Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

Linux development kernel 2.4.0test1-ac3 released

May 28, 2000, 13:34 (2 Talkback[s])

WEBINAR: On-demand webcast

How to Boost Database Development Productivity on Linux, Docker, and Kubernetes with Microsoft SQL Server 2017 REGISTER >

Date: Sat, 27 May 2000 18:28:30 +0100
From: Alan Cox
Subject: Linux 2.4.0test1-ac3

These patches are versus 2.4.0-test1 from your favourite kernel mirror
(ftp.* The patches are in


o       Detect Intel Cascades                           (Dragan Stancevic)
o       RIO build fix                                   (Arjan van de Ven)
o       VIA audio driver docs                           (Jeff Garzik)
o       VIA audio update                                (Jeff Garzik)
o       Add VGA16fb irq fix from 2.2                    (Jeff Garzik)
o       PCI enable devices for                          (Jeff Garzik)
        IXJ telephony   audio skeleton  serial_cb       rocketport
        mxser           pci joystick    cmpci           i2o
        epca            rio             clgfb
o       Fix toshboe dupe Makefile entries               (Jeff Garzik)
o       Tidy netdevice inlines                          (Jeff Garzik)
o       ACPI fixup tidying                              (Jeff Garzik)
o       Zab has moved                                   (Jeff Garzik)
o       Remove extra ifdefs on atm stuff                (Jeff Garzik)
o       Make menuconfig use HOSTCC everywhere           (Niels Jensen)
o       Make cpu types/docs consistent and correct      (Niels Jensen)
o       CD Door locking fix                             (Jens Axboe)
o       Fix MSR build with gcc 2.7.2                    (H Peter Anvin)
o       Small PCI and include changes                   (Grant Grundler)
o       usbfs fixes                                     (Johannes Erdfelt)
o       quieten usb audio messages                      (Pavel Machek)
o       pegasus updates                                 (Petko Manolov)
o       ACM fix                                         (Pavel Machek)
o       Fix maestro compile bug                         (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix atm missing symbols                         (Francois Romieu)
o       Poll fixes                                      (Manfred Spraul)
o       Convert ide to new format build files           (Pavel Machek)
o       Remove dead drivers/block comment               (Niels Jensen)
o       Fix module load/unload races                    (Jeff Garzik)
        eni             agpgart         fore2000e       atmtcp
        aztcd           cm206           mcd             optcd
        sjcd            xd              z2ram
o       NCR539x fixes for MCA. Random include fix       (Francois Romieu)
o       Remove dup md partition format fix              (Brian Kress)


o       Add yet another obscure SB variant to the       (Armin Groesslinger)
        PnP table
o       SiS7018/Trident updates                         (Ollie Lho)
o       SiS900 update                                   (Ollie Lho)
o       I2O updates, fix SMP i2o lan                    (Auvo Hakkinen)
o       USB audio fixes                                 (Thomas Sailer)
o       Further APM updates, fix SMP power off          (Stephen Rothwell)
o       Remove extra version.h from clgenfb     (Niels Kristian Bech Jensen)
o       Clean up wdt_pci driver                         (Jeff Garzik)
o       Fix config stuff further                (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o       Do PCI cleanup on SCSI                          (Jeff Garzik)
        3w-xxxx         AM53C974        BusLogic        Advansys
        AIC7xxx         DMX3191d        EATA            EATA-dma
        EATA-pio        FDomain         GDTH            Ini9100
        IniA100         IPS             MegaRAID        PCI2000
        PCI2200i        Qla1280         QlogicFC        QlogicISP

        Maintainers please double check changes to your drivers are ok

o       Do PCI cleanup on NET                           (Jeff Garzik)
        Aironet4500     DEFXX           DMFE            IPH5526
        IOC3-Eth        Toshoboe        Lance           NE
        PCnet32         RCPCI45         Roadrunner      RTL8129
        SK98            Tlan            Lanstreamer     Olympic

        Maintainers please check likewise


o       Statically init the i2o config semaphore        (Juha Sievanen)
o       Fix the eth= command line and extend it         (Pekka Riikonen)
o       Rip out the 2.2 GHOST hack for DVD's            (Jens Axboe)
o       Fix VCD playing on some Plextor drives          (Jens Axboe)
o       Intel 840 GART support                          (Tony Hoyle)
o       Clean up initio resource handling               (Thomas Graichen)
o       Fix COMX compile problems                       (Francois Romieu)
o       Fix incorrect altstk over exec inheritence      (Bruno Haible)
o       Support etherexpress 10 isa (82595FX)           (Aristeu Filho)
o       Fix proc reporting of md                        (Brian Kress)
o       Reorder fs/locks.c but no function changes      (Matthew Wilcox)
o       Come out of APM suspend with interrupts off     (Andy Henroid)
o       Fix procfs sysctl to use structs                (Tigran Aivazian)
o       CPUID/MSR fix                                   (H Peter Anvin)

Base point differences between Alan's tree and Linus

o       Newer sk98 docs
o       Ramdisk defaults to 8192 for S390 (needs cleanup)
o       Debugging reminder on adbmouse
o       Format changes only on atarimouse
o       /proc fixes on kcapi
o       /proc fixes on sg
o       Maestro init cleanup
o       Semaphore for ixj cards
o       Version.h used in clgenfb
o       PLX PCI ids
o       Revert initrd change
o       Ksym fixes for RAID
o       Proc tidyup for ip_chains