February 5, 2002

Linux 2.4.18-pre8

Author: JT Smith

Tosatti: "Hi, no more big patches for 2.4.18, please... We are getting close to the -rc stage."

Download: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/testing/patch-2.4.18-pre8.gz

pre8: 

- Add missing netfilter files in pre7           (David S. Miller)
- SunGEM driver update                          (David S. Miller)
- Kill get_fast_time                            (David S. Miller)
- Update APIC LVTERR fix to work correctly on 
  old 486/586 APICs                             (Mikael
Pettersson)
- Check the return code of copy_{from,to}_user
  on serial code                                (Rasmus Andersen)
- Mark 2.5 extended attributes system calls as 
  reserved to avoid potential conflicts         (Nathan Scott)
- Change Christoph Hellwig's email address      (Christoph
Hellwig)
- Make BLKGETSIZE64 return size in bytes not 
  sectors                                       (Eric Sandeen)
- Coda dentry revalidation fix                  (Jan Harkes)
- hisax_fcpcipnp driver update                  (Kai
Germaschewski)
- i810 sound driver update                      (Doug Ledford)
- Early personality setting in binfmt_elf       (Christoph
Hellwig)
- Fix rename bug in reiserfs                    (Oleg Drokin)
- SCSI documentation update                     (Douglas Gilbert)
- Fix silly typo in megaraid driver             (Arjan Van de Ven)
- PPC update                                    (Benjamin
Herrenschmidt)
- USB bug fixes                                 (Greg KH)
- Fix devfs problems with removable devices     (Richard Gooch)
- Merge -ac1 fixes                              (Alan Cox)
- VXFS update                                   (Christoph
Hellwig)
- Add Compaq FC array to the LUN whitelist      (Arjan Van de Ven)

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