June 9, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.5-ac11

Author: JT Smith

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/alan/2.4/
Intermediate diffs are available from http://www.bzimage.org. 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.
2.4.5-ac11
o       Fix the megaraid driver ioctl check             (me)
o       Fix the moxa ioctl checks                       (me)
o       Fix the i810 dri length check                   (me)
o       Fix array check in se401.c                      (me)
o       Fix scc irq array problems                      (me)
o       Fix sign check on zr36120                       (me)
o       Fix sign check in raw driver                    (me)
o       Fix zr36067 array size check                    (me)
        | All the above from the Stanford checker
o       Fix an irq order assumption in the i810 audio   (Doug Ledford)
o       Make real mode poweroff configurable and also   (Arjan van de Ven)
        add DMI entries for it
o       Clean up Alpha oops reporting                   (Will Woods)
o       Fix ia64 build bug from mmap change             (Bill Nottingham)
o       Fix sysinfo padding so m68k comes out right     (Jes Sorensen)
o       Update pci ids related to ide devices           (Andre Hedrick)
o       Update ide registers/ioctl numbers/info         (Andre Hedrick)
o       Fix speed detection on slc90e66                 (Andre Hedrick)
o       Update promise IDE driver                       (Andre Hedrick)
o       osb4 becomes generic serverworks ide driver     (Andre Hedrick)
o       Use new inits on ide_tape, add a reinit         (Andre Hedrick)
o       Use new inits on ide_floppy add a reinit        (Andre Hedrick)
o       Add amd74xx ide driver                          (Andre Hedrick)
o       Tidy up ide disk init/reinit. Add feature       (Andre Hedrick)
        register clear
o       Additional ide updates                          (Andre Hedrick)

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