June 14, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.5-ac14

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-ac14
o       Fix oops on command abort on aha152x            (me)
        | This so far is only a partial fix
o       Switch to unlazy swap cache free up             (Marcelo Tosatti)
o       Page launder changes                            (Rik van Riel)
o       Remove dead irda irlap compression code         (Dag Brattli)
o       Fix bug where init/main.c executes freed code   (Hans-Peter Nilsson)
o       Fix ramfs accounting. truncate/freepage hook    (Christoph Rohland)
o       Add MTWEOF ioctl to parallel tape               (Russ Ingram)
o       Add driver for CATC based USB ethernet          (Vojtech Pavlik)
o       Update cris architecture code                   (Bjorn Wesen)
o       Clean up reiserfs tail->full page convert       (Chris Mason)
o       Clean up lp init, fix lp= option handling       (Tim Waugh)
o       Don't panic on out of memory during ps/2 setup  (Andrey Panin)
o       Initialise vc_cons objects in full              (Richard Hirst)
o       Futher Configure.help resync                    (Eric Raymond)
o       Fix misdeclaration of xtime                     (Petr Vandrovec)
o       Add yet more sb variants                        (Andrey Panin)
o       Fix bogus VIA warning triggers (I hope)         (me)
o       Fix 3c509 symbols when building nonpnp          (Keith Owens)
o       Make pid on core dump configurable              (Ben LaHaise)

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