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Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.5-ac24 is out

Jul 03, 2001, 21:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alan Cox)
ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/alan/2.4/

Intermediate diffs are available from
http://www.bzimage.org

2.4.5-ac24
o Serverworks AGP support (Jeff Hartmann)
o Split I/O requests on pdcraid/hptraid when (Arjan van de Ven)
they cross stride
o Fix hangs on TI1410 cardbus bridge (Erik Mouw)
o Update Configure.help (Eric Raymond)
o Fix bug in ext2_new_inode (Al Viro)
o Fix double pci_set_power_state stub (Jeff Garzik)
o Fix mcheck_disable (Andrew Morton)
o Merge 2.4.6-pre9
- Ignored ATI changes versus old atyfb codebase
- Remove several totally broken drivers/net/Config.in changes
o Update act2000 isdn driver (Kai Germaschewski)
o Fix ELOOP handling bug (Al Viro)

2.4.5-ac23
o Merge with 2.4.6pre8
| This should make things much more stable
o Restore backed out shm patches (Christoph Rohland)
o Fix quotaoff crash (Jan Kara)
o Move stuff into BSS on decnet (Xavier Bestel)
o Update ims twinturbo fb maintainer (Paul Mundt)
o Update Crutcher Dunnavant's email address (Crutcher Dunnavant)
o UML ^S/^Q support for the console and serial (Livio Soares)
o code cleanups in UML drivers (Jeff Dike)
o UML include and #define cleanups (Niels Kristian Bech Jensen)
o UML ubd driver defines blk_size correctly (Roman Zippel)
o which allowed clean up of related ubd code (Jeff Dike)
o tweak the UML definition is a fixable seg fault (Jeff Dike)
o fix the UML TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE deadlock (Jeff Dike)
o Update ldconfig scripts for multiple rodata (Jakub Jelinek)
o Small isdn.h fixes (Kai Germaschewski)
o Add Advantech TurboPAM isdn (Stelian Pop)
o Maxine frame buffer cleanups (Paul Mundt)
o UDF cleanup (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Fix jffs2 includes (Keith Owens)
o Small cleanups to vt.c (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Clean up istallion driver (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Clean up sh-sci driver (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Clean up selection (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Small random driver cleanups (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Small tty_io cleanup (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Small isdn_tty cleanup (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Expose scsi_add/del_timer for hosts
to adjust timeouts when they know better (Matthew Jacob)
o Remove unneeded init of data (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in wavfront (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in sb (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in nm256 (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in oss sound (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in cs4232 (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in ultrastor (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in scsi/hosts.c (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in i2o_core (Xavier Bestel)
o Fix strange fs/exec.c error return (Andrew Morton)
o Remove unneeded init of data in mcd (Xavier Bestel)
o Clean up belkin_sa ioctl code (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Clean up ftdi_sio ioctl code (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Clean up mct_u232 ioctl code (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Tidy ircomm_tty_ioctl (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Work around cypress cy723c693 RTC stability bug (Ivan Kokshaysky)
o Clean up autofs user access slightly (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Small fs/exec.c clean ups (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Fix eepro100 oops with power management (Marc Boucher)

2.4.5-ac22
o Fix the remaining make xconfig mess (me)
o Add APM disabling on DMI match (me)
| Needed for the Trigem Delhi3 (aka E Machines E-Tower 333cs)
o Fix pnpbios without hotplug (I hope) (me)
o Merge an escaped via midi fixup (Adrian Cox)
o Revert minixfs changes

2.4.5-ac21
o Fix pnpbios compile failure and add docking (me)
station hotplug (/sbin/hotplug dock)
o Fix make xconfig failure (Keith Owens)
o Fix cciss pci device table (Marcus Meissner)
o Fix bogus math.h include in iphase driver (Arjan van de Ven)
o Reiserfs vm deadlock fix (Chris Mason)
o Make the i810 tco disable info clearer (Andrey Panin)
o Correct bzImage size limit check (Pavel Machek)
o Next lvm patch (Joe Thornber)
o Fix toshoboe for pm api change (me)

2.4.5-ac20
o Commence resync with 2.4.6pre5
- Merge kernel doc tool changes
- Merge sunrpc printk check change
- Merge net core changes
- Merge Bluetooth stack
- Merge inet proto register
- Merge bridge updates
- Merge net/ipv4 and ipv6 changes
- Merge x86 arch support
- Merge m68k port changes
- Merge ppc port changes
- Merge sparc32/64 changes
- Merge ACPI
- Merge ll_rw_blk changes
- Merge miro rds changes
- Merge USB updates

Kept xtime volatile - pending verification drivers are safe with
this change
Kept old atyfb code (someone needs to sort out which atyfb is the
one being worked on and get that tree into the kernel)

As with 2.4.6pre power management PCI interface changes
mean power management is likely to be broken somewhat

Also there is some kind of deadlock I suspect related to the
mm changes in 2.4.6pre/2.4.5ac14
o Resync with 2.4.6pre6
o Add macserial printk levels (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Add picturebook vaio wide console mode support (Marcel Wijlaars)
o Riscom8 driver printk/regions etc (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o ESP serial driver clean up (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o dz serial driver clean up (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Fix hangs during heavy buffer I/O (Arjan van de Ven)
(eg mke2fs)
o Clean up doubletalk driver (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Further imsttfb updates (Paul Mundt)
o MTD missing export fixes (David Woodhouse)
o MTD configure script fixes (me)
o MTD include fixes (me)
o Yamaha pci audio cleanup , longer delay (Pete Zaitcev)
o i810 ioctl fix (Damjan Lango)
o Add printk levels to tty_io.c (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
and tty_ioctl.c
o Small acm serial driver cleanup (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Printk levels for via-pmu (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Improve kernel-doc parser (Christian Kreibich)
o Disable AMI megaraid 64bit mode (Martti Hyppänen)
| Seems the HP board firmware reports 64bit supported but
| it doesn't actually work reliably on them

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