May 29, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.5-ac4

Author: JT Smith Intermediate diffs are available from
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       APIC parsing updates                            (Ingo Molnar)
o       Retry rather than losing I/O on an IDE DMA      (Jens Axboe)
o       Add missing locking to cs46xx                   (Frank Davis)
o       Clean up sym53c416 and add PnP support          (me)
o       Tidy up changelog in apm.c                      (Stephen Rothwell)
o       Update jffs2, remove abuse of kdev_t            (David Woodhouse)
o       Fix oops on unplugging bluetooth                (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Move stuff into bss on aironet4500              (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Fix up alpha oops output                        (George France)
o       Update SysKonnect PCI id list                   (Mirko Lindner)
o       Update SysKonnect GigE driver                   (Mirko Lindner)
o       Add ATM DS3/OC12 definitions to atmdev.h        (Mitchell Blank)
o       Clean up atm drivers, fixed up user space       (Mitchell Blank,
        access with irqs off, kmalloc and use after      John Levon)
o       Update input device/joystick/gameport drivers   (Vojtech Pavlik)
o       Update USB hid drivers                          (Vojtech Pavlik)
o       Fix out of memory oops in hysdn                 (Rasmus Andersen)
o       Belarussian should be Belarusian according to   (Nerijus Baliunas)
        the standards
o       Support booting off old 720K floppies           (Niels Jensen, 


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