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Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.4.1-ac19

Feb 20, 2001, 08:06 (4 Talkback[s])
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2001 19:14:40 +0000 (GMT)
From: Alan Cox alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
To: kernel@linuxtoday.com
Subject: Linux 2.4.1ac19

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

        "An innovation a day keeps the monopolist away"

2.4.1-ac19
o       Fix second module/exception table race          (me)
        | I hope ;)
o       Additional CPIA usb ident                       (Adam J Richter)
o       Add SA1100 udc and also stall recovery to       (Oleg Drokin)
        usbnet
o       Limit smbfs to 2Gig/file                        (Urban Widmark)
o       Config/doc update for the eicon driver          (Armin Schindler)
o       Update PMS driver to new request_region         (Andrey Panin)
o       sys_semop bug check is overcareful              (Hugh Dickins)
o       Fix ipc off by one on checks in ipc             (Hugh Dickins)
o       Allow exceptions during module init             (Philipp Rumpf)
o       Driver namespace cleanup                        (Jeff Garzik)
o       Network driver cleanups                         (Jeff Garzik,
o       PPC irq updates                                 (Paul Mackerras)
o       SMP fixes for PPC boxes                         (Paul Mackerras)
o       Fix tmpfs block size reporting                  (Christoph Rohland)
o       Update maintainers to add missing YAM maintainer(Jean-Paul Roubelat)
o       Add hooks for /proc/rtas                        (Paul Mackerras)
o       Fix wrong bogomip reporting on SMP ppc          (Paul Mackerras)
o       Remove unused dbcf inline function on PPC       (Paul Mackerras)
o       Update Cort Dougans email/urls                  (Paul Mackerras)
o       Dont assume bit settings on pcnet/pci chips     (Paul Mackerras)
o       Add mac ppc serial console hooks                (Paul Mackerras)
o       Frame buffer driver updates for ppc             (Paul Mackerras)
o       Fix devfs names for ppc serial                  (Paul Mackerras)
o       Move some symbols out of net where they didnt
        belong, and into right export locations     (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o       Tidy and fix up syncppp drivers                 (Krzysztof Halasa)

2.4.1-ac18
o       Fix SO_SNDTIMEO bugs                            (Alexey Kuznetsov)
o       Fix tmpfs fsync                                 (Lennert Buytenhek)
o       PPC now uses generic pci bus setup              (Paul Mackerras)
o       Remove PPC boot argument printing               (Paul Mackerras)
o       Jeff Tranter has moved                          (Jeff Tranter)
o       ymf_pci driver cleanups                         (Pete Zaitcev)
o       Fix USB 2.0 compliance in hub.c                 (Brad Hards)
o       Fix usb hub device claim race                   (Paul Mackerras)
o       Fix some bugs in mac_hid driver                 (Paul Mackerras)
o       Fix more typos                                  (Dag Wieers)
o       PPC compile warnings/symbol export fixes        (Paul Mackerras)

2.4.1-ac17
o       Fix pegasus for bigendian                       (Roman Weissgaerber)
o       Further smbfs fixes                             (Urban Widmark)
o       Update ISDN version tags                        (Kai Germaschewski)
o       Finish ISDN move to new style module_init       (Kai Germaschewski)
o       Small Eicon driver updates/fix license bug      (Armin Schindler)
o       Fix reiserfs tail packing problem               (Alexander Zarochentcev
                                                         Chris Mason)
o       Export aci symbols from drivers/sound/aci.c     (Alexandr Kanevskiy)
o       Merge Linus 2.4.2pre4
o       Starfire update                                 (Ionu Badulescu)
o       Fix 3270 merge                                  (Richard Hitt)

2.4.1-ac16
o       Fix the exception table/unload race             (me)
o       Further tulip fixup                             (Manfred Spraul)
o       Fix USB oops on traverse/delete race            (Randy Dunlap)
o       Set max_sectors to 255 for hd/xd drivers        (Paul Gortmaker)
        | This should make them work again
o       Fix typo in USB makefile                        (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix accidental change to scsi_scan              (Steve Ralston)
o       Hid rollover/endian fixes                       (Paul Mackerras)
o       Drop via pci fixup                              (me)
o       Further hp5300 fixups                           (Arjan van de Ven)
o       PCnet 32 init changes for non SEPROM cards      (Eli Carter)
o       Fix acpi idle reporting on SMP                  (Philipp Hahn)
o       Add non PCI pci device list walk macro          (me)
        | pointed out by Mikael Pettersson
o       IBM S/390 3270 drivers                          (Richard Hitt)
                                                                                   
2.4.1-ac15
o       Fix the non booting winchip/cyrix problem       (me)
        | Nasty interaction with the vmalloc fix
        | wants a cleaner solution. This one is a hack
        | to get people up and running again
o       Fix typo in vfat changes                        (OGAWA Hirofumi)
o       Update scsi blacklist table                     (Karsten Hopp)
o       dscc4 wan driver update                         (Francois Romieu)
o       Fix clgenfb warning                             (Bryan Headley)

2.4.1-ac14
o       Fix tulip problems introduced by in ac13        (Manfred Spraul)
o       S/390x build fixes                              (Ulrich Weigand)
o       Fix off by one error in octagon driver          (David Woodhouse)
o       Fix dasd driver for new queues                  (Holger Smolinksi)
o       Networking standards compliance fixes
o       Fix binary layout assumptions in sym53c416      (Arjan van de Ven)
o       tmpfs timestamps                                (Christoph Rohland)
o       Further mkdep changes                           (Keith Owens)
o       Fix 16bit vfat handling                         (OGAWA Hirofumi)
o       JIS nls fixes                                   (OGAWA Hirofumi)
o       Handle more than 8 luns                         (Eric Youngdale,
                                                         Doug Gilbert)
o       Minor scsi clean ups                            (Eric Youngdale)

2.4.1-ac13
o       Fix pnic tulip problems                         (Manfred Spraul)
o       Fix USB printer read and poll problems          (Johannes Erdfelt)
o       Fix parport pci list corrupt bug                (Tim Waugh)
o       Fix sbpcd driver crashes                        (Paul Gortmaker)
o       Clarify the locking doc                         (Rusty Russell)
o       i810 audio doesnt need OSS                      (Jeff Garzik)
o       Fix vmalloc fault race                          (Mark Hemment)
o       Makedep fixes                                   (Keith Owens)
o       Fix missing unlock_kernel on usb hub            (Paul Mundt)
o       Fix smbfs+bigmem, buffer and listing bugs       (Urban Widmark)
o       Merge tms380 isa token ring support             (Jochen Friedrich)
o       Sigmatel change didnt help, removed             (Jeff Garzik)

2.4.1-ac12
o       Make tmpfs use link counts of 2 on directories  (Christoph Rohland)
o       Update Documentation/sound/Introductions        (Wade Hampton)
o       Fix bug in new tlb shootdown code               (Ben LaHaise)
o       Add isa_* api to the Alpha                      (Richard Henderson)
o       Export down_trylock on Alpha                    (Richard Henderson)
o       Fix maestro3 build on ia64                      (Bill Nottingham)

2.4.1-ac11
o       Hack the setup code to do the right thing for   (me)
        Cyrix processors. Cpuid on cyrix should now work
o       Change sigmatel codec inits                     (Jeff Garzik)
o       Revised TLB shootdown patch                     (Ben LaHaise)
o       Use pci quirks to handle the nonstandard irq    (Andrey Panin)
        setup for VIA ACPI
o       If a user sets an io on the opl3sa2 assume they (me)
        mean it even if isapnp isnt turned off
o       Fix xmms cpu burn on i810 audio                 (Marcus Sundberg)
o       Fix pnic problems with tulip driver             (Manfred Spraul)
o       Add pci skeleton driver                         (Jeff Garzik)
o       Fix vfat mishandling of 16bit characters        (Kazuki Yasumatsu)
o       Fix syntax things found by his source code      (Jean-Luc Leger)
        analyser
o       Fix pcmcia ixj build bug                        (Florian)
o       Remove dead via sound docs                      (Jeff Garzik)
o       add __dev_alloc_skb for drivers needing to force(Jeff Garzik)
        allocation types
o       Fix arcnet initializers                         (Jeff Garzik)
o       Fix various warnings                            (Keith Owens)
o       Further MPT fusion updates                      (Steve Ralston)
o       sock_alloc_send_skb fix                         (Manfred Spraul)
o       Fix signed/unsigned handling on 8139too         (Jeff Garzik)
o       Document problem with old powertweak            (Dave Jones)
o       s/controler/controller/ spelling fixes
o       S/390 build fixes                               (Neale Ferguson)

2.4.1-ac10
o       Merge with Linus 2.4.2pre3
o       More net driver clean up                        (Jeff Garzik)
o       Further maxiradio fix                           (Francois Romieu)
o       Lock reclaiming fixes                           (MCL)
o       Update ver_linux                                (Steven Cole)
o       Add support for the Socket LP-E CF+ ethernet    (Nicolas Pitre)
o       Fix microtek scanner abort handling             (Oliver Neukum)
o       Fix very dumb bug in my dma.c changes that      (me)
        Linus noticed
o       Clean up AGP alloc/destroy a little             (me)
        | Again a Linus request
o       Remove dead 8129 config help                    (Dave Jones)
o       Clean up extra unneeded check in setup.c        (Dave Jones)
o       Improve mkdep, remove acpi special case         (Keith Owens)
o       Fix bogus dead comment in fs.h                  (Jens Axboe)
o       Clean up config.in syntax errors                (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Offer Duron in CPU option list for clarity      (Terje Rosten)
o       New binutils need --oformat, old ones handle it (Andreas Jaeger)
o       Move bitops include in fs.h inside __KERNEL__   (Herbert Xu)
o       Fix misspellings of weird                       (Felix Odenkirchen)
o       Fix typos of 'valid' while we are at it         (Luuk van der Duim)

2.4.1-ac9
o       Merge with Linus 2.4.2pre2
o       Highmem bounce fixes                            (Ingo Molnar)
o       Fix cosa driver kfree                           (Jan Kasprzak)
o       Clean up pdoc202xx driver sleeps                (Vojtech Pavlik)
o       Final bits of NFS file handle changes           (Trond Myklebust)
o       Fix usbnet driver                               (David Brownell)
o       ATM includes fixes                              (Werner Almesberger)
o       Remove unneeded vm_enough_memory check          (Werner Almesberger)
o       Fix free_dma prototype case                     (Bill Nottingham)
o       Fix build bugs from pci_match_device fix        (me)
o       HP5300 USB scanner driver                       (Oliver Neukum,
                                                         John Fremlin,
                                                         Jeremy Hall)
o       DSP_SETFRAGMENT fixes for ymfpci                (Pavel Roskin)
o       Fix codafs error returns                        (Rob Radez)
o       Fix 48 misspellings of interrupt                (André Dahlqvist)
o       Fix 20 misspellings of successful               (André Dahlqvist)
o       Fix 11 misspellings of suppress                 (André Dahlqvist)
o       Fix 46 misspellings of address                  (André Dahlqvist)
o       Fix 26 misspellings of receive                  (André Dahlqvist)
o       Fix 7 misspellings of acquire                   (André Dahlqvist)
o       Fix 4 misspellings of unneccessary              (André Dahlqvist)
o       Fix 13 misspellings of until                    (André Dahlqvist)

2.4.1-ac8
o       Fix irlap speed changes and kfrees              (Jean Tourrilhes)
o       Further NTFS updates                            (Anton Altaparmakov,
                                                Yuri Per, Rob Radez)
o       Fix buglets in config.in for aic7xxx           (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o       Cleanup irda QoS code                           (Jean Tourrilhes)
o       Fix mca documentations                          (Rob Radez)
o       Fix irlan device attach problems                (Dag Brattli)
o       Fix irda dongle crash case                      (Dag Brattli)
o       Change Kaweth firmware loading, add DU-E10      (Eric Sandeen)
o       pci_enable cleanups for networking              (Jeff Garzik)
o       Fix rcpci45 probing                             (Jeff Garzik)
o       Use SET_MODULE_OWNER() in lanstreamer           (Jeff Garzik)
o       Use pcmcia defines as per seperate pcmcia net   (Jeff Garzik)
o       Fix people calling netif_start_queue from a     (Jeff Garzik)
        timeout
o       Remove 8129 driver (use 8139too)                (Jeff Garzik)
o       Remove dead malloc.h from net drivers           (Jeff Garzik)
o       Update eata driver to 6.04                      (Dario Ballabio)
o       Add DE320 support to ne2.c                      (Alfred Arnold)
o       Kernel hacking doc updates                      (John Levon)
o       Fix CPU detection offsets in head.S             (Mikael Pettersson)
o       Fix apic init/cpu detect problems               (Mikael Pettersson)

2.4.1-ac7
o       Rebalance the 2.4.1 VM                          (Rik van Riel)
        | This should make things feel a lot faster especially
        | on small boxes .. feedback to Rik
o       Silence osf syscall error printk                (Ivan Kokshaysky)
o       Don't trust ARC irq routing on ruffian          (Ivan Kokshaysky)
o       Report the right module on 3c59x for pcmcia     (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Update i82365 driver to add locks, delays, and  (Arjan van de Ven)
        'bouncing' on the card detect
o       Get the name right on ide-cs (v ide_cs) and do  (Arjan van de Ven)
        resource claims
o       Merge parport_cs                                (David Hinds)
o       Merge sedlbauer_cs                              (Marcus Niemann)
o       Fix a bug in the Cyrix pirq routing             (me)

2.4.1-ac6
o       Fix eepro100 reporting on lockup fix            (Ion Badulescu)
o       Clean up i810 error message                     (me)
o       Fix S390 build bug                              (me)
o       Update version id on cpqarray driver            (Charles White)
o       Further aic7xxx fixes                           (Doug Ledford)
        | again please report aic7xxx stuff to Doug
o       Further maxiradio cleanups              (Dimitromanolakis Apostolos)
o       Change ide to use mdelay cleanly                (Petr Vandrovec)
        | Still broken for PROMISE if no IDE_CS
o       Fix duplicated ncpfs fix                        (Petr Vandrovec)
o       Improve inode hash function                     (Dave Miller)
o       Correct 62 misspellings of transferred          (Andre Dahlqvist)
o       Update AC97 codec setup and tables              (Jeff Garzik)

2.4.1-ac5
o       Fix zero page corruption                        (Ben La Haise)
o       Elevator corruption fixes                       (Jens Axboe, Linus)
o       Fix fdatasync possible corruption problem       (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Further KSLI ethernet fixes                     (Eric Sandeen)
o       Merge the correct version of the pm fixes       (me)
        | noted by Mikael Pettersson
o       Account for inode/dcache in free memory         (Rik van Riel)
o       Add info on how to check reiserfsprogs versions (Steven Cole)
o       Disable write combining on serverworks LE chips (Mark Rusk)
o       Fix via audio crashes                           (Jeff Garzik)
o       Fix ip accounting rules bug                     (Rusty Russell)
o       Handle USB printers that use device not         (Johannes Erdfelt)
        interface descriptors
o       Fix wheel on graphire usb tablet                (Peter Hofmann)
o       Clean up maxiradio driver                       (Francois Romieu)
o       Fix visor USB size reporting on buffers         (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Update USB serial documentation                 (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Fix locking on etherworks3 ethernet             (Jeff Garzik)
o       Fix empeg USB driver problems                   (Gary Brubaker)
o       Generic USB serial driver fixes                 (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Update USB serial configure.help                (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Add more device support to mct_u232 USB         (Cornel Ciocirlan)
o       Fix typo in asm-ppc/semaphore.h                 (Andre Dahlqvist)
o       Report reiserfs tools in ver_linux              (Steven Cole)
o       Fix resource leaks in NCR_53c406, atari_scsi    (Rasmus Andersen)
        and qlogicisp
o       Move pci_enable_device earlier for hamachi      (Dave Jones)
o       Type 6 drives are apparently floppy 2.88M       (Dave Jones)
o       Remove duplicate pci_enable_device in ne2kpci   (Dave Jones)

2.4.1-ac4
o       Fix sk_in use counting in svcsock.c             (Neil Brown)
        | Not yet a complete and final agreed solution
o       Add support for KLSI USB ethernet               (Brad Hards,
                                 Stephane Alnet, 'the Zapman', and co)
o       Update aic7xxx driver                           (Doug Ledford)
        | Please test this carefully and cc reports to Doug
o       Add help for CONFIG_INPUT                       (Steven Cole)
o       3c523 driver update                             (Tom Sightler)
o       Fix reiserfs Changes entry further              (Steven Cole)
o       Limit ide scatter gather to 128 blocks          (Jens Axboe)
o       Merge hppa config.in changes                    (Matthew Wilcox)
o       Fix tx timeout recovery on via rhine            (Manfred Spraul)
o       Fix stale comments in fs/block_dev.c            (Tigran Aivazian)
o       Further defxx driver work                       (Maciej Rozycki)
o       winbond 840 reported wrong setting value        (Maciej Rozycki)
o       Guillemot Maxi radio support            (Dimitromanolakis Apostolos)
o       Allow sleeping in pm callbacks but with locking (me)
        working

2.4.1-ac3
o       Remove ancient dead net/Changes file            (Janice Girouard)
o       Merge Linus 2.4.2pre1
o       Resync xirc2ps with Dave Hinds tree             (dilinger)
o       Finish sorting out ramfs problems               (Mike Galbraith)
o       Update AWE32 documentation                      (Andre Dahlqvist)
o       Remove reference to dead PPP documentation      (Andre Dahlqvist)
o       Make max_map tunable                            (Werner Almesberger)
o       Fix dead references to java support in some     (Andre Dahlqvist)
        arch/config
o       Make shmfs estimate size limits if none set     (Christoph Rohland)
o       Revert Crusoe hanging pci hanging changes
        | Im still chasing something weird in this
        | area that some of the pci changes I have fixes...
o       Merge HPPA hackers into CREDITS                 (Mathew Wilcox)
o       Merge some of the HPPA updates                  (Mathew Wilcox)
o       Add Reiserfs tools to changes                   (Steven Cole)
o       Fix i2o Configure.help typo                     (YOSHIMURA Keitaro)
o       SuperH HD64465 host bridge support              (Greg Banks)
o       Fix modversion.h includes                       (Keith Owens)
o       Tlan driver probing updates                     (Jeff Garzik)
o       Change media drivers to use new style module    (me)
        locking
        | Janitorial job - fix the last ones that
        | don't use module_*() and dump the init code

2.4.1-ac2
o       Fix matrox G450 framebuffer support             (Petr Vandrovec)
o       Fix description of DMA-mapping.txt              (Dave Miller)
o       Fix accidental revert of classifier bug         (Dave Miller)
o       Fix accidental revert of isdn change
o       Fix datagram hang on shutdown                   (Alexey Kuznetsov)
o       Fix 64bit build of clntproc                     (Michal Jaegermann)
        | wants a tidier solution yet
o       Fix ide toc caching bug introduced in 2.4.0     (Fredrik Vraalsen)
        | this should fix the DVD playback problems
o       Swapfs renaming and final bits                  (Christoph Rohland)
o       Further APIC/NMI updates                        (Mikael Pettersson)
o       Add further kernel doc contributions            (John Levon)
o       ACPI battery tweaks                             (Pavel Machek)
o       Further ramfs fixes                             (Ingo Oeser)
o       ROMFS fixes                                     (Mike Galbraith)
o       CS4281 fixes                                    (Thomas Woller)
o       Shift to authors official fixes for acenic      (Jes Sorensen)
o       Update the usb host<->host network drivers      (David Brownell)
        | Experimental but he wanted feedback so if you
        | have one beat it up a bit

2.4.1-ac1
o       Resync with Linus 2.4.1
o       Fix recursive make_request crash                (Ingo Molnar)
o       Updated VIA IDE driver                          (Vojtech Pavlik)
        | Please exercise due care and caution testing this
        | bit...
o       Fix case where threaded apps might write to     (Ben LaHaise)
        freed kernel memory
o       Fix ACPI oopses on tecra (apparently bios bugs) (Pavel Machek)
o       AHA152x fixes from maintainer                   (Juergen Fischer)
o       Fix case where scsi could hang on boot waiting  (Rogier Wolff)
        for a disk spinup
o       Further maestro3 pm work                        (Zach Brown)
o       Further NTFS fixes                              (Yuri Per)
o       Add GNU make to the list of URLs in Changes     (Steven Cole)
o       Make dmx3191d enable device before touching it  (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Make the sbpcd driver actually useful in 2.4    (Paul Gortmaker)
o       Make buslogic enable device before touching it  (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Fix tty module locking mishandling              (Maciej Rozycki)
o       Workaround code for APIC problems with ne2k     (Maciej Rozycki)
        | this will break original 82489DX devices for now
        | ie _very_ early dual pentium boards
o       Fix iptos netfilter bug                         (Rusty Russell)
o       Fix get/set_fpu_mxcsr to check xmm ont fxsr     (Doug Ledford)
o       Fix name_to_kdev_t symbol                       (Adam J Richter)
o       Update magic sysrq docs                         (Jeremy Dolan)
o       Support for ETinc PCIsync boards                (Francois Romieu)
o       Mass duplicated word spelling fixes             (Dave Jones)
o       Update sb driver to use spinlocks               (Chris Rankin)
o       Fix leak in bmac driver                         (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix kmalloc check in atm/common                 (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix buffer leak in defxx                        (Hans Grobler)
o       Fix kmalloc check in netrom driver              (Hans Grobler)
        |BTW side exercise - how about using vmalloc here ?
o       Ditto for rose                                  (Hans Grobler)
        |Ditto for comment ;)
o       Fix lockd 64bit handling                        (H J Lu)
o       Tidy pci_match_device ifdefs                    (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Fix qla1280 handling of registration failure    (Rasmus Andersen
                                                         Rakesh Rakesh)
o       Config include fixes                            (Niels Jensen)
o       MatroxFB updates                                (Petr Vandrovec)
o       Tidy fat_read_super to use get_hardsect_size    (Tigran Aivazian)
o       Fix m68k bitops ffs()                           (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o       Fix ip_nat_standalone ksyms stuff               (Rusty Russell)
o       Fix copy_from_user mishandling in ip_fw_compat  (Rusty Russell)
o       Fix romfs for 2.4ac maxbytes                    (Mike Galbraith)
o       filemap/aging updates                           (Rik van Riel)
o       Enable device before reading irq in ne2k-pci    (Martin Diehl)
o       Remove surplus nr_ioapics definition            (Rasmus Andersen)
o       S/390 build fixes                               (Florian Laroche)
o       Advansys driver fixes/portability               (Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                         de Melo)
o       Fix out of message handling error in i2o_block  (Jason Lai)
o       Fix bit granularity of 32 in ACPI driver        (Adam J Richter)
o       Fix unsafe casting for ARM on NFS root mount    (Russell King)
o       Fix mxcsr masking on pentium IV                 (Doug Ledford)
o       Update u14/eata drivers to 6.03                 (Dario Ballabio)
o       Fix signed/unsigned mess in sysctl handlers     (me)

---
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