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Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.5-mc1

Apr 05, 2004, 05:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Morton)

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.5/2.6.5-mc1/

"mc" == "merge candidate", for want of a better name. This tree holds the patches which are slated for inclusion into Linus's tree in the short-term.

As Linus is offline for a week we should expect that the contents of -mc1 will be merged into kernel bitkeeper around April 12.

2.6.5-mm1 will consist of all of 2.6.5-mc1 plus other patches. The separation point is "mc.patch" in the -mm series file--everything before mc.patch is part of both the -mc and -mm kernels and everything after mc.patch is in -mm only.

The -mc series probably won't live for very long--I'm releasing it so that people can prepare patches against what Linus's kernel will look like when he returns.

Contents of 2.6.5-mc1 (143 patches):

x86_64-update.patch
  x86-64 update

kconfig-url-fixes.patch
  Fix URLs in Kconfig files

Lindent-devfs.patch
  feed devfs through Lindent

system_running-fix.patch
  generalise system_running

vt-cleanup.patch
  vt.c cleanup

con_open-speedup.patch
  con_open() speedup/cleanup

remove-down_tty_sem.patch
  remove down_tty_sem()

tty-race-fix-43.patch
  Fix VT open/close race

i4l-kernelcapi-rework.patch
  i4l: kernelcapi receive workqueue and locking rework

wchan-use-ELF-sections.patch
  Fix get_wchan() FIXME wrt. order of functions

ppc64-si_addr-fix.patch
  ppc64: si_addr fix

quota-locking-fixes.patch
  Quota locking fixes

inode-cleanup.patch
  fs/inode.c list_head cleanup

initramfs-search-for-init-orig.patch
  search for /init for initramfs boots

knfsd-01-oops-fix.patch
  knfsd: Return -EOPNOTSUPP when unknown mechanism name encountered

knfsd-02-auth-error-return-fix.patch
  knfsd: Minor fix to error return when updating server authentication information

knfsd-03-auth_error-formatting-fix.patch
  knfsd: fix a problem with incorrectly formatted auth_error returns.

knfsd-04-remove-name_lookup_h.patch
  knfsd: Remove name_lookup.h that noone is using anymore.

knfsd-05-mounted_on_fileid-support.patch
  knfsd: Add server-side support for the nfsv4 mounted_on_fileid attribute.

knfsd-06-UTF8-improvements.patch
  knfsd: Improve UTF8 checking.

knfsd-07-auth_gss-export.patch
  knfsd: Export a symbol needed by auth_gss

knfsd-08-gss-integrity.patch
  knfsd: Add data integrity to serve rside gss

md-merging-fix.patch
  md: merge_bvec_fn needs to know about partitions.

mq-01-codemove.patch
  posix message queues: code move

mq-02-syscalls.patch
  posix message queues: syscall stubs

mq-03-core.patch
  posix message queues: implementation

mq-03-core-update.patch
  posix message queues: update to core patch

mq-04-linuxext-poll.patch
  posix message queues: linux-specific poll extension

mq-05-linuxext-mount.patch
  posix message queues: made user mountable

mq-update-01.patch
  posix message queue update

mq-security-fix.patch
  security bugfix for mqueue

ipmi-updates-3.patch
  IPMI driver updates

move-job-control-stuff-tosignal_struct.patch
  move job control fields from task_struct to signal_struct

lower-zone-protection-numa-fix.patch
  Fix page allocator lower zone protection for NUMA

ext3-fsync-speedup.patch
  ext3 fsync() and fdatasync() speedup

ext2-fsync-speedup-2.patch
  speed up ext2 fsync() and fdatasync()

jbd-commit-ordered-fix.patch
  jbd: fix ordered-data writeout logic

jbd-move-locked-buffers.patch
  JBD: ordered-data commit cleanup

jbd-iobuf-error-handling-fix.patch
  jbd: fix I/O error handling

readv-writev-check-fix.patch
  readv/writev range checking fix

kerneldoc-handle-attributes.patch
  Fix scripts/kernel-doc to handle __attribute__

slab-alignment-rework.patch
  slab: updates for per-arch alignments

set-mod-waiter-before-calling-stop_machine.patch
  Set mod->waiter Before Calling stop_machine

procfs-comment-fixes.patch
  fs/proc/proc_tty.c comment fixes

sb_mixer-bounds-checking.patch
  sb_mixer bounds checking

pmdisk-store-handling-fix.patch
  pmdisk: fix strcmp in sysfs store

file-operations-fcntl.patch
  add file_operations.fcntl

sys_time-subtick-correction-fix.patch
  Fix sys_time() to get subtick correction from the new xtime

bitmap_parse-fix.patch
  Broken bitmap_parse for ncpus > 32

ver_linux-fix.patch
  ver_linux fix

codingstyle-fix-for-emacs.patch
  Update CodingStyle hints for Emacs users.

document-unused-i386-pte-bits.patch
  document unused pte bits on i386

docbook-sgml-quotes-fix.patch
  Consistently use quotes for SGML attributes

sgml-close-tags.patch
  SGML: close tag with ">"

sch_ingress-help-fix.patch
  fix sch_ingress help

i386-irq-cleanup.patch
  i386 irq.c ifdef cleanup

firmware-loader-docs-fix.patch
  Fix firmware loader docs

trivial-patches-in-maintainers.patch
  Trivial Patch Monkey should be in MAINTAINERS

genksyms-parser-fix.patch
  Fix genksyms parsing

CONFIG_X86_GENERIC-help-fix.patch
  CONFIG_X86_GENERIC description fixup

credits-update.patch
  updating email info in CREDITS

device-h-duplicate-include.patch
  Kill duplicate #include <linux_ioport.h>

unmapped-CPU-node-number-fix.patch
  Use valid node number when unmapping x86 CPUs

submitting-trivial-patches.patch
  Add CC Trivial Patch Monkey to SubmittingPatches

ne2k-pic-build-fix.patch
  ne2k-pci.c compile fix on ppc[64]

doc-changes-update.patch
  Update Documentation/Changes

drm-put_user-fixes.patch
  i830 DRM missing put_user

export-complete_all.patch
  export complete_all()

urandom-scalability-fix.patch
  /dev/urandom scalability improvement

cpu5wdt-warning-fix.patch
  cpu5wdt.c warning fix

fget-speedup.patch
  speed up fget() and fget_light()

move-__this_module-to-modpost.patch
  Move __this_module to modpost

modversions-fix.patch
  Fix Modversions Now __this_module Is Created Only in .ko

support-zerobased-floppies.patch
  Support for floppies whose sectors are numbered from zero instead of one

remove-bitmap-length-limits.patch
  Remove bitmap_shift_*() bitmap length limits

huge-sparse-tmpfs-files.patch
  Fix huge sparse tmpfs files

strip-param-quotes.patch
  Strip quotes from kernel parameters

summit-irq-count-override.patch
  summit: per-subarch NR_IRQ_VECTORS

summit-increase-MAX_MP_BUSSES.patch
  summmit: increase MAX_MP_BUSSES

stv0299-unused-var-fix.patch
  stv0299.c unused variable

selinux-fix-struct-type.patch
  selinux: fix struct type

pte_alloc_one-null-pointer-check.patch
  missing NULL pointer check in pte_alloc_one.

kill-MAKEDEV-scripts.patch
  kill spurious MAKDEV scripts

wavfront-warning-fix.patch
  oss/wavfront.c warning fix.

hysnd-MOD_USE_COUNT-fix.patch
  remove bogus MOD_{INC,DEC}_USE_COUNT from hysdn

CONFIG_EMBEDDED-help-fix.patch
  improve CONFIG_EMBEDDED help text

remove-nswap-cnswap.patch
  eliminate nswap and cnswap

no-quota-inode-shrinkage.patch
  shrink inode when quota is disabled

geode-suspend-on-halt.patch
  enable suspend-on-halt for NS Geode

O_DIRECT-race-fixes-rollup.patch
  O_DIRECT data exposure fixes

O_DIRECT-ll_rw_block-vs-block_write_full_page-fix.patch
  Fix race between ll_rw_block() and block_write_full_page()

blockdev-direct-io-speedup.patch
  blockdev direct-io speedups

dio-aio-fixes.patch
  direct-io AIO fixes

aio-fallback-bio_count-race-fix-2.patch
  AIO+DIO bio_count race fix

rw_swap_page_sync-fix.patch
  rw_swap_page_sync(): place the pages in swapcache

radix-tree-tagging.patch
  radix-tree tags for selective lookup

irq-safe-pagecache-lock.patch
  make the pagecache lock irq-safe.

tag-dirty-pages.patch
  tag dirty pages as such in the radix tree

tag-writeback-pages.patch
  tag writeback pages as such in their radix tree

stop-using-dirty-pages.patch
  stop using the address_space dirty_pages list

kupdate-function-fix.patch
  fix the kupdate function

stop-using-io-pages.patch
  remove address_space.io_pages

stop-using-locked-pages.patch
  Stop using address_space.locked_pages

stop-using-clean-pages.patch
  stop using address_space.clean_pages

unslabify-pgds-and-pmds.patch
  revert the slabification of i386 pgd's and pmd's

slab-stop-using-page-list.patch
  slab: stop using page.list

page_alloc-stop-using-page-list.patch
  stop using page.list in the page allocator

hugetlb-stop-using-page-list.patch
  stop using page->list in the hugetlbpage implementations

pageattr-stop-using-page-list.patch
  stop using page.list in pageattr.c

readahead-stop-using-page-list.patch
  stop using page.list in readahead

compound-pages-stop-using-lru.patch
  stop using page->lru in compound pages

arm-stop-using-page-list.patch
  arm: stop using page->list

m68k-stop-using-page-list.patch
  switch the m68k pointer-table code over to page->lru

remove-page-list.patch
  remove page.list

clear_page_dirty_for_io.patch
  fdatasync integrity fix

block_write_full_page-redirty.patch
  don't allow background writes to hide dirty buffers

writeback-search-start.patch
  writeback efficiency and QoS improvements

mpage_writepages-latency-fix.patch
  Add mpage_writepages() scheduling point

mpage-cleanup.patch
  mpage_writepages() cleanup

fork-vma-order-fix.patch
  fork vma ordering during fork

mremap-copy_one_pte-fix.patch
  mremap: copy_one_pte cleanup

mremap-move_vma-fix.patch
  mremap: move_vma fixes and cleanup

mremap-vma_relink_file-fix.patch
  mremap: vma_relink_file race fix

mremap-check-map_count.patch
  mremap: check map_count

mremap-rmap-comment-fix.patch
  Fix rmap comment

kswapd-remove-pages-scanned.patch
  kswapd: remove pages_scanned local

laptop-mode-3.patch
  laptop mode

laptop-mode-doc-update.patch
  Laptop mode doc updates for XFS, among other things.

laptop-mode-control-script-fix.patch
  Bugfix in the laptop mode control script.

laptop-mode-sync-completion.patch
  Add laptop-mode sync completion function to delete writeback timer.

ext3-commit-default.patch
  Add commit=0 to ext3, meaning "set commit to default".

tunable-pagefault-readaround.patch
  Honour the readahead tunable in filemap_nopage()

filemap_nopage-busywait-fix.patch
  Fix logic in filemap_nopage()

acpi-printk-fix.patch
  acpi printk fix

ia32-4k-stacks.patch
  ia32: 4Kb stacks (and irqstacks) patch

proc-load-average-fix.patch
  procfs LoadAVG/load_avg scaling fix

ppc64-NUMA-fix-for-16MB-LMBs.patch
  ppc64: NUMA fix for 16MB LMBs

sparc64-build-fix.patch
  build fails on sparc64 in hugetlbpage.c

epoll-comment-fixes.patch
  epoll comment fix

stop_machine-barrier-fixes.patch
  add stop_machine barriers

sunrpc-svcsock-drop.patch
  sunrpc: connection dropping tweaks

acl-version-mismatch.patch
  ACL version mismatch error code fix

mc.patch
  Add -mcN to EXTRAVERSION