August 31, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.9-ac5

Author: JT Smith - Intermediate diffs are available from

o       Make pae i386 compile again                     (Russell King)
o       Add MODULE_LICENSE tagging                      (me)
o       Clean up aztcd (phase 1)                        (me)
o       Fix aztcd subchannel error reporting bug        (me)
o       Reformat cdu31a pending cleanups                (me)
o       Reformat cm206 pending cleanups                 (me)
o       Reformat gscd pending cleanups                  (me)
o       Reformat isp16 pending cleanups                 (me)
o       Reformat sjcd pending cleanups                  (me)
o       Reformat tpqic02 pending cleanups               (me)
o       Add tags in drivers upto and including drivers/char/*
        | lots more to add yet...
o       pl2303 oops fix                                 (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Sony clie updates for clie OS 4.0               (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Fix elf loader for prelink binaries             (Jakub Jelinek)
o       Make xconfig fix                                (Robert Love)
o       Add reparent_to_init, fix pnp and 8139 zombies  (Andrew Morton)
o       Update                           (Steven Cole)

o       ns83820 driver fixes and updates                (Ben LaHaise)
o updates                          (Steven Cole)
o       Add generic pgtable_cache_init()                (Russell King)
        | and remove pae ifdefs from init/main.c
o       Fix X.75 with new hisax drivers and an isdn     (Kai Germaschewski)
        disconnect race
o       Remove now defunct directory offset cast        (me)
o       Make several vm behaviours tunable for now      (Rik van Riel)
        | This is so we can study behaviour patterns not for
        | the long term
o       Merge an additional ide-floppy fix              (Sam Varshavchik)
        | Fixed the ide floppy I/O error funny on some drives
o       Pull dac/adc rate setting into ac97_codec.c     (me)
o       Update mips64 makefiles                         (Ralf Baechle)
o       Complete the missing bits of the proc           (Ralf Baechle)
        infrastructure using constant HZ to userspace
        | This has been partial for a long time, with the mips tree
        | it actually needs to be completed...
o       Avoid oops in rivafb when using 15bit depth     (Steve DuChene)
        on riva128
o       Indent seagate scsi into linux format           (me)
        | Changes pending so do this in two steps..
o       pl2303 updates                                  (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Orinoco update                                  (David Gibson)
o       IRQ stack value fix                             (John Byrne)
o       Enable DMA on 20268R                            (Zygo Blaxell)
o       Add missing -EFAULT return to se401             (Pavel Machek)
o       Voodoo 1/2 frame buffer console                 (Ghozlane Toumi)
o       Update cache size reporting errata              (Dave Jones)
o       Fix nasty oops and deadlock in i810_audio       (me)

o       Fix config glitch in drivers/video/    (Steven Cole)
o       Kaweth endian fixes                             (Brad Hards)
o       Update the MPT fusion drivers                   (Steve Ralston)
o       Possible floppy probe fix                       (Paul Gortmaker)
o       Add the KT266 agp to the table                  (Kris Kersey)
o       Start convering ia32 and x86_64 mtrr code       (Dave Jones)
o       Account ramdisk in out of memory code           (Russell King)
o       Possible fix for cardbus allocation failures    (Andreas Bombe)
o       Clean up other cases of const initdata          (Dave Jones)
o       Update the keyboard rate code to be more        (Dave Miller)
        flexible (needed for sparc)
o fixes                            (Steven Cole)
o       Pegasus USB driver fixes                        (Petko Manolov)
o       Fix i810 audio pops on speed changes            (Scott Herod)
o       GPIO driver for the ITE board                   (Hai-Pao Fan)
o       Philips Nino port update                (Steven Hill, Pavel Machek)

o       Last small bits of the PPC merge                (Paul Mackerras)
o       Fix compile bugs in airport driver              (David Gibson)
o       ITE8172 ide updates                             (Steve L)
o       Add i2c drivers for the ITE board               (Hai-Pao Fan)
o       AC97 register naming fix                        (Ralf Baechle)
o       TI 3912 serial driver                   (Harald Koerfgen, Jim Pick,
                                                         Steven Hill)
o       ITE general updates                             (P Popov)
o       Remove double init of SGI streamable device     (Ralf Baechle)
o       Update SGI indy drivers                         (Ralf Baechle)
o       Qtronix keyboard driver updates                 (P Popov)
o       Add tx3192 frame buffer support                 (Steven Hill)
o       MIPS frame buffer updates                       (Ralf Baechle)
o       Move vino.h into driver directory               (Ralf Baechle)
o       Ocelot updates                  (Jun Sun, G Lonnon, S Kranz, Steve J)
o       DDB5 updates                                    (Jun Sun)
o       MIPS jazz update                                (Ralf Baechle)
o       SGI wd33c93 update                              (Ralf Baechle)
o       Baget updates                                   (Ralf Baechle)
o       SNI updates                                     (Ralf Baechle)
o       Alchemy Au1000 support                          (P Popov)
o       MIPS eval board updates         (Ralf Baechle, Carsten Langgaard)
o       Update Decstation serial support                (Maciej W. Rozycki)
o       NEC Vrc5477 audio driver                        (Steve L)
o       General MIPS32 updates          (Jun Sun, Ralf Baechle, Matt Porter,
                                         Kevin Kissell, Carsten Langgaard,
                                         Jan-Benedict Glaw)
o       MIPS scsi updates                               (Ralf Baechle)
o       Notifier signal oops fix                (Benjamin Herrenschmidt)

o       Merge the fat and iso changes from 2.4.9
o       Merge the sunrpc changes from 2.4.9
o       Merge (hopefully correctly) the nfs changes
o       Switch to the 2.4.9 emu10k1 driver
o       Merge vfs directory type changes
o       Merge other oddments
        - This leaves min/max and the vm/buffer changes
          both of which are pretty dubious anyway
o       lock_kiovec page unwind fix                     (Velizar B)
o       do_swap_page recheck pte before failing         (Linus, Jeremy Linton)
o       do_swap_page doesn't mkwrite when deleting      (Linus)
        | From 2.4.9 with extra comments etc            (Hugh Dickins)


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