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Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.20-pre11

Oct 16, 2002, 14:20 (0 Talkback[s])

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Here goes -pre11 with a lot of misc fixes.

Users which had problems with pdcraid on 2.4.19, please try this one and
report results.

Summary of changes from v2.4.20-pre10 to v2.4.20-pre11

  o 2.4.20-pre10: make PL-2303 hack work again

  o allow nfsroot to mount via TCP

  o Fixup PCMCIA thinko introduced by kmalloc failure handling patches

  o Fix brlvger driver compilation problem

  o Prevent EFAULT errors when checking link status, in bonding net driver

  o e1000 net driver minor fixes/cleanups

  o Cleanup clustered APIC code to allow others to use it

  o Do not state that 2.4 is under active development on "SubmittingDrivers" documentation file
  o Fix misuse of types in brlvger
  o Do not skip Promise ataraid's: they used to work fine with pdcraid
  o Changed EXTRAVERSION to pre11
  o Add PCI ID for SiS 646
  o Undo DMI updates. Its 2.4.21-pre stuff

  o forte sound driver updates

  o SH5 support for shwdt

  o Fix missed variable rename in stxncpy glibc conversion
  o Sync stxncpy with 2.5 changes

  o JFS: return code from sb_bread was incorrectly checked

  o drivers/net/natsemi.c: sync with 2.5.x
  o drivers/net/natsemi.c: add dp83816 support
  o drivers/net/natsemi.c: janitorial - whitespace, wrap, and indenting cleanup
  o drivers/net/natsemi.c: stop tx/rx and reinit_ring on a PHY reset
  o drivers/net/natsemi.c: cleanup version string, fix compile error
  o drivers/net/natsemi.c: boost some printk() levels to WARN
  o drivers/net/natsemi.c: fix compile error - s/KERN_WARN/KERN_WARNING/

  o usbfs race while mounting/umounting

  o IBM PCI Hotplug: small patch

  o Add ethtool media selection to 3c509 net driver
  o Add ethtool media support to smc91c92_cs net driver

Adrian Bunk <>:
  o entry for CONFIG_USB_MIDI
  o update address of the emu10k1-devel list

Alan Cox <>:
  o better code for C3
  o small parisc bits
  o Update LNZ credits entry
  o update kernel params docs
  o update submitting drivers
  o 2.5 backport for sleep with lock
  o watchdog updates
  o SIS 646 AGP
  o native power management for AMD 76x
  o dont set leds until keyboard tasklet is running
  o fix out of memory oops in sis_ds
  o another watchdog fix
  o add ali5451 joystick to config doc
  o fix missingchecks in hotplug
  o handle hisax init failure right
  o fix types in mac apm emu
  o fix broken comment, gcc 3.1 warning in video
  o atalk bits are ISA
  o gcc warning fixes for ethernet
  o fix ugly irda hack
  o ibm token ring updates
  o fix warning in cycx_x25
  o fixup Geode slave disconnect
  o 82092 missing license tag
  o fix oops with AHA2840 card
  o dont register missing gameports
  o fix maestro3 bug that broken m3 in earlier pre
  o more USB size fixes
  o update intermezzo
  o update ver_linux
  o update the SiS framebuffer

Alexey Kuznetsov <>:
  o [TCP]: Handle passive resets correctly in SYN-RECV

Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>:
  o hid-input: fix find_next_zero_bit usage

Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>:
  o PPC32: MESH driver SMP fix <>:
  o Compaq PCI Hotplug bug fix
  o Compaq PCI Hotplug bug fix 2

Dave Kleikamp <>:
  o JFS: change name of get_index() to read_index()

David S. Miller <>:
  o Fix 2.4.19 mm performance regression due to P4 TLB fix

David Woodhouse <>:
  o Deal with VFS calling clear_inode() and read_inode() simultaneously for the same inode

Greg Kroah-Hartman <>:
  o IBM PCI Hotplug driver: typo fix for previous patch
  o USB: fix ctsrts handling in pl2303 driver

Harald Welte <>:
  o net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6t_LOG.c: Display ipv4 encapsulation properly
  o net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_conntrack_core.c: Fix ip_conntrack_change_expect locking
  o [NETFILTER]: Avoid nesting readlocks in conntrack code
  o net/ipv4/netfilter/ipt_unclean.c: Source port is allowed to be zero

Jeff Garzik <>:
  o [netdrvr] Use ADVERTISE_FULL in mii lib, to clean up duplex check
  o Merge ewrk3 net driver updates from 2.5.x

Kai Germaschewski <>:
  o ISDN: fix "IP frame delayed" bug
  o ISDN: Update md5sums.asc

Manfred Spraul <>:
  o drivers/net/natsemi.c:  create a function for rx refill
  o drivers/net/natsemi.c: combine drain_ring and init_ring
  o drivers/net/natsemi.c: OOM handling
  o drivers/net/natsemi.c: stop abusing netdev_device_{de,a}ttach
  o drivers/net/natsemi.c: write MAC address back to the chip
  o drivers/net/natsemi.c: lengthen EEPROM timeout, and always warn about all timeouts
  o drivers/net/natsemi.c: comments update

Paul Mackerras <>:
  o missed drivers/macintosh bits
  o add hypervisor console for ppc64
  o ppc update for
  o add Documentation/powerpc/cpu_features.txt

Petr Vandrovec <>:
  o Missing ncpfs bigendianness fix