September 30, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.9-ac18 released

Author: JT Smith

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/alan/linux-2.4/. Intermediate diffs are available from http://www.bzimage.org. Cox: "This is just bug fixes - focused on getting this right and rock solid ready for the 2.4.10 battle."

2.4.9-ac18
o Fix aic7xxx and ncr53c8xxx compiles (Erik Andersen)
o Next PPC merge (Paul Mackerras)
o Updated patch-kernel (Dave Gilbert)
o Fix pgtable_cache_init escape on S/390 (Russell King)
o Fix alpha build (Dave Gilbert)
o Further scsi ifdef fixes (Arjan van de Ven)
o Revert softirq changes

2.4.9-ac17
o Fix vfree error on swap off (Hugh Dickins)
o Further USB serial fixups (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o ISDN cleanups - flags, includes, license texts (Kai Germaschewski)
o Fix bitfields in struct documentation (Tim Jansen)
o Next batch of MODULE_LICENSE tags (Arjan van de Ven)
o Fix the gendisk bugs (me)
o Endian fixes for cisco hdlc over isdn (Bjoern Zeeb,
Kai Germaschewski)
o PPPoE memory corruption fixes (Chris Mason)
o RSS accounting fix (Hugh Dickins)
o ide-tape fixes for HP colorado (Pete Zaitcev)
o Fix APM disable handling (Randy Dunlap)
o Fix mousedev behaviour with new gpm (Vojtech Pavlik)
o Add support for the ib700 watchdog (Charles Howes)
o Fix sysreq build fail (me, Junio)
o S/390 tree warning fixes (Martin Schwidefsky)
o Update the IBM serveraid driver (Keith Mitchell)
o Apply usb list_del fix (Georg Acher)
o Further midibuf fixes (Adrian Cox)
o Fix toshoboe pci initialisation (Adam J Richter)
o pci registration fixes for tlan (Adam J Richter)
o NFS lock reclaiming fixes (Trond Myklebust)
o Add Belkin F5D5050 USB ethernet idents (Dane Johnson)

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