Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.6.2 aka “Feisty Dunnart”



I just pushed out the BK trees, and the tar-ball/patches are
going out as I write this, for Linux 2.6.2. The honor of naming it
goes to Gernot Heiser, for reasons that are largely alcoholic, I
suspect. Good job!

The changelog from -rc3 mainly contains some ppc64 updates, see
the summary for more details on some of the other changes.


Summary of changes from v2.6.2-rc3 to

Andrew Morton:

  • ppc32: watchdog definition fixes
  • ppc64: add missing include guards, from Nathan Lynch
  • ppc64: lparcfg_write
  • ppc64: fixes for compile with CONFIG_PROC_DEVICETREE=n, from
    Nathan Lynch
  • ppc64: missing set_fs(KERNEL_DS) in ppc32_timer_create, from
    Marcus Meissner
  • ppc64: defconfig update
  • ppc64: Use preferred_console to select a reasonable default
  • ppc64: add/remove config.h
  • ppc64: export memchr and csum_partial
  • ppc64: fix && vs & bugs in lparcfg, from Julie
  • ppc64: SLB rewrite
  • ppc64: use CONFIG_MAGIC_SYSRQ around xmon sysrq code
  • Trivial cleanups to hugepage support
  • s390: general update
  • s390: inline assembly constraints
  • s390: sclp bug fixes
  • RAID-6: x86-64 crash workaround
  • ppc32: MBX MAC address fix
  • fix the build for NR_CPUS > 4*BITS_PER_LONG

Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz:

  • fix issues with loading PCI IDE drivers as modules
  • fix/improve modular IDE

Ben Collins:

  • IEEE1394(r1112): Adds a “ieee1394_guid” attribute to the scsi
    device for sbp2
  • IEEE1394(r1116): Make sure to unregister addr space when a
    driver is removed

David S. Miller:

  • [SPARC64]: Fix wakeup races in power.c, with help from Andrew
  • [COMPAT]: Fix TUNSETIFF ioctl compat, it takes an ifreq ptr not
    an int
  • [TG3]: Bump version and reldate

Grant Grundler:

  • [TG3]: Fix DMA test failures
  • [TG3]: Only fetch NVRAM_CMD reg if TG3_FLAG_NVRAM

Jozsef Kadlecsik:

  • [NETFILTER]: Fix NAT leak with fragmented packets, missing
    conntrack put in ip_copy_metadata()

Keith M. Wesolowski:

  • [SPARC32]: Align pkmap properly
  • [SPARC32]: Copy full soft PMD in vmalloc fault handler
  • [SPARC32]: Kill spurious newline in dmesg output

Len Brown:

Linus Torvalds:

  • Upgrade x86 defconfig to something less ancient
  • Make EHCI have a 20ms power-on to power-good timeout
  • Warn loudly if somebody passes a negative value as the size to
  • Linux 2.6.2 aka “Feisty Dunnart”

Mirko Lindner:

  • sk98lin: Reset Xmac when stopping the port

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