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** I strongly recommend saying N to IDE TCQ options otherwise this
   should hopefully build and run happily.

   Doug's scsi changes broke mptfusion. I've not looked into that yet
   also u14f/u34f.

   This one builds, its not yet had any measurable testing

Linux 2.5.44-ac2
o       Merge interrupt stack support for x86           (David Hansen,
                                                         Ben LaHaise)
o       Update ACPI to the latest released patch        (Andrew Grover,
        | Should fix the compaq problems        Ducrot Bruno, Pavel Machek)
o       Kill old STATIC define in do_mounts             (Frank Davis)
o       Port NCR5380 to the latest kernel changes       (me)
o       Update Digi EPCA maintainer info                (Scott Kilau)
o       Update LVM2 device mapper       (Joe Thornber, Christoph Hellwig)
o       EATA updates                                    (Dario Ballabio)
o       Fix remaining depca ioctl bug                   (Peter Denison)
o       Make cifs error invalid addresses nicely        (Zwane Mwaikambo)
o       Fix cifs oops on kmalloc failure                (Zwane Mwaikambo)
o       Propogate return value on cifs connect          (Zwane Mwaikambo)
o       cifs locking changes                            (Zwane Mwaikambo)
o       Fix cifs oops with invalid unc                  (Zwane Mwaikambo)
o       Resync voyager architecture support             (James Bottomley)
o       Spot synaptics touchpad so we dont confuse it   (David Woodhouse)
o       Quieten bttv debugging a bit                    (Bongani)
o       Rip out lots of the left over pcibios_ stuff    (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Fix reiserfs build                              (Steven Cole)
o       Further cpia driver updates                     (Duncan Haldane)
o       Kill tqueue.h in various other files            (Martin Waitz)
o       Update IRDA maintainer data                     (Pawel Kot)
o       Add in missing read_barrier_depends for sparc   (Dipankar Sarma)
o       Make afs compile with older gcc                 (Jan Marek)
o       2.5.44 UML updates                              (Jeff Dike)
o       Fix kmap bugs in fs/exec.c for upgrowing        (Marcus Alanen)
o       Add ethtool support to ewrk3                    (Adam Kropelin)
o       Fix up cli/sti use in ewrk3                     (Denis Vlasenko)
o       ewrk3 ioctl fixes                               (Adam Kropelin)
o       Cleanup ewrk3 signature code                    (Adam Kropelin)
o       Fix task state reporting                        (Daniel Jacobowitz)
o       Handle casio fiva weirdness with APM extents    (Hiroshi Miura)
o       Add Geode target that defines OOSTORE           (Hiroshi Miura, me)
o       Remove dodgy_tsc handling code                  (Hiroshi Miura)
o       Update problem PIT handling on 5510/5520        (Hiroshi Miura)
        Cyrix devices, re-enable TSC on it
o       Use outb_p on CTC load up                       (Hiroshi Miura)
o       Mark ide floppies as removable devices          (Paul Bristow)
o       Fix sym53c416 IRQ release problem               (me)
o       Update sym53c416 to new EH code                 (me)
o       Fix subtractive decoding bridge handling        (Ivan Kokshaysky)
o       Fix wan driver build problems                   (Krzysztof Halasa)
o       Allow for >32 signals on some platforms              (Matthew Wilcox)

Linux 2.5.44-ac1
-       Resync with Linus 2.5.43/44
o       Fix net/ipv4/raw.c build problem                (me)
o       Fix bluetooth pcmcia builds                     (me)
o       Fix dm includes                                 (me)
        | I've not merged any of the DM updates yet
o       Fix 3c515, fealnx printk type warnings          (me)
o       Fix multi-line string literal in olympic driver (me)
o       Fix printk type warnings in tulip               (me)
o       Document core naming sysctl                     (Randy Dunlap)
o       Fix hd_struct size/offset bugs                  (Mark Lord)
o       Further sym53c416 updates                       (Bjoern Zeeb)
o       Fix ramdisk cache flush                         (Paul Mundt)
o       Fix pnp for make Xconfig              (Roman Zippel)
o       Correct ncpfs marking of executables            (Petr Vandrovec)
o       Small matroxfb fixes                            (Petr Vandrovec)
o       Small cleanups for i2o_block so Al can clean    (Al Viro)
        up the core block code
o       Fix hang at shutdown with offlined disk         (Mike Anderson)
o       Fix error reporting on scsi offline             (Mike Anderson)
o       Fix hang on power off with scsi                 (Mike Anderson)
o       Fix typo in pnp.h                               (Martin Dahl)
o       Remove tqueue.h from cycx_main                  (Adrian Bunk)
o       Fix vlsi irda compile                           (Adrian Bunk)
o       Fix hamradio makefile breakage                  (Adrian Bunk)
o       Fix inia100 build                               (John Fort)
o       Fix AX.25 build for ip_proc                     (Dave Miller)
o       Fix aic7xxx Makefile                            (Inaky Perez-Gonzalez)
o       Fix vga16fb                                     (Ben Pfaff)
o       Optimise spinlock to Intel recommendation       (Manfred Spraul)
o       Fix pipe wakeup bug                             (Manfred Spraul)
o       Fix semop 32bit pid handling                    (Manfred Spraul)
o       Fix qlogic1280 build                            (Jens Axboe)
o       Merge BeOS fs (already in 2.4)                  (Will Dyson,
                                                         Sergey Kostyliov)
o       Clean up wan ioctl structures                   (Krzysztof Halasa)
o       Some trident audio takes a long time to         (Kenneth Sumrall)
        come up (Hitachi webpad)
o       Add DVB api and core                            (Holger Waechtler)
o       Add one DVB driver so people can see how it     (Holger Waechtler)
        all fits together
        | This wants further review. There are known things to do yet
        | but its important to get the stuff in since Digital TV is 
        | becoming the norm in western europe.
o       Print something clueful if menuconfig explodes  (Russell King)
o       Move BUG() into asm/bug.h                       (Russell King)
o       Report errors unzipping ramdisks                (Russell King)
o       Support extra weird numeric key on ARM boxes    (Russell King)
o       Fix missing devexit_p in tulip                  (Andrey Panin)
o       Kill sr_host                                    (Patrick Mansfield)
o       S/390 Makefile and Config updates               (Martin Scwidefsky)
o       S/390 user access fixes                         (Martin Scwidefsky)
o       31bit emulation fixes for S/390                 (Martin Scwidefsky)
o       Make S/390 possible cpu map volatile            (Martin Scwidefsky)
o       Update dasd drivers for S/390 series            (Martin Scwidefsky)
o       Update ver_linux                                (Steven Cole)
o       Fix blk ioctls on aacraid                       (Mark Haverkamp)
o       Fix SiS IDE build without procfs                (Lionel Bouton)
o       i386 verify write fixes                         (Brian Gerst)
o       iphase ATM updates                              (Francois Romieu)
o       Update i810-tco to C99 initializers             (Wim Van Sebroeck)
o       IDE updates for ARM platform                    (Russell King)
o       Fix megaraid build                              (Mike Anderson)
        | This may change the device order for some folks but it works
        | at least
o       Fix in2000 to handle scsi host list change      (me)
o       Fix ncr53c8xx build                             (me)
o       Fix atp870u build                               (me)
o       Fix nsp32 build                                 (me)
o       Fix firewire prototypes                         (me)

Linux 2.5.42-ac1
        Merge with Linus 2.5.42
o       Merge the LVM2 device mapper                    (Joe Thornber)
-       Drop uid16 S/390 bits pending resolution        (me)
*       Fix iphase build                                (Adrian Bunk)
*       Fix UML build                                   (Kai Germaschewski)
*       Fix cpufreq compile                             (Adrian Bunk)
o       Move dead verify_area code from sh port         (Brian Gerst)
*       Fix missing AIO symbols                         (Ben LaHaise)
o       Fix ATM makefile                                (Sam Ravnborg)
*       Fix esp build                                   (Andres Salmon)
*       Fix cifs/jfs symbol name collision              (Steve F)
*       Update CPIA to match 2.4 tree                   (Duncan Haldane)
*       Fix cifs 64bit and cifs scsi name collision     (Steve F)
*       Fix a compile of missing sysrq updates          (James Simmons)
*       Fix sparc timer build                           (Pete Zaitcev)
*       Fix comile without networking                   (Miles Bader)
*       Remove some left over _ret functions            (SL Baur)
*       Update syncppp code                             (Paul Fulghum)
*       Fix n_hdlc leak                                 (Paul Fulghum)
*       Make synclink_cs build again                    (Paul Fulghum)
*       Make synclinkmp build again                     (Paul Fulghum)
*       Make synclink build again                       (Paul Fulghum)
o       Fix NFS symbols for NFS as a module             (Olaf Dietsche)
*       Fix problem with scsidriver docbook             (Joaquim Fellmann)
*       Kill dead suspend code in IDE                   (Pavel Machek)
*       Kill unreferenced workqueue define              (Pavel Machek)
*       Fix swsuspend with discontiguous memory bits    (Pavel Machek)
*       Fix cpqfc ioctl sense buffer handling           (Francis Wiran)
*       Sym53c416 from cli to real locking              (Bjoern Zeeb)
*       Fix a case where sd uses freed memory           (Patrick Mansfield)
o       Fix p4-clockmod on HT processors                (Dominic Brodowski)
o       CPUfreq interface update                        (Dominic Brodowski)
*       Fix eicon build                                 (me)
*       Restore disconnect field in devices for         (me)
        driver use

Linux 2.5.41-ac2
*       Fix jffs/jffs2 properly this time (bpbb)        (me)
*       Fix jffs2 for workqueues                        (me)
*       Next set of i2o_scsi update work                (me)
*       Do the 2.5 checkup pass on the 3c501 driver     (me)
o       Add missing exports for file system modules     (Nikita Danilov)
        on UML
*       Fix ipx proc permission bogosity        (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
*       Switch appletalk spinlocks to rwlocks   (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
*       Correct sys_getpid docs                         (Robert Love)
*       SubmittingPatches indent fix                    (John Levon)
*       cciss, cpqarray. rd. hd fixes                   (Al Viro)
*       Fix cpia with gcc 3.2                           (Randy Dunlap)
*       Use C99 structure initializers in IDE           (Art Haas)
*       Use C99 structure initializers in HFS           (Art Haas)
*       Update DMI scanner                              (Jean Delvare)
*       Fix bogus types in ide-cd.h                     (Skip Ford)
*       ns83820 updates                                 (Ben LaHaise)
*       AIO updates                                     (Ben LaHaise)
*       Beeping and sysrq on m68k                       (Vojtech Pavlik)
*       Improve hid naming                              (Vojtech Pavlik)
*       LSM docs                                        (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
*       Merge UML updates                               (Jeff Dike)
*       Final superblock union cleanup                  (Brian Gerst)
-       Fix atm build/makefile breakage                 (Adrian Bunk)
*       Brlock optimisation                             (Robert Love)
*       Miscellaneous USB updates                       (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
*       MPT Fusion update                               (Pam Delaney)
-       Back out sched.c change - seem,s to cause hangs (me)
*       Serial compile fix                              (Russell King)
*       S/390 compile fixes                             (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       S/390 workqueue updates                         (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Switch 3215/3270 from work queue to tasklet     (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Update S/390 link scripts                       (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Remove duplicate S/390 memset                   (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Fix S/390 syscall tracing                       (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Multiple 3270 fixes                             (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Configurable core names                         (Jes Rahbek Klinke)
X       Clean up s/390x 16bit uid calls                 (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Fix EH locking on NCR5380                       (me)
        | Should now work on SMP boxes (badly admittedly)
*       Indent wd7000 (no code changes)                 (me)
*       First pass at the in2000 scsi driver            (me)
        | New locking, new_eh, address conversion

Linux 2.5.41-ac1
-       Merge with Linus 2.5.41
        - Drop S/390 drivers subtree for Linus
        - Drop task queue fixes for schedule_work
        - TODO: merge two sets of conflicting UML changes
        - TODO: double check bluetooth merge
*       Fix aacraid makefile                            (Mark Haverkamp)
*       Fix ips compile                                 (Paul Larson)
*       Fix aha152x compile                             (Michel Eyckmans)
*       Fix orinoco_cs compile          (Wichert Akkerman, Martin Waitz)
*       Fix i2o_core compiler                           (Gregoire Favre)
*       Fix missing exports for netfilter
*       Fix compile failure in jffs                     (me)
*       Fix compile failure in jffs2                    (me)
*       Fix Divas_Mod compile                           (me)
*       Fix hisax compile                               (me)
*       Fix ipacx compile                               (me)
*       Fix pcbit compile                               (me)
*       Fix tpam compile                                (me)
*       Fix i2o_lan build                               (me)
*       Fix i2o_proc build                              (me)
*       Fix ppa compile                                 (me)
*       Fix imm compile                                 (me)
*       Fix ipv6 compile                                (me)

Linux 2.5.40-ac6
*       Cadet_wake can be static                        (me)
*       Bluetooth configuration cleanups                (Marcel Holtmann)
o       Hardwired empty bar handling fix take two       (Ivan Kokshaysky)
*       Use kernel crc32 lib for bluetooth              (Marcel Holtmann)
*       Make scsi cdrom honour passed timeouts          (Peter Osterlund)
*       Make aironet4500_cs compile                     (me)
*       Fix bugs where ibmtr unmapped the wrong address (me)
*       Fix crash problem in oss dmabuf.c               (me)
        | Its still very broken but ALSA should replace it
*       Fix opl3sa2 warnings                            (me)
*       Make tcic compile again                         (me)
*       Make i82365 also use del_timer_sync             (me)
*       Fix warnings in fpu emulator                    (me)
*       Fix t128 for NCR5380 changes                    (me)
*       Fix pas16 for NCR5380 changes                   (me)
*       Fix dmx3191 for NCR538 changes                  (me)
*       First pass seagate st02 cleanups                (me)
*       Clean up de600 driver. Switch to spinlocks      (me)
        remove crud, formatting junk etc
        | Still needs rewriting to use parport
o       Remove extra unlock in wd7000                   (Matthew Wilcox)
*       First basic pass at qlogicgas                   (me)
*       Clean up the fdomain isa scsi                   (me)
*       Clean up max_thread setting limits              (Matthew Wilcox)
*       Ricoh cardbus performance fix                   (KOMURO)
*       Switch appletalk to seq_file /proc      (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
*       Switch X.25 to seq_file                 (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
*       Fix bugs in the above                   (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)

Linux 2.5.40-ac5
*       Rework S/390 driver init sequences              (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Swap immediate_bh for tasklets for s/390 3215   (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       UML updates - crash fixes, driver cleanup       (Jeff Dike)
        pcap transport
*       Switch fmi radio card to sleeping waits         (me)
*       Fixing missing printk \n in fmi radio           (me)
o       Update to newer uclinux patch                   (Greg Ungerer)
        | Unresolved now:
        | fs/exec.c kernel/fork.c procfs sysctl
        | can nommu be folded in (Hch)
*       Remove surplus irq_disable from mpt fusion      (Carlos Gorges)
*       Export gdt for APM                              (Carlos Gorges)
        | Marked as _GPL because its deep internals stuff
*       Merge the add/put disk gendisk changes for i2o  (Al Viro)
*       Switch NCR5380/g_NCR5380 to new_eh              (me)
*       Fix cs89x0 netdevice init as module             (me)
*       Change some of the wd7000 code to use
        udelay and do other cleanups
*       Switch wd7000 to new_eh                         (me)
*       Serial driver updates                           (Russell King)
*       Sync bluetooth with 2.4, fix SMP, hotplug       (Maksim Krasnyanskiy)
        support L2CAP, BNEP, HCI filter etc
*       Move firmwareloading to hotplug for bluetooth   (Maksim Krasnyanskiy)
*       Pull hpfs out of shared struct superblock       (Brian Gerst)
X       Fix sleep with pre-empt disabled in             (Manfred Spraul)

Linux 2.5.40-ac4
*       Make ibm partition code compile again           (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Remove unneeded config options on S/390         (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Update DASD drivers                             (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Update S/390 xpram driver                       (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Replace S/390 BH code by tasklets               (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Fix S/390 bitops bugs                           (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       S/390x 31bit emulation fixes                    (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Update S/390 link scripts                       (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Add S/390 pre-empt support                      (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Inline some S/390 old compilers couldnt handle  (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Use diag 44 for S/390x spinlocks                (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Better S/390 timer handling                     (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       S/390 code cleanups                             (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Clean up S/390 fpu load/stores                  (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       DECnet updates for testing                      (Steve Whitehouse)
*       Add console shutdown handling to S/390          (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Remove some bogus S/390 sanity checks           (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Clean up S/390 process irq                      (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Fix/simplify chpids handling on S/390           (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       No /proc/interrupts on S/390                    (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Remove now unneeded S/390 hack in init/main.c   (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Clean up all the S/390 ptrace handling          (Martin Schwidefsky)
o       Fix build with local apic enabled               (James Bottomley)
*       Initial i2o_block merge of 2.4/2.5 code         (me)
        | Not yet functional
*       Initial i2o_scsi merge of 2.4/2.5 code          (me)
        | Needs dma mapping, 64bit, be and new_eh
-       Revert Ivan's pci change (breaks serverworks)
*       PCI serial oops fix                             (William Irwin)
*       Remove dead wood from unistd.h                  (Brian Gerst)
o       Fix bug in capget                               (Chris Wright)
*       Switch qnxfs to new style initializers          (Art Haas)
o       Recongize qnx v6 file systems                   (Anders Larsen)
*       Kill off remaining pcibios_ users   (Greg "Ninja Turtle" Kroah-Hartmann)
*       Fix scsi debug for scsi scan changes            (Mike Anderson)
*       Fix some bugs in scsi error handling            (Mike Andersen)
*       Forward port RMK's 2.4 scsi fixes               (Mike Andersen)
*       Allow longer settle times for scsi reset        (Mike Andersen)
*       Hopefully improve error policies a bit          (Mike Andersen)

Linux 2.5.40-ac3
*       Resync telephony drivers with 2.4               (me)
        | Forward port security and other minor fixes
*       Fix aironet4500 build for tq changes            (me)
*       Fix keyspan USB warnings with gcc 3             (me)
*       Switch to the newer 2.4 depca driver            (me)
*       Re-merge depca fixes from 2.5.0->2.5.40]
*       Fix depca spinning waiting for irq probe        (me)
*       Fix depca copy with interrupts off              (me)
*       Fix depca clash with other ALIGN macros         (me)
*       Initial port of NCR5380/g_NCR5380 to new locks  (me)
        | This still needs new_eh, further clean up
        | and possibly making NCR5380_main a thread
*       Initial locking rework for the wd7000 scsi      (me)
        | Still needs new_eh
*       Update jffs to the dequeue_signal changes       (me)
*       Update jffs2 to the dequeue_signal changes      (me)
*       Fix shpnt misuse in NCR53c406a, wrong free_irq  (me)
*       Update NCR53c406a to new style sglist           (me)
        | Still needs new_eh
*       Architecture updates for S/390                  (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Include updates for S/390                       (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Base S/390 driver updates                       (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Add the new syscalls to S/390                   (Martin Schwidefsky)
*       Fix sleeping with locks in sound_core           (Jaroslav Kysela)
*       Fix oops on shutdown of cs4281                  (Suresh Siddha)
*       Fix cdrom paths in devfs                        (Jordan Breeding)
*       Fix missing cache tag entry in intel cpu table  (Jean Delvare)
*       Remove old 2.2 compatibility pci functions      (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
*       Clean up some dead devfs bits                   (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
*       Fix an oops in the hugetblpage stuff            (Andrew Morton)
        | Its still a stupid idea but now it doesnt oops
o       Handle read only BARs with type bits set        (Ivan Kokshaysky)

Linux 2.5.40-ac2
*       Fix a cut and paste error in the amd rng docs   (Troels Hansen)
*       Forward port OSS maestro3 fixes for toughbook
o       Forward port ramdisk cache coherency
*       RTL8150 USB updates                             (Petko Manalov)
*       Fix corega USB ident                            (Petko Manalov)
*       USB keyboard driver fix                         (Dave Miller)
*       USB prototype fix                               (Luc Vanoostenryck)
*       USB string fixes                (
*       USB test driver                                 (David Brownell)
*       Speedtouch USB driver fixes                     (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
*       Clean environment for hotplug                   (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
*       Fix mprotect oops                               (Hugh Dickins)
o       NUMA-Q cleanups                                 (Martin Dobson)
*       Split timers into one x86 timer type per file   (John Stultz)
*       Cyclone timer support for x440 etc              (John Stultz)
*       Fix sleeping from illegal context for ioperm    (Andrew Morton)
*       Fix imm compile                         (
*       Fix irda for tq changes                         (Carlos Gorges)
*       Fix xjack telephony build                       (Carlos Gorges)
*       Fix ppa compile                                 (Carlos Gorges)
*       Fix aha152x compile for tq changes              (Carlos Gorges)
*       Fix hamradio drivers for tq changes             (Carlos Gorges)
*       Fix plip driver for tq changes                  (Carlos Gorges)
*       Fix mpt fusion for tq changes                   (Carlos Gorges)
*       Fix isdn for tq changes                         (Carlos Gorges)
*       Fix ieee1394 for tq changes                     (Carlos Gorges)
*       Fix new timer code to build with cpufreq on     (me)
*       Fix capi build for new tq_ code                 (me)
        | ISDN still needs moving to real locks
        | this just cleans up one item
*       Fix missing header in mtdblock_ro               (Carlos Gorges)
*       Fix a typo and other header                     (me)
*       Fix up ixj_pcmcia for 2.5                       (me)
        | Note for janitors - it looks like a lot of the pcmcia release
        | code people "fixed" should be using del_timer_sync not del_timer
*       Fix missing header in longhaul cpu speed driver (me)
*       Pipe read/write cleanup                         (Manfred Spraul)
*       Make IDE PCI config text clearer        (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)

Linux 2.5.40-ac1
*       Initial port of aacraid driver to 2.5           (me)
*       vfat corruption fix                             (Petr Vandrovec)
*       Clean up firestream warnings                    (Francois Romieu)
+       Voyager support                                 (James Bottomley)
*       Fix split_vma                                   (Hugh Dickins)
+       Fix config in video subdirectory                (John Levon)
*       Update olympic driver to 2.5                    (Mike Phillips)
*       Fix sg init error                               (Mike Anderson)
*       Fix Rules.make
o       Merge most of ucLinux stuff                     (Greg Ungerer)
        | It needs putting somewhere so we can pick over the
        | hard bits left
        | Q: Wouldn't drivers/char/mem-nommu.c be better
        | Q: How to do the procfs stuff tidily
        | Q: Wouldn't it be nicer to move all mm or mmnommu specific ksyms
        |    int the relevant mm/*.c file area instead of kernel/ksyms
        | Q: Why ifdef out overcommit -  its even easier to account on 
        |    MMUless and useful info
*       Stick tulip back under 10/100 ethernet          (me)
*       Correct docs for IBM touchpad back to how       (me)
        they were before
o       Fix abuse of set_bit in winbond-840             (me)
*       Fix abuse of set_bit in atp                     (me)