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Andrea Arcangeli: Linux 2.4.8pre5aa1

Aug 07, 2001, 22:40 (0 Talkback[s])
Date:   Tue, 7 Aug 2001 22:58:10 +0200
From: Andrea Arcangeli <andrea@suse.de>
Subject: 2.4.8pre5aa1

Diff between 2.4.8pre3aa1 and 2.4.8pre5aa1:

Moved on top of 2.4.8pre5.

Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_alloc_skb-gfp_dma-1

        Allow skb metadata to be always allocated in the normal classzone.

Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_alloc_skb-gfp_dma-bugcheck-1

        Trap anybody calling kmem_cache_alloc with _GFP_DMA on a non DMA slab,
        plus the other way around.

Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_alpha-fp-disabled-1

        local DoS fix (if fpu disabled via palcode) from Daniel Potts.

Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_alpha-illop-1

        kill task with illegal opcode from Rick Gorton.

Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_alpha-mips-rtc-1

        Alpha epoch guess updates from Christopher C. Chimelis.

Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_alpha-smp_tune_scheduling-1

        Christopher C. Chimelis reported some machine has trouble with the
        tune_scheduling function, so updated to take care of the cpuid of the
        boot cpu.

Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_backout-local_bh_enable-debug-1
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_gcc-30-aironet-1
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_via-quirks-1

        Merged in mainline.

Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_gcc-30-extern-static-2
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_gcc-30-extern-static-3

        Part of it merged in mainline so rediffed the rest.

Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_ksoftirqd-7_ia64-2

        ia64 is in sync in mainline.

Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_lvm-0.9.1_beta7-5.bz2
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_lvm-0.9.1_beta7-5_rwsem-fast-path-2
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_lvm-0.9.1_beta7-6.bz2
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_lvm-0.9.1_beta7-6_rwsem-fast-path-2

        Fix 64bit archs IOP (again).

Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_o_direct-11
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_o_direct-12

        Microoptimization, more a code-beauty cleanup (noticed by Anton

Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 00_rwsem-16
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 00_rwsem-17

        Rediffed (didn't had time to check the asm version yet, after all it is
        going to make a so small global performance difference in any real

Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 40_blkdev-pagecache-10
Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 40_blkdev-pagecache-8

        Reduced granularity to 1k and be pedantic about the last bytes of the
        blkdev, plus added further compatibility cruft so it can be used
        without surprises in 2.4 (to make an example O_APPEND was ignored by
        the buffer cache backed code and there are just application that get
        confused by O_APPEND being honoured by the pagecache common code in

Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 50_uml-2.4.7-1.bz2
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 50_uml-2.4.7-3.bz2

        Upgraded to -3 revision from Jeff.

Only in 2.4.8pre3aa1: 60_pagecache-atomic-1
Only in 2.4.8pre5aa1: 60_pagecache-atomic-2

        Rediffed due rejects.