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Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.19-pre3-ac6

Mar 23, 2002, 14:21 (0 Talkback[s])

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Linux 2.4.19-pre3-ac6
Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2002 01:28:26 +0000 (GMT)
From: Alan Cox 
 To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
 Again treat this with care. This mostly fixes the CD bug a lot of people hit so
that the IDE code can get further testing
[+ 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]
Linux 2.4.19pre3-ac6
o       Fix the oops initialising the CD-ROM            (Andre Hedrick)
+       Add devexit_p() to the wdt_pci watchdog         (Adrian Bunk)
o       Fix lm_sensors compile                          (Eyal Lebedinsky)
o       Remove some dead JFS oddments                   (Christoph Hellwig)
o       SCSI generic update                     (Doug Gilbert, Travers Carter)
o       VM86 exception fixups                   (Kasper Dupont, Manfred Spraul)
o       Fix an fcntl error corner case to match SuS     (Christopher Yeoh)
Linux 2.4.19pre3-ac5
o       Further IDE updates                             (Andre Hedrick)
o       Reduce ide tape debug noise                     (Alfredo Sanjuán)
o       Sync devices on final close not each close      (Miquel van Smoorenburg)
o       Make max busses/irqs dynamic on x86             (James Cleverdon)
        | Needed for big IBM boxen
o       Remove exp_find in NFS (never used)             (Al Viro)
o       Fix read locking on NFS export_table            (Erik Habbinga)
o       Fix possible NFS error path mnt/dentry leak     (Al Viro)
o       Use MKDEV macro in NFS device create            (GOTO Masanori)
o       Clean up stale fh stats                         (Neil Brown)
o       Tidy nfsd_lookup                                (Al Viro)
o       nfsd_setattr fixes                              (Neil Brown)
o       Tidy up nfsd vfs calls                          (Neil Brown)
o       Clean up nfsd syscall interface                 (Neil Brown)
o       Fix fat NFS handle interfaces                   (Neil Brown)
o       Tidy up export list handling for NFS            (Al Viro)
o       Use seq_file for NFS exports proc file          (Al Viro)
o       Support for deviceless file system exports      (Steven Whitehouse)
o       Remove big kernel lock use for most of nfsd     (Neil Brown)
o       Convert sunrpc code to use generic linux lists  (Neil Brown)
o       Tidy up svc_sock NFS locking on SMP             (Neil Brown)
o       Improve tcp error/close handling                (Neil Brown)
o       Close down idle NFS tcp sockets                 (Neil Brown)
o       NFS TCP fixes for buffer space tracking         (Neil Brown)
o       Handle TCP RPC service flooding                 (Neil Brown)
o       Enable NFS over TCP via config options          (Neil Brown)
Linux 2.4.19pre3-ac4
o       Ensure jfs readdir doesn't spin on bad metadata (Dave Kleikamp)
o       Fix iconfig with no modules                     (Randy Dunlap)
o       Don't enfore rlimit on block device files       (Peter Hartley)
o       Add belkin wireless card idents                 (Brendan McAdams)
o       Add HP VA7400 to the scsi blacklist quirks      (Alar Aun)
o       JFS race fix                                    (Dave Kleikamp)
o       Fix wafer5823 watchdog merge error I made       (Justin Cormack)
o       Fix Config rule for phonejack pcmcia card       (Eyal Lebedinsky)
o       Test improved OOM handler for rmap              (Rik van Riel)
o       Update defconfig/experimental bits              (Neils Jensen)
o       The incredible shrinking kernel patch           (Andrew Morton)
o       Clean up BUG() implementation                   (Andrew Morton)
Linux 2.4.19pre3-ac3
o       Doh fixed the SYSVIPC build problem             (Everyone...)
o       Added 802.2LLC support                  (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
        | Based on 2.0 code contributed by Procom
o       Fix i2o build as module                         (Mark Cooke)
o       Blacklist for machines where local apic fails   (Mikael Pettersson)
o       Clean up wdt_pci                                (Zwane Mwaikambo)
Linux 2.4.19pre3-ac2
o       Hopefully fixed all the as accounting bugs      (me)
o       Bit more LS220 work (nothing useful yet)        (me)
o       Change should be long not int in shmem acct     (me)
o       Ignore MAP_NORESERVE in mode 2/3 accounting     (me)
+       Fix pci bar flag parsing                        (Russell King)
+       Handle ELF setup_arg_pages failure              (Russell King)
o       AT1700 filter fix                               (Sawa)
o       S/390 fix for O(1) scheduler                    (Pete Zaitcev)
o       Fix /proc/kcore for non zero memory start       (Russell King)
o       Update USB config files                         (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       TCP minisocks fixes                             (Dave Miller)
o       dnotify fixes                                   (Stephen Rothwell)
o       Remove pointles sysrq-L                         (Russell King)
o       Reparent khubd to init                          (Andrew Morton)
o       EEpro100 test updates                           (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Use named initializers in hwc_con               (Pete Zaitcev)
o       SHM ipc fix                                     (Paul Larson)
o       Further printk level fixes                      (Denis Vlasenko)
o       Revert epic100 changes - reports of problems    (me)
o       Water WDT watchdog driver                       (Justin Cormack)
        | I did some cleanup - Justin please double check it
o       ITE8330G PIRQ map support                       (Tobias Diedrich)
o       Trivial khttpd logging bug fix                  (Rogier Wolff)
o       Stop module autoloader making user /proc/pid    (Andreas Ferber)
        dir root owned
o       Handle TF flag properly on debug trap           (Christoph Hellwig,
                                        Arjan van de Ven, Stephan Springl)
o       ALi M1701 watchdog driver                       (Stve Hill)
        | I tidied/fixed this one too so please check
o       Add iconfig  (save/extract config from kernel   (Randy Dunlap)
        image file)
o       Add mk712 touchscreen driver                    (Daniel Quinlan)
        | Fixed various bugs in it - Dan please check
Linux 2.4.19pre3-ac1
o       Merge with 2.4.19pre3
        -       Revert buggy bluesmoke change
        -       Add missing pppox header change
o       Next SIS ide update                             (Lionel Bouton)
o       Only try the flush and recycle trick for        (me)
        known buggy I2O controllers.
o       Clean up module junk and use new init style     (me)
        for I2O.
o       Don't use cache hints on dim i2o controllers    (me)
o       Add vmalloc_to_page to 2.4 from 2.5             (Gerd Knorr)
o       JFS updates                     (Christoph Hellwig, Dave Kleikamp)
+       Fix boot_cpu_data corruption bug                (Mikael Pettersson)
+       Clean up ppp vfree paths                        (David Woodhouse)
+       Emagic EMI usb driver                           (Tapio Laxström)
+       Edgeport fixes for multiple device case         (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)   
+       Ethtool support for catc usb                    (Brad Hards)
+       Update to pegasus driver in base tree           (Petko Manolov)
+       Update USB maintainers                          (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
+       IPAQ usb driver fixup                           (Ganesh Varadarajan)
+       Allow usbfs name for 2.5 compatibility          (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Committed_AS without a space in procfs          (Andy Dustman)
+       Fix an NFS file creation problem                (Trond Myklebust)
o       Fix a missing ksym                              (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Increase init delay on ALI5451 audio setup      (Harald Jenny)
        | Needed for Acer Travelmate 521TE
o       Fix printk message levels in pci code           (Denis Vlasenko)
o       Add another laptop to the buggy APM tables      (Mihnea-Costin Grigore)
o       Fix an obscure acct race                        (Bob Miller)
o       Sonypi driver update                            (Stelian Pop)
o       Fix devfs glitch with namespace stuff           (Paul Komkoff, Al Viro)
Linux 2.4.19pre2-ac4
o       Initial Ricoh ZVbus support                     (Marcus Metzler)
o       PnPBIOS fixes                                   (Brian Gerst)
o       Fix a case where sync_one might not start an    (Ben LaHaise)
        inode writeout
+       Corrected atm locking fix                       (Maksim Krasnyanskiy)
o       mp table parsing corner case fix                (James Cleverdon)
o       NFS over JFS directory offset fix               (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Update reisefsprogs version                     (Paul Komkoff)
o       RME Hammerfall driver update                    (Günter Geiger)
o       Fix an off by one in the bluesmoke reporting    (Dave Jones)
+       Make irnet disconnect hang up ppp               (Jean Tourrilhes)
+       Fix abuse of cli() in irda socket connect       (Jean Tourrilhes)
+       Add help text to patch-kernel script            (Damjan Lango)
*       USB irda updates                                (Jean Tourrilhes)
+       IRDA link layer updates                         (Jean Tourrilhes)
o       Add WD xd signature to 2.4 (from 2.2)           (Jim Freeman)
o       Update sc1200 watchdog                          (Zwane Mwaikambo)
o       Switch wdt501 watchdog driver to bitops         (me)
o       Much updated LSI logic MPT fusion drivers       (Pam Delaney)
*       Wavelan driver updates                          (Jean Tourrilhes)
o       Fix a race where we could hit init_idle after   (Kip Walker)
        freeing it (from rest_init)
*       Raylink driver bugfixes                         (Jean Tourrilhes)
o       Switch 2.4 to using a shared zlib               (David Woodhouse)
o       Fix w83877 SMP deadlock, clean up locking       (me)
o       IBM lanstreamer update                          (Kent Yoder)
o       Fix 32bitism in the PM code                     (Pavel Machek)
o       Make irqsave use unsigned long for consistency  (Pavel Machek)
        | Just fixes a few exceptions
o       Make i2o_block fallback to blkpg for ioctls     (me)
o       All pids in use handling                        (Paul Larson)
o       IDE code wasn't using ide_free_irq              (William Jhun)
o       Fix non procfs build                            (Eric Sandeen)
*       Cyberjack bug fix                               (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
*       USB vicam fixes                                 (Oliver Neukum)
*       Add another device to the ftdi driver           (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
*       UHCI performance fixes                          (Johannes Erdfelt)
*       STV680 bug fixes                                (Kevin Sisson)
*       Kaweth bug fixes                                (Oliver Neukum)
*       Update hpusbscsi driver                         (Oliver Neukum)
*       Update OV511 driver                             (Mark McClelland)
*       Update usb-ipaq driver to support journada      (Ganesh Varadarajan)
*       Fix a bug in the USB skeleton driver            (Holger Waechtler)
o       Further SiS IDE updates                         (Lionel Bouton)
o       Fix ufs mount failure bug                       (Andries Brouwer)
o       Allow the max user frequency for the rtc to     (Mike Shaver)
        be configurable
o       HPT37x crash on init fixups                     (Vojtech Pavlik)
Linux 2.4.19pre2-ac3
o       Fix quota deadlock and extreme load corruption  (Jan Kara, Chris Mason)
*       MIPS config fix                                 (Ralf Baechle)
*       Update AGP config entry                         (Daniele Venzano)
*       SMBfs NLS oops fix                              (Urban Widmark)
o       Fix expand_stack locking hang on OOM            (Kevin Buhr)
o       Restore 10Mbit half duplex eepro100 fix         (me)
o       3c509 full duplex and documentation             (David Ruggiero)
o       3c509 power management                          (Zwane Mwaikambo)
*       Remove more surplus llseek methods              (Robert Love)
X       ATM locking fix                                 (Frode Isaksen)
o       Merge extra sound help texts                    (Steven Cole)
        | plus one typo fix
o       Add help for IXJ pcmcia configuration           (Steven Cole, me)
        | Rewrote the text somewhat
Linux 2.4.19pre2-ac2
o       Fix a mismerge (may explain the patch weirdo)
+       Fix highmem + sblive                            (Daniel Bertrand)
*       Reiserfs updates                                (Oleg Drokin)
o       Auto enable HT on HT capable systems            (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix init/do_mounts O(1) scheduler merge glitch  (Greg Louis)
o       Fix drm build problem on CPU=386                (Mark Cooke)
o       Fix incorrect sleep in ZR36067 driver           (me)
o       Add missing cpu_relax to iph5526 driver         (me)
Linux 2.4.19pre2-ac1
o       Merge aic7xxx update                            (Justin Gibbs)
o       Fix handling of scsi 'medium error: recovered'  (Justin Gibbs)
*       Further request region fixups                   (Marcus Alanen)
o       Add interlace/doublescan to voodoo1/2 fb driver (Urs Ganse)
        | interlace is always handy with 3d glasses..
o       Merge O(1) scheduler                            (Ingo Molnar)
        | Thanks to Martin Knoblauch for doing the merge work
        | Non x86 ports may need to clean up their mm/fault.c
*       Lseek usage cleanup                             (Robert Love)
o       Merge with 2.4.19pre2
        -       Fixed bogus sysctl definitions
        -       Fixed incorrect MODULE_LICENSE backout
        -       Fixed gratuitous supercede spelling change
        -       Fixed double patches from mips people
        -       Fixed incorrect link order from mips people
        -       Fixed broken config rules from mips people
        -       Made cciss build
        -       Remove half written "meth.c" driver
*       Fix up some of the watchdog api text            (me)
        | Janitor job - go through that and make all the drivers
        | support all the things ('V' NOWAYOUT and ioctl core)
o       Fix wrong order in MAINTAINERS                  (me)
o       Remove roadrunner reference from MAINTAINERS    (me)
Linux 2.4.19pre1-ac2
o       Fix chown/chmod on shmemfs                      (me)
o       Fix accounting error in the shm code            (me)
o       Turn on mode2/mode3 overcommit protection       (me)
*       w83877f watchdog fix compile for SMP            (Mark Cooke)
*       Fix ide=nodma for serverworks                   (Ken Brownfield)
*       USB2 controller support                         (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
*       Add more devices to the visor driver (m515,clie)(Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
*       IBM USB camera driver updates                   (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
*       USB auerswald driver                            (Wolfgang Muees)
o       Trivial random match up with 2.2                (Marco Colombo)
*       Spelling fixes                                  (Jim Freeman)
*       Next batch of time_*() fixups                   (Tim Schmielau)
+       Update video4linux API docs                     (Gerd Knorr)
*       Merge some comment fixups                       (John Kim)
o       ymfpci sync                                     (Pete Zaitcev)
*       Update maintainers to add pm3fb                 (Romain DOLBEAU)
*       Hotplug updates (docs, fs, compaq driver)       (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
*       IBM hotplug support     (Irene Zubarev, Tong Yu, Jyoti Shah, Chuck Cole)
*       ACPI hotplug driver support             (Hiroshi Aono, Takayoshi Kochi)
*       Blink keyboard lights on x86 panic              (Andi Kleen)
o       Further Configure.help changes                  (Steven Cole)
o       Merge a version of the sard I/O accounting      (Stephen Tweedie,
                                                         Christoph Hellwig)
o       SC1200 watchdog driver                          (Zwane Mwaikambo)
*       Fix address ordering for 36bit MCE on x86       (Dave Jones)
Linux 2.4.19pre1-ac1
o       Merge with 2.4.19-pre1
Linux 2.4.18-ac1
o       Merge with 2.4.18 proper
o       Add missing -rc4 diff
o       Use attribute notifiers to account shmemfs      (me)
o       Initial luxsonor LS220/LS240 driver code        (me)
        | This is just setup code and only in the tree because
        | its where I keep my hacks in progress
Linux 2.4.18rc2-ac2
o       Fix a corruption problem in the jfs dir table   (Dave Kleikamp)
o       Fix trap when extending a single extent of      (Dave Kleikamp)
        over 64Gb in JFS
*       NBD deadlock fix                                (Steven Whitehouse)
*       Fix device ref counting in netrom stack         (Tomi Manninen)
*       Fix shmemfs link counting                       (Christoph Rohland)
*       Fix potential scsi disk oops                    (Peter Wong)
*       eepro100 carrier init fix                       (Jeff Garzik)
*       Fix wrong kfree in netrom stack                 (Tomi Manninen)
*       Add TI1250 inits to ZV bus support              (me)
        | Zoom video now works on the IBM TP600 at least..
*       Fix off by one on loop devices limit            (Heinz Mauelshagen)
o       Improve handling of psaux open with no mouse    (Christoph Hellwig)
        present
*       3COM 3c359 token ring driver                    (Mike Phillips)
*       Fix a case where hpfs didnt set block size      (Chris Mason)
        early enough
*       Remove use of lock_kernel in softdog driver     (me)
*       Make olympic driver use spinlocks not           (Mike Phillips)
        lock_kernel
o       Fix type of detected devices in md.c            (Jakob Kemi)
*       Changes and defconfig update                    (Niels Jensen)
o       PNP BIOS driver updates                         (Thomas Hood)
*       Turn off excess printks in pnp quirk reporting  (Andrey Panin)
*       Add documentation for ITE I2C                   (Steven Cole)
o       Add documentation for other zoran cards         (Steven Cole)
o       Add an SC520 watchdog, and enable wd8387ff      (Scott Jennings)
o       Cleaned up and fixed some SC520 watchdog bugs   (me)
        | Scott - can you double check these
*       Fix return on generic lib/string.c memcmp       (Georg Nikodym)
*       Further zoom video cleanups                     (me)
Linux 2.4.18rc2-ac1
o       Merge with 2.4.18rc2
*       Ignore i810 modem codecs                        (me)
o       Core of address space accounting code           (me)
        | Enforcement, ptrace and some shmem corner bits to do
*       Fix security hole in shmfs                      (me)
o       Fix various bits of 64bit file I/O in shmem     (me)
o       Merge with rmap12f                              (Rik van Riel and co)
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)
*       Fix awk failure path in menuconfig              (Andrew Church)
+       Merge varies doc updates                        (Steven Cole)
o       Add serial support for the Lava Octopus-550     (Jim Treadway)
*       OPL3SA2 cleanup                                 (Zwane Mwaikambo)
o       Add missing blkdev_varyio export                (Todd Roy)
o/*     Update Changes file, config and experimental    (Niels Jensen)
        checks
*       Fix highmem warning in aacraid                  (Andrew Morton)
*       Make tpqic02 use new style request region       (Marcus Alanen)
*       Only turn off mediagx/geode TSC on 5510/5520    (me)
        | From information provided by Hiroshi MIURA
*       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, ..)
*       Updated sis frame buffer driver                 (Thomas Winischhofer)
Linux 2.4.18pre9-ac3
*       Clean up various macros and misuse of ;         (Timothy Ball)
*       Correct procfs locking fixup                    (Al Viro)
o       Speed up ext2/ext3 synchronous mounts           (Andrew Morton)
*       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)
*       IBM Lanstreamer updates                         (Mike Phillips)
*       Fix acct rlimit problem (I hope)                (me)
        | Problem noted by Ian Allen
o       Automatically set file limits based on mem size (Andi Kleen)
*       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
*       Small fix to the eata driver update             (Dario Ballabio)

Linux 2.4.18pre9-ac2
*       Nat Semi now use their own ident on the Geode   (Hiroshi Miura)
*       Put #error in two files that need FPU fixups    (me)
*       Correct a specific mmap return to match posix   (Christopher Yeoh)
*       Add Eepro100/VE ident                           (Hanno Boeck)
*       Add provides for DRM to the kernel make rpm     (Alexander Hoogerhuis)
*       Fix a problem where vm86 irq releasing could be (Stas Sergeev)
        missed
*       EATA and U14/34F driver updates                 (Dario Ballabio)
*       Handle EMC storage arrays that report SCSI-2    (Kurt Garloff)
        but want REPORT_LUNs
*       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)
*       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
*       Random number generator support for AMD768      (me)
*       Add AMD768 to i810 driver pci ident list        (me)
o       Initial AMD768 power management work            (me)
        | Unfinished pending some docs clarifications
*       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
*       pcwd cleanup, backport of fixes from 2.5        (Rob Radez)
*       Add support for more Moxa cards to mxser        (Damian Wrobel)
*       Add remaining missing MODULE_LICENSE tags       (Hubert Mantel)
*       Fix floppy reservation ranges                   (Anton Altaparmakov)
*       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)
*       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
*       Mark framebuffer mappings VM_IO                 (Andrew Morton)
o       Neomagic frame buffer driver                    (Denis Kropp)
        - Needs FPU code fixing before it can be merged
*       Hyperthreading awareness for MTRR driver
*       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)
*       Early ioremap for x86 specific code             (Mikael Pettersson)
        | This is needed to do things like apic/dmi detect early enough
*       Pentium IV APIC/NMI watchdog                    (Mikael Pettersson)
*       Add C1MRX support to sonypi driver              (Junichi Morita)
*       Fix "make rpm" with two '-' in extraversion     (Gerald Britton)
*       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)
*       Fix UFS/CDROM oops                              (Zwane Mwaikambo)
*       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, ..)
*       Merge new sis frame buffer drivers              (Thomas Winischhofer)
*       cs46xx oops fix                                 (Mike Gorse)
*       Fix a second cs46xx bug related to this         (me)
*       Fix acpitable oopses on boot and other problems (James Cleverdon)
o       Fix io port type on the hpt366 driver           (Pete Popov)
*       Updated matrox drivers                          (Petr Vandrovec)
*       IPchains fixes needed for 2.4.18pre7
o       IDE config text updates for the IDE patches     (Anton Altaparmakov)
*       Merge the first bits of ZV support              (Marcus Metzler)
*       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
*       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)
*       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)
+       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)
*       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)
*       Natsemi driver hang fix                         (Manfred Spraul)
*       Add mono/stereo reporting to gemtek pci radio   (Jonathan Hudson)