June 19, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.5-ac16 available

Author: JT Smith

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

2.4.5-ac16
o Drop the shmem/removepage changes to see if they(me)
are cuaisng the instabilities in ac15
o Fix bug in pci_init_module causing serial crash (me)
| Figured out by Niels Jensen
o Alpha build fixes for keyboard change (Jay Thorne)
o Tidy up imsttfb driver (Paul Mundt)
o Fix tdfxfb warning (Steven Walter)
o Fix fat fs build on ARM (Russell King)
o Fix catc help text (Brad Hards)
o Fix missing unlock_kernel in fs/locks.c (Andrey Savochkin)
o Minixfs alloc_branch fixes (Al Viro)
o Support bootflag extension (me)
| Experimental
o Add EMC Symmetrix to the sparselun list (Alar Aun)
o Update the ioc3 ethernet (Ralf Baechle)
o Add ataraid to the known root names (Arjan van de Ven)
o Further Sony Pi driver upgrades (Stelian Pop)
o Add geometry queries to the ataraid driver (Arjan van de Ven)
o Add ALi IRDA FIR support (Benjamin Kong)
o Fix gameport compile failures (Keith Owens)
o Fixes IrLMP states stuck in CONN_PEND state (Jean Tourrilhes)
o Small cris config fixes (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o Fix some potential irlan bugs/stack abuse (Ted Unangst)
o Fix OSS API bug in USB audio (Bruce Nesbitt)
o Update the MIPS64 core (Ralf Baechle,
Thiemo Seurer, and others)
o Update the MIPS32 core (Ralf Baechle, Kevin Kissell,
Carsten Langgaard, Justin Carlson,
Jun Sun)
o Add a driver for the AU1000 ethernet (P Popov)
o Fix security problems with i810 and MGA drm (Jeff Hartmann)
o Use a saner computation for maxthreads (Rik van Riel)
o Update matroxfb, support G100 SGRAM (Petr Vandrovec)
o Fix hang in scsi generic with cdrdao (Doug Gilbert)
o Correct aha152x abort fix (Jüergen E. Fischer)

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