December 6, 2001

Linux 2.4.17-pre5

Author: JT Smith

Tosatti: "I'm going to release -pre versions more often from now on so people can
"see" what I'm doing with less latency: I hope that can make developer's
life easier."

Subject:
Linux 2.4.17-pre5
Date:
Thu, 6 Dec 2001 15:39:21 -0200 (BRST)
From:
Marcelo Tosatti
To:
lkml
CC:
Linus Torvalds , Alan Cox

I'm going to release -pre versions more often from now on so people can
"see" what I'm doing with less latency: I hope that can make developer's
life easier.

So here goes pre5 with quite some changes...

pre5:

- 8139too fixes                                 (Andreas Dilger)
- sym53c8xx_2 update                            (Gerard Roudier)
- loopback deadlock bugfix                      (Jan Kara)
- Yet another devfs update                      (Richard Gooch) 
- Enable K7 SSE                                 (John Clemens)
- Make grab_cache_page return NULL instead 
  ERR_PTR: callers expect NULL on failure       (Christoph Hellwig)
- Make ide-{disk-floppy} compile without 
  PROCFS support                                (Robert Love)
- Another ymfpci update                         (Pete Zaitcev)
- indent NCR5380.{c,h}, g_NCR5380.{c,h}, plus 
  NCR5380 fix                                   (Alan Cox)
- SPARC32/64 update                             (David S. Miller)
- Fix atyfb warnings                            (David S. Miller)
- Make bootmem init code correctly align 
  bootmem data                                  (David S. Miller)
- Networking updates                            (David S. Miller)
- Fix scanning luns > 7 on SCSI-3 devices       (Michael Clark)
- Add sparse lun hint for Chaparral G8324 
        Fibre-SCSI controller                   (Michael Clark)
- Really apply sg changes                       (me)
- Parport updates                               (Tim Waugh)
- ReiserFS updates                              (Vladimir V. Saveliev)
- Make AGP code scan all kinds of devices:
  they are not always video ones                (Alan Cox)
- EXPORT_NO_SYMBOLS in floppy.c                 (Alan Cox)
- Pentium IV Hyperthreading support             (Alan Cox)

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