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Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.4.0-ac7

Jan 12, 2001, 08:50 (4 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to John Gotts for pointing us to this announcement. ]

Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 01:28:07 +0000 (GMT)
From: Alan Cox alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
To: kernel@linuxtoday.com
Subject: Linux 2.4.0-ac7

        ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/alan/2.4/

2.4.0-ac7
o       Export a KMALLOC_MAXSIZE for drivers to check   (Hans Grobler)
        | this is needed to verify things like firmware
        | sizes passed by users
o       Fix highmem compile issues                      (Ingo Molnar)
o       Fix kmalloc check missing in hades-pci          (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix kmalloc fail crash in sdla_ppp              (Hans Grobler)
o       cfi locking fixes                               (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix missing spin_unlock_irq in hd6457x.c        (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix lmc_main missing skb_unlock on error case   (Hans Grobler)
o       Handle out of memory on lanstreamer             (Hans Grobler)
o       Bring cs46xx.c into working state for non       (Hans Grobler)
        module. Fix locking
o       Fix filesystem locking documentation            (Al Viro)
o       Fusion driver updates                           (Steve Ralston)
o       Correct netfilter url                           (Rusty Russell)
o       rcpci45 fix the pci_table name (again)          (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix scsi option ordering bug noted by           (Michael Zieger)
o       Config.h include updates                        (Niels Jensen)
o       LFS handling cleanup, move some checks to       (Al Viro)
        vmtruncate
o       Fix missing s->maxbytes setup for procfs        (me)
o       Replace epic100 patches with alternatives       (Jeff Garzik)
o       eepro fixes for older cards                     (Aristeu Sergio
                                                             Rozanski Filho)
o       Buz error handling fix                          (Hans Grobler)
o       DGRS driver cleanups/kmalloc checks             (Arnaldo Carvalho 
                                                                de Melo)
o       Fix ioremap leak in zr36120                     (Hans Grobler)
o       FIx iounmap leaks in Stradis driver             (Hans Grobler)
o       Further mtd fixes                               (David Woodhouse)
o       Update yellowfin driver                         (Jeff Garzik, from
                                                         Don Beckers drivers)
o       Fix iounmap bugs in vga16                       (Hans Grobler)
o       TCP odd error fix                               (Dave Miller)
o       ll_rw_blk enhancements                          (Jens Axboe)
o       DMFE driver cleanup                             (Pavel Rabel)
o       iucv fix for S/390 build when non SMP           (Ulrich Weigand)
o       Merge linus -pre2
o       Fix ixj kmalloc checks                          (Ingo Molnar)
o       Fix null pointer check in ibm partition code    (Ingo Molnar)
o       Fix kmalloc check in pc_keyb                    (Ingo Molnar)
o       Fix kmalloc check in atari_pamsnet              (Ingo Molnar)
o       Fix kmalloc check in 3c515                      (Ingo Molnar)
o       Tidy up defxx/fix module locks etc              (Jeff Garzik)
o       Fix kmalloc check in atari_bionet               (Ingo Molnar)
o       Fix kmalloc check in olympic driver             (Ingo Molnar)
o       Fix kmalloc checks in avmb1 driver              (Ingo Molnar)
o       Tokenring needs to be an object file as its     (Jeff Garzik)
        using initcalls

2.4.0-ac6
o       Sunrpc locking fix                              ()
o       Made agpgart smarter about i815                 (Charles McLachlan)
o       Speed up truncate for shmem and clean up        (Christoph Rohland)
o       Fix kmalloc test in udf                         (Ingo Molnar)
o       Fix ramfs kmalloc testing                       (Ingo Molnar)
o       Fix irq and sense handling bugs in S/390        (Holger Smolinksi)
o       Fix string.h for userspace accidental include   (me)
        | noted by Ulrich Weigand
o       Red Hat office move                             (David Woodhouse)
o       Fix missing highmem includes                    (Jens Axboe)
o       Fix nfs_flushd deadlock                         (Trond Myklebust)
o       Honour owner in mpu401                          (Chris Rankin)
o       Fix raid5 kmalloc check                         (Ingo Molnar)
o       Export mmu_cr4_features                         (Adam J Richter)
o       Update ide floppy maintainer                    (Paul Bristow)
o       Fix IP_ADD_MEMBERSHIP case                      (Stefan Jonsson)
o       Wavelan resource leak fixes                     (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix spinlock error introduced from 2.4.1pre     (Benjamin Redelings)
o       Fix u32 classifier possible hang                (Dave Miller)
o       Further warning fixes                           (Rich Baum)
o       RCPCI driver further cleanups                   (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Remove unneeded test from rlimit code           (Hans Grobler)
o       Generate header file tags as well as code       (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix ppp_generic label problem                   (William Lee Irwin)
o       Fix errors failing to restore IRQ's on smctr    (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix bulkmem kmalloc check error                 (Ingo Molnar)
o       Fix pci kmalloc fail handling error             (Ingo Molnar)
o       Fix dac960 kmalloc check                        (Ingo Molnar)
        | new driver rev from LNZ due anyway however
o       Fix pcmcia cs kmalloc check error               (Thiago Rondon)
o       Fix pcmcia ds kmalloc check error               (Thiago Rondon)
o       Bootmem.c uses phys_to_virt but misses include  (Bjorn Wesen)
o       Fix sknet kmalloc check                         (Ingo Molnar)
o       Fix lmc kmalloc check                           (Ingo Molnar)
o       Atarilance kmalloc check                        (Ingo Molnar)
o       Make some symbols static                        (Dan Aloni)
o       Fix sgiseeq kmalloc fail handling               (Ingo Molnar)
o       ISDN kmalloc null check fix                     (Ingo Molnar)
o       ATM kmalloc fix                                 (Ingo Molnar)
o       Apa1480 kmalloc null check fix                  (Ingo Molnar)
o       Sunlance kmalloc check fix                      (Ingo Molnar)
o       Baget lance kmalloc check fix                   (Ingo Molnar)
o       Update Jes Sorensen's email addr                (me)
o       Fix athlon crash on boot with local apic/nmi    (Ingo Molnar)
o       Further ds fix                                  (Dan Aloni)
        (Can the pcmcia folk verify that in fact you
         could just move it)
o       Fix iucv kmalloc bogon                          (Ingo Molnar)
o       Fix sun3 video kmalloc check                    (Thiago Rondon)
o       Further raid5 fixes                             (Ingo Molnar)
o       Netfilter updates                               (Rusty Russell)
        | (so come to www.linux.conf.au and say thanks)
o       Update audio locking fixes                      (Chris Rankin)
o       Remove ymf_sb driver now ymfpci handles all     (Pete Zaitcev)
 
2.4.0-ac5
o       Fix qnx build error                             (Frank Davis)
o       Further generic_file_write fix                  (me)
        | no signal on short write
        | write data on write overlapping max fs size
o       3c515 dereferenced freeed skbuffs               (Hans Grobler)
o       opl3sa2 driver update                           (Scott Murray)
o       Uninline strstr to fix gcc compile problems     (me)
        | as in 2.2
o       Fix dmfe oops if no card found                  (Andrew Morton)
o       Fix df reporting on ntfs                        (Anton Altaparmakov)
        | alternate fix to one by Willem Dekker
o       Fix error path on macii_init that left irqs off (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix memory/resource leaks in tlan driver        (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix vmalloc end on highmem                      (Ingo Molnar)
o       Allow dac960 root device specifiers             (Leonard Zubkoff)
o       Fix missing NULL kmalloc check in fore200e      (Hans Grobler)
o       AF_UNIX cleanup continued                       (Hans Grobler)
o       Chkconfig fixes                                 (Niels Jensen)
o       Fix kmalloc check missing on ppc proc/rtas      (Hans Grobler)
o       Add recovery for get_block failures             (Al Viro)
o       Fix partially mapped page handling in gfw       (Al Viro)
o       Use s_maxbytes in lseek                         (Al Viro)
o       Correct various ext2 items                      (Al Viro)
o       Fix memory leak in 3c527 driver                 (Hans Grobler)
o       Clean up ipc formatting etc except shm          (Ingo Molnar)
o       Add mising BSDCOMP documentation                (Kai Germaschewski)
o       Fix unchecked allocation in isdn_ppp.c          (Hans Grobler)
o       Revised ad1848 patch                            (Chris Rankin)
o       Fix missing kmalloc check on hdlc               (Krzysztof Halasa)
o       Make mnt name behaviour predictable on oom      (Ingo Molnar)
o       Configure doc fixes                             (Jeremy Dolan)
o       Fix amifb endif typo                            (Rich Baum)
o       Fix bug where mtd driver left irqs off on error (Hans Grobler)
o       Adjusted ext2 max size rule                     (Andreas Dilger)
o       Fix non SMP build of S/390 tree             (Bernhard Rosenkraenzer)
o       Uniprocessor APIC support/NMI wdog etc          (Ingo Molnar)
o       IXJ driver cleanups/fixes/updates               (David Huggins-Daines)
o       Fix endian and other minor partition bugs  (Andrzej M. Krzysztofowicz)
o       Fix nasty irda bug which could leave ints off   (Hans Grobler)
o       FIx bmac case where ints could be left off      (Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                         de Melo) 
o       Remove surplus break from de620                 (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix iph5526 dereference of free skb             (Hans Grobler)
o       Remove invalid netfilter url from docs          (David Rees)
o       Fix madvise crash                               (Andrew Morton)
o       Fix memleak in eepro driver error path          (Hans Grobler)
o       Ultrastor driver used wrong type for save_flags (Thiago Rondon)
o       Fix spin_unlock missing in s390 error path      (Hans Grobler)
o       MTD update                                      (David Woodhouse)
o       Tidy softdog driver                             (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix sunos syscall memory leak                   (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix surplus remove_flags in 53c7xx,8xx driver   (Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                                de Melo)
o       Tidy isicom, fix missing restore_flags          (Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                                de Melo)
o       Fix missing restore_flags in sscape             (Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                                de Melo)
o       Make ixj use dynamic board structures           (David Huggins-Daines)
o       Fix missing spin_unlock in i2o block            (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix ad1848 missing restore_flags                (Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                                de Melo)
o       Fix missing spin_unlock in ymfpci               (Hans Grobler)
o       Adaptec 1542 SCSI command line options          (Dmitry Potapov)
o       Fix missing ksym                                (Eyal Lebedinsky)
o       Fix megaraid driver                             (Anwar Payyoorayil)
o       Sparc xor fix                                   (Anton Blanchard)
o       Fix error returns on truncate/open              (Al Viro)
o       Fix missing restore_flags in n_r3964            (Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                         de Melo)
o       mxser driver capable/return fixes               (Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                         de Melo)
o       Fix missing __restore_flags on IDE              (Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                         de Melo)
o       Fix missing spin_unlock_irqrestore in EMU10K    (Hans Grobler)
o       Resync with Linus tree

2.4.0-ac4
o       Fix dereference of freed skbuff in iphase       (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix dereference of freed skbuff in isdn_ppp     (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix dereference of freed skbuff in comx         (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix dereference of freed skbuff in atarilance   (Arnaldo Carvalho 
                                                                de Melo)
o       Fix missing NULL check of dev_alloc_skb in      (Hans Grobler)
        hdlc layer
o       Fix vesafb typo                                 (Dag Wieers)
o       Z85230 driver cleanup                           (Hans Grobler)
o       Remove spare restore_flags in de600             (Hans Grobler)
o       Catch failed kmallocs in ppc ethernet           (Hans Grobler)
o       AF_PACKET socket cleanup                        (Hans Grobler)
o       ATAPI IDE format facility                       (Sam Varshavchik)
        | Don't rely on the abi or anything yet, Gadi
        | the maintainer has yet to comment on it
o       Fix smc9194 crash on out of memory              (Hans Grobler)
o       Documentation fixes                             (Dag Wieers)
o       Fusion driver updates                           (Steve Ralston,
                                                         Eddie Dost,
                                                         Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                         de Melo)
o       Fix ramfs hangs                                 (me)
o       Fix assorted LFS problems and missing rlimit    (me)
        checks. In theory file size rules are now 
        right and properly enforced except for those
        folks not using generic_file_write who need to
        do their homework 8)

2.4.0-ac3
o       Add support for the newer 3c905 cards           (Andrew Morton)
o       Drop unused field from scc.h                    (Hans Grobler)
o       Remove dead sysctl stuff from econet            (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix documentation indexes                       (Paul Gortmaker)
o       Fix post free reference of an skb in lance      (Paul Gortmaker)
o       Tidy appletalk code                             (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix bootup vesafb hang                          (David Wragg)
o       TCP 'reset_xmit_timer' fix                      (Dave Miller)
o       Tidy up cursor positioning on menuconfig        (Kirk Reiser)
o       Add missing wait.h includes to some asm/semaphore
                                                        (Hans Grobler)
o       AF_UNIX socket cleanup                          (Hans Grobler)
o       Update sd locking fixes                         (Oliver Neukum)
o       Add module locking to audio coprocessor calls   (Chris Rankin)
o       Minor further X.25 tidy                         (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix scsi ioctl/scan crash on out of memory      (Douglas Gilbert)
o       Soundscape patches                              (Chris Rankin)
o       M68K fixes for mem stats and stram              (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o       Set MSG_TRUNC correctly on atm sockets          (Matti Aarnio)
o       Add infrastructure for parport autoloading      (Adam J Richter)
o       Make lp driver use capable not old suser()      (Tim Waugh)
o       Fix thread/unload race on i2o block             (me)
o       Fix drivers that use asm/delay not linux/delay  (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o       Further warning fixes                           (Rich Baum)
o       Netfilter config/Makefile fixes                 (Dave Miller)
o       Merge updated cs4281 driver and tidy it         (Tom Woller)
        | some cleanups by me, possibly broken it ;)
o       Fix bagetlance reference of freed buffer (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o       ISDN small fixes                                (Andrea Baldoni,
                                                         Daniel Stodden)
o       ESS Maestro 3 driver                            (Zach Brown)

2.4.0-ac2
o       Clean up strip driver                           (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix fore atm makefile                           (Jan Rekorajski)
o       Fix m68k lance mismerge                         (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o       Fix tty documentation typos                     (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix ohci1394 build                              (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Remove dead lapbether inits                     (Hans Grobler)
o       Workaround the acpi recursive variable name     (Bill Wendling)
        Makefile problem
o       Further minor S/390 merge                       (Ulrich Weigand)
o       Fix DRM build problem on ATI Rage 120/no AGP    (Gareth Hughes)
o       Fix mac address setting in 8139too              (Ben Greear)
o       AGP oops fix/ALi cleanup                        (Bill Crawford)
o       Further DECnet cleanups                         (Hans Grobler)
o       S/390 last fixes                                (Ulrich Weigand)
o       Fix missing arlan symbol                        (Hans Grobler)
o       Do basic IPX/SPX cleanups                       (Hans Grobler)

2.4.0-ac1
o       Resync with Linus
o       Fix serial compile bug                          (Bill Notthingham)
o       Clean up lapbether                              (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix endian handling in ne.c                     (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o       Fix root umount handling                        (Chris Mason &
                                                         Al Viro)
o       Bring wan drivers up to scratch for 2.4         (Krzysztof Halasa)
o       SD module locking fix                           (Oliver Neukum)
o       Merge S/390 32/64bit ports                      (IBM)
        | some rough edges to tidy up yet - guys can
        | you change the DMA ifdefs to match 2.2 style..


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Alan Cox alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Red Hat Kernel Hacker
& Linux 2.2 Maintainer                        Brainbench MVP for TCP/IP
http://www.linux.org.uk/diary                 http://www.brainbench.com