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Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.5.2

Jan 15, 2002, 04:25 (9 Talkback[s])
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From:   Linus Torvalds 
To:     Kernel Mailing List 
Subject:        Linux-2.5.2
Date:   14 Jan 2002 18:45:21 -0800      

Ok, lots of various changes between 2.5.1->2, mainly in bio, kdev_t and
scheduler (and several USB updates).

                Linus

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final:
 - Matt Domsch: combine common crc32 library
 - Pete Zaitcev: ymfpci update
 - Davide Libenzi: scheduler improvements
 - Al Viro: almost there: "struct block_device *" everywhere
 - Richard Gooch: devfs cpqarray update, race fix
 - Rusty Russell: PATH_MAX should include the final '\0' count
 - David Miller: various random updates (mainly net and sparc)

pre11:
 - Davide Libenzi, Ingo Molnar: scheduler updates
 - Greg KH: USB update
 - Jean Tourrilhes: IrDA and wireless updates
 - Jens Axboe: bio/block updates

pre10:
 - Kai Germaschewski: ISDN updates
 - Al Viro: start moving buffer cache indexing to "struct block_device *"
 - Greg KH: USB update
 - Russell King: fix up some ARM merge issues
 - Ingo Molnar: scalable scheduler

pre9:
 - Russell King: large ARM update
 - Adam Richter et al: more kdev_t updates

pre8:
 - Greg KH: USB updates
 - various: kdev_t updates
 - Al Viro: more bread()/filesystem cleanups

pre7:
 - Jeff Garzik: fix up loop and md for struct kdev_t typechecking
 - Jeff Garzik: improved old-tulip network driver
 - Arnaldo: more scsi driver bio updates
 - Kai Germaschewski: ISDN updates
 - various: kdev_t updates

pre6:
 - Davide Libenzi: nicer timeslices for scheduler
 - Arnaldo: wd7000 scsi driver cleanups and bio update
 - Greg KH: USB update (including initial 2.0 support)
 - me: strict typechecking on "kdev_t"

pre5:
 - Dave Jones: more merging, fix up last merge..
 - release to sync with Dave

pre4:
 - Jens Axboe: more bio updates, fix some request list bogosity under load
 - Al Viro: export seq_xxx functions
 - Manfred Spraul: include file cleanups, pc110pad compile fix
 - David Woodhouse: fix JFFS2 write error handling
 - Dave Jones: start merging up with 2.4.x patches
 - Manfred Spraul: coredump fixes, FS event counter cleanups
 - me: fix SCSI CD-ROM sectorsize BIO breakage

pre3:
 - Christoph Hellwig: scsi_register_module cleanup
 - Mikael Pettersson: apic.c LVTERR fixes
 - Russell King: ARM update (including bio update for icside)
 - Jens Axboe: more bio updates
 - Al Viro: make ready to switch bread away from kdev_t..
 - Davide Libenzi: scheduler cleanups
 - Anders Gustafsson: LVM fixes for bio
 - Richard Gooch: devfs update

pre2:
 - Al Viro: task-private namespaces, more cleanups

pre1:
 - me: revert the "kill(-1..)" change.  POSIX isn't that clear on the
   issue anyway, and the new behaviour breaks things.
 - Jens Axboe: more bio updates
 - Al Viro: rd_load cleanups. hpfs mount fix, mount cleanups
 - Ingo Molnar: more raid updates
 - Jakub Jelinek: fix Linux/x86 confusion about arg passing of "save_v86_state" and "do_signal"
 - Trond Myklebust: fix NFS client race conditions