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Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.23-rc3

Nov 21, 2003, 21:35 (0 Talkback[s])

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A few critical problems showed up, so here is -rc3.

Summary of changes from v2.4.23-rc2 to v2.4.23-rc3


  • [bonding] fix creation of /proc/net/bonding dir


  • [SPARC]: Make not get confused by .section .note.GNU-stack output by newer gcc


  • [ACPI] "pci=noacpi" -- replace two sets of flags with one: acpi_noirq
  • [ACPI] "pci=noacpi" -- 2.4.23 specific part of previous 2.4.22 fix


  • Changed EXTRAVERSION to -rc3

David Engebretsen:

  • Put autoconsole option at the front of the cmd line
  • Fix comment to reflect correct file name
  • fix byte order in comparison

Ed Vance:

  • Fix ST16C654 UART support broke by ELAN patches

Herbert Xu:

  • [netdrvr tg3] fix BCM5705 pending-RX count (was 64, now 63)

Matthew Wilcox:

  • Fix panic-at-boot

Paul Mackerras:

  • PPC64: Update the _syscallN macros to indicate the correct clobbers
  • PPC64: Ensure we get the correct error_code passed to do_page_fault
  • PPC64: Fix alignment in
  • PPC64: Make kernel RAM user-inaccessible on iSeries
  • PPC64: Fix compilation of sys_ppc32.c