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Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.18pre9-ac4

Feb 14, 2002, 21:31 (12 Talkback[s])

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From:   Alan Cox 
To:     linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject:        Linux 2.4.18pre9-ac4
Date:   14 Feb 2002 16:12:06 -0500      

[+ indicates stuff that went to Marcelo, o stuff that has not,
 * indicates stuff that is merged in mainstream now, X stuff that proved
   bad and was dropped out]

*
*       If you have SIS IDE hardware please handle this kernel with care
*       and report success/failures to Lionel. 
*

Linux 2.4.18pre9-ac4
o       SIS IDE driver update (handle with care)        (Lionel Bouton)
o       First set of I2O endian cleanups                (me)
o       Make i2o_pci.c 64bit/BE clean                   (me)
o       Maybe fix crash on i2o scsi abort/reset paths   (me)
o       Make i2o use the passed scsi direction flag     (me)
o       Fix awk failure path in menuconfig              (Andrew Church)
o       Merge varies doc updates                        (Steven Cole)
o       Add serial support for the Lava Octopus-550     (Jim Treadway)
o       OPL3SA2 cleanup                                 (Zwane Mwaikambo)
o       Add missing blkdev_varyio export                (Todd Roy)
o       Update Changes file, config and experimental    (Niels Jensen)
        checks
o       Fix highmem warning in aacraid                  (Andrew Morton)
o       Make tpqic02 use new style request region       (Marcus Alanen)
o       Only turn off mediagx/geode TSC on 5510/5520    (me)
        | From information provided by Hiroshi MIURA
o       Massively clean up the AGP enable and bugfix it (Bjorn Helgaas)
o       Fix oops if you try to use the RW wq locks      (Bob Miller)
o       Remove FPU usage in neomagic fb                 (Denis Kropp)
o       Merge IBM JFS                   (Steve Best, Dave Kleikamp, 
                                         Barry Arndt, Christoph Hellwig, ..)
o       Updated sis frame buffer driver                 (Thomas Winischhofer)

Linux 2.4.18pre9-ac3
o       Clean up various macros and misuse of ;         (Timothy Ball)
+       Correct procfs locking fixup                    (Al Viro)
o       Speed up ext2/ext3 synchronous mounts           (Andrew Morton)
o       Update IDE DMA blacklist                        (Jonathan Kamens)
o       Update to XFree86 DRM 4.2 (compatible to 4.1)   (Rik Faith, 
        and adds I830 DRM                                Jeff Hartmann,
                                                         Keith Whitwell,
                                                         Abraham vd Merwe
                                                         and others)
o       IBM Lanstreamer updates                         (Mike Phillips)
o       Fix acct rlimit problem (I hope)                (me)
        | Problem noted by Ian Allen
o       Automatically set file limits based on mem size (Andi Kleen)
o       Correct scsi reservation conflict handling      (James Bottomley)
        and add the scsi reset api code
o       Add further kernel docs                         (me)
o       Merge to rmap-12e                               (Rik van Riel and co)
        |merge patch from Nick Orlov
o       Small fix to the eata driver update             (Dario Ballabio)


Linux 2.4.18pre9-ac2
o       Nat Semi now use their own ident on the Geode   (Hiroshi Miura)
o/+     Put #error in two files that need FPU fixups    (me)
o       Correct a specific mmap return to match posix   (Christopher Yeoh)
+       Add Eepro100/VE ident                           (Hanno Boeck)
o       Add provides for DRM to the kernel make rpm     (Alexander Hoogerhuis)
+       Fix a problem where vm86 irq releasing could be (Stas Sergeev)
        missed
o       EATA and U14/34F driver updates                 (Dario Ballabio)
o       Handle EMC storage arrays that report SCSI-2    (Kurt Garloff)
        but want REPORT_LUNs
o       Update README, defconfig, remove autogen files  (Niels Jensen)
o       Add AFAVLAB PCI serial support                  (Harald Welte)
+       Fix incorrect resource free in eexpress         (Gianluca Anzolin)
o       Variable size rawio optimisations               (Badari Pulavarty)
+       Add AT's compatible 8139 cardbus chip           (Go Taniguchi)
o       Fix crash with newest hpt ide chips             (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix tiny SMP race in pid selection              (Erik Hendriks)
o       Hopefully fix pnpbios crash caused by early     (me)
        kernel_thread creation

Linux 2.4.18pre9-ac1
o       Initial merge of DVD card driver  (Christian Wolff,Marcus Metzler)
        | This is just an initial testing piece. DVB needs merging
        | properly and this is only a first bit of testing
o       Random number generator support for AMD768      (me)
o       Add AMD768 to i810 driver pci ident list        (me)
o       Initial AMD768 power management work            (me)
        | Unfinished pending some docs clarifications
o       Fix bugbuf mishandling for modular es1370       (me)
+       Fix up i2o readl abuse, post_wait race, and     (me, Arjan van de Ven)
        some deadlock cases
+       Added cpu_relax to yam driver                   (me)
+       Fixup AMD762 if the BIOS apparently got it wrong(me)
        (eg ASUS boards)
+       MP1.4 alignment fixup
o       pcwd cleanup, backport of fixes from 2.5        (Rob Radez)
o       Add support for more Moxa cards to mxser        (Damian Wrobel)
o/+     Add remaining missing MODULE_LICENSE tags       (Hubert Mantel)
o       Fix floppy reservation ranges                   (Anton Altaparmakov)
o       Fix max file size setup                         (Andi Kleen)

Linux 2.4.18pre7-ac3
o       Fix a wrong error return in the megaraid driver (Arjan van de Ven)
*       FreeVXFS update                                 (Christoph Hellwig)
+       Qnxfs update                                    (Anders Larsen)
o       Fix non compile with PCI=n                      (Adrian Bunk)
o       Fix DRM 4.0 non compile in i810                 (me)
o       Drop out now dead CLONE thread/parent fixup     (Dave McCracken)
*       Make NetROM incoming frame check stricter       (Tomi Manninen)
*       Use sock_orphan in AX.25/NetROM                 (Jeroen PE1RXQ)
o       Pegasus update                                  (Petko Manolov)
o       Make reparent_to_init and exec_usermodehelper   (Andrew Morton)
        use set_user, fix a tiny set_user SMP race
o       Mark framebuffer mappings VM_IO                 (Andrew Morton)
o       Neomagic frame buffer driver                    (Denis Kropp)
        - Needs FPU code fixing before it can be merged
o       Hyperthreading awareness for MTRR driver
o       Correct NR_IRQ with no apic support             (Brian Gerst)
*       Fix missing includes in sound drivers           (Michal Jaegermann)

Linux 2.4.18pre7-ac2
*       i810 audio driver update                        (Doug Ledford)
o       Early ioremap for x86 specific code             (Mikael Pettersson)
        | This is needed to do things like apic/dmi detect early enough
o       Pentium IV APIC/NMI watchdog                    (Mikael Pettersson)
*       Add C1MRX support to sonypi driver              (Junichi Morita)
*       Fix "make rpm" with two '-' in extraversion     (Gerald Britton)
o       Fix aacraid hang/irq storm on i960 boards       (Chris Pascoe)
*       Fix isdn audio compiler behaviour dependancy    (Urs Thuermann)
*       YAM driver fixes                                (Jean-Paul Roubelat)
*       ROSE protocol stack update/fixes                (Jean-Paul Roubelat)
o       Fix UFS/CDROM oops                              (Zwane Mwaikambo)
o       Fix nm256 hang on Dell Latitude                 (origin unknown)
        | Please test this tree with other NM256 based boxes and check
        | those still work...
o       Merge PnPBIOS patch             (Thomas Hood, David Hinds, Tom Lees,
                                         Christian Schmidt, ..)
o       Merge new sis frame buffer drivers              (Thomas Winischhofer)
*       cs46xx oops fix                                 (Mike Gorse)
*       Fix a second cs46xx bug related to this         (me)
o       Fix acpitable oopses on boot and other problems (James Cleverdon)
o       Fix io port type on the hpt366 driver           (Pete Popov)
o       Updated matrox drivers                          (Petr Vandrovec)
*       IPchains fixes needed for 2.4.18pre7
o       IDE config text updates for the IDE patches     (Anton Altaparmakov)
o       Merge the first bits of ZV support              (Marcus Metzler)
o       Add initial ZV support to yenta socket driver   (me)
        for TI cards
*       Fix pirq routing on the CS5530                  (me)
        | Finally the palmax pcmcia/cardbus works properly

Linux 2.4.18pre7-ac1
o       Merge with 2.4.18pre7                           (Arjan van de Ven)
        | + some quota fixups redone by me
        | several 18pre7 netfilter bugs left unfixed for now
o       Rmap-12a                                        (Rik van Riel and co)

Linux 2.4.18pre3-ac2

o       Re-merge the IDE patches                        (Andre Hedrick and co)
*       Fix check/request region in ali_ircc and lowcomx(Steven Walter)
        com90xx, sealevel, sb1000
*       Remove unused message from 6pack driver         (Adrian Bunk)
*       Fix unused variable warning in i60scsi          (Adrian Bunk)
*       Fix off by one floppy oops                      (Keith Owens)
o       Fix i2o_config use of undefined C               (Andreas Dilger)
*       Fix fdomain scsi oopses                         (Per Larsson)
*       Fix sf16fmi hang on boot                        (me)
o       Add bridge resources to the resource tree       (Ivan Kokshaysky)
*       Fix iphase ATM oops on close in on case    (Till Immanuel Patzschke)
*       Enable OOSTORE on winchip processors            (Dave Jones, me)
        | Worth about 10-20% performance 
*       Code Page 1250 support                          (Petr Titera)
*       Fix sdla and hpfs doc typos                     (Sven Vermeulen)
o       Document /proc/stat                             (Sven Heinicke)
*       Update cs4281 drivers                           (Tom Woller)
        | Fixes xmms stutter, remove wrapper code
        | handle tosh boxes, allow record device change
        | trigger wakeups on ioctl triggered changes
+/o/X   Fix locking of file struct stuff found by ibm   (Dipankar Sarma)
        audit
o       Use spin_lock_init in serial.c                  (Dave Miller)
*       Fix AF_UNIX shutdown bug                        (Dave Miller)

Linux 2.4.18pre3-ac1

o       32bit uid quota
o       rmap-11b VM                                     (Rik van Riel,
                                                         William Irwin etc)
*       Make scsi printer visible                       (Stefan Wieseckel)
*       Report Hercules Fortissimo card                 (Minya Sorakinu)
*       Fix O_NDELAY close mishandling on the following (me)
        sound cards: cmpci, cs46xx, es1370, es1371,
        esssolo1, sonicvibes
*       tdfx pixclock handling fix                      (Jurriaan)
o       Fix mishandling of file system size limiting    (Andrea Arcangeli)
*       generic_serial cleanups                         (Rasmus Andersen)
o       serial.c locking fixes for SMP - move from cli  (Kees)
        too
*       Truncate fixes from old -ac tree                (Andrew Morton)
*       Hopefully fix the i2o oops                      (me)
        | Not the right fix but it'll do till I rewrite this
*       Fix non blocking tty blocking bug               (Peter Benie)
o       IRQ routing workaround for problem HP laptops   (Cory Bell)
*       Fix the rcpci driver                            (Pete Popov)
*       Fix documentation of aedsp location             (Adrian Bunk)
*       Fix the worst of the APM ate my cpu problems    (Andreas Steinmetz)
*       Correct icmp documentation                      (Pierre Lombard)
*       Multiple mxser crash on boot fix        (Stephan von Krawczynski)
o       ldm header fix                                  (Anton Altaparmakov)
*       Fix unchecked kmalloc in i2c_proc       (Ragnar Hojland Espinosa)
*       Fix unchecked kmalloc in airo_cs        (Ragnar Hojland Espinosa)
*       Fix unchecked kmalloc in btaudio        (Ragnar Hojland Espinosa)
*       Fix unchecked kmalloc in qnx4/inode.c   (Ragnar Hojland Espinosa)
*       Disable DRM4.1 GMX2000 driver (4.0 required)    (me)
*       Fix sb16 lower speed limit bug                  (Jori Liesenborgs)
o       Fix compilation of orinoco driver               (Ben Herrenschmidt)
*       ISAPnP init fix                                 (Chris Rankin)
o       Export release_console_sem                      (Andrew Morton)
*       Output nat crash fix                            (Rusty Russell)
*       Fix PLIP                                        (Niels Jensen)
o       Natsemi driver hang fix                         (Manfred Spraul)
*       Add mono/stereo reporting to gemtek pci radio   (Jonathan Hudson)