December 10, 2001

Linux 2.4.17-pre8

Author: JT Smith

Tosatti: "Hi, here goes pre8: The next one is going to be -rc1 so please don't send me any more updates and only bugfixes now. Updates will be queued for 2.4.18-pre1."

- ext3 quota fix                                (Neil Brown)
- Add __devexit_p() to ISDN driver              (Kai Germaschewski)
- Declare missing function on fdomain.h         (Eyal Lebedinsky)
- Add Sony Vaio PCG-Z600NE to broken APM 
  reporting blacklist                           (Kai Germaschewski)
- ns83820 driver update                         (Benjamin LaHaise)
- pas16 driver cleanup                          (Alan Cox)
- disable console flush on secondary CPUs on
  IA64                                          (Andrew Morton)
- fix typo on parport's ChangeLog               (Tim Waugh)
- fix use count for multiple queued requests on 
  closed fd                                     (Douglas Gilbert)
- Check return value of get_user() on 
  set_vesa_blanking                             (Jeff Garzik)
- Remove asm/segment.h include from nbd         (Jeff Garzik)
- Guard sysrq.h against multiple inclusion      (Jeff Garzik)
- Minor PCI skeleton changes                    (Jeff Garzik)
- Add via rhine MMIO to          (Jeff Garzik)
- Jeff Garzik is not the via82cxxx driver 
  maintainer anymore: "No time, no hardware".   (Jeff Garzik)
- Remove old tulip documentation                (Jeff Garzik)
- Avoid direct IO's "misunderstanding" of which 
  block device it should use                    (Masanori Goto)
- Remove mcheck_init() call from processor
  dependant code and put it in unified codepath (Dave Jones)
- Netfilter bugfixes                            (Harald Welte)


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