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Linux development kernel 2.3.18ac9 released

Sep 27, 1999, 00:20 (0 Talkback[s])
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 1999 01:05:34 +0100
From: Alan Cox alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
To: linux-kernel@vger.rutgers.edu

o        ESS solo fix resource grabs             (Tom Sailer)
o        Sscape timeout fix                      (Artur Skawina)
o        PPC resync                              (Cort Dougan)
o        Don't mark video-rom busy               (Jeff Garzik)
o        Video ram test was optimised out        (Russell King)
o        Tx FIFO changes for pcnet32             (HP)
o        Spinlock the pcnet32 driver             (me)
o        NCPfs updates                           (Petr Vandrovec et al)
o        Optimise small shm create/delete        (Manfred Spraul)
o        NFS root argument parsing               ('unslider')
o        IRDA Updates                            (Dag Brattli)
o        IN2000 and Seagate SCSI fixes for       (bero)
        gcc 2.95.1+
o        Turn off legacy mode on UHCI            (Andy Henroid)
o        Update configure.help sizes             (Imel)
o        Don't steal the fdc resource on
        the Alpha cy82c963.                     (Ivan Kokshaysky)
o        BTTV race fixes                                 (Andrea Arcangeli)
o        Add CAP_MKNOD to give equivalent to     (Chris Evans)
        securelevel behaviour
o        Compile cleanups                        (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz
o        Japanese Configure.help has moved       (NAKANO, Takeo)
o        Scan only active consoles               (Neil Booth)
o        Add maintainer entries for ray_cs       (Corey Thomas)
o        Fix some sunrpc/tcp races               (Dave Miller)
        | Doesn't fix the connect bug.. 
o        Fix typo in a2091 driver                (David Weinehall)
o        Fix for small lost netfilter patch      (Rusty)
o        Fix HZ assumptions in ESDI drivers      (Artur Skawina)
o        Update IDE geometry handling            (Andries.Brouwer)
o        Fix SAA5249 HZ assumptions              (Artur Skawina)
o        SCSI debug HZ assumption fixes          (Artur Skawina)
o        PS2ESDI ibm ps/2 ntoebook fixes                 (Jean-Luc)
o        Parport HZ assumption fixes             (Artur Skawina)
o        Further compile combination fixes       (Arjan van de Ven)
o        SKTR driver should now work             (Adam Fritzler)
o        Fix Alpha strnlen_user                  (Ivan Kokshaysky)
        \ forward port from 2.2
o        USB audio update                        (Thomas Sailer)
o        Misc fixes                              (Jeff Garzik)
o        Fix errors in nr_thread counting        (Andrea Arcangeli)
o        Handle token ring multicasting          (Mike Phillips)

o        Hpefully finally kill the pci scan bugs         (Petr Vandrovec)
o        Compile fix for Buz                     (Olivier Galibert)
o        Fix usb keyboard map table              (Gregory Smith)
o        More compile combination fixes          (Arjan van de Ven)
o        I2O update (LAN primarily)              (Juha Sievanen)
o        Stop arm partition probes screwing
         up block sizes                  (me)
o        Fix scsi floppy hang                    (me)

o        Final squash of the ide cmos-probe      (Matti Aarnio & )
        module bug                              (me)
o        Fix missing linux/wait.h in paride      (Arjan van de Ven)
o        Fix rtl8139 warnings, switch to I/O     (me)
        | Testing for now
o        Attempt to fix ide tape setup crash     (me)
o        Updated Symbios SCSI driver             (Gerhard Roudier)
o        ES1869 speed fix                        (Daniel Franklin)
o        Fix missing probe definitions           (James Manning)
o        Fix ezusb, update audio usb             (Thomas Sailer)
o        Fix compiled in opl3 build bug          (Thomas Molina)
o        ibmmca scsi cleanup/fixes               (David Weinehall)
o        Fix the PCI probe for memory based      (Jeff Garzik)
        network cards
o        Remove old PPP code                     (Paul Mackerras)
o        ESS Maestro update                      (Zach Brown)
o        Mixed cleanups                          (Jeff Garzik)
o        Lots of compile error fixes             (Arjan van de Ven)
o        Missing oom fix from ac6                (Andrea Arcangeli)
o        Fix wchan values                        (Andrea Arcangeli)

o        Module name in setup functions          (Richard Guenther)
o        Fix several compiled-in doesn't work    (me)
        net driver bugs (my fault)
o        Fixed radio driver compile bugs                 (Stephen Halloran, me)
o        Fix bttv compile time bugs and lockup   (Arnd Bergmann)
o        Fix strnlen_user for gcc 2.95+          (Ivan Kokshaysky)
o        i486 string cleanup                     (Petko Manolov)
        | We don't use this but why not keep it clean
o        Fix compiled in proc/usb                (Pavel Machek)
o        i386 tlb handling fix                   (Andrea Arcangeli)
o        Tighten security on slip/ppp ldisc      (me)
        | Thanks to Marc Schaefer for spotting that one
o        Config cleanups                                 (Jeff Garzik)
o        Fix filemap_nopage loops under low mem  (Chuck Lever)
o        USB updates                             (Gregory Smith)
        | This breaks ezusb. Can you fix pls..
o        Make scsi_debug compile again           (Matti Aarnio)
o        Fix (I hope) the signal delivery hole   (me)
        Solar Designer found.
o        Fix ATM ambassador SMP compile          (Bernhard Rosenkraenzer)
o        PPC updates                             (Cort Dougan)
o        Remove some more bmap cruft             (Lennert Buytenhek)
o        Fix a config.in item                    (David Weinehall)
o        Fix ibmmca compile                      (me)
o        IRDA updates                            (Dag Brattli)
o        Expose needed lp userspace constants    (Marcelo Tosatti)
o        Task locking fixes                      (Chuck Lever)
o        DMAram fencepost fix                    (Daniel Kobras)
o        Hopefully fixed blocksize error on scsi         (me)
        probe for partitions
o        Add "dmabug" module option for OSS      (me)
o        Neomagic 256 sound driver               
o        EATA driver updated                     (Dario Ballabio)
o        NFS locking tweaks                      (Trond)
o        Hold kernel lock for swap_free          (Andrea Arcangeli)
o        Fix scribble in random driver           (Ted Tso)
o        Clean up a pile of resource handling
        and other bugs in Don's new drivers     (me)
        | Hopefully the 8 card bug is gone.
        | 3c59x is back to I/O only
o        Re-ordered sound Config.in              (several people)
o        Fix the new net subdirs for builds of
        non modular. Added a wan directory      (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)

o        Davicom DM9102 ethernet driver          (Sten Wang, Davicom)
o        IDE CD update                           (Jens Axboe)
o        USB CPIA driver update                  (Johannes Erdfelt)
o        Clean up all the si_band signal bugs    (Stephen Tweedie)
o        Improved ncurses test for dialog build  (David Parsons)
o        PCMCIA Makefile fixes, resync to tree   (David Hinds)
o        Menuconfig no longer needs GNU awk      (David Parsons)
o        PCMCIA makefile fixes                   (Christof Petig)
o        Mixed type/sign and include fixes       (Giacomo Catenazzi)
o        Some alpha build fixes                  (James McCollough)
o        Moved pci_scan into drivers/pci                 (me)
o        Network driver updates                  (Don Becker)
        - Tulip 0.91m
        - Yellowfin 1.03a
        - 3c59x 0.99M
        - epic100 v1.07j
        - rtl8139 v 1.08d

o        Fix the dumb scsi bug I hope            (me)
o        Further config updates                  (David Weinehall)
o        SyncLink driver udpate                  (Paul Fulghum)
o        ISOfs fix                               (Todd Sabin)
o        Fix OPL3 compile                        ("CaT")
o        Low memory setup fix                    (Gerhard Wichert)
o        make Xconfig big rework                         (Andrzej M. Krzysztofowicz)
o        Config file fix                                 (Andrzej M. Krzysztofowicz)
o        Kupdated                                (Andrea Arcangeli)
o        Merged most of the 2.2.13pre fixes      (me)
        | Note non x86 isnt merged, nor most 
        | drivers with active maintainers

o        Cleaned up the PCMCIA makefiles - now works     (me)
o        Move proc fs documentation into fileysystems    (Jeff Garzik)
o        Fixed SMP locking for softdog read/write        (me)
        | Note in 2.3.x the master kernel lock isnt held
        | for read/write methods on drivers
o        Added SMP locking to bw-qcam and bttv           (me)
        Also to some other drivers (eg radio*)
o        Fix LAVA PCI idents                             (Tim Waugh)
o        Fix kunmap debug bug                            (Andrea Arcangeli)
o        Kill remaining __init calls                     (Tigran Aivazian)
o        Big config file cleanup                                 (David Weienhall)
o        MediaGX audio workarounds                       (me)
o        Set PCI master flags on OHCI USB                (me)
o        OHCI SMM to native takeover                     (me)
o        Re-enable FOOF fix                              (Mikael Pettersson)
o        Parport fixes                                   (Mikael Pettersson)
o        Wavelan fixes                                   (Jean Tourrilhes)
o        ParPort init fixes                              (Tim Waugh)
o        ISAPnP for ne2k                                         (Richard Guenther)
        | Someone could generalise the probe table stuff ..
o        Export scsi_wait_cmd                            (Doug Gilbert)
o        Errno comment fixes                             (Artur Skawina)
o        Automagical module parameter->setup parser      (Richard Guenther)
        | This was broken for non arrays. I think I have
        | it fixed properly.
o        Hopefully fixed the Defxx driver                (me)

o        Fix PCMCIA link error on net modules            (me)
o        Various small tidyups                           (Jeff Garzik)
o        Turn the freeing of kernel resources to become
        a kernel thread into a single function          (me)
o        Flushpage fix                                   (Andrea Arcangeli)
o        Update USB audio patches                        (Tom Sailer)
o        E820 memory sizing fixes (should sort the IBMs) (David Parsons)
o        Use xargs for the make clean pass               (David Parsons)
o        Made APM a bool for now                                 (me)
o        s/Happyly/Happily/                              (David Weinehall)
o        Fix invalid resource free in serial             (Nick Holloway)

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