March 21, 2002

Linux 2.4.19pre3-ac5

Alan Cox: "This is versus pre3 to keep the change set size down. This adds the fun
stuff. If you want a peaceful life and a production -ac system please
stick at 2.4.18-ac3 or 2.4.19pre3-ac4. IDE and large NFS changes do not
in general make for stability first time around."
[+ indicates stuff that went to Marcelo, o stuff that has not,
 * indicates stuff that is merged in mainstream now, X stuff that proved
   bad and was dropped out]

Linux 2.4.19pre3-ac5
o	Further IDE updates				(Andre Hedrick)
o	Reduce ide tape debug noise			(Alfredo Sanjuán)
o	Sync devices on final close not each close	(Miquel van Smoorenburg)
o	Make max busses/irqs dynamic on x86		(James Cleverdon)
	| Needed for big IBM boxen
o	Remove exp_find in NFS (never used)		(Al Viro)
o	Fix read locking on NFS export_table		(Erik Habbinga)
o	Fix possible NFS error path mnt/dentry leak	(Al Viro)
o	Use MKDEV macro in NFS device create		(GOTO Masanori)
o	Clean up stale fh stats				(Trond Myklebust)
o	Tidy nfsd_lookup				(Al Viro)
o	nfsd_setattr fixes				(Trond Myklebust)
o	Tidy up nfsd vfs calls				(Trond Myklebust)
o	Clean up nfsd syscall interface			(Trond Myklebust)
o	Fix fat NFS handle interfaces			(Trond Myklebust)
o	Tidy up export list handling for NFS		(Al Viro)
o	Use seq_file for NFS exports proc file		(Al Viro)
o	Support for deviceless file system exports	(Steven Whitehouse)
o	Remove big kernel lock use for most of nfsd	(Trond Myklebust)
o	Convert sunrpc code to use generic linux lists	(Trond Myklebust)
o	Tidy up svc_sock NFS locking on SMP		(Trond Myklebust)
o	Improve tcp error/close handling		(Trond Myklebust)
o	Close down idle NFS tcp sockets			(Trond Myklebust)
o	NFS TCP fixes for buffer space tracking		(Trond Myklebust)
o	Handle TCP RPC service flooding			(Trond Myklebust)
o	Enable NFS over TCP via config options		(Trond Myklebust)


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