April 19, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.3-ac10

Author: JT Smith


Intermediate diffs are available from:


You may well need to 'make clean' before building -ac8 as the GDT
has changed a little.

o Merge Linus 2.4.4pre4
o Apply the i960 quirk to the DPT I2O controllers (me)
o Etrax100 updates (Bjorn Wesen)
o Fix skge memory leak (Jes Sorensen)
o Handle reiserfs log overflow error (Chris Mason)
o Merge JFFS2 (compressing log flash file system)
(David Woodhouse)
o Merge contributed help texts for options (Eric Raymond,
Steven Cole)
o Further screen blanking fixes (Mikael Pettersson)
o Further binfmt elf DLINFO fixes/alignment (Benjamin
o Fix reboot notifier unregister in aic7xxx (Arjan van de Ven)
o Fix orinoco_cs build on powerpc (David Gibson)
o Neomagic audio didn't call pci_enable_device (Marcus Meissner)
o Remove superblock file size setting for 2Gb
default size file systems(Al Viro)
o Merge UML gprof support (Jeff Dike)
o Clean up UML slip code (Jeff Dike)
o Allow UML attach to already running debuggers (Jeff Dike)
o Reorder frame buffer probes (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Add __init calls to bluesmoke.c (Dave Jones)
o Add missing pci_enable_device to toshoboe (Marcus Meissner)
o Updated AFFS file system (Roman Zippel)
o DVD-RAM fixes (Jens Axboe)
o Further sundance driver fixes (Jeff Garzik)
o Fix qlogicfc warning (Dave Miller)
o Fix sign handling error in scsi_ioctl (me)
| Found by the Stanford validator
| Found by the Stanford validator
o Fixed I2O posts to be uninterruptible (me)
o Stop IDE layer eating Supertrak slave PDC20265 (me)
o Work around the DPT I2O controller exploding
when asked to quiesce. (me)

o Fix ac8 pnpbios build bug (me)
o Fix ac8 sysrq build bug (me)
o Fix uml for new semaphores (Jeff Dike)
o Attempt to flush low memory buffers when short
of bounce space on highmem machines (Marcelo Tosatti)
o Kill old filesystem_setup function (Al Viro)
o Small pnp bios tidy up (me)

o Restore wan router features backed out by the (me)
sangoma stuff Linus merged
o Clean up #ifdefs in Sangoma code a bit (me)
o Fix missing kmalloc return checks in Sangoma (me)
o Fix d_flags bit setting in knfsd (Mikael Pettersson)
o Turn on winchip MCE (Dave Jones)
o IRDA USB driver fixups (Dag Brattli,
Philipp Rumpf, Jean Tourrilhes)
o Tidy up cpu capability mask reporting (Rogier Wolff)
o Refix icmp gcc warnings (Andrzej M. Krzysztofowicz)
o Remove 2.0 ioremap hacks from ISDN layer (Kai Germaschewski)
o Fix request_region ranges on hisax/bkm_a8 (Roland Klabunde)
o Add rx fifo overlfow handling to pci hisax (Werner Cornelius)
o Hysdn driver updates (Ulrich Albrecht)
o Rewrite cisco hdlc keepalive code (Bjoern Zeeb,
Kai Germaschewski)
o Document CONFIG_TMSISA (Jochen Friedrich)
o Fix emu10k memory leak (Hugh Dickins)
o Fix i810 audio SMP lockups (Doug Ledford)
o Merge binfmt_elf changes for PPC (Benjamin Herrenschmidt)
o Make sysrq keybindings a clean API (Crutcher Dunvant)
| I think I caught all the sysrq updates from after
| the patch was written and got them right - please check
o Merge PnP bios enumeration and PnP BIOS (Christian Schmidt,
parport support (Tom Lees, David Hinds, Gunther Mayer)
o Bit more experimental work on fixing bounce
buffers (Marcelo Tosatti, me)


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