Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.18-pre9


From:   Marcelo Tosatti 
To:     lkml 
Subject:        Linux 2.4.18-pre9
Date:   07 Feb 2002 16:47:31 -0200      

So here it goes.


- Cris update                                   (Bjorn Wesen)
- SPARC update                                  (David S. Miller)
- Remove duplicate CONFIG_SUNLANCE entry in 
  Config.in                                     (David S. Miller)
- Change Netfilter maintainer                   (David S. Miller)
- More SunGEM bugfixes                          (David S. Miller)
- Update md5sums in ISDN's md5sums.asc          (Kai Germaschewski)
- 3ware driver update                           (Adam Radford)
- Fix cosa compile problem                      (Adrian Bunk)
- Change VIA "disabling write queue" message    (Oliver Feiler)
- Remove buggy Elan-specific handling code      (Robert Schwebel)
- Reiserfs bugfixes                             (Oleg Drokin)
- Fix ppp memory leak                           (Andrew Morton)
- Really add devfs fix for removable devices: 
  its on pre8 changelog but not on pre8 patch   (me)
- Add framebuffer support for trident graphics
  card                                          (James Simmons)
- SCSI tape driver bugfixes                     (Kai Makisara)
- Add support to Ovislink card on 8139too
  driver                                        (Jeff Garzik)
- Add SIOCxMIIxxxx ioctls for better binary 
  compatibility on au1000_eth driver            (Jeff Garzik)
- Fix initialization of phy on epic100 driver   (Jeff Garzik)
- Add MODULE_* info to mii.c                    (Jeff Garzik)
- Add new PCI ID to sundance driver             (Jeff Garzik)
- Merge some -ac3 patches                       (Alan Cox)
- Unify simple_strtol symbol export             (Russell King)
- Add amount of cached memory to sysreq-m 
  output                                        (Martin Knoblauch)
- Do not use SCSI device type to change
  IO clustering                                 (Jens Axboe)
- IRC conntrack update                          (Harald Welte)
- sonypi driver update                          (Stelian Pop)
- Fix one of the PPP deadlocks                  (Manfred Spraul)


- Add missing netfilter files in pre7           (David S. Miller)
- SunGEM driver update                          (David S. Miller)
- Kill get_fast_time                            (David S. Miller)
- Update APIC LVTERR fix to work correctly on 
  old 486/586 APICs                             (Mikael Pettersson)
- Check the return code of copy_{from,to}_user
  on serial code                                (Rasmus Andersen)
- Mark 2.5 extended attributes system calls as 
  reserved to avoid potential conflicts         (Nathan Scott)
- Change Christoph Hellwig's email address      (Christoph Hellwig)
- Make BLKGETSIZE64 return size in bytes not 
  sectors                                       (Eric Sandeen)
- Coda dentry revalidation fix                  (Jan Harkes)
- hisax_fcpcipnp driver update                  (Kai Germaschewski)
- i810 sound driver update                      (Doug Ledford)
- Early personality setting in binfmt_elf       (Christoph Hellwig)
- Fix rename bug in reiserfs                    (Oleg Drokin)
- SCSI documentation update                     (Douglas Gilbert)
- Fix silly typo in megaraid driver             (Arjan Van de Ven)
- PPC update                                    (Benjamin Herrenschmidt)
- USB bug fixes                                 (Greg KH)
- Fix devfs problems with removable devices     (Richard Gooch)
- Merge -ac1 fixes                              (Alan Cox)
- VXFS update                                   (Christoph Hellwig)
- Add Compaq FC array to the LUN whitelist      (Arjan Van de Ven) 


- Make ext2/minix/sysvfs actually operate
  synchronously on directories when using
  the sync mount option                         (Andrew Morton)
- AFFS update                                   (Roman Zippel)
- Fix 3dfx fb crash with high pixelclock        (Jurriaan on Alpha)
- PATH_MAX POSIX compliance                     (Rusty Russell)
- Really apply AMD Elan patch                   (me)
- Don't drop IP packets with less than 8 bytes 
  of payload                                    (David S. Miller)
- Netfilter update                              (Netfilter team)
- Backport 2.5 sb_bread() changes               (Alexander Viro)
- Fix AF_UNIX fd leak                           (David S. Miller)
- Add Audigy Gameport PCI ID                    (Daniel Bertrand)
- Sync with ia64 arch independant parts         (Keith Owens)
- APM fixes                                     (Stephen Rothwell)
- fs/super.c cleanups                           (Alexander Viro)


- Removed patch in icmp code: its
  not needed and causes problems                (me)


- Include missing radeonfb defines              (Erik Andersen)
- Fix fs/buffer.c thinko introduced in pre4     (Andrew Morton)
- USB bugfixes                                  (Greg KH)
- Make fat work correctly with gcc-3.0.x        (Tom Rini)
- Avoid overusage of the vmalloc area by 
  NTFS                                          (Anton Altaparmakov)
- atyfb: Decrease clock rate for 3d RAGE XL     (David S. Miller)
- Sungem driver bugfixes                        (David S. Miller)
- More networking updates                       (David S. Miller)
- More SPARC updates                            (David S. Miller)
- devfs update                                  (Richard Gooch)
- Reiserfs expanding truncate fix               (Chris Mason)
- ext3 update                                   (Andrew Morton/Stephen Tweedie)
- Add support to WDIOC_SETTIMEOUT on several
  watchdog drivers                              (Joel Becker)
- dl2k driver update                            (Jeff Garzik)
- Orinoco driver update                         (David Gibson)
- Radeonfb driver update                        (Ani Joshi)
- Avoid free_swap_and_cache() from leaving 
  freeable pages on the cache                   (Hugh Dickins)
- Add workarounds for AMD Elan processors       (Robert Schwebel)
- Random pmac driver bugfixing                  (Benjamin Herrenschmidt)
- emu10k1 driver update                         (Rui Sousa)


- Networking updates                            (David S. Miller)
- clgenfb update                                (Jeff Garzik)
- 8139cp: make it faster                        (Jeff Garzik)
- 8139too: fix bugs, add experimental RX reset  (Jeff Garzik)
- Add MII ethtool interface and change 
  several drivers to support that               (Jeff Garzik)
- Fix ramdisk corruption problems               (Andrea Arcangeli)      
- Correct in-kernel MS_ASYNC behaviour 
  on msync/fsync()                              (Andrew Morton)
- Fix PLIP problems                             (Niels Jensen)
- Fix problems triggered by the "fsx test" 
  on smbfs                                      (Urban Widmark)
- Turn on OOSTORE for IDT winchip               (from -ac tree)
- Fix iphase crash                              (from -ac tree)
- Fix crash with two mxser cards                (from -ac tree)
- Fix tty write block bug                       (from -ac tree)
- Add mono/stereo detect to gemtek pci radio    (from -ac tree)
- Fix sf16fmi crash on load                     (from -ac tree)
- add CP1250 (windows eastern european) 
  translation table                             (from -ac tree)
- cs46xx driver update                          (from -ac tree)
- Fix rare data loss case with RAID-1           (Ingo Molnar)
- Add 2.5.x compatibility for the kdev_t
  changes                                       (me)
- SPARC updates                                 (David S. Miller)


- Cris arch merge                               (Bjorn Wesen)
- Finish PPC merge                              (Benjamin Herrenschmidt)
- Add Dell PowerEdge 2400 to 
  "use BIOS to reboot" blacklist                (Arjan van de Ven)
- Avoid potential oops at module unload with 
  cyclades driver                               (Andrew Morton)
- Gracefully handle SCSI initialization 
  failures                                      (Pete Zaitcev)
- USB update                                    (Greg KH)
- Fix potential oops while ejecting ide cds     (Zwane Mwaikambo)
- Unify page freeing codepaths                  (Benjamin LaHaise)
- Miata dma corruption workaround               (Richard Henderson)
- Fix vmalloc corruption problem on machines 
  with virtual dcaches                          (Ralf Baechle)
- Reiserfs fixes                                (Oleg Drokin)
- DiskOnChip driver update                      (David Woodhouse)
- Do not inherit page locking rules across 
  fork/exec                                     (Dave Anderson)
- Add DRM 4.0 for XFree 4.0 users convenience   (Christoph Hellwig)
- Replace .text.lock with .subsection           (Keith Owens)
- IrDA bugfixes                                 (Jean Tourrilhes)


- APIC LVTERR fixes                             (Mikael Pettersson)
- Fix ppdev ioctl oops and deadlock             (Tim Waugh)
- parport fixes                                 (Tim Waugh)
- orinoco wireless driver update                (David Gibson)
- Fix oopsable race in binfmt_elf.c             (Alexander Viro)
- Small sx16 driver bugfix                      (Heinz-Ado Arnolds)
- sbp2 deadlock fix                             (Andrew Morton)
- Fix JFFS2 write error handling                (David Woodhouse)
- Intermezzo update                             (Peter J. Braam)
- Proper AGP support for Intel 830MP chipsets   (Nicolas Aspert)
- Alpha fixes                                   (Jay Estabrook)
- 53c700 SCSI driver update                     (James Bottomley)
- Fix coredump mmap_sem deadlock on IA64        (David Mosberger)
- 3ware driver update                           (Adam Radford)
- Fix elevator insertion point on failed 
  request merge                                 (Jens Axboe)
- Remove bogus rpciod_tcp_dispatcher definition (David Woodhouse)
- Reiserfs fixes                                (Oleg Drokin)
- de4x5 endianess fixes                         (Kip Walker)
- ISDN CAPI cleanup                             (Kai Germaschewski)
- Make refill_inactive() correctly account 
  progress                                      (me)


- S390 merge                                    (IBM)
- SuperH merge                                  (SuperH team)
- PPC merge                                     (Benjamin Herrenschmidt)
- PCI DMA update                                (David S. Miller)
- radeonfb update                               (Ani Joshi)
- aty128fb update                               (Ani Joshi)
- Add nVidia GeForce3 support to rivafb         (Ani Joshi)
- Add PM support to opl3sa2                     (Zwane Mwaikambo)
- Basic ethtool support for 3com, starfire
  and pcmcia net drivers                        (Jeff Garzik)
- Add MII ethtool interface                     (Jeff Garzik)
- starfire,sundance,dl2k,sis900,8139{too,cp},
  natsemi driver updates                        (Jeff Garzik)
- ufs/minix: mark inodes as bad in case of read
  failure                                       (Christoph Hellwig)
- ReiserFS fixes                                (Oleg Drokin)
- sonypi update                                 (Stelian Pop)
- n_hdlc update                                 (Paul Fulghum)
- Fix compile error on aty_base.c               (Tobias Ringstrom)
- Document cpu_to_xxxx() on kernel-hacking doc  (Rusty Russell)
- USB update                                    (Greg KH)
- Fix sysctl console loglevel bug on 
  IA64 (and possibly other archs)               (Jesper Juhl) 
- Update Athlon/VIA PCI quirks                  (Calin A. Culianu)
- blkmtd update                                 (Simon Evans)
- boot protocol update (makes the highest 
  possible initrd address available to the 
  bootloader)                                   (H. Peter Anvin)
- NFS fixes                                     (Trond Myklebust)

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