May 14, 2001

Cox announces Linux 2.4.4-ac9

Author: JT Smith

It's at ftp://ftp.linux.org.uk/pub/linux/alan/2.4-ac/. Intermediate diffs are available from http://www.bzimage.org.

Cox writes, "Ok we are back on kernel.org."

2.4.4-ac9
o Clean up x86isms from the UML code (Chris Emerson)
o Remove un-needed UML flag,fix hang under load (Jeff Dike)
o Fix attach race in UML (Jeff Dike)
o Fix warnings, clean up cpp abuses in UML (Roman Zippel)
o Remove -D__KERNEL__ from user space of UML (Roman Zippel)
o Add NCR53c700 and 53c700/66 driver (James Bottomley)
|For NCR Dual 700 microchannel card
o Alpha semaphore updates (Ivan Kokshaysky)
p Fix ibmtr build a bit (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o Tidy sysrq-t output (Russell King)
o Fix miata halt to SRM (Tom Vier)
o Fix aging on buffer cache pages (Marcelo Tosatti)
o Fix looping behaviour on failing memory
allocations (Marcelo Tosatti)
o Handle the PIIX4 on the new intel 82801BAM (Tim Raymond)
o Fix user visible -ENOIOCTLCMD returns (Shane Wegner)
o Fix startech uart detection problem (Val Henson)
o Further tulip updates (Jeff Garzik)
o Revert hpt366 patch

2.4.4-ac8
o Prefetch constant copy_to_user data (Arjan van de Ven)
o Update cpqarray driver - use pci dma api (Charles White)
o Update cciss driver - use pci dma api (Charles White)
o Enable compiled in synclink driver (Paul Fulghum)
o Fix plip section conflict (Keith Owens)
o Tulip driver updates (Jeff Garzik)
o Frame buffer logo updates (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Update __initdata documentation (Ingo Oeser)
o Linearize sunrpc buffers using GFP_KERNEL (Trond Myklebust)
o C Scott Ananian has moved (C Scott Ananian)
o Update get_unaligned docs (John Levon)
o Fix pci pool handling on boxes that have non
irq safe map create/destroy (Pete Zaitcev)
o Update m68k semaphores (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Update NLS Configure.help (Nerijus Baliunas)
o Clean up cyclom driver (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o Further serial driver update (Jeff Garzik)
o Fix typo in sched.c (Jim Freeman)
o Do prefetches on wake_up_common walk (Arjan van de Ven)
o Fix bootmem init problems (Andrea Arcangeli)
o Fix pops on cs46xx power management (Thomas Woller)
o Fix reference of freed memory in cs46xx (Christopher Kanaan)
o Hopefully fix i2o scsi reset crash (me)

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