April 24, 2001

Cox: Linux 2.4.3-ac13 released

Author: JT Smith

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

Alan Cox writes, "This isn't a proper release as such, it should just deal with most of
the
compile failure/symbol failure problems."2.4.3-ac13
o Switch to NOVERS symbols for rwsem (me)
| Called from asm blocks so they can't be versioned
o Fix gcc 2.95 building on rwsem (Niels Jensen)
o Fix cmsfs build (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o Fix rio build/HZ setup (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o Fix PPP filtering dependancy in config (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)

2.4.3-ac12
o Rewrite the i2o post handling code to fix (me)
DMA memory scribbles
o Handle IOP constipation in the i2o_block layer (me)
o Fix bugs in the i2o table query causing reboots (me)
in i2o_proc on the DPT card
o Add quirks for i2o cards that handle large I/O (me)
queues badly [Promise supertrak100]
o Add cache heuristics to the I2O block driver (me)
| We don't cache large writes (assume seq)
| We writeback small writes (random, metadata)
o Disable use of writeback caching if there is (me)
no battery backup
o Merge Linus 2.4.4pre6
o Further semaphore fixes (David Howells)
o Correct 'void main' to 'int main' in rtc doc (Jesper Juhl)
o Hopefully fix bugtraq reported netfilter ftp
flaw
o Fix unistd.h for ARM (Russell King)
o Fix pre-emption of rt tasks (Nigel Gamble)
o Fix revalidation bugs in cciss/cpqarray (Charles White)
when rereading partitions
o Acenic updates (Jes Sorensen)
o Fix MAINTAINERS sort order (David Woodhouse)
o Restore DVDRAM fix with cdrom init fix too (Jens Axboe)
o Fix irda disconnect timeout bug (Dag Brattli)
o Experimentally reap dead swap harder (Dave Miller)
o Remove dead low mtu checks from drivers (Arnaldo Carvalho de
Melo)
o Add missing sk_chk_filter export (Byeong-ryeol Kim)
o Quieten pci printks, send them to log (Arjan van de Ven)
o Hopefully fix fastrak oops (me)

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