Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.21pre4-ac2

Feb 04, 2003, 17:29 (2 Talkback[s])


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

Kernel.org Mirrors

More IDE updates. Finally switch the IDE layer over to the ide_execute_command
interface. This should cure problems people have seen for a long time with
big arrays and shared IRQ. Treat this with care. The other stuff is mostly
minor fixes and obscure updates, except for the Kahlua audio enabler

Linux 2.4.21pre4-ac2
o       Turn on use of ide_execute_command everywhere   (Ross Biro, me)
o       First cut at settings locking for IDE           (me)
o       Add driver for CS5530 Kahlua audio              (me)
o       Fix wrong semicolons in system.h                (Mikael Pettersson)
o       Support root=nbd                                (Ben LaHaise)
o       x86 byte order swapping optimisations           (Andi Kleen)
o       PMAC ide updates                                (Ben Herrenschmidt)
o       Fix mishandling of nfsroot port= option         (Eric Lammerts)
o       Fix ALi audio on systems with > 2Gb RAM              (Ivan Kokshaysky)
o       Enable generic rtc on PPC boxes                 (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o       Fix ide build with gcc 3.3 snapshot             (Olaf Hering)
o       Merge EHCI updates (qh state machine fix etc)   (David Brownell)
o       Fix radio-cadet SMP build                       (Adrian Bunk)
o       Starfire updates                                (Ion Badulescu)
o       Backport seq_file fix to 2.4                    (Eric Sandeen)
o       Fix ext3 crash deleting a single non sparse     (Stephen Tweedie)
        file exceeding 1Tb

Linux 2.4.21pre4-ac1
o       Restore the mmap corner case fix                (Raul)
o       Add sendfile64 to 2.4.x                         (Christoph Hellwig)
o       NLM garbage collection hang fix                 (Daniel Forrest)
o       Enable kernel side pcigart for radeon           (Michael Danzer)
        | Requires recent XFree and ForcePCIMode
o       Don't bash legacy floppy on x86_64 bootup       (Mikael Petersson)
o       Forward sony joygdial input to input layer      (Stelian Pop)
o       TCP session stall fix                           (Alexey Kuznetsov)
o       Ian Nelson has moved                            (Ian Nelson)
o       Add unplugged iops ready for hotplug IDE support(me)
o       Add an OUTBSYNC iop for the IDE layer           (Ben Herrenschmidt)
o       Finish the ide_execute_command code             (me)
o       Switch ide-cd to ide_execute_command            (me)
        | Always good to test stuff on read only devices first 8)
o       Fix IDE masking logic error                     (Ross Biro)
o       Fix IDE mishandling of IRQ 0 devices            (me)
o       Fix printk levels on promise drivers            (me)
o       Clean up duplicate mmio ops/printk in siimage   (me)
o       Always set interrupt line with VIA northbridge  (me)
        | Should fix apic mode problems with USB/audio/net on VIA boards
o       Add Diamond technology dt0893 codec             (Thomas Davis)
o       Add IBM 'Ruthless' platform string to summit
o       Don't warn about IRQ when enabling a pure       (me)
        legacy mode IDE class device
o       Clean up radio_cadet locking and other bugs     (me)
o       Fix jiffies mishandling in eata drivers         (Tim Schmielau)
o       Quieten confusing DMA disabled messages         (Tomas Szepe)
o       i830 DRM update port over                       (Arjan van de Ven)

Linux 2.4.21pre3-ac5
o       Fix erratic oopsing on 2.4.21pre3-ac*           (Hugh Dickins)
o       Fix an incorrect check in raw.c                 (Artur Frycze)
o       Fix highmem IDE DMA                             (Jens Axboe)
o       Fix the size of the EDD area                    (Kevin Lawton)
o       Remove incorrect ACPI blacklist entry           (Pavel Machek)
o       SCSI memory leak fix                            (Justin Gibbs)
o       Fix mmap of vmalloc area in kmem giving wrong   (Tony Dziedzic)
o       Fix date in the microcode driver                (Jonah Sherman)
o       Fix incorrect smc9194 handling of skb_padto     (David McCullough)
o       Fix use of old check_regio function in umc8672  (William Stinson)
o       Remove unused variable in sc1200                (Bob Miller)
o       Perform ide_cs unregister in task context       (Paul Mackerras)
        | This doesn't fix all the bugs yet...
o       Fix bugs in the gx power management code        (Hiroshi Miura)
o       Fix the sl82c105 driver for the new IDE code    (Benjamin Herrenschmidt,
                                                         Russell King)
o       Remove cacheflush debug printk                  (me)
o       Fix IDE paths in docs for new layout            (Karl-Heinz Eischer)
o       Generic RTC driver backport                     (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o       HDLC driver updates                             (Krzysztof Halasa)
o       AMD8111 random number generator support         (Andi Kleen)
o       Fix crashes on e2100 driver                     (me)

Linux 2.4.21pre3-ac4
o       Finish verifying PIIX/ICH drivers versus errata (me)
o       Fix handling of DMA0 MWDMA on early ICH         (me)
o       Fix compile in kernel for Aurora SIO16          (Adrian Bunk)
o       Clean up various Configure.help bits            (Adrian Bunk)
o       Disallow write combining on 450NX               (me)
o       Ensure rev C0 450NX has restreaming off         (me)
o       Don't do IDE DMA on rev B0 450NX or later       (me)
        450NX without BIOS workarounds for the hang
o       Update Configure.help for HPT IDE               (Adrian Bunk)
o       Fix harmless code error in sb_mixer             (Jeff Garzik)
o       Fix ethernet padding on via-rhine               (Roger Luethi)
o       Add ndelay functionality for x86                (me)
        | Based on Ross Biro's code
o       Add ide_execute_command                         (me)
        | Again based on Ross Biro's changed. Not yet used
        | This will be the new correct way to kick off an 
        | IDE command from non IRQ context
o       Matroxfb compile fix for one option combination (Petr Vandrovec)

Linux 2.4.21pre3-ac3
o       Address comments on wcache value/issuing        (me)
        cache flush requests
o       Update credits entry for Stelian Pop            (Stelian Pop)
o       Backport some sonypi improvements from 2.5      (Kunihiko IMAI)
o       Fix pdcraid/silraid symbol clash                (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Fix ehci build with older gcc                   (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Fix via 8233/5 hang                             (me)
o       Fix non SMP cpufreq build                       (Eyal Lebidinsky)
o       Fix sbp2 build with some config options         (Eyal Lebidinsky)
o       Fix ATM build bugs                              (Francois Romieu)
o       Fix an ipc/sem.c race                           (Bernhard Kaindl)
o       Fix toshiba keyboard double release             (Unknown)
o       CPUFreq updaes/fixes                            (Dominik Brodowski)
o       Natsemi Geode/Cyrix MediaGX cpufreq support     (Hiroshi Miura,
                                                         Zwane Mwaikambo)
o       Add frequency table helpers to CPUfreq          (Dominik Brodowski)

Linux 2.4.21pre3-ac2
o       Fix the dumb bug in skb_pad                     (Dave Miller)
o       Confirm some sparc bits are wrong and drop them (Dave Miller)
o       Remove a wrong additional copyright comment     (Dave Miller)
o       Upgrade IPMI driver to v16                      (Corey Minyard)
o       Fix 3c523 compile                               (Francois Romieu)
o       Handle newer rpm where -ta is rpmbuild not rpm  (me)
o       Driver for Aurora Sio16 PCI adapter series      (Joachim Martillo)
        (SIO8000P, 16000P, and CPCI)
        | Initial merge
o       Backport Hammer 32bit mtrr/nmi changes          (Andi Kleen)
o       Add the fast IRQ path to via 8233/5 audio       (me)

Linux 2.4.21pre3-ac1
+       Handle battery quirk on the Vaio Z600-RE        (Paul Mitcheson)
*       EHCI USB updates                                (David Brownell)
+       IDE Raid support for AMI/SI 'Medley' IDE Raid   (Arjan van de Ven)
+       NVIDIA nForce2 IDE PCI identifiers              (Johannes Deisenhofer,
                                                         Tim Krieglstein)
*       CPU bitmask truncation fix                      (Bjorn Helgaas)
o       HP100 cleanup                                   (Pavel Machek)
o       Fix initial capslock handling on USB keyboard   (Pete Zaitcev)
+       Update dscc4 driver for new wan                 (Francois Romieu)
+       Fix boot on Chaintech 4BEA/4BEA-R and           (Alexander Achenbach)
        Gigabyte 9EJL by handing wacky E820 memory
o       SysKonnect driver updates                       (Mirko Lindner)
o       Fix memory leak in n_hdlc                       (Paul Fulghum)
o       Fix missing mtd dependancy                      (Herbert Xu)
+       Clean up ide-tape printk stuff                  (Pete Zaitcev)
+       IDE tape fixes                                  (Pete Zaitcev)
o       Fix size reporting of large disks in scsi       (Andries Brouwer)
+       Fix excessive stack usage in NMI handlers       (Mikael Pettersson)
+       Add support for Epson 785EPX USB printer pcmcia (Khalid Aziz)
*       Quirk handler to sort out IDE compatibility     (Ivan Kokshaysky)
+       Model 1 is valid for PIV in MP table            (Egenera)
+       Ethernet padding fixes for various drivers      (me)
o       Allow trident codec setup to time out           (Ian Soboroff)
        This can happen with non PM codecs
o       Fix broken documentation link                   (Henning Meier-Geinitz)
o       Update video4linux docbook                      (William Stimson)
o       Correct kmalloc check in dpt_i2o                (Pablo Menichini)
o       Shrink kmap area to required space only         (Manfred Spraul)
o       Fix irq balancing                               (Ben LaHaise)
o       CPUfreq updates                                 (Dominik Brodowski)
o       Fix typo in pmagb fb                            (John Bradford)
o       EDD backport                                    (Matt Domsch)


-       RMAP


-       LLC     (See 2.5)
-       VaryIO  (Never accepted mainstream)