Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


More on LinuxToday


Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.4.2-ac7

Mar 01, 2001, 07:32 (5 Talkback[s])
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2001 01:31:28 +0000 (GMT)
From: Alan Cox alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
To: kernel@linuxtoday.com
Subject: Linux 2.4.2-ac7

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

2.4.2-ac7
o       Fusion driver updates                           (Steve Ralston)
o       Olympic fix                                     (Andrew Morton)
o       Work around hardware bug in older Rage128       (Gareth Hughes)
o       Handle broken PIV MP tables with a NULL ioapic
o       Use capable in esp serial driver                (Rob Radez)
o       Use capable not suser in console                (Rob Radez)
o       Small networking fixups                         (Dave Miller)
o       Fix make menuconfig breakage                    (Keith Owens)
o       Enable cmpxchg8 on Rise P6                      (Dave Jones)
o       Fix wakeup losses on cpu_allowed using tasks    (Manfred Spraul)
o       Maestro3 now works with > 256Mb of ram          (Zach Brown)
o       Opl3sa2 isapnp=0 handling was wrong             (Jérôme Augé)
        | I've fixed it a little differently however
o       Turn off slow kmem chain check if not doing     (Ingo Molnar, me)
        slab debugging
o       Fix cpu speed checking code                     (Mikael Pettersson)
o       Make bus computation more accurate              (me)
o       Advantech watchdog driver                       (Marek Michalkiewicz)
o       dz.c serial clean up                            (Rob Radez)
o       Fix MSG_TRUNC for OOB TCP                       (Ingo Molnar)
o       Fix oops on unconfigured loop                   (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Drop nbd ll_rw_blk change                       (Linus has spoken ;))
o       pci resource api                                (Jeff Garzik)
o       Further Natsemi updates                         (Don Becker, 
                                                         Jeff Garzik)
o       Switch aurora serial to capable()               (Rob Radez)
o       Radeon frame buffer                             (Ani Joshi)

2.4.2-ac6
o       Remove incorrect modules doc changes            (Keith Owens)
o       Fix elf.h defines                               (Keith Owens)
o       Add 0x2B mtrr decode for intel/cyrix III        (me)
o       Make bigmem balancing somewhat saner            (Mark Hemment)
o       Update irda                                     (Dag Brattli)
o       New FIR dongle support                          (Dag Brattli)
o       3ware driver updates                            (Adam Radford)
o       Further reiserfs tail conversion fixes          (Chris Mason)
o       Fix tpqic02 to use capable                      (Rob Radez)
o       Set last_rx on comtrol hostess driver           (Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                         de Melo)
o       Raid Oops fix                                   (Neil Brown)
o       Fix last_rx/skb refs on cyc_x25                 (Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                         de Melo)
o       Fix last_rx/skb refs on 3c589                   (Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                         de Melo)
o       Highmem fixes for deadlock                      (Andrea Arcangeli,
                                                         Ingo Molnar)
o       Another minor tulip fix                         (Jeff Garzik)
o       Fix hinote and maybe other ps/aux hangs         (me, Mark Clegg)
o       Fix resource handling on 53c7xxx                (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Fix scsi_register failure handling on AMD scsi  (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Fix resource handling on aha1740                (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Fix resource handling on blz1230                (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Fix resource handling for dec_esp driver        (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Fix resource handling for fastlane scsi         (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Fix scsi_register failure on qlogic_fas         (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Fix scsi_register failure on qlogicfc           (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Fix irq alloc failure leak on sun3x_esp         (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Fix wd7000 init failures                        (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Fix nbd device                                  (Steve Whitehouse)
o       Fix try_atomic_semop                            (Manfred Spraul)
o       Parport fixes                                   (Tim Waugh)
o       Starfire start/stop if fix                      (Ion Badulescu)
o       Fix raw.c off by one bug                        (Tigran Aivazian)
o       USB hub kmalloc wrong size corruption fix       (Peter Zaitcev)

2.4.2-ac5
o       Add Epson 1240U scanners to usb scanner         (Joel Becker)
o       Fix eth= compatibility                          (Andrew Morton)
        | Should fix 3c509 problems for one
o       Add Pnp table to opl3sa2                        (Bill Nottingham)
o       Update loop driver fixes                        (Jens Axboe, Andrea
                                                         Arcangeli, Al Viro)
o       Fix busy loop in usb storage                    (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Add cardbus support to olympic                  (Mike Phillips)
o       Make BUG() configurable to save space           (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Add configurability to most kernel debugging    (various people)
        functions on x86
o       Richard Günther/binfmt_misc page move           (Richard Günther)
o       Fix de4x5 crash                                 (Nikita Schmidt)
o       Hopefully fix the smc-mca driver                (me)
o       Don't run the disk queue if we didnt launder    (Marcelo Tosatti)
        any pages
o       ALi 6 channel audio and sp/dif updates          (Matt Wu)
o       Fix USB thread wakeup scheduling                (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix alignment problems with uni16_to_x8         (Ivan Kokshaysky)

2.4.2-ac4
o       Fix Make xconfig failure                        (J Magallon)
o       Fix a typo in the ISDN docs                     (Jim Freeman)
o       Fix the 3ware driver a bit more                 (Ben LaHaise)
        | should now be usable
o       Update Dave Jones contact info                  (Dave Jones)
o       Revert wavelan inline->macro change             (Jean Tourillhes)
        | CVS gcc and 2.96-74 don't accidentally unline it now
o       Zerocopy TCP/IP patches                         (Dave Miller,
                                                         Alexey Kuznetsov,
                                                         and many more)
o       Fix up command line options to old ncr driver   (Martin Storsjö)
o       NFS locking should call fs layer locking if     (Brian Dixon)
        present
o       Fix cs46xx wakeup/poll problem                  (David Huggins-Daines)
o       Add some missing MTD config help texts          (Steven Cole,
                                                         David Woodhouse)
o       Fix Alpha build bug                             (Sven Koch)
o       Final i386/ptrace bit
o       Finish off the vmalloc/WP fixup                 (me)
o       Include file config.h fixes                     (Niels Jensen)
o       More dscc4 updates                              (Francois Romieu)

2.4.2-ac3
o       Add documentation for the fb interfaces         (Brad Douglas)
o       Work around apic disable_irq hardware bugs      (Maciej Rozycki)
o       Rage128 not "Rage 128"                          (Brad Douglas)
o       Make ioremap debugging conditional              (J Magallon)
o       Merge Ninja pcmcia scsi driver                  (YOKOTA Hiroshi)
o       Update 8139too docs                             (Jeff Garzik)
o       Tulip updates, merge bits from 0.92             (Jeff Garzik,
                                                         Don Becker)
o       Epic100 update                                  (Jeff Garzik)
o       Clen up Ariadne driver                          (Jeff Garzik)
o       Remove dead wavelan prototype                   (Jeff Garzik)
o       Remove unused arlan variable                    (Jeff Garzik)
o       Clean up lance public symbols                   (Jeff Garzik)
o       Switch fmv18x to spinlocks, fix other bits      (Jeff Garzik)
o       Clean up acenic global symbols                  (Jeff Garzik)
o       Fix IDE blocking kmalloc with irqs off          (Arjan van de Ven)
        | I've redone the code a bit so it might be wrong again 8)

2.4.2-ac2
o       Merge the loop device fixes                     (Jens Axboe)
o       Fix af_unix SYSCTL=n build failure              (Russell King)
o       Adjust the throttling point for write           (Jens Axboe)
        throttles
o       Fix sunhme ioremap                              (Andrey Panin)
o       Fix disk change handling with removable sd      (Alex Davis)
o       Update/fix irq docs                             (Matthew Wilcox)
o       Update PPC gmac and ncr885e drivers             (Cort Dougan)
        | bmac patch dropped as it loses other fixes
o       Kai Petzke has moved                            (Kai Petzke)
o       Fix starfire driver so pump doesnt kill it      (Ion Badulescu)

2.4.2-ac1
o       Merge Linus 2.4.2 tree
        | We now have disagreeing ymfpci fixes. I've kept the ones
        | I tested for now.
o       Back out sr.c change                            (me)
o       Fix moxa smartio driver                         (Tom Mraz)
o       Hugh Blemings change of address                 (Hugh Blemings)
o       Allow more i2o config time for slow calls
o       Aty128fb updates                                (Brad Douglas,
                                                      Benjamin Herrenschmidt,
                                                         Michel Danzer,
                                                         Andreas Hundt)
o       Add "loop" name to the root dev names           (Barry Nathan)
o       Further spelling cleanups                       (Dag Wieers)
o       Remove bogus warning emissions from aha1740     (Nick Holloway)
o       Remove surplus assignment in vmalloc            (Francis Galiegue)
o       Remove unneeded ifdef in i386/kernel/irq.c      (Francis Galiegue)
o       Add door locking ioctl to ide-floppy            (Francis Galiegue)
o       Allow scsi disk opening O_NDELAY for removables (me)
o       Fix cosa compile warnings                       (me)
o       Clean up dumpable/setuid write ordering         (me)
o       Hopefully fix the 3ware crashes                 (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