July 26, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.2.20pre8

Author: JT Smith

"Linux 2.2 is now firmly into maintainance state. Patches for neat new
ideas
belong in 2.4. Generally new drivers belong in 2.4 (possibly in 2.2 as
well
after 2.4 shows them stable). Expect me to be very picky on changes to
the
core code now."

2.2.20pre8
o       Merge DRM fixes from 2.4.7 tree                 (me)
o       Merge sbpcd fixes from 2.4.7 tree
o       Merge moxa buffer length check
o       Merge bttv clip length check
o       Merge aha2920 shared irq from 2.4.7 tree
o       Merge MTWEOF fix from 2.4.6 tree
o       Merge serverworks AGP from 2.4.6 tree
o       Merge sbc60xxx watchdog fixes from 2.4.6
o       Merge lapbether fixes from 2.4.6
o       Merge bpqether fixes from 2.4.6
o       Merge scc fixes from 2.4.6
o       Merge lmc memory leak fixes from 2.4.6
o       Merge sm_wss fixes from 2.4.6
o       Resync AGP support with 2.4.6
o       Merge epca fixes from 2.4.5
o       Merge riscom8 fixes from 2.4.5
o       Merge softdog fixes from 2.4.5
o       Merge specialix fixes from 2.4.5
o       Merge wdt/wdt_pci fixes from 2.4.5
o       ISDN cisco hdlc fixes                           (Kai Germaschewski)
o       ISDN timer fixes                                (Kai Germaschewski)
o       isdn minor control change backport              (Kai Germaschewski)
o       Backport ELCR MP 1.1 config/PCI routing stuff   (John William)
o       Backport isdn ppp fixes from 2.4                (Kai Germaschewski)
o       Backport isdn_tty fixes from 2.4                (Kai Germaschewski)
o       eicon cleanups                                  (Armin Schindler)
        | Armin can you double check the clashes were ok
o       Fix an ntfs oops                                (Anton Altaparmakov)
o       Fix arp null neighbour buglet                   (Dave Miller)
o       Update sparc version strings, pci fixups        (Dave Miller)
o       Define CONFIG_X86 in 2.2 as well as 2.4         (Herbert Xu)
o       Configure.help cleanups                         (Steven Cole)
o       Add MODE_SELECT_10 to qlogic fc table           (Jeff Andre)
o       Remove dead oldproc variable                    (Dave Miller)
o       Update starfire driver for 2.2                  (Ion Badulescu)
o       8139too driver update                           (Jens David)
o       Assorted race fixes for binfmt loaders          (Al Viro)
o       Update Alpha support for older boxes            (Jay Estabrook)
o       ISDN bsdcomp/ppp compression fixes              (Kai Germaschewski)

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