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Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.23-rc1

Nov 11, 2003, 12:53 (0 Talkback[s])


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Here goes -rc1.

It contains network driver fixes (b44, tg3, 8139cp), several x86-64 bugfixes, amongst others.

Please help testing!

Summary of changes from v2.4.23-pre9 to v2.4.23-rc1


  • MAINTAINERS update for HP
  • Backport 2.6 Linus fix for minix corruption problem noted by Konstantin Boldyshev
  • Changed EXTRAVERSION to -rc1


  • [netdrvr 8139cp] Fix NAPI race


  • [netdrvr b44] Fix irq enable/disable; fix oops due to lack of SET_NETDEV_DEV() call


  • 2.4.23-pre9 fix for kbuild - hotplug_acpi

Adrian Bunk:

  • fix SOUND_CMPCI Configure.help entry

Andi Kleen:

  • x86-64 update
  • K8 AGP driver updates
  • Make new driver i386 only
  • Fix Documentation.help for K8 AGP driver
  • Add missing nforce3s pci-id
  • Fix TSS limit on x86-64

Andrew Morton:

  • Restore /proc/pid/maps formatting

Dave Kleikamp:

  • JFS: Fix race between link() and unlink()
  • JFS: i_nlink should be checked while holding commit_sem

David S. Miller:

  • [TG3]: Fix bugs in ETHTOOL_SSET introduced by ethtool_ops conversion
  • [TG3]: Bump driver version and release date

David Woodhouse:

  • ilookup() for 2.4
  • JFFS2 garbage collect race fix

Douglas Gilbert:

  • Do not accept negative size's in SG_SET_RESERVED_SIZE

Eric Brower:

  • [SPARC]: Fix _IOC_SIZE() macro when direction is _IOC_NONE

Herbert Xu:

  • Fix BUS_ISA name conflict

Jan Kara:

  • Fix quota accounting bug

John Stultz:

  • Fix x440+ACPI problem
  • Fix cyclone timer (x44x)

Marcel Holtmann:

  • Make firmware loading work builtin

Ralf Bächle:

  • [netdrvr pcnet32] add missing pci_dma_sync_single

Scott Feldman:

  • [e100] sync with 2.6 updates
  • [e1000] sync with 2.6 updates

Stelian Pop:

  • meye driver update