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Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.21-ac1

Jun 15, 2003, 03:02 (1 Talkback[s])


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Kernel.org Mirrors Linux 2.4.21-ac1

  • Further ehci fixes and updates (David Brownell)
  • CPUfreq updates (Dominik Brodowski)
  • Updated DMI blacklists and facility to disable APM idling (Arjan van de Ven)
  • Allow an NFS to specify if d_revalidate is a stale handle event or not (Trond Myklebust)
    Should fix CODA and VFAT problems
  • Ignore residue on autosense commands in sym53c8xx_2 (Tony Battersby)
  • SiS frame buffer updates (Tomas Winischhofer)
  • Add Xyratex to scsi list of large/sparse lun (David Lethe)
  • MPT fusion driver updates (Pam Delaney)
  • Hopefully fix the Promise SX6000 clash with PDC202xxx IDE drivers when using 20277. (me)
  • Add a framework for plug in ac97 drivers (me)
  • Fix IRQ handling in speedstep-ich (Samuel Thibault)
  • Redo the AC97 codec plugin interface (me)
Linux 2.4.21rc8-ac1
  • Sync with Marcelo 2.4.21rc8
  • Fix megaraid tools breakage due to bad fix
  • Add support for Dell XP 4100CX SCSI (Gregg Lebovitz)
    Possibly a contender for the longest delay in patch application ever (2.5 years)
  • Fix force_ac97 printk in nm256 driver (Douglas Kilpatrick)
  • Fix plip hang on ifdown/ifup (Stas Sergeev)
  • Two more minor siimage updates (me)
  • Handle PDC20275 on Promise SX6000 (me)
  • Fix erroneous licensing clash (Kurt Robideau)
  • DSCC driver updates/reset handling (Francois Romieu)
  • Add initial support for Adaptec/SII 1210SA (Hugo Mills, me)
    Tidied up Hugo's changes so we can cleanly add more idents later
  • Fix missing hid include (Pete Zaitcev)
  • Driver for AX8817x based USB ethernet (Tivo, Dave Hollis)
    Original driver by Tivo, cleanup by Dave Hollis Supports Linksys USB200M, Netgear FA120, Dlink DUB-E100, Hawking UF200
  • Remove bogus printk in AWE driver (me)
  • Fix init of mp_bus_id table (Herbert Xu)
  • Fix double iounmap on octagon probe fail (Francois Romieu)
  • Fix several floppy driver SMP races (Jens Axboe)
  • Fix a shmem deadlock (Andrea Arcangeli)
  • Fix ST16654 uart overrun (Ed Vance, William King)

Linux 2.4.21rc7-ac1

  • Sync with Marcelo 2.4.21rc7
  • PC300 updates (Henrique Gobbi, Nigel Metheringhma)
  • Fix ide-proc crash with no drivers loaded (Herbert Xu)
  • Fix pc300 build with new binutils (Adrian Bunk)
  • Minor | to || in fpu emulator (Margit Schubert-While)
  • Fix remaining CRC32 build problem with luck (David Woodhouse)
  • Use pentium3/4 targets with newer gcc (Margit Schubert-While)
  • Remove DRM id string stuff as in 2.5 (Margit Schubert-While)
  • Merge radeonfb updates for newer radeon (Margit Schubert-While)
  • Add nokia 5510 to usb-storage (Markus Gaugusch)
  • Merge hfsplus file system (Roman Zippel, Brad Boyer, ...)
  • Fix ac97 build on SMP (Adrian Bunk)
  • Fix pcnet32 unload crash with multiple cards (Matt Wilson)
  • Make it clear AMD IDE covers Nvidia (Paolo Ornati)

Linux 2.4.21rc6-ac2

  • Add framework for pci_device_restart error (me) recovery
  • Smarter vesafb ram handling for double buffering (Thomas Backlund)
  • Fix vesafb docs (Thomas Backlund)
  • Fix ppp_generic error path leak (Patrick McHardy)
  • Add VIA P4M266 AGP1x/2x/4x support (Nimrod A Abing)
  • Allow vga16 frame buffer on IA64 (Jeremy Katz)
  • Fix & v && in sysrq.c (Margit Schubert-While)
  • Remove various bits of old # if 0 in pdc202xx (Carl-Daniel Hailfinger me)
  • Further hacking on the SI680 driver (me)
  • Add the Toshiba Piccolo IDE (me)
  • Update ac97 layer so that it has alloc/release (me)
  • Make the drivers use the ac97 changes (me)
  • Fix up drivers not doing ac97 locking (me)
  • Fix memory leak in forte ac97 handling (me)
  • Always tune DMA on the SI680 as the BIOS firmware doesn't. (me)

Linux 2.4.21rc6-ac1

  • Merge with Marcelo 2.4.21-rc6
  • Finish off the codec->digital operations (me)
  • Move i810 code into generic digital ops (me)
  • Make i810_audio use ac97_codec ops properly (me)
  • Add per card quirk handling to aacraid (me)
  • Resolve pipe writing to r/o file systems (Stephen Tweedie)
  • Add missing hidden device check (Mark Salyzyn)
  • SG fixes (Douglas Gilbert)
  • Update ACPI to next Intel release (Bernhard Rosenkraenzer)
  • Fix pcibios code on SH3 for core changes (Paul Mundt)
  • Resync tlan with Jeff (Jeff Garzik)
  • Fix solutionengine build (Paul Mundt)
  • SH build issues fixes (Paul Mundt)
  • First cut at making modular IDE happy again (me)

Linux 2.4.21rc5-ac2

  • Backport tlan update and add 64bit support (me)
  • Make SiS APIC work (me)
  • Fix incorrect strncmp in sclp driver (Pete Zaitcev)
  • Fix further cmpci copy/user bugs (Hollis Blanchard)
  • Update ACPI to newer intel base code (Bero Rosenkraenzer)
  • Fix a bogus ; in the ACPI code (Pavel Machek)
  • IDE I/O and DMA state machine fixes (Alexander Atanasov)
  • Fix gcc 3.3 build of ma600 (Eduardo Pereira Habkost)

Linux 2.4.21rc5-ac1

  • Resync with Marcelo 2.4.21-rc5
  • IBM S/390 architecture bug fixes (Martin Schwidefsky)
  • IBM S/390 DASD driver fixes (Martin Schwidefsky)
  • IBM S/390 sclp fixes (Martin Schwidefsky)
  • IBM tape fixes (Martin Schwidefsky)
  • AGPgart support for SiS651 (Thomas Winischhofer)
  • Fix emulation bug in the mips utsname handling (Ben Collins)
  • Fix module list race (Keith Owens)
  • Fixes to CRC32 library and optimisations (David Woodhouse, Joakim Tjernlund)
  • I/O pause waitqueue fix (Jens Axboe)
  • Fix typo in ide Config.in (Carl-Daniel Hailfinger)
  • Fix ac97 to init volume mute bit on volume control lacking codecs (me)
  • Correct vm86 virtualisation of pushf iopl (Stas Sergeev)
    Fixes some problems with dos4gw
  • Nvidia AGP support (someone in Nvidia)
  • Fix gcc 3.3 build of sdla_chdlc (Eduardo Pereira Habkost)
  • Fix gcc 3.3 build of olympic (Eduardo Pereira Habkost)
  • Fix gcc 3.3 build of DECnet (Eduardo Pereira Habkost)
  • Fix gcc 3.3 build of cs46xx (Eduardo Pereira Habkost)
  • Report -EFAULT back on /proc/misc (Daniele Bellucci)
  • Merge S/390 ctrlchar handler fix (Pete Zaitcev)
  • Add oneshot support to UHCI USB as well (Pete Zaitcev)
  • Fix type errors in kcopy irq save (Guy Streeter)
  • Major merge of aacraid updates (Mark Salyzn, Deanna Bonds)
    64bit stuff, raid mode, SATA, other new idents
  • Rewrite the aacraid link list code to be 64bit safe (me)
    This aacraid is likely to need a bit more debugging yet and also there is work to do on error recovery handling
  • Fix CRC library problem with ksyms (me)

Linux 2.4.21rc4-ac1

  • Resync with Marcelo 2.4.21rc4
  • Allow setuid core dumps by a sysctl (me)
    First test release. Note that you probably want to set the core dumping path to somewhere like /cores/ via sysctl when using this feature. Setuid cores are made root only and owner rw only.

Linux 2.4.21rc2-ac3

  • Possible fix for IDE lost IRQ problem (Alexander Atanasov)
  • Add VIA KL/KM266 AGP (Dietrich Radel)
  • Handle older Compaq ACPI * prefix to HID (Andrew Grover)
  • Add mmio==2 support to the ide-dma layer (me)
  • Clean up and document the CMD680 driver (me)
  • Fix the CMD680 resource handling bugs (me)
  • VIA 8327 IDE support (Vojtech Pavlik)
  • Update SiS IDE for 655/630SET and oddments (Lionel Bouton)
  • Fix missing exports for modular XFS (Bero Rosenkraenzer)
  • Update worst case quota block count for ext3 (Jan Kara)
  • Add CRC32 libraries backport (David Woodhouse, Duncan Sands)
  • HDLC doc fixes (Krzysztof Halasa)
  • Use tail -n for the posixly afflicted (Olaf Hering)
  • Fix wrong use of strstr in reiserfs (Sam Ravnborg)
  • Correct AMD enable bits (Vojtech Pavlik)
    Should fix IDE boot timeout when probing empty AMD device slots
  • Fix netlink compile with gcc 3.3 (Andrew Church)
  • Frame buffer is in bits so fix vesafb (Adam Mercer)
  • Make ksoftirqd cpuid match 2.5 (and allow for 100 cpus without overflow..) (Martin Hicks)
  • Fix a pcmcia without ISA crash (Pavel Roskin)
  • Fix cs89x0 set_mac_address handling (Stefano Fedrigo)
  • Update the ide tags I forgot to do before (me)
  • Fix a delayed block/xfs problem from a missed merge (Christoph Hellwig)


  • RMAP


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


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