October 8, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.10-ac11 released

Author: JT Smith

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/alan/linux-2.4/. Intermediate diffs are available from http://www.bzimage.org. Cox writes, "Small fixes to various long standing bugs, various architecture and driver cleanups. The 2.4.10-ac tree now seems pretty solid. Email warning: It's possible my static ip range will evaporate about monday. If so that may cause some disruption to the ukuu.org.uk, bc.nu, cabal.tm domains and to my email while I shuffle stuff around."

2.4.10-ac10
o Fix panic on certain fat error cases (Martin Josefsson)
o Fix silly dpt_i2o naming error for alpha (Arjan van de Ven)
| It still doesnt work on alpha.
o Add license tags to sbus drivers (Frank Davis)
o Fix ARM module export cases (Russell King)
o Clean up ufs byteswap handling (Christoph Hellwig)
o Support attaching USB irda as serial device (Greg Kroah Hartmann)
o Add error reporting to more of pnpbios (Thomas Hood)
o Update parport_pc to know about configured v
unconfigured PnP resources (Thomas Hood)
o Fix non module using build (Keith Owens)
o S/390 build fixes (Martin Schwidefsky)
o Update cris support (Bjorn Wesen)
o Fix IPS driver build non modular (Jack Hammer)
o PPPoE updates (Michal Ostrowski)
o init_idle race fix for Alpha (Peter Rival)
o cdrom bracketing/missed copy fix (Toby Milne)

2.4.10-ac9
o Fix osb4 warning (Christoph Hellwig)
o Merge Configure.help updates for ARM (Russell King)
o Intel i860 GART (Paul Mundt)
o Toshiba driver compile fix (Christoph Hellwig)
o Fix 3dnow+pae compile problem (Christoph Hellwig)
o aic7xxx modules.h fix (Arjan van de Ven)
o Further i2c cleanups (Christoph Hellwig)
o Fix printk type warning in zone printkis (Christoph Hellwig)
o Remove unused variable in mm/filemap.c (Christoph Hellwig)
o Attach license tags to freevxfs (Christoph Hellwig)
o Add RTS/DTR support to the pl2303 (Johannes Deisenhofer
Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o SAA9730 is mips only (me)
o License tags for ide layer (Frank Davis)
o Next PnPBIOS update (Thomas Hood)
o Zisofs inflate compile fixup (Keith Owens)
o Fix Dell C600 fix for newer PM code (Tim Stadelmann)
o Parport license tags (Frank Davis)
o Fix smb naming clash (Urban Widmark)
o Clean up ad1816 resource handling (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Remove ext2_notify_change (Christoph Hellwig)
o Remove dead ext2/acl.c code bits (Christoph Hellwig)
o Pentium pro store fence fixes for pci interface
and spin_unlock (me)
o spin_unlock for OOSTORE SMP kernels (me)

2.4.10-ac8
o Fix inflate ksym problems (Keith Owens)
o Fix missign return in errata 50 case (Udo Steinberg)
o First tiny bits of making i2o use the new pci
API (me)
o I2O mtrr handling improvements (Vojtech Pavlik)
o Remove ARM dependancies on libgcc (Russell King)
o Use spin_lock_irqsave in bootflag code (Thomas Hood)
o Kill remaining users of malloc.h (Dave Jones)
o ARM documentation updates (Russell King)
o ARM module tag updates (Russell King)
o ARM nexus updates (Russell King)
o Remove double include of bitops in fat (Russell King)
o Add further export symbol checks (Keith Owens)
o Report initrd ramdisk unpack failures (Russell King)
o Wait for context thread to start before
returning from start_context_thread (Russell King)
o Remove unused prototype in the pagemap.h file (Anton Altaparmakov)
o Move asm-um/page_offset.h to the right place (Jeff Dike)
o Add hooks for ARM pcmcia merging (32bit I/O
and per mapping info)
(Russell King)
o SA1100 pcmcia (John Dorsey, Woojung Huh, Jordi Colomer,
Ken Gordon, Russell King)

2.4.10-ac7
o Miscellaneous arm fixes (Russell King)
o Arm include updates (Russell King)
o SA1100 updates (Russell King)
o EBSA110 and integrator updates (Russell King)
o ARM arch updates (Russell King)
o Zero length packets for UHCI (Johannes Erdfelt)
o Update the uml block driver, make it 64bit clean(Greg Lonnon)
o Change UML adress mappings (Jeff Dike)
o Update UML signal handling (Jeff Dike)
o Miscellaneous UML fixes (Jeff Dike)
o Update the UML example iomem driver (Greg Lonnon)
o Next batch of fs/namespace cleanups (Al Viro)
o Fix PPP over ATM configuration (me)

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