Marc-Christian Petersen: Linux 2.2.27-pre1


Hi all,

now some more fixes with 2.2.27-pre1. Please test. Have fun


  • fixed TCP keepalive bug (Neal Cardwell)
  • fixed tcp seq nr wrapping bug (Ulrik De Bie)
  • added cciss root translation table (Eduard Bloch)
  • VIA KL133/KM133 northbridge: vga console going crazy (Roberto
  • speedup ‘make dep’ (Benoit Poulot-Cazajous)
  • disabled MCE only on Pentiums by default (2.4 backport) (boot
    with ‘mce’ if your MCE works as expected) (Herbert Xu)
  • skb_realloc_headroom() panics when new headroom is smaller than
    existing headroom (James Morris)
  • invalid nh.raw use after free (Julian Anastasov)
  • fix a local APIC initaliziation ordering bug that triggers on
    the P4 (Andrea Arcangeli)
  • TSC calibration must be dynamic and not a compile time thing
    because gettimeofday is dynamic and it depends on the TSCs to be in
    sync (Andrea Arcangeli)
  • fix deadlock on shutdown in 8139too (Herbert Xu)
  • support for ELF executables which use an a.out format
    interpreter (dynamic linker) moved into a separate configuration
    option and disabled by default (Solar Designer)
  • fixed sys_utimes perm check according to sys_utim (Al
  • show us the saved kernel command line (2.4 backport) (me)
  • some whitespace cleanups, some coding style cleanups (me)
  • fixed some gcc warnings (me)
  • add PCI ID for 82820 NIC to eepro100 network driver (me)
  • move ‘Network device support’ near ‘Networking options’
  • — Kind regards

    Marc-Christian Petersen


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