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Linux 2.4.17-pre2 Available

Nov 30, 2001, 23:48 (14 Talkback[s])

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- Remove userland header from bonding driver    (David S. Miller)
- Create a SLAB for page tables on i386         (Christoph Hellwig)
- Unregister devices at shaper unload time      (David S. Miller)
- Remove several unused variables from various
  places in the kernel                          (David S. Miller)
- Fix slab code to not blindly trust cc_data():
  it may be not valid on some platforms         (David S. Miller)
- Fix RTC driver bug                            (David S. Miller)
- SPARC 32/64 update                            (David S. Miller)
- W9966 V4L driver update                       (Jakob Jemi)
- ad1848 driver fixes                           (Alan Cox/Daniel T. Cobra)
- PCMCIA update                                 (David Hinds)
- Fix PCMCIA problem with multiple PCI busses   (Paul Mackerras)
- Correctly free per-process signal struct      (Dave McCracken)
- IA64 PAL/signal headers cleanup               (Nathan Myers)
- ymfpci driver cleanup                         (Pete Zaitcev)
- Change NLS "licenses" to be "GPL/BSD" instead 
  only BSD.                                     (Robert Love)
- Fix serial module use count                   (Russell King)
- Update sg to 3.1.22                           (Douglas Gilbert)
- ieee1394 update                               (Ben Collins)
- ReiserFS fixes                                (Nikita Danilov)
- Update ACPI documentantion                    (Patrick Mochel)
- Smarter atime update                          (Andrew Morton)
- Correctly mark ext2 sb as dirty and sync it   (Andrew Morton) 
- IrDA update                                   (Jean Tourrilhes)
- Count locked buffers at
  balance_dirty_state(): Helps interactivity under
  heavy IO workloads                            (Andrew Morton)
- USB update                                    (Greg KH)
- ide-scsi locking fix                          (Christoph Hellwig)


- Change USB maintainer                         (Greg Kroah-Hartman)
- Speeling fix for rd.c                         (From Ralf Baechle's tree)
- Updated URL for bigphysmem patch in v4l docs  (Adrian Bunk)
- Add buggy 440GX to broken pirq blacklist      (Arjan Van de Ven)
- Add new entry to Sound blaster ISAPNP list    (Arjan Van de Ven)
- Remove crap character from Configure.help     (Niels Kristian Bech Jensen)
- Backout erroneous change to lookup_exec_domain (Christoph Hellwig)
- Update osst sound driver to 1.65              (Willem Riede)
- Fix i810 sound driver problems                (Andris Pavenis)
- Add AF_LLC define in network headers          (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
- block_size cleanup on some SCSI drivers       (Erik Andersen)
- Added missing MODULE_LICENSE("GPL") in some   (Andreas Krennmair)
- Add ->show_options() to super_ops and 
  implement NFS method                          (Alexander Viro)
- Updated i8k driver                            (Massimo Dal Zoto)
- devfs update                                  (Richard Gooch)