August 5, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.7-ac6 released

Author: JT Smith Intermediate diffs are available from

o Switch JFFS to use completions (me)
o Fix wrong unlock in try_to_sync_unused_inodes (Petr Vandrovec)
o Update UML to compile again (Jeff Dike)
o Clean up all drivers with clashing names for
complete, wait_for_completion (me)
o Some gcc 3.0 warning cleanups
o Add SCO AFS awareness (read only)
to sysv (Christoph Hellwig)
o Netfilter crash fixes (Mark Boucher)
o Second batch of superblock race/cleanup work (Al Viro)

o Resolve ext3 and superblock change incompat (me, Al Viro)
| Fixes hang on journal recovery
o Fix freevxfs leak (Andries Brouwer)
o Add another eepro100 ident (Matt Wilson)
o Further tweakes to make rpm based on
suggestions by Keith Owens (Keith Owens, me)
o Fix ISA dma range check bug in cs89x0 (Paul)
o Fix ISA dma range check on 3c505 (Paul)
o Switch md driver to use completions (Neil Brown)
o Add more sanity checks to the dmi scanner (me)
o Fix hash sign assumptions in reiserfs (Jeff Mahoney)
| IMPORTANT: this makes things consistent, it also means
| that if you have chars > 127 in file names _and_ you are
| running unsigned char little endian default (probably a tiny tiny
| number of mips users only)
you will need to archive and recreate
| those files. X86 users are _NOT_ affected.
o Add the infrastructure for ac97_ops ready for
digital audio etc (me)

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