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Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.19-pre2

Feb 28, 2002, 22:22 (4 Talkback[s])

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From: Marcelo Tosatti 
Date: Thu, February 28, 2002 12:50
Subject: Linux 2.4.19-pre2

Hi, 

Here is 2.4.19-pre2: A very big patch (around 13MB uncompressed) due to
the architecture (MIPS and IA64 mainly) updates. 

Ralf and David: Please check if the merges have been done correctly (eg
no new files missing).

pre2:

- -ac merge                                                (Alan Cox)
- Huge MIPS/MIPS64 merge                                (Ralf Baechle)
- IA64 update                                                (David Mosberger)
- PPC update                                                (Tom Rini)
- Shrink struct page                                        (Rik van Riel)
- QNX4 update (now its able to mount QNX 6.1 fses)        (Anders Larsen)
- Make max_map_count sysctl configurable                (Christoph Hellwig)
- matroxfb update                                        (Petr Vandrovec)
- ymfpci update                                                (Pete Zaitcev)
- LVM update                                                (Heinz J. Mauelshagen)
- btaudio driver update                                        (Gerd Knorr)
- bttv update                                                (Gerd Knorr)
- Out of line code cleanup                                (Keith Owens)
- Add watchdog API documentation                        (Christer Weinigel)
- Rivafb update                                                (Ani Joshi)
- Enable PCI buses above quad0 on NUMA-Q                (Martin J. Bligh)
- Fix PIIX IDE slave PCI timings                        (Dave Bogdanoff)
- Make PLIP work again                                        (Tim Waugh)
- Remove unecessary printk from lp.c                        (Tim Waugh)
- Make parport_daisy_select work for ECP/EPP modes        (Max Vorobiev)
- Support O_NONBLOCK on lp/ppdev correctly                (Tim Waugh)
- Add PCI card hooks to parport                                (Tim Waugh)
- Compaq cciss driver fixes                                (Stephen Cameron)
- VFS cleanups and fixes                                (Alexander Viro)
- USB update (including USB 2.0 support)                (Greg KH)
- More jiffies compare cleanups                                (Tim Schmielau)
- PCI hotplug update                                        (Greg KH)
- bluesmoke fixes                                        (Dave Jones)
- Fix off-by-one in ide-scsi                                (John Fremlin)
- Fix warnings in make xconfig                                (René Scharfe)
- Make x86 MCE a configure option                        (Paul Gortmaker)
- Small ramdisk fixes                                        (Christoph Hellwig)
- Add missing atime update to pipe code                        (Christoph Hellwig)
- Serialize microcode access                                (Tigran Aivazian)
- AMD Elan handling on serial.c                                (Robert Schwebel)


pre1:

- Add tape support to cciss driver                        (Stephen Cameron)
- Add Permedia3 fb driver                                (Romain Dolbeau)
- meye driver update                                        (Stelian Pop)
- opl3sa2 update                                        (Zwane Mwaikambo)
- JFFS2 update                                                (David Woodhouse)
- NBD deadlock fix                                        (Steven Whitehouse)
- Correct sys_shmdt() return value on failure                (Adam Bottchen)
- Apply the SET_PERSONALITY patch missing from 2.4.18         (me)
- Alpha update                                                (Jay Estabrook)
- SPARC64 update                                        (David S. Miller)
- Fix potential blk freelist corruption                        (Jens Axboe)
- Fix potential hpfs oops                                (Chris Mason)
- get_request() starvation fix                                (Andrew Morton)
- cramfs update                                                (Daniel Quinlan)
- Allow binfmt_elf as module                                (Paul Gortmaker)
- ymfpci Configure.help update                                (Pete Zaitcev)
- Backout one eepro100 change made in 2.4.18: it 
  was causing slowdowns on some cards                        (Jeff Garzik)
- Tridentfb compilation fix                                (Jani Monoses)
- Fix refcounting of directories on renames in tmpfs        (Christoph Rohland)
- Add Fujitsu notebook to broken APM implementation 
  blacklist                                                (Arjan Van de Ven)
- "do { ... } while(0)" cleanups on some fb drivers        (Geert Uytterhoeven)
- Fix natsemi's ETHTOOL_GLINK ioctl                        (Tim Hockin)
- Fix clik! drive detection code in ide-floppy                (Paul Bristow)
- Add additional support for the 82801 I/O controller        (Wim Van Sebroeck)
- Remove duplicates in pci_ids.h                        (Wim Van Sebroeck)