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Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.21rc5-ac2

May 29, 2003, 18:59 (2 Talkback[s])

Kernel.org Mirrors

Linux 2.4.21rc5-ac2

  • Backport tlan update and add 64bit support (me)
  • Make SiS APIC work (me)
  • Fix incorrect strncmp in sclp driver (Pete Zaitcev)
  • Fix further cmpci copy/user bugs (Hollis Blanchard)
  • Update ACPI to newer intel base code (Bero Rosenkraenzer)
  • Fix a bogus ; in the ACPI code (Pavel Machek)
  • IDE I/O and DMA state machine fixes (Alexander Atanasov)
  • Fix gcc 3.3 build of ma600 (Eduardo Pereira Habkost)

Linux 2.4.21rc5-ac1

  • Resync with Marcelo 2.4.21-rc5
  • IBM S/390 architecture bug fixes (Martin Schwidefsky)
  • IBM S/390 DASD driver fixes (Martin Schwidefsky)
  • IBM S/390 sclp fixes (Martin Schwidefsky)
  • IBM tape fixes (Martin Schwidefsky)
  • AGPgart support for SiS651 (Thomas Winischhofer)
  • Fix emulation bug in the mips utsname handling (Ben Collins)
  • Fix module list race (Keith Owens)
  • Fixes to CRC32 library and optimisations (David Woodhouse, Joakim Tjernlund)
  • I/O pause waitqueue fix (Jens Axboe)
  • Fix typo in ide Config.in (Carl-Daniel Hailfinger)
  • Fix ac97 to init volume mute bit on volume control lacking codecs (me)
  • Correct vm86 virtualisation of pushf iopl (Stas Sergeev)
    Fixes some problems with dos4gw
  • Nvidia AGP support (someone in Nvidia)
  • Fix gcc 3.3 build of sdla_chdlc (Eduardo Pereira Habkost)
  • Fix gcc 3.3 build of olympic (Eduardo Pereira Habkost)
  • Fix gcc 3.3 build of DECnet (Eduardo Pereira Habkost)
  • Fix gcc 3.3 build of cs46xx (Eduardo Pereira Habkost)
  • Report -EFAULT back on /proc/misc (Daniele Bellucci)
  • Merge S/390 ctrlchar handler fix (Pete Zaitcev)
  • Add oneshot support to UHCI USB as well (Pete Zaitcev)
  • Fix type errors in kcopy irq save (Guy Streeter)
  • Major merge of aacraid updates (Mark Salyzn, Deanna Bonds)
    64bit stuff, raid mode, SATA, other new idents
  • Rewrite the aacraid link list code to be 64bit safe (me)
    This aacraid is likely to need a bit more debugging yet and also there is work to do on error recovery handling
  • Fix CRC library problem with ksyms (me)

Linux 2.4.21rc4-ac1

  • Resync with Marcelo 2.4.21rc4
  • Allow setuid core dumps by a sysctl (me)
    First test release. Note that you probably want to set the core dumping path to somewhere like /cores/ via sysctl when using this feature. Setuid cores are made root only and owner rw only.

Linux 2.4.21rc2-ac3

  • Possible fix for IDE lost IRQ problem (Alexander Atanasov)
  • Add VIA KL/KM266 AGP (Dietrich Radel)
  • Handle older Compaq ACPI * prefix to HID (Andrew Grover)
  • Add mmio==2 support to the ide-dma layer (me)
  • Clean up and document the CMD680 driver (me)
  • Fix the CMD680 resource handling bugs (me)
  • VIA 8327 IDE support (Vojtech Pavlik)
  • Update SiS IDE for 655/630SET and oddments (Lionel Bouton)
  • Fix missing exports for modular XFS (Bero Rosenkraenzer)
  • Update worst case quota block count for ext3 (Jan Kara)
  • Add CRC32 libraries backport (David Woodhouse, Duncan Sands)
  • HDLC doc fixes (Krzysztof Halasa)
  • Use tail -n for the posixly afflicted (Olaf Hering)
  • Fix wrong use of strstr in reiserfs (Sam Ravnborg)
  • Correct AMD enable bits (Vojtech Pavlik)
    Should fix IDE boot timeout when probing empty AMD device slots
  • Fix netlink compile with gcc 3.3 (Andrew Church)
  • Frame buffer is in bits so fix vesafb (Adam Mercer)
  • Make ksoftirqd cpuid match 2.5 (and allow for 100 cpus without overflow..) (Martin Hicks)
  • Fix a pcmcia without ISA crash (Pavel Roskin)
  • Fix cs89x0 set_mac_address handling (Stefano Fedrigo)
  • Update the ide tags I forgot to do before (me)
  • Fix a delayed block/xfs problem from a missed merge (Christoph Hellwig)

REMOVED FOR NOW

  • RMAP

REMOVED FOR GOOD

  • LLC (See 2.5)
  • VaryIO (Never accepted mainstream)

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-- Pavel Machek