July 2, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.5-ac23 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-ac23
o Merge with 2.4.6pre8
| This should make things much more stable
o Restore backed out shm patches (Christoph Rohland)
o Fix quotaoff crash (Jan Kara)
o Move stuff into BSS on decnet (Xavier Bestel)
o Update ims twinturbo fb maintainer (Paul Mundt)
o Update Crutcher Dunnavant's email address (Crutcher Dunnavant)
o UML ^S/^Q support for the console and serial (Livio Soares)
o code cleanups in UML drivers (Jeff Dike)
o UML include and #define cleanups (Niels Kristian Bech Jensen)
o UML ubd driver defines blk_size correctly (Roman Zippel)
o which allowed clean up of related ubd code (Jeff Dike)
o tweak the UML definition is a fixable seg fault (Jeff Dike)
o fix the UML TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE deadlock (Jeff Dike)
o Update ldconfig scripts for multiple rodata (Jakub Jelinek)
o Small isdn.h fixes (Kai Germaschewski)
o Add Advantech TurboPAM isdn (Stelian Pop)
o Maxine frame buffer cleanups (Paul Mundt)
o UDF cleanup (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Fix jffs2 includes (Keith Owens)
o Small cleanups to vt.c (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Clean up istallion driver (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Clean up sh-sci driver (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Clean up selection (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Small random driver cleanups (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Small tty_io cleanup (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Small isdn_tty cleanup (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Expose scsi_add/del_timer for hosts
to adjust timeouts when they know better (Matthew Jacob)
o Remove unneeded init of data (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in wavfront (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in sb (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in nm256 (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in oss sound (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in cs4232 (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in ultrastor (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in scsi/hosts.c (Xavier Bestel)
o Remove unneeded init of data in i2o_core (Xavier Bestel)
o Fix strange fs/exec.c error return (Andrew Morton)
o Remove unneeded init of data in mcd (Xavier Bestel)
o Clean up belkin_sa ioctl code (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Clean up ftdi_sio ioctl code (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Clean up mct_u232 ioctl code (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Tidy ircomm_tty_ioctl (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Work around cypress cy723c693 RTC stability bug (Ivan Kokshaysky)
o Clean up autofs user access slightly (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Small fs/exec.c clean ups (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Fix eepro100 oops with power management (Marc Boucher)

2.4.5-ac22
o Fix the remaining make xconfig mess (me)
o Add APM disabling on DMI match (me)
| Needed for the Trigem Delhi3 (aka E Machines E-Tower 333cs)
o Fix pnpbios without hotplug (I hope)
(me)
o Merge an escaped via midi fixup (Adrian Cox)
o Revert minixfs changes

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