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Subject: Linux 2.4.10-ac5
From: Alan Cox 

        ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/alan/linux-2.4/

                 Intermediate diffs are available from
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*       Small stuff this time, bug fixes new idents and tiny cleanups
*       all stability work.
*       I have another chunk of stuff to merge yet - but I want to do this
*       in pieces

2.4.10-ac5
o       Initial fix for the ELF loader bug              (Linus Torvalds)
o       Revert 2.4.10 sys_personality ABI change bug    (Paul Larson)
o       Add support for 16 byte commands to scsi        (Khalid)
        (only some controllers handle this)
o       Small updates to the ide raid drivers           (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Update the hermes drivers                       (David Gibson)
o       Airo driver update                              (Javier Achirica)
o       NCR 53c700 update                               (James Bottomley)
o       Next set of pnpbios work                        (Thomas Hood)
o       Update ARM includes                             (Russell King)
o       Update nwflash driver                           (Russell King)
o       ARM alignment fix                               (Russell King)
o       More pci.ids                                    (Russell King)
o       Add another SB variant                          (Jerome Cornet)
o       SMBfs updates                                   (Urban Widmark)
o       Further mtd driver updates                      (David Woodhouse)
o       Update ibmcam idents                            (Dmitri)

2.4.10-ac4
o       Switch to Linus behaviour for kmap              (Trond Myklebust)
        in generic_file_write - should fix NFS oopses
        | I dont have any highmem boxes so you get to test 8)
o       ext3 deadlock versus truncate fix               (Tachino Nobuhiro)
o       Small reiserfs transaction fix                  (Nikita Danilov)
o       Fix a fencepost error in the vm decision making (Rik van Riel)
o       Shmem accounting fix                            (Christoph Rohland)
o       BH async flag changes from 2.4.10               (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Remove wbinvd macro the acpi people re-added    (Dave Jones)
o       Make the kiobuf init code only clean needed     (Andrew Bond)
        fields (noticably speeds up Oracle)
o       Move DMI scanning earlier in the kernel boot    (Stelian Pop)
        | This is needed to detect the vaio early enough
o       Try and fix 21041 problems with tulip, better   (Herbert Xu)
o       Tulip rx dropped calculation
o       Add further PCI idents                          (Jeff Garzik)
o       Add another ident to the clgen fb               (Jeff Garzik)
o       Add intel i830 to the agp code idents           (Christof Efkemann)
o       pl2303 usb serial fixes                         (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       ipconfig typo fix                               (Ralf Baechle)
o       Fix user mode linux build with new ptrace       (Jeff Dike)
o       JFFS tags update                                (David Woodhouse)
o       Kill of remaining old style video4linux inits   (Ladis Michl)
o       Update i2c to rev 2.6.1                         (Christoph Hellwig)

2.4.10-ac3
o       Fix page_kills_ppro call                        (Peter Blomgren)
o       mtd jffs and jffs2 updates                      (David Woodhouse)
o       Partition handling updates                      (Al Viro)
o       S/390 documentation updates                     (Martin Schwidefsky)
o       S/390 code updates                              (Martin Schwidefsky)
o       Add clean config for bust_spinlock generics     (Martin Schwidefsky)
o       Correct EXPORT_MODULE_GPL                       (Keith Owens)
o       NFSv3 mkdir fix                                 (Glen Serre)
o       Clean up NFS yielding                           (Trond Myklebust)

2.4.10-ac2
o       Merge Configure.help changes from 2.4.10
o       Fix the spin_unlock oostore to maybe work       (me)
o       Fix for pentium pro errata #50                  (me)
o       initio driver type cleanups                     (Arjan van de Ven)
o       rpc_queue_lock needs to be non static           (Frank Davies)
o       Fix a potential crash in ldm partition code     (Al Viro)
o       Acenic updates                                  (Jes Sorensen)
o       Fix scsi tur direction info                     (James Bottomley)
o       Further natsemi updates                         (Manfred Spraul)
o       Add license tags to jffs/jffs2                  (Frank Davies)
o       Console driver optimisations                    (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o       Add belkin F5U120 serial to belkin_sa           (Amy Fong)
o       Big endian fixes for console drivers            (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o       Add module tags to the mwave driver             (Thomas Hood)
o       i2o header file cleanups                        (Russell King)
o       Fix C2 power state in ACPI                      (Martin R=F6der)
o       Deadlock and error handling fixes for 8139too   (Manfred Spraul)
o       Update NR_DEAD in keyboard driver               (Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                                de Melo)
o       Fix race in processor init sequence             (Martin Bligh)
o       Check procfs returns in acpi                    (Pavel Machek)
o       Add DMI handles for problem K7V-RM and          (Pavel Machek)
        Tosh 4030cdt
o       Fix analog joystick breakage from 2.4.10        (Vojtech Pavlik)
o       Work around vaio weird pnpbios happenings       (Thomas Hood)
o       Update ninja scsi driver                        (YOKOTA Hiroshi)
o       Adbmouse typo fix                               (Paul Mackerras)

2.4.10-ac1
o       Merge with Linux 2.4.10 tree
        - Drop VM changes
        - Drop raw/block I/O changes
        - Drop out O_DIRECT
        - Basically remove the seriously unsafe stuff and
          keep the -ac VM
        - I've not applied the obvious fixes so ACPI and joysticks
          are still icky - that is for ac2
o       Fix the noncompile of SMP OOSTORE kernels       (me)

2.4.9-ac18
o       Fix aic7xxx and ncr53c8xxx compiles             (Erik Andersen)
o       Next PPC merge                                  (Paul Mackerras)
o       Updated patch-kernel                            (Dave Gilbert)
o       Fix pgtable_cache_init escape on S/390          (Russell King)
o       Fix alpha build                                 (Dave Gilbert)
o       Further scsi ifdef fixes                        (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Revert softirq changes

2.4.9-ac17
o       Fix vfree error on swap off                     (Hugh Dickins)
o       Further USB serial fixups                       (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       ISDN cleanups - flags, includes, license texts  (Kai Germaschewski)
o       Fix bitfields in struct documentation           (Tim Jansen)
o       Next batch of MODULE_LICENSE tags               (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix the gendisk bugs                            (me)
o       Endian fixes for cisco hdlc over isdn           (Bjoern Zeeb,
                                                         Kai Germaschewski)
o       PPPoE memory corruption fixes                   (Chris Mason)
o       RSS accounting fix                              (Hugh Dickins)
o       ide-tape fixes for HP colorado                  (Pete Zaitcev)
o       Fix APM disable handling                        (Randy Dunlap)
o       Fix mousedev behaviour with new gpm             (Vojtech Pavlik)
o       Add support for the ib700 watchdog              (Charles Howes)
o       Fix sysreq build fail                           (me, Junio)
o       S/390 tree warning fixes                        (Martin Schwidefsky)
o       Update the IBM serveraid driver                 (Keith Mitchell)
o       Apply usb list_del fix                          (Georg Acher)
o       Further midibuf fixes                           (Adrian Cox)
o       Fix toshoboe pci initialisation                 (Adam J Richter)
o       pci registration fixes for tlan                 (Adam J Richter)
o       NFS lock reclaiming fixes                       (Trond Myklebust)
o       Add Belkin F5D5050 USB ethernet idents          (Dane Johnson)

2.4.9-ac16
o       Fix VM breakage from my merge error             (Rik van Riel)
o       Shmem race fixs                                 (Hugh Dickins)
o       Improve scan_swap_map optimisiations            (Hugh Dickins)
o       Fix swapoff race                                (Hugh Dickins)
o       Fix add to swap cache race                      (Hugh Dickins)
o       Remove the PG_swap_cache bit                    (Hugh Dickins)
o       Remove unused functions                         (Hugh Dickins)
o       Remove unused argument from get_swap_page       (Hugh Dickins)
o       Make use of exclusive_swap_page when we can     (Hugh Dickins)
o       Make swap almost ready to lose BKL              (Hugh Dickins)
o       Add initial pieces for EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL        (me)
        | kernel symbols for GPL only use
o       smc-ircc module inits                           (Keith Owens)
o       Update the hp100 driver                         (Jaroslav Kysela)
o       Update kernel-doc for struct and enum           (Tim Jansen)
o       Fix mac89x0 skb->len poking                     (David Weinehall)
o       Big chunk of MODULE_LICENSE updates             (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Add the tainting proc hook                      (Keith Owens)
o       Nand flash driver build fixes                   (David Woodhouse)
o       Fix self-parenting problems in clone properly   (Dave McCracken)
o       CPIA camera fix                                 (Michael Marxmeier)
o       USB serial fixes                                (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Fix cisco hdlc protocol for isdn                (Bjoern Zeeb)
o       Further tunnel driver fixes                     (Taral)
o       ISDN isar driver small fix                      (Karsten Keil)
o       Further sscanf fixes                            (Paul)
o       Fix iph5526 clash with ptrace namespace         (Dave Jones)
o       First block of block device updates from Al     (Al Viro)
o       Fix atm ioctl bug                               (Mitchel Blank)
o       ISAPnP updates                                  (Jaroslav Kysela)
o       Merge IBM MWave support                         (Paul Schroeder)
o       ISDN return value fixes                         (Andrew Morton)
o       Add Acerscan 1240ut to the USB scanners         (Morgan Collins)
o       Fix init includes for aironet4500               (Keith Packard)
o       Fix GART docs to reference DRI not utah         (Robet Love)
o       Reiserfs speed ups                              (Chris Mason)
o       Maestro init fixups                             (Adam J Richter)
o       Lock function cleanup                           (Trond Myklebust)
o       Make the DRM options clearer                    (Keith Owens)
o       Add compiler.h from 2.4.10
o       Update ns83820 driver                           (Ben LaHaise)

2.4.9-ac15
o       Rik's next VM handling update                   (Rik van Riel)
o       Update mousedrivers documentation               (me)
o       Update 53c700 drivers                           (James Bottomley)
o       USB serial pl2303 fixes                         (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       USB serial modcount fixes                       (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       USB devfs fix for skeleton driver               (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Fix possible double read_unlock in personality  (Christoph Hellwig)
        handling
o       Switch to maintainers sysrq fix                 (Crutcher Dunavant)
o       Further pnpbios fixes                           (Thomas Hood)
o       Delete the right ipip tunnel                    (Taral)
o       Coda fixes                                      (Jan Harkes)
o       Fix sscanf                                      (Paul)
o       Clean up the semaphore fix                      (Leonid Igolnik)
o       Merge minimal hooks for speakup                 (Kirk Reiser)
        | Speakup itself needs more cleaning up yet=20

2.4.9-ac14
o       Fix atm alignment on IA64                       (Chas Williams)
o       Soundblaster unload oops fix                    (Matthias Hanisch)
o       NFS over tcp fixes                              (Trond Myklebust)
o       Add usb zero packet flag support to OHCI        (Roman Weissgaerber)
o       Clean up reiserfs flags usage                   (Nikita Danilov)
o       Fix reiserfs disk leak on crash case            (Nikita Danilov)
o       Fix reiserfs mount option handling              (Nikita Danilov)
o       Cosmetic reiserfs changes                       (Nikita Danilov)
o       Small fusion driver update                      (Steve Ralston)
o       Add RAID1 support promise ide raid              (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Remove duplicate DEC fb config                  (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o       PCI type 2 access type cast fixes               (Brian Gerst)
o       Add AMD761 AGP                                  (Robert Love)
o       Fix /proc/pid/maps                              (Manfred Spraul)
o       Fix 8139too pio problem                         (Celso Gonzalez)
o       Fix SEM_UNDO wrap bug                           (me, Leonid Igolnik)
o       Add xircom/entrega single port USB              (Greg Kroah-Hartmann,
                                                         Brian Warner,
                                                         Cristian Craciunescu)
o       ISOfs transparent compression, unify zlib       (H Peter Anvin)
        somewhat (lots more to do there!)
o       Correct usbvideo reported procfs name           (Jonas Munsin)
o       SMP safe Z85230 driver                          (me)
o       Merge saner parts of S/390 code drop

2.4.9-ac13
o       Fix mangled sun3fb bits                         (me)
o       Fix make rpm version bug                        (Russell King)
o       Work around eepro100 bug with some chip         (Arjan van de Ven)
        versions on 10Mbit half duplex
o       Bring UML inlines in sync with rest of kernel   (Jeff Dike)
o       UML memory protection code - main piece         (Jeff Dike)
o       Clean up UML rules                              (Lennert Buytenhek)
o       Fix UML hang on xterm open fail                 (Jeff Dike)
o       Fix UML signal handling bug                     (Jeff Dike)
o       Fix UML out of pty's on host error reporting    (Jeff Dike)
o       Add tun/tap support to UML + clean up net code  (Jeff Dike)
o       Make UBD block driver handl errors properly     (Will Dyson)
o       Make backfile file paths in COW headers absolute(Greg London)
o       Fix missing UML tlb flush                       (Jeff Dike)
o       PPC fixes for UML                               (Chris Emerson)
o       Declare sys_personality so UML compiles         (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Wrap host library mallocs into UML kernel       (Jeff Dike)
        allocs. Also fix gprof support
o       Use -1 as "no dma" on PnPBIOS                   (Thomas Hood)
o       Fix sysctl log level change breakage            (Randy Dunlap)
o       Document bread()                                (Pavel Machek)

2.4.9-ac12
o       Yamaha audio wakeup race fix                    (Pete Zaitcev)
o       3c507 ring buffer handling fix                  (Mark Mackenzie)
        | It looks like the same may apply to eexpress and a few
        | others. People may want to check
o       4.4BSD alias syle ioctl bits                    (Matthias Andree)
o       Fix jffs_min compile failure                    (Frank Davis)
o       Fix hid initialisation order                    (Vojtech Pavlik)
o       Add sysrq to mconsole                           (James Stevenson)
o       Remove dead 3c515 stuff                         (Andres Salomon)
o       Fix UML disk space leak                         (James Stevenson)
o       uml hz_to_std()                                 (Jeff Dike)
o       uml makefile cleanup                            (Jeff Dike)
o       hostfs cleanup - use pread/pwrite               (Jorgen Cederlof)
o       Fix oops in scsi generic                        (Jens Axboe)
o       Fix missing break in riva fbdev.c               (Steve DuChene)
o       Push spin_trylock_bh into the headers   (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o       PWC driver update                               ("nemosoft")
o       Fix hz_to_std macro problem                     (Matt)
o       Fix radeon + AMD761 lockup/corruption problem   (Stephen Tweedie)
o       Intermezzo update                               (Peter Braam)
o       USB serial startup fix                          (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Makefile cleanups                               (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Code cleanup for eepro100                       (Ben LaHaise)
o       Fix pid handling bug in msg queues              (Mingming Cao)
o       Raid multipathing                               (Ingo Molnar)
o       Correct sys_setid return in md                  (Vojtech Pavlik)
o       Clean up isdn sc debug code                     (Vojtech Pavlik)
o       x86_64 random patch                             (Vojtech Pavlik)
o       Add x86_64 ifdefs to various places             (Vojtech Pavlik)
o       Limit granch asm code to x86 fix setup code     (Vojtech Pavlik)
o       Use unsigned long for flags where needed        (Vojtech Pavlik)
o       Fix reiserfs writepage v truncate/mmap race     (Edward Shushkin)
o       Eliminate various bits of reiserfs code and     (Edward Shushkin)
        references to old ext2/minix stuff
o       Support multiple block sizes in reiserfs        (Edward Shushkin)
o       Fix gcc warning building reiserfs               (Edward Shushkin)
o       Fix reiserfs 32bit uid on old format            (Edward Shushkin)
o       Fix yam hamradio driver                         (Edward Shushkin)
o       Es1888 audio divider change                     (Craig Mahaney)
o       Add a highmem debugging option                  (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Remove crud from lvm.h                          (Joe Thornber)
o       Replace some LVM macros with inlines            (Joe Thornber)
o       Open/Close LVM PV's when using them             (Joe Thornber)
o       Remove lvm_short_version                        (Joe Thornber)
o       Use devfs_register_blkdev etc in LVM
o       Rename fields and consider only active LVM      (Heinz Mauelshagen)
        snapshots [and congratulations on the awar Heinz]
o       Change LVM locking to use rw_semaphores         (Joe Thornber)
o       Assorted LVM cleanups                   (Joe Thornber and others)
o       IA64 processor prefetch                         (??)
o       Return the right thing for strnlen_user when    (Andreas Schwab)
        limit =3D 0
o       More debug info on sysrq                        (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Keyboard compile fix on Alpha                   (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Shrink dcache before invalidating the inodes    (Andrea Arcangeli)
        on a umount
o       Fix apm disable handling                        (Thomas Krennwallner)
o       CPIA locking fixes                              (David Hansen)
o       zap_inode_mapping function to invalidate all the(Christoph Hellwig)
        maps of an inode
o       Remove accidental leak of console_lock back     (Andrew Morton)
        into -ac
o       Fix implicit declaration warning                (Dave Jones)
o       Add another promise ide ident                   (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Ignore PRQ bit in apic flags when looking for   (Randy Dunlap)
        unknown configs
o       Matrox driver update                            (Petr Vandrovec,
                                                         David Hansen)
o       NULL checks in lock code                        (Francis Galiegue)
o       Remove duplicate bits on fbmem.c                (Paul Mundt)
o       ia64 arch_init_modules fix                      (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Support tabstops >160                           (Petr Vandrovec)
o       "noac" NFS updates                              (Trond Myklebust)
o       Default P5 MCE to off                           (me)
o       Bluesmoke updates                               (Dave Jones)
o       Handle cpu info that goes over a page long      (James Cleverdon)
        | only tested on ia32/ia64 so far

2.4.9-ac11
o       Fix sign check error in death signal            (Martin Macok,
                                                         Kamil Toman)
o       Merge up to Linus 2.4.10pre9
=09
2.4.9-ac10
o       Multiple swapoff fixes                          (Hugh Dickins);
o       Clean up the mips parts of the mem.c ifdefs     (Ralf Baechle)
o       Update NCR53c700 driver, make it generic        (James Bottomley,
                                Richard Hirst, Rasmus Andersen, Keith Owens)
o       Recognize Radeon VE in radeonfb                 (Nick Kurshev)
o       MCE address reporting fix                       (Dave Jones)
o       APIC check fixes                                (Randy Dunlap)
o       Wrong SIGBUS data in siginfo fix                (Daniel Kobras)
o       acpi Makefile fix                               (Keith Owens)
o       NTFS update                                     (Anton Altaparmakov)
o       Parse mainboard resources inline to pnp not     (Gerd Knorr)
        as pci_device objects
o       Propogate register_netdev errors out from       (Dave Miller)
        init_netdev
o       Take sound lock static                          (David Hansen)
o       ns83820 updates/fixes                           (Ben LaHaise)
o       Small arch_init_modules fix for ia64            (Maciej Rozycki)
o       pci bridge setup fixes, 64bit sign propogation  (Todd Inglett)
        etc
o       Add another batch of MODULE_LICENSE tags        (me)

2.4.9-ac9
o       ICP vortex documentation update                 (Boji Kannanthanam)
o       Fix farsync ioctl checks                        (Bob Dunlop)
o       Kiovec optimisations                            (Rohit Seth)
o       Fix irda-usb match flags                        (Adam J Richter)
o       USB serial MODULE_LICENSE tags                  (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Tidy up Changes notes to recommend gcc2.95+     ("Colonel")
o       Kill dup in usb unusual_devs table              (Harald Schreiber)
o       Ethtool ioctl handling fix                      (Dave Miller)
o       Add S/PDIF, 4 and 6 channel audio to ICH driver (Bob Paauwe)
o       Fix compare types in ncpfs                      (Petr Vandrovec)
o       Add limit to bluetooth ioctl                    (me)
o       Fix missing channel range check in dpt_i2o      (me)
o       Fix lvm checks                                  (me)
o       Add missing wireless ioctl length check         (me)
o       Fix checks in sbpcd                             (me)
o       Fix checks in generic ppp                       (me)
o       Fix check in zr36067                            (me)
o       Fix checks in moxa                              (me)
o       Fix checks in zr36120                           (me)
o       Fix Matrox DRM to mention G450                  (Pavel Roskin)
o       DGRS multi-nic mode fix                         (Rick Richardson)
o       Reformat aztcd (no other changes)               (me)
o       Clean up the mcd driver                         (me)
o       Remove gendisk export. Gendisk is now private   (Christoph Hellwig)
        to the sane API and has proper locking
o       Highmem overflow fix                            (Ben LaHaise)
o       Megaraid oops fix                               (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Update kernel-doc-nano-HOWTO                    (Ken Moffat)
o       Fix sis900 kerneldoc                            (Ken Moffat)
o       Fix via audio kernel doc                        (Ken Moffat)

2.4.9-ac8
o       Merge from 2.4.10-pre4 except
                USB uhci controller update
                MM/buffer cache changes
o       Intermezzo update                               (Peter Braam)
o       Clean up gendisk common code                    (Christoph Hellwig)

2.4.9-ac7
o       Add another 1885 ident                          (Leon)
o       Mention G450 in the 200/400 DRI                 (Pavel Roskin)
o       Fix non PCI aic7xxx oops                        (me)
o       Correct centaur chip detection                  (Keith Owens)
o       Correct Dell cable detection                    (me)
o       Fix usb storage warning                         (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Fix symbol clash between core and pwc           (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Comment out the visws                           (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Small alpha build fix                           (Ricky Beam)
o       NFS client update                               (Trond Myklebust)
o       SE401 update                                    (Jeroen Vreeken)
o       Check proc/modules before querying it in        (Andr=E9 Dahlqvist)
        ver_linux
o       Add hppa to unaligned list for reiserfs         (Jurriaan)
o       i2c Config.in fix                               (Christoph Hellwig)
o       LVM 32/64bit sort out                           (Patrick Caulfield)
o       Softirq update/fixups                           (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Add arch_init_modules hook                      (Maciej Rozycki)
o       Update slab cache to do LIFO handling and clean (Andrea Arcangeli)
        up code somewhat
o       Ethtool and alias fix                           (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Self adjusting syscall table filler             (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Configure.help typo fix                         (David Weinehall)

2.4.9-ac6
o       Update compiler requirements doc                (me)
o       Fix module count leak (I hope) in cs46xx        (me)
o       Fix sx.c warnings                               (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Fix seagate.c prototypes                        (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Remove non-modular stuff from mod builds        (Christoph Hellwig)
        and fix warnings
o       Fix missing return value on xirc2ps             (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Fix atmtcp MODULE_LICENSE                       (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Remove various unused code                      (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Switch drivers/fc4 to use module_init           (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Config file fixes                               (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Fix AX.25 digipeat crash                        (Thomas Osterried)
o       DECNET update                                   (Steven Whitehouse)
o       Fix UNUSUAL_DEV entry for eUSB SmartMedia       (Andries Brouwer)
o       Remove spare maxinefb setup                     (Paul Mundt)
o       Add USB MODULE_LICENSE tags                     (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Update the irq fix for the i810 audio based     (me)
        on further analysis by Doug Ledford
o       make rpm target bug-fixes                       (Eli Carter)
o       Fix missing export-objs in acpi                 (Keith Owens)
o       VIA ide update (support 82c576, other small     (Vojtech Pavlik)
        fixes)
o       Fix tulip bug when using MWI experimental bits  (Jeff Garzik)
o       Add MODULE_LICENSE tags to telephony            (Robert Love)
o       Add MODULE_LICENSE tags to drivers/video        (Robert Love)
o       Fix z2ram tag                                   (Robert Love)
o       Ask for 255 bytes of header on scsi pages       (Matt Dharm)
        | Lots of USB crap can't even get truncating right
o       Fix ver_linux for e2fsprogs 1.23                (Albert Cranford)
o       Add MODULE_LICENSE tags to zorro                (Robert Love)
o       Make __module_license static                    (Keith Owens)
o       Merge some of the PPC64 submission      (Peter Bergner, Anton Blanchard, Mik=
e Corrigan, Dave Engebretsen,
                                        Tom Gall, Todd Inglett, Paul Mackerras,
                                        Pat McCarthy, Steve Munroe, Don Reed,=20
                                        and Al Trautman)
        | I dropped some config bits to keep stuff simpler
        | and a few files that definitely didnt follow CodingStyle
o       Merge updated gdth scsi raid driver             (Achim Leubner)
o       Remove escaped debug code from ni5010           (Frank Davies)

2.4.9-ac5
o       Make pae i386 compile again                     (Russell King)
o       Add MODULE_LICENSE tagging                      (me)
o       Clean up aztcd (phase 1)                        (me)
o       Fix aztcd subchannel error reporting bug        (me)
o       Reformat cdu31a pending cleanups                (me)
o       Reformat cm206 pending cleanups                 (me)
o       Reformat gscd pending cleanups                  (me)
o       Reformat isp16 pending cleanups                 (me)
o       Reformat sjcd pending cleanups                  (me)
o       Reformat tpqic02 pending cleanups               (me)
o       Add tags in drivers upto and including drivers/char/*
        | lots more to add yet...
o       pl2303 oops fix                                 (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Sony clie updates for clie OS 4.0               (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Fix elf loader for prelink binaries             (Jakub Jelinek)
o       Make xconfig fix                                (Robert Love)
o       Add reparent_to_init, fix pnp and 8139 zombies  (Andrew Morton)
o       Update Configure.help                           (Steven Cole)

2.4.9-ac4
o       ns83820 driver fixes and updates                (Ben LaHaise)
o       Configure.help updates                          (Steven Cole)
o       Add generic pgtable_cache_init()                (Russell King)
        | and remove pae ifdefs from init/main.c
o       Fix X.75 with new hisax drivers and an isdn     (Kai Germaschewski)
        disconnect race
o       Remove now defunct directory offset cast        (me)
o       Make several vm behaviours tunable for now      (Rik van Riel)
        | This is so we can study behaviour patterns not for
        | the long term
o       Merge an additional ide-floppy fix              (Sam Varshavchik)
        | Fixed the ide floppy I/O error funny on some drives
o       Pull dac/adc rate setting into ac97_codec.c     (me)
o       Update mips64 makefiles                         (Ralf Baechle)
o       Complete the missing bits of the proc           (Ralf Baechle)
        infrastructure using constant HZ to userspace
        | This has been partial for a long time, with the mips tree
        | it actually needs to be completed...
o       Avoid oops in rivafb when using 15bit depth     (Steve DuChene)
        on riva128
o       Indent seagate scsi into linux format           (me)
        | Changes pending so do this in two steps..
o       pl2303 updates                                  (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Orinoco update                                  (David Gibson)
o       IRQ stack value fix                             (John Byrne)
o       Enable DMA on 20268R                            (Zygo Blaxell)
o       Add missing -EFAULT return to se401             (Pavel Machek)
o       Voodoo 1/2 frame buffer console                 (Ghozlane Toumi)
o       Update cache size reporting errata              (Dave Jones)
o       Fix nasty oops and deadlock in i810_audio       (me)

2.4.9-ac3
o       Fix config glitch in drivers/video/Config.in    (Steven Cole)
o       Kaweth endian fixes                             (Brad Hards)
o       Update the MPT fusion drivers                   (Steve Ralston)
o       Possible floppy probe fix                       (Paul Gortmaker)
o       Add the KT266 agp to the table                  (Kris Kersey)
o       Start convering ia32 and x86_64 mtrr code       (Dave Jones)
o       Account ramdisk in out of memory code           (Russell King)
o       Possible fix for cardbus allocation failures    (Andreas Bombe)
o       Clean up other cases of const initdata          (Dave Jones)
o       Update the keyboard rate code to be more        (Dave Miller)
        flexible (needed for sparc)
o       Configure.help fixes                            (Steven Cole)
o       Pegasus USB driver fixes                        (Petko Manolov)
o       Fix i810 audio pops on speed changes            (Scott Herod)
o       GPIO driver for the ITE board                   (Hai-Pao Fan)
o       Philips Nino port update                (Steven Hill, Pavel Machek)

2.4.9-ac2
o       Last small bits of the PPC merge                (Paul Mackerras)
o       Fix compile bugs in airport driver              (David Gibson)
o       ITE8172 ide updates                             (Steve L)
o       Add i2c drivers for the ITE board               (Hai-Pao Fan)
o       AC97 register naming fix                        (Ralf Baechle)
o       TI 3912 serial driver                   (Harald Koerfgen, Jim Pick,
                                                         Steven Hill)
o       ITE general updates                             (P Popov)
o       Remove double init of SGI streamable device     (Ralf Baechle)
o       Update SGI indy drivers                         (Ralf Baechle)
o       Qtronix keyboard driver updates                 (P Popov)
o       Add tx3192 frame buffer support                 (Steven Hill)
o       MIPS frame buffer updates                       (Ralf Baechle)
o       Move vino.h into driver directory               (Ralf Baechle)
o       Ocelot updates                  (Jun Sun, G Lonnon, S Kranz, Steve J)
o       DDB5 updates                                    (Jun Sun)
o       MIPS jazz update                                (Ralf Baechle)
o       SGI wd33c93 update                              (Ralf Baechle)
o       Baget updates                                   (Ralf Baechle)
o       SNI updates                                     (Ralf Baechle)
o       Alchemy Au1000 support                          (P Popov)
o       MIPS eval board updates         (Ralf Baechle, Carsten Langgaard)
o       Update Decstation serial support                (Maciej W. Rozycki)
o       NEC Vrc5477 audio driver                        (Steve L)
o       General MIPS32 updates          (Jun Sun, Ralf Baechle, Matt Porter,
                                         Kevin Kissell, Carsten Langgaard,
                                         Jan-Benedict Glaw)
o       MIPS scsi updates                               (Ralf Baechle)
o       Notifier signal oops fix                (Benjamin Herrenschmidt)

2.4.9-ac1
o       Merge the fat and iso changes from 2.4.9
o       Merge the sunrpc changes from 2.4.9
o       Merge (hopefully correctly) the nfs changes
o       Switch to the 2.4.9 emu10k1 driver
o       Merge vfs directory type changes
o       Merge other oddments
        - This leaves min/max and the vm/buffer changes
          both of which are pretty dubious anyway
o       lock_kiovec page unwind fix                     (Velizar B)
o       do_swap_page recheck pte before failing         (Linus, Jeremy Linton)
o       do_swap_page doesn't mkwrite when deleting      (Linus)
        | From 2.4.9 with extra comments etc            (Hugh Dickins)


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Alan Cox 
Red Hat Kernel Hacker
& Linux 2.2 Maintainer                        Brainbench MVP for TCP/IP
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