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Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.6.18-rc6

Sep 05, 2006, 00:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Linus Torvalds)

Things are definitely calming down, and while I'm not ready to call it a final 2.6.18 yet, this might be the last -rc.

There's a few x86-64 updates, ARM and ppc stuff, and a couple of driver fixes. And a small cifs update. Both ShortLog and diffstat is appended, since they are both fairly small and easily viewed.
       Linus

  • shortlog snip snip ---

Adrian Bunk:
      [XFS] Fix char size overflow in bmap_alloc call for unwritten extent
      schedule obsolete OSS drivers for removal, 2nd round

Akinobu Mita:
      [NETLINK]: Call panic if nl_table allocation fails
      [NET]: Rate limiting for socket allocation failure messages.

Alan Cox:
      Missing PCI id update for VIA IDE

Alan Stern:
      UHCI: don't stop at an Iso error
      uhci-hcd: fix list access bug

Andi Kleen:
      x86_64: Update defconfig
      x86: Revert e820 MCFG heuristics
      x86_64: Add kernel thread stack frame termination for properly stopping stack unwinds.
      i386: Add kernel thread stack frame termination for properly stopping stack unwinds.
      x86_64: Recover 1MB of kernel memory
      x86_64: Remove alternative_smp
      i386: Remove alternative_smp
      x86: Disable MMCONFIG on Intel SDV using DMI blacklist
      x86_64: Remove __KERNEL__ ifdef around _syscall*()
      i386: Fix stack switching in do_IRQ
      i386: Remove __KERNEL__ ifdef around _syscall*()

Andrew Morton:
      USB: rtl8150_disconnect() needs tasklet_kill()
      x86: increase MAX_MP_BUSSES on default arch

Badari Pulavarty:
      manage-jbd-its-own-slab fix

Ben Dooks:
      [ARM] 3764/1: S3C24XX: change type naming to kernel style
      [ARM] 3765/1: S3C24XX: cleanup include/asm-arm/arch-s3c2410/dma.h

Benjamin Herrenschmidt:
      [POWERPC] Fix performance regression in IRQ radix tree locking
      [POWERPC] Fix MPIC sense codes in documentation
      [POWERPC] Make OF irq map code detect more error cases
      fbdev: Fix crashes in various fbdev's blank routines
      powerpc: More via-pmu backlight fixes
      powerpc: Fix PowerMac IRQ handling bug
      backlight last round of fixes
      powerpc: Fix typo in powermac platform functions

Bill Huey (hui:
      xtensa: ptrace: EXIT_ZOMBIE fix

Chris Wright:
      i386: rwlock.h fix smp alternatives fix

Christoph Lameter:
      [IA64] Increase default nodes shift to 10, nr_cpus to 1024
      ZVC: Overstep counters
      ZVC: Scale thresholds depending on the size of the system

Corey Minyard:
      IPMI: fix occasional oops on module unload

Daikichi Osuga:
      [TCP]: Two RFC3465 Appropriate Byte Count fixes.

Daniel Jacobowitz:
      [ARM] 3748/3: Correct error check in vfp_raise_exceptions
      [ARM] 3749/3: Correct VFP single/double conversion emulation
      [ARM] 3758/1: Preserve signalling NaNs in conversion
      [ARM] 3750/3: Fix double VFP emulation for EABI kernels

David Brownell:
      [ARM] 3741/1: remove sa1111.c build warning on non-sa1100 systems
      [ARM] 3763/1: add both rtcs to csb337 defconfig
      usb gadget: g_ether spinlock recursion fix

David S. Miller:
      [E100]: Add module option to ignore bad EEPROM checksums.
      [SPARC64]: Fix X server hangs due to large pages.

Dean Nelson:
      [IA64-SGI] Silent data corruption caused by XPC V2.

George G. Davis:
      [ARM] 3762/1: Fix ptrace cache coherency bug for ARM1136 VIPT nonaliasing Harvard caches

Heiko Carstens:
      [S390] cio: kernel stack overflow.

Helge Deller:
      [SERIAL] 8250: constify some serial structs

Henrik Kretzschmar:
      kerneldoc for handle_bad_irq()

Horst Hummel:
      [S390] dasd: fix device shutdown process.

Ian E. Morgan:
      SBC8360: module_param() permission fixes

Jan Beulich:
      x86: fix x86 cpuid keys used in alternative_smp()
      x86: Make backtracer fallback logic more bullet-proof

Jeremy Allison:

[CIFS]

Jeremy Roberson:
      hid-core.c: Adds all GTCO CalComp Digitizers and InterWrite School Products to blacklist

John Keller:
      sgiioc4: fixup use of mmio ops

john stultz:
      Fix faulty HPET clocksource usage (fix for bug #7062)

Jon Loeliger:
      [POWERPC] Allow MPC8641 HPCN to build with CONFIG_PCI disabled too.
      [POWERPC] Use mpc8641hpcn PIC base address from dev tree.

juergen.mell@t-online.de:
      USB floppy drive SAMSUNG SFD-321U/EP detected 8 times

Keir Fraser:
      [IPV6]: ipv6_add_addr should install dstentry earlier

Keith Owens:
      x86_64: Save original IST values for checking stack addresses

Kim Phillips:
      [POWERPC] back up old school ipic.[hc] to arch/ppc
      [POWERPC] Adapt ipic driver to new host_ops interface, add set_irq_type to set IRQ sense
      [POWERPC] modify mpc83xx platforms to use new IRQ layer
      [POWERPC] Add MPC8349E MDS device tree source file to arch/powerpc/boot/dts

Krzysztof Helt:
      [SUNLANCE]: Fix probing problem.

Lennert Buytenhek:
      [ARM] 3761/1: fix armv4t breakage after adding thumb interworking to userspace helpers

Linus Torvalds:
      Linux 2.6.18-rc6

Lv Liangying:
      [IPV6]: SNMPv2 "ipv6IfStatsInAddrErrors" counter error

Mark Hindley:
      USB: Add VIA quirk fixup for VT8235 usb2

Martin Schwidefsky:
      [S390] broken copy_in_user function.

Matt Porter:
      [POWERPC] Remove flush_dcache_all export
      [POWERPC] Fix powerpc 44x_mmu build

Nathan Scott:
      [XFS] Update the MAINTAINERS file entry for XFS.

NeilBrown:
      md: Fix issues with referencing rdev in md/raid1

Nishanth Aravamudan:
      fix NUMA interleaving for huge pages

Nobuhiro Iwamatsu:
      USB: Support for ELECOM LD-USB20 in pegasus

Olaf Hering:
      exit early in floppy_init when no floppy exists

Oleg Nesterov:
      eligible_child: remove an obsolete ->tgid check

Paul Fulghum:
      synclink_gt: fix receive tty error handling

Paul Jackson:
      [IA64] panic if topology_init kzalloc fails

Paul Mackerras:
      [POWERPC] Restore copyright notice in arch/powerpc/kernel/fpu.S
      [POWERPC] Fix problem with time not advancing on 32-bit platforms
      [POWERPC] Fix irq enable/disable in smp_generic_take_timebase
      [POWERPC] Fix return value from memcpy
      ppc32: fix last_jiffy time comparison

Paul Sokolovsky:
      [ARM] 3760/1: This patch adds timeouts while working with SSP registers. Such timeouts were en

Pavel Mironchik:
      dm: work around mempool_alloc, bio_alloc_bioset deadlocks

Peter Horton:
      [SERIAL] Support for Intashield 2 port PCI serial card

Peter Oberparleiter:
      [S390] cio: no path after machine check.

Phil Dibowitz:
      USB Storage: Remove the finecam3 unusual_devs entry
      USB Storage: unusual_devs.h for Sony Ericsson M600i

Ping Cheng:
      USB: add all wacom device to hid-core.c blacklist

Roland Dreier:
      IB/mthca: Use IRQ safe locks to protect allocation bitmaps

Roland Scheidegger:
      drm: radeon flush TCL VAP for vertex program enable/disable

Russ Anderson:
      [IA64] remove redundant local_irq_save() calls from sn_sal.h

Russell King:
      [ARM] Arrange for isa.c to use named initialisers
      [ARM] Move prototype for register_isa_ports to asm/io.h
      [ARM] Add Integrator support for glibc outb() and friends
      [ARM] Fix ARM __raw_read_trylock() implementation

Sergei Shtylyov:
      [SERIAL] Make uart_match_port() work with all memory mapped UARTs

Shailabh Nagar:
      task delay accounting fixes

Sridhar Samudrala:
      [SCTP]: Fix sctp_primitive_ABORT() call in sctp_close().

Stefan Bader:
      [S390] cio: unsolicited interrupts during sense pgid.

Stephen Hemminger:
      [STRIP]: Fix neighbour table refcount leak.

Stephen Rothwell:
      [POWERPC] iseries: Define insw et al. so libata/ide will compile

Steve French:
      [CIFS] Do not time out posix brl requests when using new posix setfileinfo
      [CIFS] spinlock protect read of last srv response time in timeout path
      [CIFS] Make midState usage more consistent
      [CIFS] Allow cifsd to suspend if connection is lost
      [CIFS] Fix oops when negotiating lanman and no password specified
      [CIFS] Fix oops in cifs_close due to unitialized lock sem and list in
      [CIFS] endian errors in lanman protocol support
      [CIFS] Do not send Query All EAs SMB when mount option nouser_xattr

Suleiman Souhlal:
      x86_64: Don't write out segments from vsyscall32 DSO if it is not mapped

Takashi Iwai:
      ALSA: ac97: correct some Mic mixer elements

Wei Dong:
      [IPV4]: Fix SNMPv2 "ipFragFails" counter error

Will Schmidt:
      [POWERPC] Fix up ibm_architecture_vec definition

YOSHIFUJI Hideaki:
      [IPV6]: Fix kernel OOPs when setting sticky socket options.

Zang Roy-r61911:
      [POWERPC] Add mpc7448hpc2 device tree source file
      [POWERPC] Support for "weird" MPICs and fixup mpc7448_hpc2

  • diffstat snip snip ---
Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt | 7
Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt | 2
Documentation/powerpc/booting-without-of.txt | 6
MAINTAINERS | 3
Makefile | 2
arch/arm/Makefile | 3
arch/arm/common/sa1111.c | 6
arch/arm/configs/csb337_defconfig | 37 +
arch/arm/kernel/Makefile | 3
arch/arm/kernel/isa.c | 63 +
arch/arm/mach-footbridge/dc21285.c | 1
arch/arm/mach-integrator/pci_v3.c | 2
arch/arm/mach-pxa/corgi_ssp.c | 20
arch/arm/mach-pxa/ssp.c | 35 +
arch/arm/mach-s3c2410/dma.c | 88 +-
arch/arm/mach-sa1100/ssp.c | 46 +
arch/arm/mm/Kconfig | 13
arch/arm/mm/flush.c | 26 +
arch/arm/vfp/vfp.h | 18
arch/arm/vfp/vfpdouble.c | 50 +
arch/arm/vfp/vfphw.S | 10
arch/arm/vfp/vfpmodule.c | 4
arch/arm/vfp/vfpsingle.c | 55 +
arch/i386/kernel/head.S | 14
arch/i386/kernel/hpet.c | 2
arch/i386/kernel/irq.c | 5
arch/i386/kernel/setup.c | 32 -
arch/i386/kernel/traps.c | 27 -
arch/i386/pci/common.c | 5
arch/i386/pci/mmconfig.c | 34 +
arch/i386/pci/pci.h | 3
arch/ia64/Kconfig | 4
arch/ia64/kernel/topology.c | 6
arch/ia64/sn/kernel/xpc_channel.c | 4
arch/ia64/sn/kernel/xpc_main.c | 28 -
arch/ia64/sn/kernel/xpc_partition.c | 24 -
arch/powerpc/Kconfig | 20
arch/powerpc/boot/dts/mpc7448hpc2.dts | 190 ++++
arch/powerpc/boot/dts/mpc8349emds.dts | 328 ++++++++
arch/powerpc/configs/mpc834x_mds_defconfig | 915 +++++++++++++++++++++
arch/powerpc/configs/mpc834x_sys_defconfig | 915 ---------------------
arch/powerpc/kernel/fpu.S | 5
arch/powerpc/kernel/irq.c | 84 ++
arch/powerpc/kernel/pci_64.c | 11
arch/powerpc/kernel/ppc_ksyms.c | 4
arch/powerpc/kernel/prom_init.c | 10
arch/powerpc/kernel/prom_parse.c | 17
arch/powerpc/kernel/smp-tbsync.c | 5
arch/powerpc/kernel/time.c | 25 -
arch/powerpc/lib/memcpy_64.S | 11
arch/powerpc/mm/44x_mmu.c | 4
arch/powerpc/platforms/83xx/mpc834x_itx.c | 49 -
arch/powerpc/platforms/83xx/mpc834x_sys.c | 56 -
arch/powerpc/platforms/83xx/mpc83xx.h | 1
arch/powerpc/platforms/83xx/pci.c | 9
arch/powerpc/platforms/86xx/mpc86xx_hpcn.c | 26 -
arch/powerpc/platforms/86xx/pci.c | 3
arch/powerpc/platforms/embedded6xx/Kconfig | 1
arch/powerpc/platforms/embedded6xx/mpc7448_hpc2.c | 2
arch/powerpc/platforms/powermac/pfunc_base.c | 2
arch/powerpc/platforms/powermac/pic.c | 6
arch/powerpc/sysdev/Makefile | 4
arch/powerpc/sysdev/ipic.c | 303 +++++--
arch/powerpc/sysdev/ipic.h | 23 -
arch/powerpc/sysdev/mpic.c | 223 ++++-
arch/ppc/kernel/smp-tbsync.c | 7
arch/ppc/syslib/Makefile | 2
arch/ppc/syslib/ipic.c | 646 +++++++++++++++
arch/ppc/syslib/ipic.h | 47 +
arch/s390/lib/uaccess.S | 33 -
arch/s390/lib/uaccess64.S | 35 -
arch/sparc64/mm/generic.c | 2
arch/x86_64/defconfig | 66 --
arch/x86_64/ia32/ia32_binfmt.c | 57 +
arch/x86_64/kernel/e820.c | 35 -
arch/x86_64/kernel/entry.S | 3
arch/x86_64/kernel/head.S | 1
arch/x86_64/kernel/init_task.c | 5
arch/x86_64/kernel/setup.c | 6
arch/x86_64/kernel/setup64.c | 3
arch/x86_64/kernel/traps.c | 30 -
arch/x86_64/pci/mmconfig.c | 34 +
arch/xtensa/kernel/ptrace.c | 2
drivers/block/floppy.c | 12
drivers/char/drm/radeon_state.c | 9
drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_msghandler.c | 1
drivers/char/synclink_gt.c | 14
drivers/char/watchdog/sbc8360.c | 4
drivers/ide/pci/sgiioc4.c | 60 +
drivers/ide/pci/via82cxxx.c | 3
drivers/infiniband/hw/mthca/mthca_allocator.c | 15
drivers/macintosh/via-pmu-backlight.c | 99 +-
drivers/macintosh/via-pmu.c | 12
drivers/md/raid1.c | 57 +
drivers/net/e100.c | 6
drivers/net/sunlance.c | 27 -
drivers/net/wireless/strip.c | 6
drivers/pci/quirks.c | 1
drivers/s390/block/dasd.c | 192 +++-
drivers/s390/block/dasd_genhd.c | 10
drivers/s390/cio/ccwgroup.c | 14
drivers/s390/cio/chsc.c | 10
drivers/s390/cio/device.c | 19
drivers/s390/cio/device_fsm.c | 20
drivers/s390/cio/device_pgid.c | 27 -
drivers/serial/8250_pci.c | 31 +
drivers/serial/serial_core.c | 3
drivers/usb/gadget/ether.c | 45 +
drivers/usb/host/uhci-q.c | 4
drivers/usb/input/hid-core.c | 149 ++-
drivers/usb/net/pegasus.h | 3
drivers/usb/net/rtl8150.c | 1
drivers/usb/storage/unusual_devs.h | 24 -
drivers/video/aty/aty128fb.c | 18
drivers/video/aty/atyfb_base.c | 18
drivers/video/aty/radeon_backlight.c | 4
drivers/video/nvidia/nv_backlight.c | 18
drivers/video/riva/fbdev.c | 18
fs/cifs/CHANGES | 10
fs/cifs/README | 2
fs/cifs/cifsencrypt.c | 3
fs/cifs/cifsfs.c | 6
fs/cifs/cifsfs.h | 2
fs/cifs/cifsglob.h | 18
fs/cifs/cifsproto.h | 4
fs/cifs/cifssmb.c | 28 +
fs/cifs/connect.c | 32 +
fs/cifs/dir.c | 4
fs/cifs/file.c | 97 ++
fs/cifs/netmisc.c | 1
fs/cifs/readdir.c | 2
fs/cifs/sess.c | 2
fs/cifs/smberr.h | 1
fs/cifs/transport.c | 618 +++++++++-----
fs/cifs/xattr.c | 6
fs/jbd/transaction.c | 2
fs/xfs/xfs_bmap.c | 2
include/asm-arm/arch-pxa/ssp.h | 4
include/asm-arm/arch-s3c2410/dma.h | 150 ++-
include/asm-arm/cacheflush.h | 18
include/asm-arm/hardware/ssp.h | 4
include/asm-arm/io.h | 7
include/asm-arm/spinlock.h | 16
include/asm-i386/alternative.h | 20
include/asm-i386/mach-default/mach_mpspec.h | 4
include/asm-i386/rwlock.h | 28 -
include/asm-i386/spinlock.h | 17
include/asm-i386/unistd.h | 4
include/asm-i386/unwind.h | 1
include/asm-ia64/sn/sn_sal.h | 6
include/asm-ia64/sn/xp.h | 22 -
include/asm-ia64/sn/xpc.h | 4
include/asm-powerpc/io.h | 7
include/asm-powerpc/ipic.h | 12
include/asm-powerpc/mpc86xx.h | 3
include/asm-powerpc/mpic.h | 125 +++
include/asm-powerpc/prom.h | 4
include/asm-powerpc/time.h | 4
include/asm-x86_64/alternative.h | 21
include/asm-x86_64/processor.h | 6
include/asm-x86_64/spinlock.h | 11
include/asm-x86_64/unistd.h | 11
include/asm-x86_64/unwind.h | 1
include/linux/delayacct.h | 10
include/linux/mmzone.h | 1
include/linux/pci_ids.h | 4
include/linux/sched.h | 1
kernel/delayacct.c | 16
kernel/exit.c | 3
kernel/fork.c | 6
kernel/irq/handle.c | 5
mm/mempolicy.c | 10
mm/mempool.c | 9
mm/vmstat.c | 151 +++
net/ipv4/ip_output.c | 1
net/ipv4/tcp_cong.c | 2
net/ipv4/tcp_input.c | 9
net/ipv6/addrconf.c | 4
net/ipv6/exthdrs.c | 29 -
net/ipv6/route.c | 4
net/netlink/af_netlink.c | 14
net/sctp/socket.c | 10
net/socket.c | 3
sound/oss/Kconfig | 30 +
sound/pci/ac97/ac97_codec.c | 4

185 files changed, 4986 insertions(+), 2598 deletions(-)