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Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.20 [Final]

Nov 29, 2002, 14:06 (18 Talkback[s])

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- 2.4.20-rc4 was released as 2.4.20 with no changes.

Summary of changes from v2.4.20-rc3 to v2.4.20-rc4

  o Changed EXTRAVERSION to -rc4
  o Cset exclude:|ChangeSet|20021030170645|00078

  o The BLKGETSIZE ioctl expects an unsigned long argument

Adrian Bunk <>:
  o Fix ips driver .text.exit errors

Kai Germaschewski <>:
  o ISDN: Fix the fix

Oleg Drokin <>:
  o Do not allow to mount reiserfs with blocksize != 4k

Paul Mackerras <>:
  o PPC32: Fix arch/ppc/Makefile so it builds on POWER3
  o PPC32: Ignore SIGURG if not caught

Rui Sousa <>:
  o Emu10k1 bugfixes

Summary of changes from v2.4.20-rc2 to v2.4.20-rc3

  o Change mark_dirty_kiobuf() to use set_page_dirty() instead of SetPageDirty(). The latter fails to move onto mapping->dirty_pages(), which breaks filemap_fdatasync()
  o Writeout directory blocks synchronously in case of sync mount

  o update kbuild/makefiles.txt to match reality

  o Fix typo in mk712 driver

  o Changed EXTRAVERSION to -rc3
  o Fix typo in vmalloc leak fix
  o Fixup pci_alloc_consistent with 64bit DMA masks on i386

Adrian Bunk <>:
  o Fix Intermezzo compilation

Alan Cox <>:
  o makefiles for 2.4.20-rc* to build amd76x_pm right

Dave Jones <>:
  o Plug leak in get_vm_area()

David S. Miller <>:
  o [TG3]: Use spin_lock_irq{save,restore} on tx_lock

David Woodhouse <>:
  o JFFS2 corruption/deadlock fix

Ivan Kokshaysky <>:
  o PCI transparent bridge detection fix

Jens Axboe <>:
  o Fix SCSI I/O performance problems introduced in early 2.4.20

Kai Germaschewski <>:
  o ISDN: Fix error path in isdn_ppp.c

Rik van Riel <>:
  o Only zero successfully handled blocks in prepare_write() <>:
  o Add support for newer nForce chipset

Trond Myklebust <>:
  o Fix NFS client problem