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Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.6.13-rc7

Aug 24, 2005, 13:45 (0 Talkback[s])

Hullo.

I really wanted to release a 2.6.13, but there's been enough changes while we've been waiting for other issues to resolve that I think it's best to do a -rc7 first.

Most of the -rc7 changes are pretty trivial, either one-liners or affecting some particular specific driver or unusual configuration. The shortlog (appended) should give a pretty good idea of what's up.

Linus

---
Al Viro:
  uml: fix the x86_64 build
  [SPARC]: Fix weak aliases
  jffs2: fix symlink error handling
  Fix up symlink function pointers
  Lots of Kconfig fixes
  alpha gcc4 warnings
  missing include in pcmcia_resource.c
  alpha xchg fix
  alpha spinlock code and bogus constraints
  m32r smp.h gcc4 fixes
  m32r icu_data gcc4 fixes
  m32r_sio gcc4 fixes
  broken inline asm on s390 (misuse of labels)
  vidc gcc4 fix
  emac netpoll fix
  typo fix in qdio.c
  qualifiers in return types - easy cases
  missing exports on m32r
  ad1980 makefile fix
  %t... in vsnprintf
  s390 __CHECKER__ ifdefs

Alexander Nyberg:
  ns558 list handling fix

Alexey Dobriyan:
  [NET]: Make skb->protocol __be16
  freevxfs: fix breakage introduced by symlink fixes
  zd1201 kmalloc size fix

Andi Kleen:
  x86: Remove obsolete get_cpu_vendor call
  x86_64: Don't print exceptions for ltrace
  x86_64: Fix race in TSC synchronization
  x86_64: Don't oops at boot when empty Opteron node has IO

Andrew Morton:
  [NET]: Fix memory leak in sys_{send,recv}msg() w/compat
  PCI: fix quirk-6700-fix.patch

Anton Altaparmakov:
  NTFS: Fix bug in mft record writing where we forgot to set the device in
  NTFS: Complete the previous fix for the unset device when mapping buffers

Antonino A. Daplas:
  intelfb/fbdev: Save info->flags in a local variable

Antonino Daplas:
  nvidiafb: Fix initial display corruption on certain laptops

Arnd Bergmann:
  ppc64: add default config for BPA

Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz:
  ide-floppy: fix IDEFLOPPY_TICKS_DELAY

Ben Colline:
  [SPARC]: Deal with glibc changing macro names in modpost.c

Ben Dooks:
  ARM: 2847/1: S3C24XX - Documentation for USB OHCI host
  ARM: 2849/1: S3C24XX - USB host update (2848/1)
  DM9000 - spinlock fixes
  DM9000 - incorrect ioctl() handling

Benjamin Herrenschmidt:
  ppc64: Fix Fan control for new PowerMac G5 2.7GHz machines

Bhavesh P. Davda:
  NPTL signal delivery deadlock fix

Brian King:
  ppc64: iommu vmerge fix

Christoph Hellwig:
  ARM: switch fd1772.c from sleep_on to wait_event
  [SPARC]: Use kthread infrastructure in envctrl
  [SPARC]: Use kthread infrastructure in bbc_envctrl
  [SPARC]: remove ifdef CONFIG_PCI from envctrl.c
  [IA64] update CONFIG_PCI description

Christoph Lameter:
  Fix ide-disk.c oops caused by hwif == NULL

Chuck Ebbert:
  i386: fix incorrect FP signal code

Chuck Lever:
  NFS: split nfsi->flags into two fields
  NFS: use atomic bitops to manipulate flags in nfsi->flags
  NFS: Introduce the use of inode->i_lock to protect fields in nfsi

Cornelia Huck:
  s390: use klist in qeth driver

Dave Johnson:
  [IPV4]: Fix negative timer loop with lots of ipv4 peers.

Dave Jones:
  icn driver fails to unload when no hardware present

Dave Kleikamp:
  Merge with /home/shaggy/git/linus-clean/
  JFS: Improve sync barrier processing
  Merge with /home/shaggy/git/linus-clean/
  Merge with /home/shaggy/git/linus-clean/
  JFS: Check for invalid inodes in jfs_delete_inode
  Merge with /home/shaggy/git/linus-clean/
  JFS: Fix race in txLock
  Merge with /home/shaggy/git/linus-clean/

David Meybohm:
  preempt race in getppid

David S. Miller:
  [TG3]: Save initial PCI state before registering the netdevice.
  [NETLINK]: Allocate and kill some netlink numbers.
  [SPARC]: envctrl: ERR_PTR() --> PTR_ERR()
  [SUNRPC]: Fix nsec --> usec conversion.
  [SPARC64]: Fix 2 bugs in cpufreq drivers.
  [TG3]: Update driver version and reldate.
  [SPARC64]: Move kernel unaligned trap handlers into assembler file.
  [TCP]: Unconditionally clear TCP_NAGLE_PUSH in skb_entail().
  [TCP]: Document non-trivial locking path in tcp_v{4,6}_get_port().
  [ROSE]: Fix missing unlocks in rose_route_frame()
  [ROSE]: Fix typo in rose_route_frame() locking fix.

David Woodhouse:
  Stop snd-powermac oopsing on non-pmac hardware.

Deepak Saxena:
  Fix IXP4xx CLOCK_TICK_RATE

Dimitry Andric:
  [ARM] 2850/1: Remove duplicate UART I/O mapping from s3c2410_iodesc

Dmitry Yusupov:
  [TCP]: Do TSO deferral even if tail SKB can go out now.

Eric W. Biederman:
  x86_64: Fix apicid versus cpu# confusion.

Evgeniy Polyakov:
  w1: more debug level decrease.

Grant Coady:
  ide: fix PCI_DEVIEC_ID_APPLE_UNI_N_ATA spelling

Greg Edwards:
  [IA64] Refresh arch/ia64/configs/sn2_defconfig.

Greg Kroah-Hartman:
  Fix manual binding infinite loop

Harald Welte:
  don't try to do any NAT on untracked connections

Heikki Orsila:
  [IPV4]: Debug cleanup

Herbert Xu:
  [IPSEC]: Restrict socket policy loading to CAP_NET_ADMIN.
  [TCP]: Adjust {p,f}ackets_out correctly in tcp_retransmit_skb()
  [TCP]: Fix bug #5070: kernel BUG at net/ipv4/tcp_output.c:864
  [TCP]: Fix bug #5070: kernel BUG at net/ipv4/tcp_output.c:864
  [IPCOMP]: Fix false smp_processor_id warning
  [RPC]: Kill bogus kmap in krb5

Ian Wienand:
  [IA64] Simulator bootloader fails with gcc 4

Ingo Molnar:
  [NETPOLL]: pre-fill skb pool

Ivan Kokshaysky:
  VIA VT8235 PCI quirk

James Bottomley:
  [SCSI] Bug 4940 Repeatable Kernel Panic on Adaptec 2015S I20 device on bootup
  remove name length check in a workqueue

James Morris:
  Update contact info for James Morris

James.Smart@Emulex.Com:
  [SCSI] fix target scanning oops with fc transport class

Jan Kara:
  Fix error handling in reiserfs
  reiserfs+acl+quota deadlock fix

Jaroslav Kysela:
  broken error path in drivers/pnp/card.c

Jay Vosburgh:
  [TOKENRING]: Use interrupt-safe locking with rif_lock.

Jeff Dike:
  uml: fix a crash under screen

Jeff Garzik:
  libata: release prep (bump versions, etc.)

Jeff Moyer:
  [NETPOLL]: rx_flags bugfix
  [NETPOLL]: deadlock bugfix

Jiri Slaby:
  PCI: update documentation

Johannes Stezenbach:
  Fix DVB URL

John Hawkes:
  fix for ia64 sched-domains code

John McCutchan:
  fsnotify_name/inoderemove
  fsnotify-cleanups
  inotify: add MOVE_SELF event

John W. Linville:
  i810_audio: fix release_region misordering in error exit from i810_probe

Juha-Matti Tapio:
  ide: fix the BLK_DEV_IDEDMA_PCI dependency for drivers/ide/ppc/pmac.c

Keith Owens:
  [IA64] Initialize some spinlocks

Ken Chen:
  [IA64] fix nohalt boot option

Kenji Kaneshige:
  [IA64] fix iosapic_remove build error for !HOTPLUG

Kristen Accardi:
  PCI: 6700/6702PXH quirk
  PCI Hotplug: new contact info

Kumar Gala:
  ppc32: Fix MPC834x USB memory map offsets
  cpm_uart: Fix dpram allocation and non-console uarts
  cpm_uart: needs some love to compile with GCC4.0.1

Len Brown:
  Merge ../to-linus-stable/
  Merge ../from-linus

lepton:
  usbnet oops fix

Linus Torvalds:
  Merge master.kernel.org:/home/rmk/linux-2.6-arm
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../davem/net-2.6
  Revert "PCI: restore BAR values..."
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../davem/net-2.6
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../davem/sparc-2.6
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../aegl/linux-2.6
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../jejb/scsi-rc-fixes-2.6
  Merge master.kernel.org:/home/rmk/linux-2.6-arm
  Merge master.kernel.org:/home/rmk/linux-2.6-arm-smp
  Merge head 'upstream-fixes' of master.kernel.org:/.../jgarzik/libata-dev
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../davem/net-2.6
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../davem/net-2.6
  Fix up mmap of /dev/kmem
  Revert "dc395x: Fix support for highmem"
  Revert PCIBIOS_MIN_IO changes for 2.6.13
  um: fix __pa/__va macro expansion problem
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../aia21/ntfs-2.6
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../lenb/to-linus
  Merge head 'for-linus' of master.kernel.org:/.../shaggy/jfs-2.6
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../davem/net-2.6
  Merge master.kernel.org:/home/rmk/linux-2.6-arm
  Revert unnecessary zlib_inflate/inftrees.c fix
  Merge head 'release' of master.kernel.org:/.../aegl/linux-2.6
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../davem/net-2.6
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../aia21/ntfs-2.6
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../davem/sparc-2.6
  Merge head 'upstream-fixes' of master.kernel.org:/.../jgarzik/netdev-2.6
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../bart/ide-2.6
  Fix nasty ncpfs symlink handling bug.
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../davem/sparc-2.6
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../davem/net-2.6
  befs: fix up missed follow_link declaration change
  Don't allow normal users to set idle IO priority
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../davem/net-2.6
  Merge master.kernel.org:/.../davem/net-2.6
  Merge head 'upstream-fixes' of master.kernel.org:/.../jgarzik/libata-dev
  Merge head 'upstream-fixes' of master.kernel.org:/.../jgarzik/misc-2.6
  Linux v2.6.13-rc7

Luming Yu:
  [ACPI] re-enable platform-specific hotkey drivers by default

Maneesh Soni:
  Driver core: potentially fix use after free in class_device_attr_show

Markus Lidel:
  i2o: remove new configuration API
  I2O: added pci_request_regions() before using the controller

Matt Gillette:
  ide: add support for Netcell Revolution to pci-ide generic driver

Matt Mackall:
  [NETPOLL]: e1000 netpoll tweak
  [NETPOLL]: netpoll_send_skb simplify
  [NETPOLL]: add retry timeout
  [NETPOLL]: fix initialization/NAPI race
  [NETPOLL]: remove unused variable
  Make RLIMIT_NICE ranges consistent with getpriority(2)

Matt Porter:
  ppc32: fix ppc4xx stb03xxx dma build
  ppc32: Fix PPC440SP SRAM controller DCRs

Michael Chan:
  [TG3]: Fix SerDes detection

Michael Iatrou:
  disable debug info in radeonfb old driver

Michael Krufky:
  dvb: lgdt330x frontend: some bug fixes & add lgdt3303 support
  dvb: lgdt330x frontend: trivial text cleanups
  DVB: lgdt330x frontend: some bug fixes & add lgdt3303 support

Narendra Sankar:
  serverworks: add support for new southbridge IDE

NeilBrown:
  md: make sure mddev->bitmap_offset gets cleared between array instantiations.
  md: make sure resync gets started when array starts.

Nicolas Pitre:
  ARM: 2846/1: proper handling of CKEN for pxafb

Olaf Hering:
  x86_64: add MODULE_ALIAS for aes

Patrick McHardy:
  [IPV6]: Fix raw socket hardware checksum failures
  [IPV6]: Fix SKB leak in ip6_input_finish()
  [IPV6]: Fix raw socket hardware checksum failures
  [IPV6]: Fix SKB leak in ip6_input_finish()
  [IPV4]: Fix DST leak in icmp_push_reply()
  [NETFILTER]: Fix ECN target TCP marking
  [NETFILTER]: Fix HW checksum handling in ECN target
  [NETFILTER]: Fix HW checksum handling in TCPMSS target
  [NETFILTER]: Fix HW checksum handling in ip_queue/ip6_queue

Paul E. McKenney:
  [DECNET]: Fix RCU race condition in dn_neigh_construct().

Paul Jackson:
  cpuset release ABBA deadlock fix
  cpu_exclusive sched domains on partial nodes temp fix

Paul Mackerras:
  ppc64: update defconfigs

Paul Mundt:
  sh: Make _syscall6() do the right thing.

Pete Zaitcev:
  USB: usbmon: Copyrights and a typo

Peter Chubb:
  [IA64] Updated zx1 defconfig
  [IA64] Fix simulator boot (for real this time).

Pierre Ossman:
  wbsd version bump
  8139cp - redetect link after suspend

Ping Cheng:
  USB: fix usb wacom tablet driver bug

Prarit Bhargava:
  [IA64]: SN fix bus->sysdata pointer and memory cleanups

Ralf Baechle:
  Build fix for the Sibyte I2C driver
  IOC3 fixes
  [NET]: Fix comment in loopback driver.
  [NET]: Fix socket bitop damage
  [AX25]: UID fixes

Ralf Baechle DL5RB:
  6pack persistence fix

Richard Purdie:
  ARM: 2851/1: Fix NWFPE extended precision exception handling

Robert Love:
  [ARM] Add syscall stubs for inotify and ioprio system calls
  inotify: fix idr_get_new_above usage
  SH: inotify and ioprio syscalls
  SH64: inotify and ioprio syscalls

Russell King:
  ARM: Make sa1100fb_display_dma_period() an inline function
  [ARM SMP] Only enable V6K instructions on V6 MP core CPUs
  [ARM SMP] Clear the exclusive monitor on ARMv6 CPUs on context switch
  [ARM] Use #defined constants for manipulating v6 hardware PTE bits
  [ARM] Control v6 'global' bit via Linux PTE entries
  [ARM] Remove extraneous whitespace introduced in previous ARMv6 patch

Salyzyn, Mark:
  [SCSI] dpt_i2o pci_request_regions fix

Sean Lee:
  [ARM] 2852/1: Correct the mistake in arch/arm/mm/Kconfig file

stephane.eranian@hp.com:
  [IA64] fix perfmon context load

Stephen Rothwell:
  iSeries build with newer assemblers and compilers

Steve Dickson:
  NFSv4: unbalanced BKL in nfs_atomic_lookup()

Steve French:
  CIFS: Fix missing entries in search results
  CIFS: Fix path name conversion for long filenames

Steven Rostedt:
  nfsd to unlock kernel before exiting
  Mobil Pentium 4 HT and the NMI

Steven Whitehouse:
  [DECNET]: Use sk_stream_error function rather than DECnet's own

Sylvain Meyer:
  intelfb: Do not ioremap entire graphics aperture

Tejun Heo:
  sata: fix sata_sx4 dma_prep to not use sg->length
  libata: fix EH-related lockup by properly cleaning EH command list

Thomas Graf:
  [PKT_SCHED]: Fix missing qdisc_destroy() in qdisc_create_dflt()

Tony Luck:
  pull perfmon context load into release tree
  Auto-update from upstream
  Auto-update from upstream
  [IA64] Updated tiger defconfig
  [IA64] remove unused function __ia64_get_io_port_base
  Auto-update from upstream
  Auto-update from upstream
  Pull prarit-bus-sysdata into release branch
  [IA64] backout incorrect fix for simulator boot issue

Trond Myklebust:
  NFS: Ensure ACL xdr code doesn't overflow.
  NFS: Ensure we always update inode->i_mode when doing O_EXCL creates

Vlad Yasevich:
  [SCTP]: Add SENTINEL to SCTP MIB stats

Wim Van Sebroeck:
  i8xx_tco.c: arm watchdog only when started

Zachary Amsden:
  i386 / desc_empty macro is incorrect

Zwane Mwaikambo:
  Update email addresses for Zwane