March 9, 2002

Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.2.21pre4

Author: JT Smith

Cox writes: "Please save any 2.2 updates for 2.2.22pre from now on unless they are
clear bug fixes. I hope to do a 2.2.21rc1 next."

2.2.21pre4
o Fix FAT breakage in pre3 (Dmitry Levin)
o Add S/390 LCS driver (IBM opensourced it now) (DJ Barrow,
Frank Pavlic)
o Update COPYING file to match FSF update (Dan Quinlann)
| basically swap 19xx example for this century..
o Fix a file name comment (William Stearns)
o Add realtek phy support to 2.2 sis900 driver (Allan Jacobsen)
o Fix MCE address reporting order, fix oops with (Dave Jones)
newer gcc due to bad asm constraints
o Starfire update (Ion Badulescu)
o Always victimise the dcache a little when
short of memory (John Lash, me)

2.2.21pre3
o Fix a case where a non blocking tty write could
get stuck (Peter Benie)
o Fix non blocking midi close on es1370, es1371
sonicvibes right this time (me)
o Fix menu/xconfig warnings (René Scharfe)
o Fix non blocking midi close on cmpci, cs4281,
esssolo, trident. (me)
o Add eepro100VE ident (Hanno Boeck)
o Fix DRM oops case (Herbert Xu)
o Fix an oops causing datagram AF_UNIX race (Paul Menage)
o Support newer geodes using new CPUID properly (Hiroshi Miura)
o Fix up RTC build for non pmac ppc boxes (Tom Rini)
o Fix MCE address reporting (Pete Wyckoff)
o Vibra16 docs update (Neale Banks)
o Eicon include file fix (Herbert Xu)
o ISDN loop and header fixes (Kai Germaschewski)
o Fix eepro100 out of memory during init path (Neale Banks)
o Fix BSD partition table handling breakage (Andries Brouwer)
o Add WD XD signature to xd driver (Paul)
o 3Ware driver update (Adam Radford)
o S/390 debugging updates (Carsten Otte)
o S/390 DASD updates (Carsten Otte)
o S/390 CIO updates (Carsten Otte)
o Update USB serial, belkin, digi_acceleport,
empeg, ftdsio, edgeport, keyspan, mctu232,
omninet, prolific, visor (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Cyberjack USB driver (Matthias Bruestle)
o USB ir dongle driver (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Support very large FAT file systems (Vijay Kumar)
o Backport 2.4 modversions build fix (Mikael Pettersson)
o Backport 2.4 es1371 init for new revs (Julian Anastasov)
o 3c507 driver fixes (Mark Mackenzie)
o ext2 obscure group descriptor corruption fix (Daniel Phillips,
Al Viro)
o Correct a problem where rpciod didnt give up
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