Linux development kernel 2.3.18ac3 released

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Subject: Linux 2.3.18ac3
From:   Alan Cox 
Date:   Tue, 14 Sep 1999 00:59:20 +0100

The big ones here are the new config files. They are now consistent about
EXPERIMENTAL. Driver authors please check if you think the tagging is 
right. Its now consistent, but the old values were not so at times David
has guessed which of the several counterclaims you meant. 

Also the MODULE_PARM change should clean up __setup stuff for many people.
Some drivers have MODULE_PARM inside ifdef MODULE at do not want it now,
some vice versa.

o       Cleaned up the PCMCIA makefiles - now works     (me)
o       Move proc fs documentation into fileysystems    (Jeff Garzik)
o       Fixed SMP locking for softdog read/write        (me)
        | Note in 2.3.x the master kernel lock isnt held
        | for read/write methods on drivers
o       Added SMP locking to bw-qcam and bttv           (me)
        Also to some other drivers (eg radio*)
o       Fix LAVA PCI idents                             (Tim Waugh)
o       Fix kunmap debug bug                            (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Kill remaining __init calls                     (Tigran Aivazian)
o       Big config file cleanup                         (David Weienhall)
o       MediaGX audio workarounds                       (me)
o       Set PCI master flags on OHCI USB                (me)
o       OHCI SMM to native takeover                     (me)
o       Re-enable FOOF fix                              (Mikael Pettersson)
o       Parport fixes                                   (Mikael Pettersson)
o       Wavelan fixes                                   (Jean Tourrilhes)
o       ParPort init fixes                              (Tim Waugh)
o       ISAPnP for ne2k                                 (Richard Guenther)
        | Someone could generalise the probe table stuff ..
o       Export scsi_wait_cmd                            (Doug Gilbert)
o       Errno comment fixes                             (Artur Skawina)
o       Automagical module parameter->setup parser      (Richard Guenther)
        | This was broken for non arrays. I think I have
        | it fixed properly.
o       Hopefully fixed the Defxx driver                (me)


o       Fix PCMCIA link error on net modules            (me)
o       Various small tidyups                           (Jeff Garzik)
o       Turn the freeing of kernel resources to become
        a kernel thread into a single function          (me)
o       Flushpage fix                                   (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Update USB audio patches                        (Tom Sailer)
o       E820 memory sizing fixes (should sort the IBMs) (David Parsons)
o       Use xargs for the make clean pass               (David Parsons)
o       Made APM a bool for now                         (me)
o       s/Happyly/Happily/                              (David Weinehall)
o       Fix invalid resource free in serial             (Nick Holloway)

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