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May 17, 2002, 05:26 (0 Talkback[s])

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Grab some of the more fun bits from Linus' public bk tree, and
merge in another boatload of patches that turned up elsewhere.
Quite a large set of changes, so tread carefully.

As usual,..

Patch against 2.5.15 vanilla is available from:

Merged patch archive:

Check before reporting
known bugs that are also in mainline.

 -- Davej.

o   Fix ADFS map scanning code.                         (Russell King)
o   Drop userspace utilities from 8253x driver.         (Keith Owens)
o   Remove duplicate apic init code.                    (Ishan O Jayawardena)
o   zlib_inflate return code fix.                       (David Woodhouse)
o   Hotplug CPU preparations.                           (Rusty Russell)
o   More conversions to use standard AS rule.           (Kai Germaschewski)
o   AVM CAPI init/remove cleanups.                      (Kai Germaschewski)
o   64 bit jiffies.                                     (George Anzinger)
o   More Pentium4 thermal interrupt fixes.              (Zwane Mwaikambo)
o   Fix typo in serial unload message..                 (Zwane Mwaikambo)
o   Allow disabling of P4 Xeon hyperthreading.          (Hugh Dickins, Me)
    | I mangled Hugh's 2.4 patch quite a bit to work
    | with Pat Mochels reworked x86 setup code.
o   set_cpus_allowed() optimisation.                    (Mike Kravetz)
o   Further ps2esdi resource cleanups.                  (William Stinson)
o   Re-add dropped compile fix for hd.c                 (Adrian Bunk)
o   Remove event from block_dev.c                       (Manfred Spraul)
o   Intel I845G AGPGART support.                        (Graeme Fisher)
o   ni65 driver region handling cleanup.                (William Stinson)
o   Add Farallon PN9100-T ident to acenic driver.       (Eric Smith)
o   Remove spurious timer interrupts on clustered APIC. (Martin J Bligh)
o   Various typo fixes.                                 (Marko Myllynen)
o   Some more malloc.h -> slab.h conversions.                (Marko Myllynen)
o   Add missing bootmem include.                        (Johan Adolfsson)
o   Reword exiting with non-zero preempt count warning. (Robert Love)
o   Numerous RAID5 fixes.                               (Neil Brown)
o   Remove Documentation/man on make mrproper.          (Marko Myllynen)
o   menuconfig -Wshadow fixes.                          (Marko Myllynen)
o   Use named initialisers for net/sched/       (Thomas 'Dent' Wirlacher)
o   sys_[p]read/sys_[p]write cleanup.                   (Christoph Hellwig)
o   sdla_main region handling cleanup.                  (William Stinson)
o   FATFS extension filters.                            (OGAWA Hirofumi)
o   Various soft accel fb bugfixes.                     (James Simmons)
o   Appletalk ltpc region handling cleanup.             (William Stinson)

o   Several pipe cleanups.                              (Manfred Spraul)
o   Remove duplicated function in irlmp                 (Adrian Bunk)
o   Throw out some more bogons found whilst splitting.
o   Compile warning fix for ikconfig.                   (Adrian Bunk)
o   Kill unused var in bpck6                            (Adrian Bunk)
o   Compilation fix for 586TSC                          (Manfred Spraul)
o   Add missing VM86 exception handlers.                (Manfred Spraul)
o   Fix d_subdir counting in dcache_readdir             (Charles A. Clinton)
    | Munged to apply to 2.5 by me.
o   Fix exports in pci makefile.                        (Greg KH)
o   Convert pidhash to use list_t                       (William Lee Irwin III)
o   Fix compile warning in dnotify.                     (Steven Rothwell)
o   Fix zftape bit function abuse.                      (Mikael Pettersson)
o   Drop various USB bits.
    | Larger updates in mainline soon.
o   Do not increment TcpAttemptFails twice.             (David S. Miller)
o   Remove pointless CONFIG_SYN_COOKIES ifdef.          (Christoph Hellwig)
o   Fix export-objs usage in Makefiles.                 (Keith Owens)
o   Fix compile error with CONFIG_NET_CLS_POLICE        (David S. Miller)
o   Fix JFS deadlock when flushing data during commit.  (Dave Kleikamp)
o   kNFSd export_operations support for isofs.          (Neil Brown)
o   Make setresuid/setresgid more consistent wrt fsuid  (Linus Torvalds)
o   Fix tasklet leak in PPPoATM.                        (Luca Barbieri)
o   Update to IDE-60.                                   (Martin Dalecki)
o   Minor NTFS clean ups.                               (Anton Altaparmakov)
o   Fix use after __init bug in 3c509.                  (Kasper Dupont)
o   Dump extended MSRs in P4/Xeon MCE handler.          (Zwane Mwaikambo)
o   block_dev doesn't need f_version.                   (Manfred Spraul)
o   Remove unused vars from paride.                     (Frank Davis)
o   mmap() correctness fix.                             ("DervishD",
                                                         David Gomez Espinosa)
o   Incorrect sizeof in kmem_cache_sizes_init()         (Manfred Spraul)
o   try_atomic_semop() cleanup.                         (Manfred Spraul)

| Dave Jones.
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