October 5, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.10-ac5 available

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 stuff this time, bug fixes new idents and tiny cleanups all stability work. I have another chunk of stuff to merge yet -- but I want to do this in pieces."

o Initial fix for the ELF loader bug (Linus Torvalds)
o Revert 2.4.10 sys_personality ABI change bug (Paul Larson)
o Add support for 16 byte commands to scsi
(only some controllers handle this) (Khalid)
o Small updates to the ide raid drivers (Arjan van de Ven)
o Update the hermes drivers (David Gibson)
o Airo driver update (Javier Achirica)
o NCR 53c700 update (James Bottomley)
o Next set of pnpbios work (Thomas Hood)
o Update ARM includes (Russell King)
o Update nwflash driver (Russell King)
o ARM alignment fix (Russell King)
o More pci.ids (Russell King)
o Add another SB variant (Jerome Cornet)
o SMBfs updates (Urban Widmark)
o Further mtd driver updates (David Woodhouse)
o Update ibmcam idents (Dmitri)

o Switch to Linus behaviour for kmap
in generic_file_write - should fix NFS oopses (Trond Myklebust)
| I dont have any highmem boxes so you get to test 8)
o ext3 deadlock versus truncate fix (Tachino Nobuhiro)
o Small reiserfs transaction fix (Nikita Danilov)
o Fix a fencepost error in the vm decision making (Rik van Riel)
o Shmem accounting fix (Christoph Rohland)
o BH async flag changes from 2.4.10 (Andrea Arcangeli)
o Remove wbinvd macro the acpi people re-added (Dave Jones)
o Make the kiobuf init code only clean needed
fields (noticably speeds up Oracle) (Andrew Bond)
o Move DMI scanning earlier in the kernel boot (Stelian Pop)
| This is needed to detect the vaio early enough
o Try and fix 21041 problems with tulip, better (Herbert Xu)
o Tulip rx dropped calculation
o Add further PCI idents (Jeff Garzik)
o Add another ident to the clgen fb (Jeff Garzik)
o Add intel i830 to the agp code idents (Christof Efkemann)
o pl2303 usb serial fixes (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o ipconfig typo fix (Ralf Baechle)
o Fix user mode linux build with new ptrace (Jeff Dike)
o JFFS tags update (David Woodhouse)
o Kill of remaining old style video4linux inits (Ladis Michl)
o Update i2c to rev 2.6.1 (Christoph Hellwig)

o Fix page_kills_ppro call (Peter Blomgren)
o mtd jffs and jffs2 updates (David Woodhouse)
o Partition handling updates (Al Viro)
o S/390 documentation updates (Martin Schwidefsky)
o S/390 code updates (Martin Schwidefsky)
o Add clean config for bust_spinlock generics (Martin Schwidefsky)
o Correct EXPORT_MODULE_GPL (Keith Owens)
o NFSv3 mkdir fix (Glen Serre)
o Clean up NFS yielding (Trond Myklebust)


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