June 1, 2001

Linux 2.4.5-ac6

Author: JT Smith

"Fix the cs46xx right this time - (me)"
Linux 2.4.5-ac6
From: Alan Cox 
To: editors@newsforge.com
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2001 12:00:48 +0100 (BST)


                 Intermediate diffs are available from

In terms of going through the code audit almost all the sound drivers still 
need fixing to lock against format changes during a read/write. Poll creating 
and starting a buffer as write does and also mmap during write, write during
an mmap.

o        Fix the cs46xx right this time                  (me)
o        Further FATfs cleanup                           (OGAWA Hirofumi)
o        ISDN PPP code cleanup, cvs tag update           (Kai Germaschewski)
o        Large amount of UFS file system cleanup                 (Al Viro)
o        Move UFS file system to use dcache for metadata         (Al Viro)
o        Fix endianness problems in FATfs                (Petr Vandrovec)
o        Fix -ac quota crashes                           (Jan Kara)
o        Fix bluetooth out of memory handling            (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o        Fix freevxfs readdir                            (Christoph Hellwig)
o        Fix freevxfs sign/unsigned issues               (Christoph Hellwig)
o        Fix doctypos, other freevxfs cleanup            (Christoph Hellwig)
o        Fix flush_dirty_buffers warning                         (J A Magallon)
o        Add Carlos Gorges to credits                    (Carlos Gorges)
o        Further atm cleanup fixes (kmalloc/signedness)  (Mitchell Blank)
o        Fix hotplug variable in matroxfb                (Petr Vandrovec)
o        Fix ns558 crash                                         (Vojtech Pavlik)
o        Revert to Pete Zaitcev's khub locking           (Pete Zaitcev)
         | It works for me, Johannes changes don't seem to

o        Fix usb Config.in breakage for input devices    (Vojtech Pavlik)
o        Add another 3c509 ISAPnP id                     (Marcus Meissner)
o        Fix oopses and null checks on iphase            (Mitchell Blank)
o        CS46xx update                                   (Thomas Woller)
o        Fix mmap cornercase                             (Maciej Rozycki)
o        Tidy up aironet and saa9730 delay abuse           (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o        Force initial umask to be sane for broken       (Andrew Tridgell)
         init programs
o        Teach CML1 to strip out  from the       (Eric Raymond)
o        Resync with Eric's master Configure.help        (Eric Raymond)
o        Revert FIOQSIZE         
o        Fix missing copy_*_user in cosa driver          (me)
         | From Stanford tools

o        Fix missing copy_*_user in eicon                (me)
         + clean up ioctls a bit more
         | From Stanford tools

o        Fix use after free in lpbether                  (me)
         | From Stanford tools

o        Fix missing return in rose_dev                  (me)
         | From Stanford tools

o        Fix use after free in bpqether                  (me)
         | From Stanford tools


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