October 14, 2001

Linux 2.4.12-ac2

Author: JT Smith

"Fix the reiserfs problems, restore endian support to it; Other various small fixups; Cleanups on set_current_state usage..."

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From: Alan Cox 


ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/alan/linux-2.4/

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*	Fix the reiserfs problems, restore endian support to it
*	Other various small fixups
*	Cleanups on set_current_state usage
*
*	This tree doesn't compile for SMP with gcc 3.*. The problem
*	appears to be the P6 safe spin_unlock code. Right now I don't
*	see why so if you wnt to build with 3.* you have to figure that
*	out too 8)
*

2.4.12-ac2
o	Fix the reiserfs buffer accounting bug		(Chris Mason)
o	VIA rhine oops fix				(Urban Widmark)

o	Fix ppc build, add license tags			(Paul Mackerras)
o	Fix partition size handling bug			(Al Viro)
o	Handle BIOSes that slow the CPU more sanely	(me)
o	Fix pm.h include in pc_keyb.c			(Mike Borrelli)
o	Document some of the APM code			(me)
o	Reapply reiserfs big endian support		(Jeff Mahoney)
o	Fix misleading bootflag reporting		(Thomas Hood)
o	Fix a reporting bug in the promise driver	(Alexander Yurchenko)
o	Switch bits of scsi to use set_current_state
						     (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o	Switch cdrom drivers to set_current_state    (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o	Add license tags to reiserfs			(Dirk Mueller)
o	SA1100 fixes					(Russell King)
o	Fix usb config typo				(Tom Rini)
o	Eurotech PC104 watchdog				(Rodolfo Giometti)
o	Add support for the VIA C5 processor		(Dave Jones)
o	Add Dave Jones to maintainers file		(Dave Jones)
o	Switch paride drivers to set_current_state   (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o	Switch USB drivers to set_current_state      (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o	Switch most of drivers/char to s_c_s	     (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o	Back out a bogus aci change		     (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o	Switch sound to use set_current_state	     (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o	Cache reporting errata handling		  	(Dave Jones)
o	Merge some identical vm operations		(Christoph Hellwig)
o	Fix init/version.h comments/format oddments	(Daniel Dickman)

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