May 9, 2001

Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.4.4-ac6

Author: JT Smith

Linux kernel 2.4.4-ac6 is now available; read the changelog below.ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/alan/2.4/
Intermediate diffs are available from

http://www.bzimage.org

2.4.4-ac6
o       Revert dead swap patch pending fixes            (Dave Miller)
o       Allow arch specific writeproc/DMA for IDE       (Bjorn Wesen)
o       Move to aic7xxx 6.1.13                          (Justin Gibbs)
o       Use pci_set_master on eni.c                     (Jeff Garzik)
o       Update wireless drivers, add airport            (Jean Tourrihles,
                                                        Benjamin Herrenschmidt)
o       Add new pci ids, clean up dup defines in eicon  (Jeff Garzik)
o       Add module loader to kernel docs                (Erik Mouw)
o       Fix wanrouter makefile bug              (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o       Add another pair of idents to the yenta driver  (Alexandr Kanevskiy)
o       Parport fixes for 1284 mode                     (Fred Barnes)
o       Update 8139too driver to handle wakeup bug      (Jeff Garzik)
o       Add koi8-ru locale                              (Andrzej
Krzysztofowicz)
o       Add ICH3 to the i810 audio driver               (Tom Woller)
o       Improve (hopefully) the confusing I82365 help   (me)
o       Fix a bug in koi8-u tables                      (Andrzej
Krzysztofowicz)
o       Fix a bug in UTF8->CP1255                       (Andrzej
Krzysztofowicz)
o       Fix a bug in iso8859-13 tables                  (Andrzej
Krzysztofowicz)
o       Update gdth driver to current vendor release    (Achim Leubner)
o       Kill cpia_write_proc (its insecure)             (Al Viro, me)
o       Fix unterminated array strtoul() in comx        (Al Viro)
o       Fix TCP send path leak                          (Dave Miller)
o       Restore older skb_cow() headroom behaviour      (Dave Miller)
o       Fix ipv6 oops                                   (Dave Miller)
o       Small ipx tidy up                       (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o       Fix unprotected userspace reference in trident  (Al Viro)
        audio
o       Fix expand stack locking                        (Manfred Spraul)
o       Fix offslab_limit calculation                   (Manfred Spraul)
o       EATA and U14F updates                           (Dario Ballabio)
o       Update scsi generic to 3.1.18                   (Doug Gilbert)
o       Clean up abs()                                  (Kai Germaschewski)
        | This needs further checking
o       ymfpci update                                   (Pete Zaitcev)
o       Quota code updates                              (Jan Kara)
o       Clean up eicon include abuse                    (me)    

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