May 22, 2001

Alan Cox announces Linux 2.4.4-ac14

Author: JT Smith

It's at Intermediate diffs are available from

Cox writes, "Rather than starting to propogate these fixes to other drivers I'd be
greatful if they would audit the changes (especially the sound one)
carefully. That way we can ripple correct changes to the other drivers
rather than duplicating several rounds of fixes into each driver we

o Fix error corner case on max file size check (Andrew Morton)
o Do first bits of applicom.c cleanup (me)
| This needs a lot of cleaning yet
o Fix open/close locking on dsp56k (me)
o Clean up the obvious namespace mess in h8.c (me)
| Wants verifying by Alpha folks
o Fix locking errors in machzwd watchdog (me)
o Fix printk levels on nwflush , someone with a
netwindup needs to see the FIXME cases still (me)
o Fix out of memory oops in pcwd.c (me)
o Add more Dell raid devices to sparselun table (Matt Domsch)
o Add hotplug table entry for aic7xxx (Marcus Meissner)
o Drop deceased APA1480 driver to match Linus tree(me)
o Fix ali15x3 nodma behaviour (Jeff Garzik)
o Further quota fixups (Jan Kara)
o Update a2232 to current version (Geert Uytterhoeven)
| Older one got merged in error.
o Clean up sonicvibes pci handling (Marcus Meissner)
o Remove dead radio miscdevice bits (Al Viro)
o Merge ATI Rage XL console support (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Fix problems with pyxis iommu on Alpha (Ivan Kokshaysky)
o Fix compile errors when built without /proc (Andrzej
o Encapsulate shmem inode info using macros (Christoph Rohland)
| So Al can attack the inode struct.
o Move small symlinks into shmem_inode_info (Christoph Rohland)
o Count shmemfs pages and put them in /proc (Christoph Rohland)
o Put back accidentally reverted PnPBIOS parport (Marcelo Jimenez)


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