July 28, 2001

Linux 2.4.7ac2

Author: JT Smith

Alan Cox announces the release of Linux kernel 2.4.7ac2. Read on for the usual links and informative changelog.

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o       Update motion eye driver, fix stack and hang    (Hugh Dickins)
o       Fix sigsuspend bug on Alpha                     (Richard Henderson)
o       CRIS port updates                               (Bjorn Wesen)
o       Add support for Win2K dynamic disk partitions   (Richard Russon,
                                                         Anton Altaparmakov)
o       ISDN multilink fix                              (Karsten Keil)
o       HFC PCI support is now ITU approved             (Werner Cornelius)
o       Update sonypi driver                            (Stelian Pop)
o       Fix sleep with irq disabled bug in act2000      (Kai Germaschewski)
o       Farsync driver cleanups                         (Bob Dunlop)
o       Remove surplus tty==NULL checks in isdn tty     (Rob Radez,
                                                         Kai Germaschewski)
o       Remove sleep with irq disabled in icn driver    (Kai Germaschewski)
o       Remove sleep with irq disabled bug in isdnloop  (Kai Germaschewski)
o       Remove bcopy and duplicate snprintf from eicon  (me)
o       Remove bzero from eicon driver, use skb_purge   (Armin Schindler)
o       Updated NinjaScsi driver                        (YOKOTA Hiroshi)
o       Fix a jffs2 memory leak                         (David Woodhouse)
o       Updated bttv driver. Corruption on close fixes  (Gerd Knorr)
o       Audio driver for bt878 tv chip onboard audio    (Gerd Knorr)
o       Correct nvram byte range limit                  (Aaron Rendahl)
o       Include linux/smp_lock in shmem                 (Clemens)
o       Add DMI/apm support for broken bioses reporting (Marc Boucher)
        battery life wrong endian
o       Fix dumb bug in the sbf code                    (me)
o       Fix pnp shutdown oops                           (me)


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