August 7, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.7-ac9 available

Author: JT Smith

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

2.4.7-ac9
o Print warnings about buggy 440GX $PIR tables (Arjan van de Ven)
o Update ARM softirq code (Russell King)
o Compaq FC controller update (Charles White)
o Update ARM integrator platform (Russell King)
o Miscellaneous ARM fixes (Russell King)
o ARM io function updates (Russell King)
o Remove duplicate Configure.help items (Steven Cole)
o Update ARM shark platform (Russell King)
o ARM anakin platform (Russell King)
o Allow swap
o Set page format bit for scsi-2 tape (Kai Makisara)
o Fix compile with shmfs disabled (Christoph Rohland)
o RME Hamerfall audio driver (Guenter Geiger)
o Further UML fixes (Jeff Dike)
o Syncppp fix (Bob Dunlop)
o Farsync update (Bob Dunlop)
o UML network driver update (Jeff Dike)
o Revert aic7xxx makefile changes (Keith Owens)
o DaveJ has received enough Rise cpu reports (Dave Jones)
o Clean up building without procfs (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o Riscom compile fix (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)

2.4.7-ac8
o Kill accidental bit of S/390 merge I meant
to skip (hotplug should be working again now (Bill Nottingham)
o Fix host_info_lock namespace on ieee1394 (Keith Owens)
o Fix duplicate rio serial init (Keith Owens)
o Fix dead init_zoran_cards symbol (Keith Owens)
o Don't define EXPORT_SYMTAB in cmpci (Keith Owens)
o Don't define EXPORT_SYMTABL in sisfb (Keith Owens)
o Fix warnings in ess_solo1 (me)
o Fix deadlock in moxa mxser driver (Christophe Barbé)
o First of many needed devfs race fixes (Al Viro)
o Windows 2000 vfat name mapping fix (Wolfram Pienkoss)
o Clean up ubd, CONFIG_IOMEM->CONFIG_MAPPER (Jeff Dike)
o Fix a UML crash, make uml devices pluggable (Jeff Dike)
o Use page cache in hostfs, fix UML stat64 bits (Jeff Dike)
o Complete UML ppc support merge (Chris Emerson)
o Complete UML Configure.help (Bill Stearns)
o Add rep nop so the poor old Pentium IV doesnt
go thermal slowdown every long mdelay (Arjan van de Ven)
o Fix various invalid Config script items (Christoph Hellwig)
o SYS5fs BSD style symlink support (SCO etc)
(Christoph Hellwig)
o Fix PnPBIOS reporting on io v mem (Andrey Panin)
o Fix atyfb compilation problems with vaio bits (Keith Owens)
o Make HP support in AMI Megaraid run time (Michael Johnson)
o Fix an ext3 buffer credit accounting bug (Andrew Morton)
o Add hardware volume control support to ALi (Matt Wu)
o Clean up the above a little for non ALi, fix
rmmod crash (me)
o Adaptec scsi update (6.2.1)
(Justin Gibbs)
| + gcc 3.0 fixes
o Handle broken PIV SMP tables (Maciej Rozycki)
o Switch to static inline on ARM subtree (Russell King)
o SHMfs updates, race fix (Christoph Rohland)

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