May 24, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.4-ac16 available

Author: JT Smith

It's at Intermediate diffs are available from

Cox writes, "This merges some of the pending changes. In terms of going through the
code audit almost all the sound drivers still need fixing to lock against
format changes during a read/write. Poll creating and starting a buffer
as write does and also mmap during write, write during an mmap."

o Fix FAT crashes with 2K media (OGAWA Hirofumi)
o Fix scsi trace messages (Khalid Aziz)
o Fix hga module laod problem (Juan Quintela)
o Fix leak in wanproc (Akash Jain)
o ESS solo clean ups (Marcus Meissner)
o Update address for Jonathan Woithe (Jonathan Woithe)
o Fix the mess I made of the stradis driver (Francois Romieu)
o Port maestro to 2.4 PCI API (Marcus Meissner)
o Report shmem pages in /proc (Christoph Rohland)
| Im not sure this is the right approach - opinions ?
o Port toshoboe driver to 2.4 PCI api (Marcus Meissner)
o Update 3ware ide raid driver (Adam Radford)
o Update ncr/symbios drivers (Gerhard Roudier)
o Fix fealnx build on some non x86 platforms (Jeff Garzik)

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.


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