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Andrea Arcangeli: 2.4.7pre8aa1

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Date:   Thu, 19 Jul 2001 20:38:42 +0200
From: Andrea Arcangeli <>
Subject: 2.4.7pre8aa1

Diff between 2.4.7pre6aa1 and 2.4.7pre8aa1 (besides moving on top
of 2.4.7pre8).

Only in 2.4.7pre8aa1/: 00_do_swap_page-fix-1

        Account major faults for swapins. (from -ac)

Only in 2.4.7pre6aa1: 00_drop_async-io-get_bh-1
Only in 2.4.7pre8aa1/: 00_drop_async-io-get_bh-2

        Rediffed for trivial reiserfs reject (reiserfs updates are included in

Only in 2.4.7pre8aa1/: 00_ircomm-t39m-1

        Fix for irda so that it works with my GPRS phone.

Only in 2.4.7pre6aa1: 00_lvm-0.9.1_beta7-4.bz2
Only in 2.4.7pre8aa1/: 00_lvm-0.9.1_beta7-5.bz2

        Rediffed for trivial rejects about updates that
        were just included into this patch.

Only in 2.4.7pre6aa1: 00_lvm-0.9.1_beta7-4_rwsem-fast-path-1
Only in 2.4.7pre8aa1/: 00_lvm-0.9.1_beta7-5_rwsem-fast-path-2

        Rediffed so we solve snapshot hash lookups with the
        read lock as well (low prio optimization). Also
        #if 0 around the _pe_lock instead of any other fix,
        since the pv_move with live writes going on the lv
        is racy anyways in lvm beta7.

Only in 2.4.7pre6aa1: 00_rwsem-15
Only in 2.4.7pre8aa1/: 00_rwsem-16

        Found a race in asm xchgadd algorithm, possibly mainline
        could be affected too, will fix it and inspect mainline

Only in 2.4.7pre6aa1: 00_sched-yield-1

        Merged in mainline.

Only in 2.4.7pre8aa1/: 00_via-quirks-1

        VIA fixups from -ac.

Only in 2.4.7pre6aa1: 10_prefetch-1
Only in 2.4.7pre8aa1/: 10_prefetch-2

        Rediffed for trivial rejects.

Only in 2.4.7pre6aa1/30_tux: 30_atomic-alloc-2
Only in 2.4.7pre8aa1/30_tux: 30_atomic-alloc-3

        Rediffed for trivial rejects.

Only in 2.4.7pre8aa1/30_tux: 32_tux-uml-1

        Moved the uml part of the -aa updates in the tux directory
        since they are not needed when the tux patches are not applied.

Only in 2.4.7pre6aa1: 40_blkdev-pagecache-5
Only in 2.4.7pre8aa1/: 40_blkdev-pagecache-6

        Default opens to O_LARGEFILE in blkdev_open so that mkreiserfs
        doesn't need to be recompiled and we don't break
        backwards compatibility (can be dropped in 2.5 if we want to).

Only in 2.4.7pre8aa1/: 41_blkdev-pagecache-5_drop_get_bh_async-1

        When blkdev patch is applied in combination with the
        00_drop_async-io-get_bh patch we must remeber to drop
        the get_bh from the blkdev async_io too.

Only in 2.4.7pre6aa1: 51_uml-ac-to-aa-2.bz2
Only in 2.4.7pre8aa1/: 51_uml-ac-to-aa-3.bz2

        Moved part of it in the tux directory so it can compile
        without tux (in reality I got errno compilation error
        but it's low prio and I'll sort it out later, Jeff Dike any
        hint is welcome ;).