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Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.18-rc2-ac1

Feb 19, 2002, 00:45 (0 Talkback[s])

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Subject:  Linux 2.4.19-rc2-ac1  
From: Alan Cox  
Date: Mon, February 18, 2002 2:56 pm 
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org 
Mailer: ELM [version 2.5 PL6]

[+ indicates stuff that went to Marcelo, o stuff that has not,
 * indicates stuff that is merged in mainstream now, X stuff that proved
   bad and was dropped out]

Linux 2.4.18rc2-ac1
o        Merge with 2.4.18rc2
o        Ignore i810 modem codecs                        (me)
o        Core of address space accounting code                (me)
        | Enforcement, ptrace and some shmem corner bits to do
*        Fix security hole in shmfs                        (me)
o        Fix various bits of 64bit file I/O in shmem        (me)
o        Merge with rmap12f                                (Rik van Riel and co)

Linux 2.4.18pre9-ac4
o        SIS IDE driver update (handle with care)        (Lionel Bouton)
o        First set of I2O endian cleanups                (me)
o        Make i2o_pci.c 64bit/BE clean                        (me)
o        Maybe fix crash on i2o scsi abort/reset paths        (me)
o        Make i2o use the passed scsi direction flag        (me)
o        Fix awk failure path in menuconfig                (Andrew Church)
o        Merge varies doc updates                        (Steven Cole)
o        Add serial support for the Lava Octopus-550        (Jim Treadway)
o        OPL3SA2 cleanup                                        (Zwane Mwaikambo)
o        Add missing blkdev_varyio export                (Todd Roy)
o        Update Changes file, config and experimental        (Niels Jensen)
        checks
o        Fix highmem warning in aacraid                        (Andrew Morton)
o        Make tpqic02 use new style request region        (Marcus Alanen)
o        Only turn off mediagx/geode TSC on 5510/5520        (me)
        | From information provided by Hiroshi MIURA
o        Massively clean up the AGP enable and bugfix it        (Bjorn Helgaas)
o        Fix oops if you try to use the RW wq locks        (Bob Miller)
o        Remove FPU usage in neomagic fb                        (Denis Kropp)
o        Merge IBM JFS                        (Steve Best, Dave Kleikamp, 
                                         Barry Arndt, Christoph Hellwig, ..)
o        Updated sis frame buffer driver                        (Thomas Winischhofer)

Linux 2.4.18pre9-ac3
o        Clean up various macros and misuse of ;                (Timothy Ball)
*        Correct procfs locking fixup                        (Al Viro)
o        Speed up ext2/ext3 synchronous mounts                (Andrew Morton)
o        Update IDE DMA blacklist                        (Jonathan Kamens)
o        Update to XFree86 DRM 4.2 (compatible to 4.1)        (Rik Faith, 
        and adds I830 DRM                                 Jeff Hartmann,
                                                         Keith Whitwell,
                                                         Abraham vd Merwe
                                                         and others)
o        IBM Lanstreamer updates                                (Mike Phillips)
o        Fix acct rlimit problem (I hope)                (me)
        | Problem noted by Ian Allen
o        Automatically set file limits based on mem size        (Andi Kleen)
o        Correct scsi reservation conflict handling        (James Bottomley)
        and add the scsi reset api code
o        Add further kernel docs                                (me)
o        Merge to rmap-12e                                (Rik van Riel and co)
        |merge patch from Nick Orlov
o        Small fix to the eata driver update                (Dario Ballabio)


Linux 2.4.18pre9-ac2
o        Nat Semi now use their own ident on the Geode        (Hiroshi Miura)
*        Put #error in two files that need FPU fixups        (me)
*        Correct a specific mmap return to match posix        (Christopher Yeoh)
*        Add Eepro100/VE ident                                (Hanno Boeck)
o        Add provides for DRM to the kernel make rpm        (Alexander Hoogerhuis)
*        Fix a problem where vm86 irq releasing could be        (Stas Sergeev)
        missed
o        EATA and U14/34F driver updates                        (Dario Ballabio)
o        Handle EMC storage arrays that report SCSI-2         (Kurt Garloff)
        but want REPORT_LUNs
o        Update README, defconfig, remove autogen files        (Niels Jensen)
o        Add AFAVLAB PCI serial support                        (Harald Welte)
*        Fix incorrect resource free in eexpress                (Gianluca Anzolin)
o        Variable size rawio optimisations                (Badari Pulavarty)
*        Add AT's compatible 8139 cardbus chip                (Go Taniguchi)
o        Fix crash with newest hpt ide chips                (Arjan van de Ven)
*        Fix tiny SMP race in pid selection                (Erik Hendriks)
o        Hopefully fix pnpbios crash caused by early        (me)
        kernel_thread creation

Linux 2.4.18pre9-ac1
o        Initial merge of DVD card driver  (Christian Wolff,Marcus Metzler)
        | This is just an initial testing piece. DVB needs merging
        | properly and this is only a first bit of testing
o        Random number generator support for AMD768        (me)
o        Add AMD768 to i810 driver pci ident list        (me)
o        Initial AMD768 power management work                (me)
        | Unfinished pending some docs clarifications
o        Fix bugbuf mishandling for modular es1370        (me)
*        Fix up i2o readl abuse, post_wait race, and        (me, Arjan van de Ven)
        some deadlock cases
*        Added cpu_relax to yam driver                         (me)
*        Fixup AMD762 if the BIOS apparently got it wrong(me)
        (eg ASUS boards)
*        MP1.4 alignment fixup
o        pcwd cleanup, backport of fixes from 2.5        (Rob Radez)
o        Add support for more Moxa cards to mxser        (Damian Wrobel)
o/*        Add remaining missing MODULE_LICENSE tags        (Hubert Mantel)
o        Fix floppy reservation ranges                        (Anton Altaparmakov)
o        Fix max file size setup                                (Andi Kleen)

Linux 2.4.18pre7-ac3
o        Fix a wrong error return in the megaraid driver        (Arjan van de Ven)
*        FreeVXFS update                                        (Christoph Hellwig)
+        Qnxfs update                                        (Anders Larsen)
o        Fix non compile with PCI=n                        (Adrian Bunk)
o        Fix DRM 4.0 non compile in i810                        (me)
o        Drop out now dead CLONE thread/parent fixup        (Dave McCracken)
*        Make NetROM incoming frame check stricter        (Tomi Manninen)
*        Use sock_orphan in AX.25/NetROM                        (Jeroen PE1RXQ)
o        Pegasus update                                        (Petko Manolov)
o        Make reparent_to_init and exec_usermodehelper        (Andrew Morton)
        use set_user, fix a tiny set_user SMP race
o        Mark framebuffer mappings VM_IO                        (Andrew Morton)
o        Neomagic frame buffer driver                        (Denis Kropp)
        - Needs FPU code fixing before it can be merged
o        Hyperthreading awareness for MTRR driver
o        Correct NR_IRQ with no apic support                (Brian Gerst)
*        Fix missing includes in sound drivers                (Michal Jaegermann)

Linux 2.4.18pre7-ac2
*        i810 audio driver update                        (Doug Ledford)
o        Early ioremap for x86 specific code                (Mikael Pettersson)
        | This is needed to do things like apic/dmi detect early enough
o        Pentium IV APIC/NMI watchdog                        (Mikael Pettersson)
*        Add C1MRX support to sonypi driver                (Junichi Morita)
*        Fix "make rpm" with two '-' in extraversion        (Gerald Britton)
o        Fix aacraid hang/irq storm on i960 boards        (Chris Pascoe)
*        Fix isdn audio compiler behaviour dependancy        (Urs Thuermann)
*        YAM driver fixes                                (Jean-Paul Roubelat)
*        ROSE protocol stack update/fixes                (Jean-Paul Roubelat)
o        Fix UFS/CDROM oops                                (Zwane Mwaikambo)
o        Fix nm256 hang on Dell Latitude                        (origin unknown)
        | Please test this tree with other NM256 based boxes and check
        | those still work...
o        Merge PnPBIOS patch                (Thomas Hood, David Hinds, Tom Lees,
                                         Christian Schmidt, ..)
o        Merge new sis frame buffer drivers                (Thomas Winischhofer)
*        cs46xx oops fix                                        (Mike Gorse)
*        Fix a second cs46xx bug related to this                (me)
o        Fix acpitable oopses on boot and other problems        (James Cleverdon)
o        Fix io port type on the hpt366 driver                (Pete Popov)
o        Updated matrox drivers                                (Petr Vandrovec)
*        IPchains fixes needed for 2.4.18pre7
o        IDE config text updates for the IDE patches        (Anton Altaparmakov)
o        Merge the first bits of ZV support                (Marcus Metzler)
o        Add initial ZV support to yenta socket driver        (me)
        for TI cards
*        Fix pirq routing on the CS5530                         (me)
        | Finally the palmax pcmcia/cardbus works properly

Linux 2.4.18pre7-ac1
o        Merge with 2.4.18pre7                                (Arjan van de Ven)
        | + some quota fixups redone by me
        | several 18pre7 netfilter bugs left unfixed for now
o        Rmap-12a                                        (Rik van Riel and co)

Linux 2.4.18pre3-ac2

o        Re-merge the IDE patches                        (Andre Hedrick and co)
*        Fix check/request region in ali_ircc and lowcomx(Steven Walter)
        com90xx, sealevel, sb1000
*        Remove unused message from 6pack driver                (Adrian Bunk)
*        Fix unused variable warning in i60scsi                (Adrian Bunk)
*        Fix off by one floppy oops                        (Keith Owens)
o        Fix i2o_config use of undefined C                (Andreas Dilger)
*        Fix fdomain scsi oopses                                (Per Larsson)
*        Fix sf16fmi hang on boot                        (me)
o        Add bridge resources to the resource tree        (Ivan Kokshaysky)
*        Fix iphase ATM oops on close in on case           (Till Immanuel Patzschke)
*        Enable OOSTORE on winchip processors                (Dave Jones, me)
        | Worth about 10-20% performance 
*        Code Page 1250 support                                (Petr Titera)
*        Fix sdla and hpfs doc typos                        (Sven Vermeulen)
o        Document /proc/stat                                (Sven Heinicke)
*        Update cs4281 drivers                                (Tom Woller)
        | Fixes xmms stutter, remove wrapper code
        | handle tosh boxes, allow record device change
        | trigger wakeups on ioctl triggered changes
+/o/X        Fix locking of file struct stuff found by ibm        (Dipankar Sarma)
        audit
o        Use spin_lock_init in serial.c                        (Dave Miller)
*        Fix AF_UNIX shutdown bug                        (Dave Miller)

Linux 2.4.18pre3-ac1

o        32bit uid quota
o        rmap-11b VM                                        (Rik van Riel,
                                                         William Irwin etc)
*        Make scsi printer visible                        (Stefan Wieseckel)
*        Report Hercules Fortissimo card                        (Minya Sorakinu)
*        Fix O_NDELAY close mishandling on the following        (me)
        sound cards: cmpci, cs46xx, es1370, es1371,
        esssolo1, sonicvibes
*        tdfx pixclock handling fix                        (Jurriaan)
o        Fix mishandling of file system size limiting        (Andrea Arcangeli)
*        generic_serial cleanups                                (Rasmus Andersen)
o        serial.c locking fixes for SMP - move from cli        (Kees)
        too
*        Truncate fixes from old -ac tree                (Andrew Morton)
*        Hopefully fix the i2o oops                        (me)
        | Not the right fix but it'll do till I rewrite this
*        Fix non blocking tty blocking bug                (Peter Benie)
o        IRQ routing workaround for problem HP laptops        (Cory Bell)
*        Fix the rcpci driver                                (Pete Popov)
*        Fix documentation of aedsp location                (Adrian Bunk)
*        Fix the worst of the APM ate my cpu problems        (Andreas Steinmetz)
*        Correct icmp documentation                        (Pierre Lombard)
*        Multiple mxser crash on boot fix        (Stephan von Krawczynski)
o        ldm header fix                                        (Anton Altaparmakov)
*        Fix unchecked kmalloc in i2c_proc        (Ragnar Hojland Espinosa)
*        Fix unchecked kmalloc in airo_cs        (Ragnar Hojland Espinosa)
*        Fix unchecked kmalloc in btaudio        (Ragnar Hojland Espinosa)
*        Fix unchecked kmalloc in qnx4/inode.c        (Ragnar Hojland Espinosa)
*        Disable DRM4.1 GMX2000 driver (4.0 required)        (me)
*        Fix sb16 lower speed limit bug                        (Jori Liesenborgs)
o        Fix compilation of orinoco driver                (Ben Herrenschmidt)
*        ISAPnP init fix                                        (Chris Rankin)
o        Export release_console_sem                        (Andrew Morton)
*        Output nat crash fix                                (Rusty Russell)
*        Fix PLIP                                        (Niels Jensen)
o        Natsemi driver hang fix                                (Manfred Spraul)
*        Add mono/stereo reporting to gemtek pci radio        (Jonathan Hudson)

---
        I'd prefer the trees to be separate for testing purposes: it
        doens't make much sense to have SMP support as a normal kernel
        feature when most people won't have SMP anyway"
                        -- Linus Torvalds