Linux development kernel 2.3.18ac5 released

Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1999 01:49:04 +0100
From: Alan Cox [email protected]
To: [email protected]

Ok give this a spin. We need to sort out the modules/setup argument thing yet.
Preferred patches against this one are compile fixes, warnings, driver locking
fixes and the like.

o        Davicom DM9102 ethernet driver          (Sten Wang, Davicom)
o        IDE CD update                           (Jens Axboe)
o        USB CPIA driver update                  (Johannes Erdfelt)
o        Clean up all the si_band signal bugs    (Stephen Tweedie)
o        Improved ncurses test for dialog build  (David Parsons)
o        PCMCIA Makefile fixes, resync to tree   (David Hinds)
o        Menuconfig no longer needs GNU awk      (David Parsons)
o        PCMCIA makefile fixes                   (Christof Petig)
o        Mixed type/sign and include fixes       (Giacomo Catenazzi)
o        Some alpha build fixes                  (James McCollough)
o        Moved pci_scan into drivers/pci                 (me)
o        Network driver updates                  (Don Becker)
        - Tulip 0.91m
        - Yellowfin 1.03a
        - 3c59x 0.99M
        - epic100 v1.07j
        - rtl8139 v 1.08d

o        Fix the dumb scsi bug I hope            (me)
o        Further config updates                  (David Weinehall)
o        SyncLink driver udpate                  (Paul Fulghum)
o        ISOfs fix                               (Todd Sabin)
o        Fix OPL3 compile                        ("CaT")
o        Low memory setup fix                    (Gerhard Wichert)
o        make Xconfig big rework                         (Andrzej M. Krzysztofowicz)
o        Config file fix                                 (Andrzej M. Krzysztofowicz)
o        Kupdated                                (Andrea Arcangeli)
o        Merged most of the 2.2.13pre fixes      (me)
        | Note non x86 isnt merged, nor most 
        | drivers with active maintainers

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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