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Alan Cox: Linux 2.6.0-test1-ac1

Jul 14, 2003, 21:12 (0 Talkback[s])

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Linux 2.6.0-test1-ac1

Since Linus is in hiding this is a collected set of diffs I'm using right now. It has the worst of the current security stuff I know about fixed up but I've not looked into older stuff yet. Also a few things I needed for my test hardware that went walkins like Zoom Video.

2.6.0-test1-ac1

  • Merge Linus 2.6.0-test1
    Revert bogus changes to 3c574/3c589_cs
    Revert tcic removals (Linus comment is wrong - we know why and fixes are out 8))
    Revert Linus broken spelling change (it is separate) [Cite: Oxford English Dictionary]
    Revert btaudio change (my fault - btaudio memsets the struct)
  • sethostname and friends corrupted their data on -EFAULT returns (Stephan Maciej)
  • Fix exec elf loader bugs/holes (me)
  • Fix environ race crash (me)
  • Fix various proc leaks of data (Solar Designer)
  • Fix new style serial driver leaks of data (me)
    Found by Solar Designer, someone needs to fix other old style drivers
  • Fix incorrect credits for ad1980 plugin (me)
  • Fix license text for Kalhua driver (me)
  • Fix make rpm (Nathan Fredrickson)
  • Fix qla1280 corruption (Arjan van de Ven)
  • Ad1889 clean up fix (Fracois Romieu)
  • Remove ip2 dead wood (Adrian Bunk)
  • Remove pcxx dead wood (Adrian Bunk)
  • Fix watchdog warnings (Jan Dittmer)
  • Device mapper updates (Joe Thornber)
  • Update magic numbers table (Fabian Frederick)
  • Fix logo bitdepth check (Bob Tracy)
  • Fix sock done handling (Jamie Lokier)
  • RLIMIT_NPROC fixes (Neil Brown)
  • Fix xjack dependancies (Adrian Bunk)
  • Remove dead serial stuff (Adrian Bunk)
  • Add support for 82801EB/ER TCO timer (Wim Van Sebroeck)
  • Backport ZoomVideo PCMCIA support (me)
  • Backport fixes for yenta socket hang (me)
  • Fix isapnp check_region abuse (me)
  • Fix the sym53c8xx irq handler types (me)
  • Fix aha1542 warnings (me)
  • Remove escaped MOD_INC_USE_COUNT in cs5520 (me)
  • Fix pas16 and qlogicfas DMA warnings (me)
  • Remove warnings in phonedev (me)
    Still need to make it lock the called module
  • Fix up ni65 driver (me)

2.5.75-ac (never released) differences remaining unmerged

  • Possible sedlbauer fix (me)
  • WM97xx touchscreen plugins (Liam Girdwood)
  • CS4281 fixes for new audio (incomplete) (me)
  • HAL2 OSS driver (Ladislav Michl)
  • Harmony OSS driver (Jean-Christoph Vaugeois, Matthieu Delahaye, Helge Deller, Alex deVries)
  • Cyrix Kahlua audio driver (me)

Stuff on the todo list

Forward port aacraid fixes
Forward port 82092 updates
Check xjack is in sync
Fix phonedev/xjack module handling
Who broke NCR5380 again, more importantly how this time...
Final sound polish and commit to mark OSS down as done for 2.6
Look at the horribly out of date 2.5 DRM layer
nvestigate where some of the framebuffers from 2.4 vanished (eg stifb)
Plip appears short 2.4 fixes
hfsplus is still 2.4 only too