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Linux kernel 2.2.16pre5 released

May 27, 2000, 04:06 (0 Talkback[s])
Date: Sat, 27 May 2000 02:49:35 +0100 (BST)
From: Alan Cox alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
To: kernel@linuxtoday.com
Subject: Linux 2.2.16pre5

Ok except for needing to sort the VM issue out this should put 2.2.16pre
on a good sound footing. Can the folks working on driver fixes make sure
we are all in sync especially on network drivers.

I'd like to get the VM stuff sorted out over the next couple of pre patches
and the drivers to be solid and merged up by then ready for a real 2.2.16.

o       Work around the cmpci DMA buf bug       (me)
o       Fix a couple of headers                 (Andrew Morgan)
o       2.2 backport of Jeff's via audio code   (Marcelo Tosatti)
o       Fix the infamous 8K 3c590 stall bug     (Anders Pedersen, Don Becker)
        | Yay and it only took 3 years to find ;)
o       ATAPI probe fix                         (Geert Van der Plas)
o       Fix n_tty.c invalid copyuser            (Andrew Morton)
o       NLS init cleanups/config docs           (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o       EEpro support for old ISA cards         (Aristeu Filho)
o       Export disk_name for other users        (me)
o       Add blkdev.h to sparc64 ioctl32         (Fredrick Koehler)
o       Handle thinkpad APM bios bugs           (Stephen Rothwell
                                                under threat from Rusty ;))
o       FPU, CTC and other bug fixes for S/390  (IBM)
o       Fix signal alt stack on exec            (Bruno Haible)
o       SCSI generic update                     (Doug Gilbert)
        | Roman your sg race patch clashed - can you sort with Doug
o       Add TIMEDIA cards to parport            (Tim Waugh)

o       Computone driver update                 (Doug McNash)
o       MPP fixes for ISDN                      (Kai Germaschewski)
o       Fix gcc 2.7.2 compile problem           (Jarno Paananen)
o       Packet Engines GNIC-II driver           (Don Becker, Keith Underwood)
o       Fix disk stats for Compaq Smart2        (Rolf Fokkens)
o       Fix missing brace on ppc                (Andreas Tobler)
o       Riscom/N2, Moxa C101, SBE WanXL drivers (Krzysztof Halasa)
o       RCC became Serverworks                  (Matt Domsch)
o       Fix 3c515/59x halt on 2^32 packets      (Andrew Morton)
o       PSS driver update                       (Anthony Barbachan)
o       NFS inode/shrink dcache race fix        (Trond Myklebust)
o       Fix access_ok when len is a short       (Thomas Sailer)
o       Support syncppp/hdlc on Synclink card   (Paul Fulgham)
o       Fix 3c59x reporting of new cards        (I Lee Hetherington)
o       XConfig enhancements                    (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o       Increase timeouts on girbil             (Michael McConnell)
o       Configurable ramdisk size (also tides   (Alex Beregszaszi, me)
        away an S/390 ifdef)

o       Fix stupid SMP bug in the i810 audio    (me)
        |And yes I can call it stupid, its my
        |bug !!
o       Cyclades Update                         (Ivan Passos)
o       Autoload paride protocol                (Tim Waugh)
o       Upgrade IBM ServeRAID to 4.0            (IBM)
o       Back out ARM fix                        (Russell King)
o       AF_UNIX peer credentials on socketpair  (Malcolm Beattie)
o       Use all onboard memory patch for IBM tr (Mike Phillips)
o       Handle WPI CDS-32X                      (Jens Axboe)
o       Fix CD-ROM ioctls                       (Jens Axboe)
o       Add AFVALAB and TIMEDIA parallel ports  (Tim Waugh)
o       Switch to 2.3.x format for invalid
        EIP/ESP reports                         (Keith Owens)
o       Add v1.20 to seagate bios matches       (Matthias Heidbrink)
o       Fix initio scsi shared irq free         (Thomas Graichen)
o       Possible sign mishandling issues fixed  (Solar Designer)
o       EEPro 10 ISA support                    (Aristeu Filho)
o       Update megaraid firmware URL            (Dell)
o       Export inet as well as net notifier     (Pekka Riikonen)
o       Fix smc 9194 memory handling bug        (Heiko Pruessing)
o       Export init_mm for Alpha                (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Avoid scheduling while waiting for someone
        else to send an IPI (alpha)             (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       move ll_rw_blk data into BSS            (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Elevator starvation fix                 (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Safer IRQ probe                         (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       refill deadlock fix                     (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Fix set_blocksize                       (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Stop deadlock if timer reinserts itself
        too fast                                (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Fix swap_blockmap deadlock              (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Change syncppp API to match 2.3.x and   (Ivan Passos)
        remove some limits
o       Bring S/390 port into line with latest
        IBM patch set                           (IBM)
o       Fix HDLC driver bits                    (Paul Fulghum)

o       IRDA updates                            (Dag Brattli)
o       I2O fixes for bugs found in Intel tests (Boji Tony Kannanthanam)
o       SunRPC security fix                     (Chris Evans)
o       Fix memory handling bug in console      (Russell King)
o       3c59x cleanups/fixes/etc                (Andrew Morton)
o       DVD ioctls                              (Jens Axboe)
o       Fix dcache typo                         (Nimrod Zimmerman)
o       Linux gcc checks assumed no gcc 3.x     (Graham Stoney)
o       CPIA update                             (Peter Pregler)
o       Add another AHA152x signature           (Jarl Friis)
o       SBC-60xx watchdog                       (Jakob Oestergaard)
o       Fix 4096 byte block scsi diskd evices   (sara@procsys.com, me)
o       Fix dumb IPX arcnet/ethernet routing bug(Alexandr S. Agranovsky)
o       Remove bogus dmfe warnings              (Marcelo Tosatti)
o       Fix problem with i810 driver and
                dumber codecs                   (me)
o       Geometry fix for misjumpered disks      (Andries Brouwer)
o       Further procfs fixes                    (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Small ext2 fix                          (Stephen Tweedie)
o       Quota oops fix                          (Andi Kleen)
o       Fix debug spinlocks and !SMP            (Alan Modra)
o       Fix appletalk device locking bug        (Avery Pennarun)

o       Intel 810 audio driver                  (lots of people)
o       EEpro100 updates                        (Andrey Savochim)
o       S390 ksyms fixes                        (Dougie Lawson)
o       Procfs fixes                            (H J Lu)
o       MDA console driver fixes                (Edward Betts)
o       Kernel doc pointer updates              (Juan-Mariano de Goyeneche)
o       16bit code page translation support     ('Cosmos')
o       Remove 4.3GHz CPU speed limit           (Wayne Scott)
o       Handle mouse reconnect event            (Brent Verner)
o       make Xconfig update                     (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o       Remove key repeats from random input    (Kevin Buhr)
o       Fix maestro unload on irq failure       (Willy Tarreau)
o       Fix a fencepost error in fatfs          (Dan Yefimov)
o       Switch 8259 handling to match spec      (Manfred Spraul)
o       Autodetect unscaled M/O partitions
        and read them anyway                    (Gregory Hosler)
o       Add XEN-II support to Apricot.c         (Richard Hirst)
o       SMBfs updates                           (Andrew Tridgell)
o       I2O updates                             (Boji Tony Kannanthanam)
o       W6692 isdn fixes                        (ISDN cvs)