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Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.26-pre6

Mar 25, 2004, 04:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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Here goes the last -pre of 2.4.26 series.

It contains an ACPI update, SPARC/m68k/x86-64 (the latter adding basic support for Intel IA32e), amongst others.

Detailed changelog follows

Summary of changes from v2.4.26-pre5 to v2.4.26-pre6


  • [SPARC64]: Update defconfig
  • [SPARC64]: Fix sys32_mount type arg handling


  • [ACPI] check "maxcpus=N" early -- same as NR_CPUS check
  • [ACPI] clean up acpi_disabled use __initdata on IA64 was a bug since it is referenced by modules.
  • [ACPI] create disable_acpi()
  • [ACPI] fix interrupt behind yenta cardbus bridge (David Shaohua Li) http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1564
  • [ACPI] delete POWER_OF_2 array (Pavel Machek)
  • [ACPI] toshiba_acpi 0.18 from John Belmonte add missing copyin
  • [ACPI] ACPI SCI shall be level/low unless explicit over-ride http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1622 add "acpi_sci=edge" and "acpi_sci=high" manual over-ride


  • Avoid readahead from reading last page of file
  • Changed EXTRAVERSION to -pre6


  • Fix bogus vmalloc() vm_area_free_pages call

Andi Kleen:

  • x86-64 update: simple support for IA32e/EM64T

Daniel Ritz:

  • yenta pcmcia driver: add some cardbus bridges to override lis

Geert Uytterhoeven:

  • Mac baboon warning
  • Amiga Oktagon URL
  • Mac missing include
  • M68k keyboard

Jeff Garzik:

  • [MAINTAINERS] remove defunct linux-via mailing list
  • [scsi] export scsi_finish_command
  • [pci] add a couple of constants

Trond Myklebust:

  • NFS: Make sure that fsync() flushes all pending file data to disk. The current call to nfs_wb_file() will fail to flush out mmapped() dirty pages.
  • NFS: make sure we revalidate attributes on completing a rename(): the server should normally update the ctime...