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Linux 2.4.18-pre3 Released

Jan 10, 2002, 21:54 (6 Talkback[s])

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Changelog:

pre3:

- Cris arch merge                               (Bjorn Wesen)
- Finish PPC merge                              (Benjamin Herrenschmidt)
- Add Dell PowerEdge 2400 to 
  "use BIOS to reboot" blacklist                (Arjan van de Ven)
- Avoid potential oops at module unload with 
  cyclades driver                               (Andrew Morton)
- Gracefully handle SCSI initialization 
  failures                                      (Pete Zaitcev)
- USB update                                    (Greg KH)
- Fix potential oops while ejecting ide cds     (Zwane Mwaikambo)
- Unify page freeing codepaths                  (Benjamin LaHaise)
- Miata dma corruption workaround               (Richard Henderson)
- Fix vmalloc corruption problem on machines 
  with virtual dcaches                          (Ralf Baechle)
- Reiserfs fixes                                (Oleg Drokin)
- DiskOnChip driver update                      (David Woodhouse)
- Do not inherit page locking rules across 
  fork/exec                                     (Dave Anderson)
- Add DRM 4.0 for XFree 4.0 users convenience   (Christoph Hellwig)
- Replace .text.lock with .subsection           (Keith Owens)
- IrDA bugfixes                                 (Jean Tourrilhes)

pre2: 

- APIC LVTERR fixes                             (Mikael Pettersson)
- Fix ppdev ioctl oops and deadlock             (Tim Waugh)
- parport fixes                                 (Tim Waugh)
- orinoco wireless driver update                (David Gibson)
- Fix oopsable race in binfmt_elf.c             (Alexander Viro)
- Small sx16 driver bugfix                      (Heinz-Ado Arnolds)
- sbp2 deadlock fix                             (Andrew Morton)
- Fix JFFS2 write error handling                (David Woodhouse)
- Intermezzo update                             (Peter J. Braam)
- Proper AGP support for Intel 830MP chipsets   (Nicolas Aspert)
- Alpha fixes                                   (Jay Estabrook)
- 53c700 SCSI driver update                     (James Bottomley)
- Fix coredump mmap_sem deadlock on IA64        (David Mosberger)
- 3ware driver update                           (Adam Radford)
- Fix elevator insertion point on failed 
  request merge                                 (Jens Axboe)
- Remove bogus rpciod_tcp_dispatcher definition (David Woodhouse)
- Reiserfs fixes                                (Oleg Drokin)
- de4x5 endianess fixes                         (Kip Walker)
- ISDN CAPI cleanup                             (Kai Germaschewski)
- Make refill_inactive() correctly account 
  progress                                      (me)

pre1:

- S390 merge                                    (IBM)
- SuperH merge                                  (SuperH team)
- PPC merge                                     (Benjamin Herrenschmidt)
- PCI DMA update                                (David S. Miller)
- radeonfb update                               (Ani Joshi)
- aty128fb update                               (Ani Joshi)
- Add nVidia GeForce3 support to rivafb         (Ani Joshi)
- Add PM support to opl3sa2                     (Zwane Mwaikambo)
- Basic ethtool support for 3com, starfire
  and pcmcia net drivers                        (Jeff Garzik)
- Add MII ethtool interface                     (Jeff Garzik)
- starfire,sundance,dl2k,sis900,8139{too,cp},
  natsemi driver updates                        (Jeff Garzik)
- ufs/minix: mark inodes as bad in case of read
  failure                                       (Christoph Hellwig)
- ReiserFS fixes                                (Oleg Drokin)
- sonypi update                                 (Stelian Pop)
- n_hdlc update                                 (Paul Fulghum)
- Fix compile error on aty_base.c               (Tobias Ringstrom)
- Document cpu_to_xxxx() on kernel-hacking doc  (Rusty Russell)
- USB update                                    (Greg KH)
- Fix sysctl console loglevel bug on 
  IA64 (and possibly other archs)               (Jesper Juhl) 
- Update Athlon/VIA PCI quirks                  (Calin A. Culianu)
- blkmtd update                                 (Simon Evans)
- boot protocol update (makes the highest 
  possible initrd address available to the 
  bootloader)                                   (H. Peter Anvin)
- NFS fixes                                     (Trond Myklebust)