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Alan Cox: Linux 2.2.20pre9

Aug 10, 2001, 15:39 (0 Talkback[s])

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Subject: Linux 2.2.20pre9
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 16:07:19 +0100 (BST)
From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>

| Rob Hudson pointed out that a new 2.2.20 prepatch, 2.2.20pre9, has
| materialized on the kernel.org mirror sites. No announcement or changelog
| has been posted, however.

umm I guess I forgot

2.2.20pre9
o       Document ip_always_defrag in proc.txt           (Brett Eldrige)
o       Update S/390 asm for newer gcc                  (Ulrich Weigand
o       Update S/390 documentation                       Carsten Otte
o       Update s390 dump too                              and co)
o       Update s/390 dasd to match 2.4
o       Backport s/390 tape driver from 2.4
o       FDDI bits for s/390
o       Updates for newer pmac laptops                  (Tom Rini)
o       AMD760MP support                                (Johannes Erdfelt)
o       Fix PPC oops on media change                    (Tom Rini)
o       Fix some weird but valid input combinations     (Tom Rini)
        on PPC
o       Add additional checks to irc dcc masquerade     (Juanjo Ciarlante,
                                                         Michal Zalewski)
o       Update 2.2 ISDN maintainer                      (Kai Germaschewski)
o       Fix 3c505 with > 16Mb of RAM                    (Paul)
o       Bring USB into sync with 2.4.7                  (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)

2.2.20pre8
o       Merge DRM fixes from 2.4.7 tree                 (me)
o       Merge sbpcd fixes from 2.4.7 tree
o       Merge moxa buffer length check
o       Merge bttv clip length check
o       Merge aha2920 shared irq from 2.4.7 tree
o       Merge MTWEOF fix from 2.4.6 tree
o       Merge serverworks AGP from 2.4.6 tree
o       Merge sbc60xxx watchdog fixes from 2.4.6
o       Merge lapbether fixes from 2.4.6
o       Merge bpqether fixes from 2.4.6
o       Merge scc fixes from 2.4.6
o       Merge lmc memory leak fixes from 2.4.6
o       Merge sm_wss fixes from 2.4.6
o       Resync AGP support with 2.4.6
o       Merge epca fixes from 2.4.5
o       Merge riscom8 fixes from 2.4.5
o       Merge softdog fixes from 2.4.5
o       Merge specialix fixes from 2.4.5
o       Merge wdt/wdt_pci fixes from 2.4.5
o       ISDN cisco hdlc fixes                           (Kai Germaschewski)
o       ISDN timer fixes                                (Kai Germaschewski)
o       isdn minor control change backport              (Kai Germaschewski)
o       Backport ELCR MP 1.1 config/PCI routing stuff   (John William)
o       Backport isdn ppp fixes from 2.4                (Kai Germaschewski)
o       Backport isdn_tty fixes from 2.4                (Kai Germaschewski)
o       eicon cleanups                                  (Armin Schindler)
        | Armin can you double check the clashes were ok
o       Fix an ntfs oops                                (Anton Altaparmakov)
o       Fix arp null neighbour buglet                   (Dave Miller)
o       Update sparc version strings, pci fixups        (Dave Miller)
o       Define CONFIG_X86 in 2.2 as well as 2.4         (Herbert Xu)
o       Configure.help cleanups                         (Steven Cole)
o       Add MODE_SELECT_10 to qlogic fc table           (Jeff Andre)
o       Remove dead oldproc variable                    (Dave Miller)
o       Update starfire driver for 2.2                  (Ion Badulescu)
o       8139too driver update                           (Jens David)
o       Assorted race fixes for binfmt loaders          (Al Viro)
o       Update Alpha support for older boxes            (Jay Estabrook)
o       ISDN bsdcomp/ppp compression fixes              (Kai Germaschewski)

2.2.20pre7
o       Merge rose buffer management fixes              (Jean-Paul Roubelat)
o       Configure.help updates                          (Steven Cole)
o       Add Steven Cole to credits                      (Steven Cole)
o       Update kbuild list info                         (Michael Chastain)
o       Fix slab.c doc typo                             (Piotr Kasprzyk)
o       Lengthen parport probe timeout                  (Jean-Luc Coulon)
o       Fix vm86 cleanup                                (Stas Sergeev)
o       Fix 8139too build bug                           (J=FCrgen Zimmermann)
o       Fix slow 8139too performance                    (Oleg Makarenko)
o       Sparc64 exec fixes                              (Solar Designer)

2.2.20pre6
o       Merge all the pending ISDN updates              (Kai Germaschewski)
        | These are sizable changes and want a good testing
o       Fix sg deadlock bug as per 2.4                  (Douglas Gilbert)
o       Count socket/pipe in quota inode use            (Paul Menage)
o       Fix some missing configuration help texts       (Steven Cole)
o       Fix Rik van Riel's credits entry                (Rik van Riel)
o       Mark xtime as volatile in extern definition     (various people)
o       Fix open error return checks                    (Andries Brouwer)

2.2.20pre5
o       Fix a patch generation error, replaces 2.2.20pre4 which is
        wrong on ad1848

2.2.20pre4
o       Fix small corruption bug in 82596               (Andries Brouwer)
o       Fix usb printer probing                         (Pete Zaitcev)
o       Fix swapon/procfs race                          (Paul Menage)
o       Handle ide dma bug in the CS5530                (Mark Lord)
o       Backport 2.4 ipv6 neighbour discovery changes   (Dave Miller)
o       FIx sock_wmalloc error handling                 (Dave Miller)
o       Enter quickack mode for out of window TCP data  (Andi Kleen)
o       Fix Established v SYN-ACK TCP state error       (Alexey Kuznetsov)
o       Sparc updates, ptrace changes etc               (Dave Miller)
o       Fix wrong printk in vdolive masq                (Keitaro Yosimura)
o       Fix core dump handling bugs in 2.2              (Al Viro)
o       Update hdlc and synclink drivers                (Paul Fulghum)
o       Update netlink help texts                       (Magnus Damm)
o       Fix rtl8139 keeping files open                  (Andrew Morton)
o       Further sk98 driver updates. fix wrong license  (Mirko Lindner)
        text in files
o       Jonathan Woithe has moved                       (Jonathan Woithe)
o       Update cpqarray driver                          (Charles White)
o       Update cciss driver                             (Charles White)
o       Don't delete directories on an fs that reports  (Ingo Oeser)
        then 0 size when doing distclean
o       Add support for the 2.4 boot extensions to 2.2  (H Peter Anvin)
o       Fix nfs cache locking corruption on SMP         (Craig Hagan)
o       Add missing check to cdrom readaudio ioctl      (Jani Jaakkola)
o       Fix refclock build with newer gcc               (Jari Ruusu)
o       koi8-r fixes                                    (Andy Rysin)
o       Spelling fixes for documentation                (Andries Brouwer)

2.2.20pre3
o       FPU/ptrace corruption fixes                     (Victor Zandy)
o       Resync belkin usb serial with 2.4               (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Resync digiport usb serial with 2.4             (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Rsync empeg usb serial with 2.4                 (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Resync ftdi_sio against 2.4                     (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Bring keyscan usb back into line with 2.4       (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Resync keyspan_pda usb with 2.4                 (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Resync omninet usb with 2.4.5                   (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Resync usb-serial driver with 2.4.5             (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Resync visor usb driver with 2.4.5              (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Rsync whiteheat driver with 2.4.5               (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Add edgeport USB serial                         (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Add mct_u232 USB serial                         (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Update usb storage device list          (Stas Bekman, Kaz Sasayma)
o       Bring usb acm driver into line with 2.4.5       (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Bring bluetooth driver into line with 2.4.5     (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Bring dabusb driver into line with 2.4.5        (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Bring usb dc2xx driver into line with 2.4.5     (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Bring mdc800 usb driver into line with 2.4.5    (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Bring rio driver into line with 2.4.5           (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Bring USB scanner drivers into line with 2.4.5  (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Update ov511 driver to match 2.4.5              (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Update PCIIOC ioctls (esp for sparc)            (Dave Miller)
o       General sparc bugfixes                          (Dave Miller)
o       Fix possible oops in fbmem ioctls               (Dave Miller)
o       Fix reboot/halt bug on "Alcor" Alpha boxes      (Tom Vier)
o       Update osst driver                              (Willem Riede)
o       Fix syncppp negotiation bug                     (Bob Dunlop)
o       SMBfs bug fixes from 2.4 series                 (Urban Widmark)
o       3ware IDE raid driver updates                   (Adam Radford)
o       Fix incorrect use of bitops on non long types   (Dave Miller)
o       Fix reboot/halt bug on 'Miata' Alpha boxes      (Tom Vier)
o       Update Tim Waugh's contact info                 (Tim Waugh)
o       Add TIOCGSERIAL to sun serial on PCI sparc32    (Lars Kellogg-Stedman)
o       ov511 check user data more carefully            (Marc McClelland)
o       Fix netif_wake_queue compatibility macro        (Andi Kleen)

2.2.20pre2
o       Fix ip_decrease_ttl as per 2.4                  (Dave Miller)
o       Fix tcp retransmit state bug                    (Alexey Kuznetsov)
o       Fix a few obscure sparc tree bugs               (Dave Miller)
o       Fix fb /proc bug and OF fb name size bug        (Segher Boessenkool)
o       Fix complie with CONFIG_INTEL_RNG=3Dy           (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o       Fix rio driver when HZ!=3D100                   (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o       Stop 3c509 grabbing other EISA boards           (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o       Remove surplus defines for root=3D names                (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o       Revert pre1 APIC change

2.2.20pre1
o       Fix SMP deadlock in NFS                         (Trond Myklebust)
o       Fix missing printk in bluesmoke handler         (me)
o       Fix sparc64 nfs                                 (Dave Miller)
o       Update io_apic code to avoid breaking dual      (Johannes Erdfelt)
        Athlon 760MP
o       Fix includes bugs in toshiba driver             (Justin Keene,
                                                         Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Fix wanpipe cross compile                       (Phil Blundell)
o       AGPGART copy_from_user fix                      (Dawson Engler)
o       Fix alpha resource setup error                  (Allan Frank)
o       Eicon driver updates                            (Armind Schindler)
o       PC300 driver update                             (Daniela Squassoni)
o       Show lock owner on flocks                       (Jim Mintha)
o       Update cciss driver to 1.0.3                    (Charles White)
o       Backport cciss/cpqarray security fixes          (me)
o       Update i810 random number generator             (Jeff Garzik)
o       Update sk98 driver                              (Mirko Lindner)
o       Update sis900 ethernet driver                   (Hui-Fen Hsu)
o       Fix checklist glitch in make menuconfig         (Moritz Schulte)
o       Update synclink driver                          (Paul Fulghum)
o       Update advansys scsi driver                     (Bob Frey)
o       Ver_linux fixes for 2.2                         (Steven Cole)
o       Bring 2.2 back into line with the master ISDN   (Kai Germaschewski)
o       Whiteheat usb driver update                     (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Fix via_rhine byte counters                     (Adam Lackorzynski)
o       Fix modem control on rio serial                 (Rogier Wolff)
o       Add more Iomega Zip to the usb storage list     (Wim Coekaerts)
o       Add ZF Micro watchdog                           (Fernando Fuganti)