Linux kernel 2.2.2ac2 released

Alan Cox thus spake:

I've put this one out so soon because the ac1 patch had a rather dumb sound
blaster bug that made all SB cards only support 8bit modes. Kind of


If you have a problem in 2.2.2ac2 verify you can duplicate it with 2.2.2
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 2.2.2 unpatched also breaks.

This one like Linus won't build on Alpha. I'll try and rectify that for
ac3 or 4 .... or ..... whenever.


Differences between 2.2ac1 and 2.2.2ac2

o       Config documentation error                      (Tim Waugh)
o       NFS client updates                              (Trond)
o       Fix nfsd kernel memory to network leak          (Russell King)
o       CDROM driver update                             (Jens Axboe)
o       AMI Megaraid driver 0.96                        (Jeffrey Jones, AMI)
o       Fixed an embarrassingly stupid sb bug           (me)
        | 16bit should work again now
o       Accept root server from command like in nfsroot (Gero Kuhlmann)
o       Don't send bridge config frames when bridge is
        compiled in and disabled                        (Tomasz Motylewski)

Differences between 2.2 and 2.2.2ac1

New Features
o       Large file array support (>1024 handles allowed)
o       Support querying actual block size of media
o       Typhoon radio driver
o       Test driver for Sealevel wan cards
o       Acard ATP870U SCSI driver
o       Initio A100 SCSI driver
o       QlogicFC fibrechannel driver
o       Symbios 53c416 driver
o       Support type 6 ARP on ethernet

o       BW Qcam driver updated
o       3c509 driver updated to match 2.0
o       COSA wan driver updated
o       Major IRDA updates
o       SMC ultra updated to match 2.0 driver
o       Wavelan update, including newer card support
o       AIC7xxx updated
o       Updated MegaRAID driver
o       ESS Maestro test driver

Major Fixes
o       CS8900 driver module options fixed. Original is unusable
o       Shaper doesnt crash SMP boxes
o       SCSI error doesnt crash the machine at random
o       Persistent DMA buffers on sound
o       RPC improvements
o       Faster NFS client
o       NTFS doesnt crash when it runs out of memory
o       /proc/mem locking fixes

Minor Fixes
o       Remove obsolete/misleading "Drop Source Route" Config item
o       Configure.help fixes
o       Dcache documentation
o       Sparc maintainers entries up to date
o       make clean removes everything it should
o       genksyms version problems are reported
o       Misbracketing in hd.c fixed
o       Zoltrix fixes
o       ADFS updated
o       8390 fix for "interrupt when stopped" message off ne2000
o       GDTH driver has missing version.h check fixed
o       Fixes to the SCSI blacklist
o       Future Domain MCA driver works non modular
o       Various frame buffer updates
o       chgrp handling fixed
o       Route cache flush proc entry is write only

o       Some ARM merging