October 15, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.12-ac3 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. From Cox: "This tree doesn't compile for SMP with gcc 3.*. The problem appears to be the P6 safe spin_unlock code. Right now I don't see why so if you want to build with 3.* you have to figure that out too 8)
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2.4.12-ac3
o Switch mpt fusion driver to use set_current_state
(Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Ext3 file system update and related fixes (Andrew Morton,
Stephen Tweedie)
o ASM m68k include updates (Richard Ziclicky)
o Netwinder audio update (Russell King)
o SA1100 documentation update (Russell King)
o ARM keyboard updates (Russell King)
o ARM include updates (Russell King)
o Fix a pcmcia/ds.c return on error case (Russell King)
o Small ARM core updates (Russell King)
o Philips USB camera driver update ("Nemosoft")
o Add XScale pci ident (Russell King)
o SA1100 frame buffer update (Russell King)
o Update floppy.c for N_FDC=1 case (Russell King)
o Update floppy parameter support (Russell King)
o Bring -ac usb device locking in line with Linus (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
tree
o USB initialisation fixes (Linus Torvalds)
o Use set_current_state in wireless drivers (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Megaraid driver v 1.18 (Atul Mukker)

2.4.12-ac2
o Fix the reiserfs buffer accounting bug (Chris Mason)
o VIA rhine oops fix (Urban Widmark)
o Fix ppc build, add license tags (Paul Mackerras)
o Fix partition size handling bug (Al Viro)
o Handle BIOSes that slow the CPU more sanely (me)
o Fix pm.h include in pc_keyb.c (Mike Borrelli)
o Document some of the APM code (me)
o Reapply reiserfs big endian support (Jeff Mahoney)
o Fix misleading bootflag reporting (Thomas Hood)
o Fix a reporting bug in the promise driver (Alexander Yurchenko)
o Switch bits of scsi to use set_current_state
(Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Switch cdrom drivers to set_current_state (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Add license tags to reiserfs (Dirk Mueller)
o SA1100 fixes (Russell King)
o Fix usb config typo (Tom Rini)
o Eurotech PC104 watchdog (Rodolfo Giometti)
o Add support for the VIA C5 processor (Dave Jones)
o Add Dave Jones to maintainers file (Dave Jones)
o Switch paride drivers to set_current_state (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Switch USB drivers to set_current_state (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Switch most of drivers/char to s_c_s (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Back out a bogus aci change (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Switch sound to use set_current_state (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Cache reporting errata handling (Dave Jones)
o Merge some identical vm operations (Christoph Hellwig)
o Fix init/version.h comments/format oddments (Daniel Dickman)

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