                                                         Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Fix usb help texts                              (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Generic frame diverter                          (Benoit Locher)
o       Bring USB serial back into line with 2.4        (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Fix DVD driver rpc state bug                    (Jens Axboe)
o       Fix extra sunrpc printk                         (Tim Mann)
o       USB init tidy up                                (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Allow PlanB video on generic PPC                (Michel Lanners)
o       Doc fixes/trim cvs logs on isdn drivers         (Kai Germaschewski)
o       USB hid, hub, ibmcam, dsbr100 devices updates   (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Return EAFNOSUPPORT for out of range families
o       Fix SMP locking on floppy driver                (Jonathan Corbet)
o       Add module author info to acm.c                 (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Update CREDITS to reflect all the USB guys      (Greg Kroah-Hartman)

o       ipfw wrong allocation flag fix                  (Rusty Russell)
o       Implement Sun style lockf/nfs cache barriers    (Trond Myklebust)
o       Updated ISI serial driver                       (Multitech)
        | You may well need their newer firmware set/loader for the
        | later cards too

2.2.18pre9
o       Fix usb module load oops                        (Thomas Sailer)
o       Bring USB boot drivers in line with 2.4t8       (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       And USB print drivers                           (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       And USB Rio driver                              (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       And USB dc2xx driver                            (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       And USB mdc800 driver                           (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       NFSv3 support and NFS updates                   (Trond Myklebust and co)
o       Compaq 64bit/66Mhz PCI Fibrechannel driver      (Amy Vanzant-Hodge)
o       Disable microtouch driver (doesnt work in 2.2   (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
        currently)
o       Update ADFS support                             (Russell King)
o       Update ARM arch specific code and includes      (Russell King)
o       Update ARM specific drivers                     (Russell King)
o       Use both fast and slow A20 gating on boot       (Kira Brown)
        | if your box doesnt boot I want to know about it...
        | Needed for stuff like the AMD Elan

2.2.18pre8
o       Fix mtrr compile bug                            (Peter Blomgren)
o       Alpha PCI boot up fix                           (Michal Jaegermann)
o       Fix vt/keyboard dependancy in USB config        (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix sound hangs on cs4281                       (Tom Woller)
o       Fix Alpha vmlinuz.lds                           (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Fix CDROMPLAYTRKIND bug, allow root to open     (Jens Axboe)
        the cd door whenver.
o       Update ov511 to match 2.4                       (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Further devio.c fix                             (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Update NR_TASKS comment                         (Jarkko Kovala)
o       Further sparc64 ioctl translator fixes          (Andi Kleen)

2.2.18pre7
o       Fix the AGP compile in bug                      (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Revert old incorrect syncppp state change       (Ivan Passos)
o       Fix i810 rng to actually get built in           (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Megaraid compile fix, joystick, mkiss fixes     (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Kawasaki USB ethernet depends on net            (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Compaq cpqarray update                          (Charles White)
o       Fix usb problem with no USB unit found          (Oleg Drokin)
o       Driver for the radio on some maestro cards      (Adam Tlalka)
o       Additional shared map support needed for sparc64(Dave Miller)
o       Fix wdt_pci when compiled in                    (me, Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix usb missing symbol when non modular         (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Identify chip and also handle MTRR for the      (me)
        Cyrix III
o       Allow binding to all ports multicast            (Andi Kleen)
o       Bring USB docs up to date                       (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Bring USB devio up to date                      (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       pci_resource_len null function for non PCI case (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix synchronous write off end of disk bug       (Jari Ruusu)

2.2.18pre6
o       Fix the IDE PCI not compiling bug               (Dag Wieers)
o       Kill an escaped reference to vger.rutgers       (Dave Miller)
o       Small rtl8139 fixups                            (Jeff Garzik)
o       Add USB bluetooth driver                        (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Fix oops in visor driver                        (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Remove some unneeded ext2 includes,fix a bug    (Andreas Dilger)
        in the UFS code
o       Fix rtc race between timer and rtc irq          (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Fix slow gettimeofday SMP race                  (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Check lost_ticks in settimeofday to be more     (Andrea Arcangeli)
        precise

2.2.18pre5
o       Added older VIA ide chipsets to the not to be   (me)
        autotuned list
o       Fix crash on boot problem with __setup stuff    (me)
o       Small acenic fix                                (Matt Domsch)
o       Fix hfc_pci isdn driver                         (Jens David)
o       Fix smbfs configuration problem                 (Urban Widmark)
o       Emu10K wrapper/build fixes                      (Rui Sousa)
o       Small cleanups                                  (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix sparc32 build bug                           (Horst von Brand)
o       Fix quota oops                                  (Martin Diehl)
o       Add i810 random number driver                   (Jeff Garzik)
o       Clear suid bits on ext2 truncate as per SuS     (Andi Kleen)
o       Fix illegal use of section attributes           (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Documentation for nmi watchdog                  (Marcelo Tosatti)
o       Fix uninitialised variable warnings             (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Save DR6 condition into the TSS                 (Ryan Wallach)
o       Add additional __init's to the kernel   (Andrzej M. Krzysztofowicz)
o       Backport 2.4 wdt_pci driver                     (JP Nollman, me)
o       AGP i810 fixes                                  (Chip Salzenberg)
o       UDMA support for ALI1543 & 1543C IDE devices    (ALI)
o       2.4 MSR/CPUID driver backport                   (Dave Jones,
                                                                H Peter Anvin)
o       Fix incorrect use of kernel v user ptr in NCPfs (Petr Vandrovec)
o       Updated scsi tape driver                        (Kai Makisara)

2.2.18pre4
o       Remove the aacraid driver again, having looked  (me)
        at what is needed to make it acceptable and
        debug it - Im dumping it back on Adaptec
o       DAC960 update                                   (Leonard Zubkoff)
o       Add setup vmlinuz.lds changes for Sparc         (Arjan van den Ven)
o       Sparc updates for drm, ioctl and other          (Dave Miller)
o       Megaraid driver update                          (Peter Jarrett)
o       Add cd volume 0 to the amp power off on the
        crystal cs46xx                                  (Bill Nottingham)
o       Fix IPV6 fragment and kfree bugs                (Alexey Kuznetsov)
o       Fix emu10k build bug                            (me)
o       Emu10K driver upgrade. Adds emu-aps support     (Rui Sousa)
o       Updated IBM serveraid driver to 4.20            (IBM)
o       Ext2 block handling cleanup from 2.4            (Al Viro)
o       Make the ATI128 driver modular                  (Marcelo Tosatti)
o       Fix megaraid build bug with gcc 2.7.2           (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix some of the dquot races                     (Jan Kara)
o       x86 setup code cleanup                          (Dave Jones)
o       Implement 2.4 compatible __setup and __initcall (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Tidy up smp_call_function stuff                 (Keitaro Yosimura)
o       Remove 2.4 compat glue from cs4281 driver       (Marcelo Tosatti)
o       Fix minor bugs in bluesmoke now someone actually
        has a faulty CPU and logs                       (me)
o       Fix definition of IPV6_TLV_ROUTERALERT          (Dave Miller)
o       Fix in6_addr, ip_decrease_ttl, other            (Dave Miller)
        minor bits
o       cp932 fixes                                     (Kazuki Yasumatsu)
o       Updated gdth driver                             (Andreas Koepf)
o       Acenic update                                   (Jes Sorensen)
o       Update USB serial drivers                       (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
o       Move pci_resource_len into pci compat           (Marcelo Tosatti)

2.2.18pre3  (versus 2.2.17pre20)
o       Clean up most of the compatibility macros       (me)
        that various people use. I've systematically
        moved the 100% correct ones to the headers
        used in 2.4
o       Fix newly introduced bug in kmem_cache_shrink   (Daniel Roesen)
o       Further updates to symbios drivers              (Gerhard Roudier)
o       Remove emu10K warning and mtrr warning          (Daniel Roesen)
o       Fix symbol clash between cs4281 and esssolo1    (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix acenic non modular/module build issues      (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix bug in alpha csum_partial_copy that could   (Herbert Xu)
        cause spurious EFAULTs
o       Yet another eepro100 variant sighted            (Torben Mathiasen)
o       Minor microcode.c final tweak                   (Daniel Roesen)
o       Document that ATIFB is now modular              (Marcelo Tosatti)
o       Parport update                                  (Tim Waugh)
o       First set of ext2 updates/fixes                 (Al Viro)
o       Bring smbfs back into line with 2.2             (Urban Widmark)
        | This should make OS/2 work again
o       Fix S/390 _stext (still doesnt build dasd)      (Kurt Roeckx)
o       Remove unused vars in arch/i386/kernel/bios32.c (Daniel Roesen)
o       Update the DHCP initrd support                  (Chip Salzenberg)
o       Allow opening empty scsi removables like IDE
        with O_NONBLOCK (needed for some ioctls)        (Chip Salzenberg)
o       Back out vibra mixer change
o       Fix error returns in sbni driver                (Dawson Engler)
o       Initial merge of the aacraid driver             (Adaptec)
        | Much deuglification left to be done here
o       Report megaraid: on obscure megaraid error      (Daniel Deimert)
        strings
o       Add another CS4299 id string                    (Mulder Tjeerd)

2.2.18pre2  (versus 2.2.17pre20)
o       Fix the compile problems with microcode.c       (Dave Jones,
                                                         Daniel Roesen)
o       GDTH driver update                              (Achim Leubner)
o       Fix mathsemu miuse of casting with asm          (??)
o       Make msnd_pinnacle driver build on Alpha
o       Acenic 0.45 fixes                               (Chip Salzenberg)
o       Compaq CISS driver (SA 5300)                    (Charles White,
        + cleanups                                       me)
        + gcc 2.95 fixup
o       Modularise pm2fb and atyfb
o       Upgrade AMI Megaraid driver to 1.09             (AMI)
o       Add DEC HSG80 and COMPAQ 'logical volume' to
        scsi multilun list
o       SK PCI FDDI driver support                      (Schneider & Koch)
o       Linux 2.2 USB backport                          (Vojtech Pavlik)
        backport 3 + further fixes from the USB list
        + mm/slab.c fix for cache destroy
o       AGP driver backport                             (XFree86, Precision
        DRM driver backport                              Insight, XiG, HJ Lu,
                                                         VA Linux,
                                                         and others)

2.2.18pre1  (versus 2.2.17pre20)
o       Update symbios/ncr driver to 1.7.0/3.4.0        (Gerhard Roudier)
o       Updated ATP870U driver                          (ACard)
o       Avoid running tq_scheduler stuff sometimes with (Andrea Arcangeli)
        interrupts off
o       Futher cpu setup updates                        (me)
o       IBM MCA scsi driver updates                     (Michael Lang)
o       Fix incorrect out of memory handling in bttv    (Dawson Engler)
o       Fix incorrect out of memory handling in buz     (Dawson Engler)
o       Fix incorrect out of memory handling in qpmouse (Dawson Engler)
o       Fix error handling memory leak in ipddp         (Dawson Engler)
o       Fix error handling memory leak in sdla          (Dawson Engler)
o       Fix error handling memory leak in softoss       (Dawson Engler)
o       Fix error handling memory leak in ixj           (Dawson Engler)
o       Fix error handling memory leak in ax25          (Dawson Engler)
o       Merge the microcode driver from 2.4 into 2.2    (Tigran Aivazian)
o       Fix skbuff handling bug in the smc9194 driver   (Arnaldo Melo)
o       Fix problems with SIS900 driver on some 630E    (Lei-Chun Chang)
        boards
o       Make vfat use the same generation rules as      (H. Kawaguchi,
        in windows 9x                                    Chip Salzenberg)
o       Fix oops in the CPQ array driver                (Arnaldo Melo)
o       Fix ac97 codec not setting the id field         (Bill Nottingham)
o       Further work on the cs46xx/CD power bits        (me)
o       Synclink updates                                (Paul Fulgham)
o       Synclink init bug fix                           (Arnaldo Melo)
o       Handle odd interrupts from toshiba floppies     (Alain Knaff)
o       Fix trident driver build on nautilus Alpha      (Peter Petrakis)
o       Add later sb16 imix support tot he sb driver    (Massimo Dal Zotto)
o       Ignore luns that report can be connected, but   (Matt Domsch)
        not currently
o       Fix dereference after kfree in uart401.c        (Dawson Engler)
o       Return correct SuS error code for an unknown    (Herbert Xu)
        socket family
o       Add sub window clipping to the bttv driver      (Thomas Jacob)
o       Fix nfs cache locked messages                   (Trond Myklebust)
o       Fix the modutils misdocumentation               (Martin Douda)
o       Remove bogus biosparm code from seagate.c       (Andries Brouwer)
o       Return correct error code on failed fasync set  (Chip Salzenberg)
o       Handle dcc resume with newer irc clients when   (Scottie Shore)
        doing an irq masq