Marcelo Tosatti: Linux 2.4.29-rc3


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Here goes the third release candidate.

This one comes out to release a bunch of pending networking
fixes from David Miller: netfilter, sctp, ipvs, etc.

Also changes the tty ldisc locking patches to not export a
couple of API functions as GPL, because that breaks compatibility
with older modutils.

This will become final if no problems appear.

Please help with testing!

Summary of changes from v2.4.29-rc2 to v2.4.29-rc3


  • [NEIGH]: Calculate hash_val after possible table growth, not


  • Fix net neighbour hash bug

David S. Miller:

  • [TG3]: Return 0 when PHY read times out, not all-ones
  • [TG3]: Fix signedness issues in PHY read/write loops
  • [TG3]: Update driver version and reldate
  • [INET_ECN]: Add INET_ECN_* enumeration from 2.6.x

Hideaki Yoshifuji:

  • [IPV6]: Fix tunnel list locking in sit.c

Jamal Hadi Salim:

  • [NET]: Add ETH_P_MPLS_* and ARPHRD_INFINIBAND defines from

Marcelo Tosatti:

  • Adrian/Arjan/Marcelo: change tty_wakeup/tty_ldisc_flush to
    non-GPL export for compat reasons and change requirement to
    modutils 2.4.10
  • Changed VERSION to 2.4.29-rc3

Olaf Kirch:

  • [NET]: Fix CMSG32_OK macros

Patrick McHardy:

  • [NETFILTER]: Associate locally generated ICMP errors with
    conntrack of original packet
  • [NETFILTER]: Remove CONFIG_IPNFNAT_LOCAL config option
  • [NETFILTER]: Save a level of indentation in
  • [NETFILTER]: Apply PRE_ROUTING manips in LOCAL_OUT for locally
    generated icmp errors
  • [NETFILTER]: Verify NAT manips have been applied before
    reversing them in icmp_reply_translation
  • [NETFILTER]: Release dst_entry in PRE_ROUTING after NAT
  • [NETFILTER]: Fix stack leakage in iptables/ip6_tables

Phil Oester:

  • [NETFILTER]: revert MASQUERADE optimization for mostly static

Sridhar Samudrala:

  • [SCTP] Fix potential null pointer dereference in
  • [SCTP] Code cleanup: remove unused code and make needlessly
    global code static
  • [SCTP] Treat ICMP protocol unreachable errors from non-SCTP
    capable hosts as ABORTs.
  • [SCTP] Validate and respond to invalid chunk/parameter
  • [SCTP] Implementation of SCTP Implementer’s Guide Section
  • [SCTP] Clean up the T3_rtx timer when deleting a transport
  • [SCTP] Fix bug in setting ephemeral port in the bind
  • [SCTP] Fix misc. issues in SCTP_PEER_ADDR_PARAMS set socket
  • [SCTP] Remove sk_xxx macros to be consistent with the rest of
    networking code and to avoid backporting issues.
  • [SCTP] Fix sctp_getladdrs() to return valid local addresses on
    an endpoint that is bound to INADDR_ANY or inaddr6_any.

Thomas Graf:

  • [PKT_SCHED]: dsmark should ignore ECN bits

Wensong Zhang:

  • [IPVS]: change to run master/backup sync daemon at a time

Yasuyuki Kozakai:

  • [NETFILTER]: Backport fixes for ip6t_LOG
  • [NETFILTER]: Backport fixes for ip6t_dst
  • [NETFILTER]: Fix check for ESP header size in ip6t_esp
  • [NETFILTER]: Backport fixes for ip6t_eui64
  • [NETFILTER]: Backport fixes for ip6t_frag
  • [NETFILTER]: Backport fixes for ip6t_hbh
  • [NETFILTER]: Backport fixes for ip6t_ipv6header
  • [NETFILTER]: Backport fixes for ip6t_multiport
  • [NETFILTER]: Backport fixes for ip6t_rt
  • [NETFILTER]: Backport fixes for ip6tables

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