David Weinehall: linux kernel pre-patch-2.0.39-8

Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2000 12:52:32 +0200 (MEST)
From: David Weinehall [email protected]
To: Linux Kernel Developer Mailing-list [email protected]
Subject: [Announcement] pre-patch-2.0.39-8

Rats! Someone _did_ come up with something terrible. The ide-stuff
wasn't compiling at all. So after putting a big brown paper-bag over my
head and poking two holes in it to be able to see, I sat down with a
fresh tree and tried to compile every damn option. The result is a
2.0.39pre8 which probably has as many warnings as before (oh, I removed
one, in xd.c) but _hopefully_ no non-compilable drivers. Notice,
however, that I only tried compiling the x86-stuff (due to lack of other

o       Make ide.c compile                      (Andries Brouwier)
o       Added new versions of PCI-2000          (Mark Ebersole)
o       Added new versions of PCI-2220i         (Mark Ebersole)
o       Fixed a few typos in PCI-2000,          (me)
        PCI-2220i, PSI-240i and related
o       Removed unused variable in xd.c         (me)
o       Small Config.in-file cleanups           (me)
o       Renamed the initfunctions in            (me)
        pi2.c and pt.c, as their names
        clashed with paride-names
        (obviously, noone uses paride
         together with hamradio)
o       Remove two unnecessary files            (me)
        I introduced in one of the
        other pre-patches
o       Changed all (?) references to           (me)
        vger.rutgers.edu to

o       Fix a bug in af_unix that wrote to      (Michael Deutschmann)
        a socket after freeing it
        (aka the Win9x-related oops)
o       Fixed typo in Documentation             (Martin Douda)

o       Somewhat more complete fix for          (Wolfram Gloger)
        the bug in Paride
o       Fix the annoying build-prohibiting      (Gael Queri)
        bug in drivers/block/ide.c

o       IDE-patches                             (Andre Hedrick)
o       Move memory-offset for dynamic          (Michael Deutschsmann)
o       Fixes to the Cyclades-driver            (Ivan Passos)
o       Fix for a bug in ext2                   (Stephen C. Tweedie)
o       Added marketing-names for 3Com          (Yann Dirson, me)
        NICs in drivers/net/Config.in
o       Added fix to smbfs                      (Rick Bressier)

o       Large-disk fixes                        (Andries Brouwer)
o       Wavelan-driver cleanup & bugfixes       (Jean Tourrilhes)
o       Security-fixes                          (Solar Designer)
o       Quota-fixes                             (Jan Kara)
o       Fixed GPF using IPsec Masquerade        (Rudolf Lippan)
o       (s)size_t-patch for fs/proc/mem.c       (me)

o       Fixed Config.in bugs in                 (Marc Martinez)
        drivers/net and drivers/isdn
o       int to (s)size_t in fs/proc/mem.c       (Michal Jaegermann)
o       Added IPX-routing of NetBIOS packages   (Jan Rafaj)

o       Fix for a bug in paride                 (Wolfram Gloger)
o       Fix an erroneous printk in ip_fw.c      (Todd Sabin)
o       Fix for IP multicast on WAN-adapters    (Matthew Grant)
o       Big updates to MAINTAINERS              (me)
o       Big updates to CREDITS                  (me)
o       Various updates in Documentation/*      (me)
o       Styled up all Configuration-files       (me)
        in a similar manner to newer
        v2.3 kernels
o       Updated CodingStyle to the one used     (me)
        in recent v2.3 kernels
o       Backported nls_8859-14                  (me)
o       Added support for sparse superblocks    (Theodore T'so)

o       Fix for the ping -s 65468 exploit       (Andrea Arcangeli + others)
o       Small updates to MAINTAINERS            (me)
o       Small updates to CREDITS                (me)
o       Update Documentation/Changes            (me)
        to mirror the needed binutils version

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