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Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.6.11

Mar 02, 2005, 11:30 (17 Talkback[s])
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Full Changelog

there it is. Only small stuff lately--as promised. Shortlog from -rc5 appended, nothing exciting there, mostly some fixes from various code checkers (like fixed init sections, and some coverity tool finds).

So it's now _officially_ all bug-free.


Summary of changes from v2.6.11-rc5 to v2.6.11


  • [SERIAL] drivers/serial/*: convert to pci_register_driver


  • prism54 not releasing region

Alex Williamson:

  • [SERIAL] 8250 woraround for buggy uart

Alexander Nyberg:

  • SELinux: Leak in error path
  • SELinux: null dereference in error path

Andrea Arcangeli:

  • Make the new merged pipe writes check for SIGPIPE

Andrew Morton:

  • binfmt_elf build fix
  • [IA64] ia64 audit build fix
  • genhd: NULL checking fix

Andries E. Brouwer:

  • __devinitdata in parport_pc
  • __init in cfq-iosched.c
  • remove __initdata in scsi_devinfo.c
  • __initdata in apic.c
  • more apic.c

Aurelien Jarno:

  • USB: Fix usbfs regression

Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz:

  • [ide] fix build for built-in hpt366 and modular ide-disk
  • [ide] fix IRQ masking in ide_do_request()

Ben Dooks:

  • [ARM PATCH] 2498/1: CREDITS - add Ben Dooks
  • [ARM PATCH] 2505/1: Remove FTVPCI from debug code

Bjorn Helgaas:

  • [SERIAL] discover PNP ports before PCI, etc
  • [SERIAL] add TP560 data/fax/modem support

Chris Wright:

  • fix audit inode filter
  • send audit reply to correct socket

David Gibson:

  • ppc64: hugepage hash flushing bugfix

David Howells:

  • Make keyctl(KEYCTL_JOIN_SESSION_KEYRING) use the correct arg

David S. Miller:

  • [IPV4]: Fix lost routes in fn_hash netlink dumps

Dmitry Torokhov:

  • Input: add more PNP IDs to i8042 driver

Greg Kroah-Hartman:

  • sysfs: fix signedness problem
  • fix module paramater permissions in radeon_base.c
  • USB: fix bug in acm's open function

Harald Welte:

  • [NETFILTER]: ipt_hashlimit rule load time race condition

Hideaki Yoshifuji:

  • add sysctl helper functions to provide milliseconds-based interfaces
  • [IPV4] Use appropriate sysctl helpers for gc_min_interval_ms
  • [IPV6]: Unregister per-device snmp6 proc entry earlier

Jens Axboe:

  • [PATCH] Fix bounced bio and dm panic

Kenji Kaneshige:

  • [IA64] pci_irq.c: need signed variable to handle error return from acpi

Linus Torvalds:

  • Fix possible pty line discipline race
  • Properly limit keyboard keycodes to KEY_MAX
  • Make pipe "poll()" take direction of pipe into account
  • Linux 2.6.11

Nishanth Aravamudan:

  • [PKTGEN]: Replace interruptible_sleep_on_timeout()

Olaf Hering:

  • Fix incorrect __init on 'modedb[]' array

Patrick McHardy:

  • [NETFILTER]: Prevent NAT from seeing fragments

Randy Dunlap:

  • [ide] make 1-bit fields unsigned
  • srat: initdata section references
  • sound/oss/aedsp16: init/exit section cleanups
  • sonicvibes: fix initdata references
  • sound/oss/opl3as2: fix init section reference
  • isdn: use __init for ICCVersion()
  • dc395x: fix section references
  • hp100: fix section references
  • rrunner: fix section references

Robert Olsson:

  • [PKTGEN]: reduce stack usage

Russell King:

  • [ARM] Fix dma_mmap() size argument

Sascha Hauer:

  • [ARM PATCH] 2496/1: i.MX DMA fix
  • [ARM PATCH] 2497/1: i.MX pll decode