Alan Cox releases his second patch to the 2.2.1 kernel.
Alan Cox writes:
ftp://ftp.linux.org.uk/pub/linux/alan/2.2/.. This is primarily for people who want the large file array support. Most of the other stuff I intend to submit on to Linus for 2.2.1/2.2.2 -> whenever If you have a problem in 2.2.1ac2 verify you can duplicate it with 2.2.1 before posting general bug reports if possible. Make sure it is obvious if a bug report is about -ac2 to avoid any confusion. Definitely let me know if you have any ac2 specific problems. Don't bother Linus unless 2.2.1 unpatched also breaks. Alan Differences between 2.2.1ac1 and 2.2.1ac2 o ESS updates (Rolf) o IDE probe irq fails fall back to the default IRQ (me) o Fixed an annoying use of hex not strings in net/sunrpc (me) o Initio A100 scsi support (Initio, Bas) o PS/2 mouse compat fixes (Scott Ananian) o MegaRAID update (AMI) o NFSD fix (Not sure who originated it) o Geometry fixes for IDE o Error in SCSI error workaround (Daio Ballabio) Differences between 2.2.0ac2 and 2.2.1.ac1 o Merged with Linus 2.2.1 Differences between 2.2.0ac1 and 2.2.0ac2 Bug Fixes o Ingo's fix for the "execute a core dump" crash o IRDA update o Endianness & other fbcon fixes o GUS setup o ESS build on Alpha (unknown symbol in modular build) o Baycom driver could lock parallel port o MegaRAID update o Midi timing fixes o Correct permissions on a write only sysctl Additional Features o Full (I hope) support for 2048 byte media M/O drives. Other o Erik Andersen moved address Differences between 2.2.0 and 2.2.0ac1 Bug Fixes o Fixed the ESS compile problem o Changed the OPL3-SA contact as requested by Hannu o Small number of time wrap fixes o Xconfig/atyfb config fix o AFFS apparently didnt get the flag fixes when the other drivers did. o /proc/mem locking Additional Features o Support for very large numbers of file handles per process (> 1024) o Better bw-qcam driver o NFS client understands pipes on file systems mounted via NFS o Symbol name matching between versioned/unversioned modules Additional Drivers o Qlogic Fibrechannel o Symbios 53c416 Other o ADFS updated o Lots of ARM merges o Ted's fsync change to ext2