October 1, 2001

Linux 2.4.10-ac3

Author: JT Smith

Alan Cox sends word of the latest kernel release. Read on below for links and the changelog.
ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/alan/linux-2.4/

                 Intermediate diffs are available from
                         http://www.bzimage.org


This should clean up the loose ends, and adds the big pending updates for
all the flash stuff, and some S/390 stuff

2.4.10-ac3
o        Fix page_kills_ppro call                        (Peter Blomgren)
o        mtd jffs and jffs2 updates                      (David Woodhouse)
o        Partition handling updates                      (Al Viro)
o        S/390 documentation updates                     (Martin Schwidefsky)
o        S/390 code updates                              (Martin Schwidefsky)
o        Add clean config for bust_spinlock generics     (Martin Schwidefsky)
o        Correct EXPORT_MODULE_GPL                       (Keith Owens)
o        NFSv3 mkdir fix                                         (Glen Serre)
o        Clean up NFS yielding                           (Trond Myklebust)

2.4.10-ac2
o        Merge Configure.help changes from 2.4.10
o        Fix the spin_unlock oostore to maybe work       (me)
o        Fix for pentium pro errata #50                  (me)
o        initio driver type cleanups                     (Arjan van de Ven)
o        rpc_queue_lock needs to be non static           (Frank Davies)
o        Fix a potential crash in ldm partition code     (Al Viro)
o        Acenic updates                                  (Jes Sorensen)
o        Fix scsi tur direction info                     (James Bottomley)
o        Further natsemi updates                                 (Manfred Spraul)
o        Add license tags to jffs/jffs2                  (Frank Davies)
o        Console driver optimisations                    (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o        Add belkin F5U120 serial to belkin_sa           (Amy Fong)
o        Big endian fixes for console drivers            (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o        Add module tags to the mwave driver             (Thomas Hood)
o        i2o header file cleanups                        (Russell King)
o        Fix C2 power state in ACPI                      (Martin Röder)
o        Deadlock and error handling fixes for 8139too   (Manfred Spraul)
o        Update NR_DEAD in keyboard driver               (Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                                 de Melo)
o        Fix race in processor init sequence             (Martin Bligh)
o        Check procfs returns in acpi                    (Pavel Machek)
o        Add DMI handles for problem K7V-RM and          (Pavel Machek)
         Tosh 4030cdt
o        Fix analog joystick breakage from 2.4.10        (Vojtech Pavlik)
o        Work around vaio weird pnpbios happenings       (Thomas Hood)
o        Update ninja scsi driver                        (YOKOTA Hiroshi)
o        Adbmouse typo fix                               (Paul Mackerras)

2.4.10-ac1
o        Merge with Linux 2.4.10 tree
         - Drop VM changes
         - Drop raw/block I/O changes
         - Drop out O_DIRECT
         - Basically remove the seriously unsafe stuff and
          keep the -ac VM
         - I've not applied the obvious fixes so ACPI and joysticks
          are still icky - that is for ac2
o        Fix the noncompile of SMP OOSTORE kernels       (me)

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