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Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.26-rc2

Apr 06, 2004, 02:57 (0 Talkback[s])
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Here goes the second release candidate. It contains an ACPI update, networking updates, IDE updates, XFS update, etc.

Detailed changelog follows

Summary of changes from v2.4.26-rc1 to v2.4.26-rc2


  • [AF_PACKET]: Fix packet_set_ring memleak and remove num frame limit
  • [AF_PACKET]: Add PACKET_MMAP documentation

Andi Kleen:

  • Use correct optimization flag for Nocona on x86-64

Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz:

  • ATI IXP IDE support
  • hpt366.c: DMA timeout fix for HPT374

Chas Williams:

Christoph Hellwig:

  • [XFS] fix for read/write buffers larger than 2GB on 64 bit platforms
  • [XFS] Fix r/o check in xfs_ioc_space, fix checks on xfs_swapext validity

David S. Miller:

  • [IPV6]: Fix ipv6_skip_exthdr prototype in net/ipv6.h

David Stevens:

  • [IPV4]: Fix IGMPv3 timer initialization when device not 'upped'

Glen Overby:

  • [XFS] Add space for inode and allocation btrees to ITRUNCATE log reservation

Harald Welte:

  • [NETFILTER]: Fix DEBUG compile in ipt_MASQUERADE
  • [NETFILTER]: Fix circular conntrack header file dependency

Hideaki Yoshifuji:

  • [CREDITS]: Update my affiliation

Ivan Kokshaysky:

  • Workaround Alpha "gcc3 < 3.3.3" raid1 miscompilation problem

Len Brown:

Marcelo Tosatti:

  • Changed EXTRAVERSION to -rc2

Matt Porter:

  • PPC32: PPC44x updates (fixes and 440GX machine check support)
  • PPC32: Add new PPC44x PVRs

Meelis Roos:

  • SanDisk is flash

Mike Miller:

  • cciss update: support the new MSA30 storage enclosure
  • cciss update: If no device attached we return -ENXIO instead of some bogus numbers

Nathan Scott:

  • [XFS] Remove dup fdatasync/fdatawait call on fsync. Means we no longer take the iolock here, and readers no longer conflict with concurrent fsync activity. Kudos to Steve!
  • [XFS] Reinstate some accidentally dropped log IO error injection code
  • [XFS] Fix shortform attr flags botch affecting listxattr - from Andreas Gruenbacher
  • [XFS] Disallow logbufs=0 unless correct config options used, else we panic
  • [XFS] Ensure sb not flushed async on a SYNC_WAIT sync. Fixed by Bart Samwel

Nathan Straz:

  • [XFS] Fix signed offset overflow when checking writes at end of file

Nivedita Singhvi:

  • [TCP]: Use tcp_tw_put on time-wait sockets
  • [TCP]: IPV6, do not use sock_put() on timewait sockets

Paul Mackerras:

Russell Cattelan:

  • [XFS] Use refile_buffer to not leave clean buffers on the dirty list

Sridhar Samudrala:

  • [SCTP]: Fix xconfig, from Vladislav Yasevich

Timothy Shimmin:

  • [XFS] Modify xfs_iaccess() for CAP_DAC_OVERRIDE and CAP_DAC_READ_SEARCH
  • [XFS] Be explicit in adding in the non-transactional data to the reservation estimate. We must add in for the worst case of a log stripe taking us the full distance for a log stripe boundary.

Urban Widmark:

  • smbfs transact2 with win9x

Willy Tarreau:

  • [IPV6]: Make skb arg to ipv6_skip_exthdr const