September 27, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.9-ac16

Author: JT Smith

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

* Update the VM to Rik's latest bits
* Merge asorted minor bugfixes
* Merge initial speakup hooks

2.4.9-ac16

o Fix VM breakage from my merge error (Rik van Riel)
o Shmem race fixs (Hugh Dickins)
o Improve scan_swap_map optimisiations (Hugh Dickins)
o Fix swapoff race (Hugh Dickins)
o Fix add to swap cache race (Hugh Dickins)
o Remove the PG_swap_cache bit (Hugh Dickins)
o Remove unused functions (Hugh Dickins)
o Remove unused argument from get_swap_page (Hugh Dickins)
o Make use of exclusive_swap_page when we can (Hugh Dickins)
o Make swap almost ready to lose BKL (Hugh Dickins)
o Add initial pieces for EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL (me)
| kernel symbols for GPL only use
o smc-ircc module inits (Keith Owens)
o Update the hp100 driver (Jaroslav Kysela)
o Update kernel-doc for struct and enum (Tim Jansen)
o Fix mac89x0 skb->len poking (David Weinehall)
o Big chunk of MODULE_LICENSE updates (Arjan van de Ven)
o Add the tainting proc hook (Keith Owens)
o Nand flash driver build fixes (David Woodhouse)
o Fix self-parenting problems in clone properly (Dave McCracken)
o CPIA camera fix (Michael Marxmeier)
o USB serial fixes (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Fix cisco hdlc protocol for isdn (Bjoern Zeeb)
o Further tunnel driver fixes (Taral)
o ISDN isar driver small fix (Karsten Keil)
o Further sscanf fixes (Paul)
o Fix iph5526 clash with ptrace namespace (Dave Jones)
o First block of block device updates from Al (Al Viro)
o Fix atm ioctl bug (Mitchel Blank)
o ISAPnP updates (Jaroslav Kysela)
o Merge IBM MWave support (Paul Schroeder)
o ISDN return value fixes (Andrew Morton)
o Add Acerscan 1240ut to the USB scanners (Morgan Collins)
o Fix init includes for aironet4500 (Keith Packard)
o Fix GART docs to reference DRI not utah (Robet Love)
o Reiserfs speed ups (Chris Mason)
o Maestro init fixups (Adam J Richter)
o Lock function cleanup (Trond Myklebust)
o Make the DRM options clearer (Keith Owens)
o Add compiler.h from 2.4.10
o Update ns83820 driver (Ben LaHaise)

2.4.9-ac15
o Rik's next VM handling update (Rik van Riel)
o Update mousedrivers documentation (me)
o Update 53c700 drivers (James Bottomley)
o USB serial pl2303 fixes (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o USB serial modcount fixes (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o USB devfs fix for skeleton driver (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Fix possible double read_unlock in personality
handling (Christoph Hellwig)
o Switch to maintainers sysrq fix (Crutcher Dunavant)
o Further pnpbios fixes (Thomas Hood)
o Delete the right ipip tunnel (Taral)
o Coda fixes (Jan Harkes)
o Fix sscanf (Paul)
o Clean up the semaphore fix (Leonid Igolnik)
o Merge minimal hooks for speakup (Kirk Reiser)
| Speakup itself needs more cleaning up yet

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