April 20, 2002

Linux 2.4.19pre7-ac2

Alan Cox: "+ 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 2.4.19pre7-ac2 
o        Limit default i2o_block to 64K writes                (me) 
        | Several controllers can't handle larger single requests 
o        Add power management control to i2o_block        (me) 
o        Use chained sg list for i2o_block                (me) 
        | Need to load first 8 entries into message for performance still 
o        Updated i2o documentation                        (me) 
o        Fix make xconfig 
o        Fix bios reboot sequence                        (Robert Hentosh) 
o        Kees Cook changed email address                        (Kees Cook) 
o        Fix a minor SuSv3 violation in SIGURG                (Christopher Yeoh) 
o        Make htmldocs fixups                                (Erik van Konijnenburg) 
o        Make all the slab caches use the "_" convention        (Ryan Mack) 
o        Fix flow control problems with TCP over NFS        (Neil Brown) 
o        Removepage hooks as per old -ac                        (Christoph Rohland) 
        | This lets shmfs/ramfs keep accounting straight 
        | ramfs needs someone to drop in the other old -ac bits stil 
o        Fix via-rhine PCI idents                        (Shing Chuang) 
o        Backport of 2.5 aha152x update by                (Juergen Fischer) 
o        Loop fixups                                        (Arjan van de Ven) 
o        Add HP tachyon idents to cpqfc driver                (Jes Sorensen) 
o        Clean up mpu401 failure handling paths                (Zwane Mwaikambo) 
o        Ad1848 pnp scanning fixes                        (Zwane Mwaikambo) 
o        Kill dead URL in maintainers                        (Joe Perches) 
o        Back out problem bridge update                        (Mike Fedyk) 
o        Fix sound on Compaq Presario 700                (Santiago Nullo) 
o        Fix restore_flags handling in cmd640 probe        (Justin Gibbs) 
o        Fix oops from mptable impaired bioses                (Arjan van de Ven) 
o        Fix 8139cp/8139too big endian multicast setup        (Naoki Hamada) 
o        Fix missing newline in i810 audio printk        (???) 
o        Put syscall table back for now                        (Steven Hirsch) 
o        Fix ips build for some combinations                (Steven Hirsch) 
o        NLS makefile tidy                                (Urban Widmark) 
o        Fix radeonfb build                                (Peter Horton) 
o        Update poll_out fixes on tty devices                (Sapan Bhatia) 
o        32bit uids in acct data                                (Chris Wing) 

Linux 2.4.19pre7-ac1 
o        Merge CPU speed control framework and support (Dave Jones, Russell King 
        for VIA processors and AMD K6                Arjan van de Ven, Janne Pänkälä) 
o        Merge with 2.4.19pre7 
        -        drop out keyb changes (breaks some setups) 
o        Lots more i2o debugging work                         (me) 
        | I2O now seems to be working again and works 
        | for the first time on the AMI Megaraid 

Linux 2.4.19pre5-ac3 
o        Software suspend initial patch                 (Pavel Machek, Gabor Kuti,..) 
        | Don't enable this idly. Its here to get exposure and so 
        | people can bring the rest of the code up to meet its needs as 
        | well as fix it. 
        | Read the docs first! 
o        Small fix for the radeonfb                        (Peter Horton) 
o        Fix highmem truncation on DMA mapping bug        (Dave Miller) 
o        Modules are not supposed to hack the syscall        (Arjan van de Ven) 
        table so remove the export 
+        Add ite sound configuration help                (Steven Cole) 

Linux 2.4.19pre5-ac2 
o        Fix compile error when using initrd                (Jeff Nguyen) 
+        Make the KL133 onboard video happy again        (Andre Pang) 
        | and a lot of people working to figure out the right bits 
o        Reparent jdb to init and drop lock on exit        (Ishan Jayawardena) 
o        Fix radeon corner case                                (Arjan van de Ven) 
o        Cache more group descriptors on ext2/ext3        (Arjan van de Ven) 
+        SAB8253 series wan drivers                        (Joachim Martillo) 
o        Add more idents for PIIX IDE controllers        (Arjan van de Ven) 
o        Lock signals in procfs                                (Andrea Arcangeli) 
o        Backport of 2.5 BUG_ON() functionality                (Robert Love) 
o        Drop -O1 on sched.c - turns out its a CPU 
        microcode bug on early Xeon not Linux 
o        Fix Radeon fb reset problems as X11 did                (Peter Horton) 
o        Radeon acceleration/mtrr updates                (Peter Horton) 
o        JFS flushpage updates                                (Christoph Hellwig) 
o        BeOS file system support                        (Will Dyson) 
        | original work by Makoto Kato 
+        Fix w83877 watchdog SMP compile failure                (Paul Komkoff, me) 
o        Fix pty/tty POLL_OUT reporting                        (Sapan Bhatia) 
o        Update berkshire watchdog driver        (Lindsay Harris, Rob Radez) 
o        Clean up duplicated path_init and __user_walk        (Hanna Linder) 
o        Enable MMX extensions on Geode GXm                (Zwane Mwaikambo) 
o        O(1) scsi free command block finder                (Mark Hemment) 
+        Updated IBM serveraid driver                        (Jack Hammer) 
o        S/390 makefile cross compile fixups                (Pete Zaitcev) 

Linux 2.4.19pre5-ac1 
o        Merge with 2.4.19pre5 


  • Linux
Click Here!