Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.9-ac11


Author: JT Smith
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Cox writes:

** This is just a resync as various people work to get most
** of -ac into Linus 2.4.10. Please don't resend patches - I have a
** lot nicely queued. This is just a snapshot to keep pakrat happy and
** so folks can see where it is at and double check. It might even
** boot - who knows

o Fix sign check error in death signal (Martin Macok,
Kamil Toman)>br>
o Merge up to Linus 2.4.10pre9

o Multiple swapoff fixes (Hugh Dickins)>br>;
o Clean up the mips parts of the mem.c ifdefs (Ralf Baechle)>br>
o Update NCR53c700 driver, make it generic (James Bottomley,
Richard Hirst, Rasmus Andersen, Keith Owens)>br>
o Recognize Radeon VE in radeonfb (Nick Kurshev)>br>
o MCE address reporting fix (Dave Jones)>br>
o APIC check fixes (Randy Dunlap)>br>
o Wrong SIGBUS data in siginfo fix (Daniel Kobras)>br>
o acpi Makefile fix (Keith Owens)>br>
o NTFS update (Anton Altaparmakov)>br>
o Parse mainboard resources inline to pnp not
as pci_device objects (Gerd Knorr)>br>
o Propogate register_netdev errors out from
init_netdev (Dave Miller)>br>
o Take sound lock static (David Hansen)>br>
o ns83820 updates/fixes (Ben LaHaise)>br>
o Small arch_init_modules fix for ia64 (Maciej Rozycki)>br>
o pci bridge setup fixes, 64bit sign propogation
etc (Todd Inglett)>br>
o Add another batch of MODULE_LICENSE tags (me)>br>

o ICP vortex documentation update (Boji Kannanthanam)>br>
o Fix farsync ioctl checks (Bob Dunlop)>br>
o Kiovec optimisations (Rohit Seth)>br>
o Fix irda-usb match flags (Adam J Richter)>br>
o USB serial MODULE_LICENSE tags (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)>br>
o Tidy up Changes notes to recommend gcc2.95+ (“Colonel”)>br>
o Kill dup in usb unusual_devs table (Harald Schreiber)>br>
o Ethtool ioctl handling fix (Dave Miller)>br>
o Add S/PDIF, 4 and 6 channel audio to ICH driver (Bob Paauwe)>br>
o Fix compare types in ncpfs (Petr Vandrovec)>br>
o Add limit to bluetooth ioctl (me)>br>
o Fix missing channel range check in dpt_i2o (me)>br>
o Fix lvm checks (me)>br>
o Add missing wireless ioctl length check (me)>br>
o Fix checks in sbpcd (me)>br>
o Fix checks in generic ppp (me)>br>
o Fix check in zr36067 (me)>br>
o Fix checks in moxa (me)>br>
o Fix checks in zr36120 (me)>br>
o Fix Matrox DRM to mention G450 (Pavel Roskin)>br>
o DGRS multi-nic mode fix (Rick Richardson)>br>
o Reformat aztcd (no other changes)>br> (me)>br>
o Clean up the mcd driver (me)>br>
o Remove gendisk export. Gendisk is now private (Christoph Hellwig)>br>
to the sane API and has proper locking
o Highmem overflow fix (Ben LaHaise)>br>
o Megaraid oops fix (Arjan van de Ven)>br>
o Update kernel-doc-nano-HOWTO (Ken Moffat)>br>
o Fix sis900 kerneldoc (Ken Moffat)>br>
o Fix via audio kernel doc (Ken Moffat)>br>