February 26, 2002

Linux 2.2.21pre3 released

Author: JT Smith

Linux 2.2.21pre3 has been released. Read more for the changelog.

This merges the main backlog stuff as a big chunk. There are some small but
important fixes left for pre4 then I want to aim for a 2.2.21 about March
10th or so.

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 (Alan Cox)
o Fix menu/xconfig warnings (René Scharfe)
o Fix non blocking midi close on cmpci, cs4281, esssolo, trident. (Alan Cox)
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 its current dir (Andreas Haumer)


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