May 23, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.4-ac15 available

Author: JT Smith

It's at ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/alan/2.4/. Intermediate diffs are available from http://www.bzimage.org.

Cox writes, "Ok most of the fixes seme to check out ok. I totally broke Stradis and
I'll fix that next patch I hope."

2.4.4-ac15
o Merge Linus 2.4.5pre5
| Also fixes a dumb bug in my mmx fixups I managed to forget to test and spot
o Dump the ACPI changes - new ones are pending
and the old ones are better than this lot (me)
o Revert serial incompatibility pending nice fix (me)
o Move a few other oddments to match Linus
o Rip format conversion out of the pwc driver (me)
| It belongs in user space.

2.4.4-ac14
o Fix error corner case on max file size check (Andrew Morton)
o Do first bits of applicom.c cleanup (me)
| This needs a lot of cleaning yet
o Fix open/close locking on dsp56k (me)
o Clean up the obvious namespace mess in h8.c (me)
| Wants verifying by Alpha folks
o Fix locking errors in machzwd watchdog (me)
o Fix printk levels on nwflush , someone with a
netwindup needs to see the FIXME cases still (me)
o Fix out of memory oops in pcwd.c (me)
o Add more Dell raid devices to sparselun table (Matt Domsch)
o Add hotplug table entry for aic7xxx (Marcus Meissner)
o Drop deceased APA1480 driver to match Linus tree(me)
o Fix ali15x3 nodma behaviour (Jeff Garzik)
o Further quota fixups (Jan Kara)
o Update a2232 to current version (Geert Uytterhoeven)
| Older one got merged in error.
o Clean up sonicvibes pci handling (Marcus Meissner)
o Remove dead radio miscdevice bits (Al Viro)
o Merge ATI Rage XL console support (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Fix problems with pyxis iommu on Alpha (Ivan Kokshaysky)
o Fix compile errors when built without /proc (Andrzej
Krzysztofowicz)
o Encapsulate shmem inode info using macros (Christoph Rohland)
| So Al can attack the inode struct..
o Move small symlinks into shmem_inode_info (Christoph Rohland)
o Count shmemfs pages and put them in /proc (Christoph Rohland)
o Put back accidentally reverted PnPBIOS parport (Marcelo Jimenez)

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