August 26, 2001

Linux 2.4.8-ac12

Author: JT Smith

"I'm trying to make sure I can keep this testable
as 2.4.9 vanilla isn't being stable on my test sets.
This is basically a merge of all the "boring" bits."
Linux 2.4.8-ac12
From: Alan Cox 
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2001 17:13:35 +0100


ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/alan/linux-2.4/

                 Intermediate diffs are available from
                         http://www.bzimage.org

2.4.8-ac12
o        Merge the majority of 2.4.9 except
         - min/max mess
         - fat/isofs changes
         - drm changes (some collisions with other
                         fixes)
         - vm/buffer handling changes
         - emu10k1
         - vfs directory type changes
         - nfs/nfsd/sunrpc
         I'm trying to make sure I can keep this testable
         as 2.4.9 vanilla isnt being stable on my test sets 
         This is basically a merge of all the "boring" bits.

o        Update usb network fixes                        (Herbert Xu)
o        HID id matching fix                             (Pete Zaitcev)
o        ARM i/o fixes                                   (Russell King)
o        ARM alignment trap fixes                        (Russell King)
o        ARM softirq fix                                         (Russell King)
o        Miscellaneous arm updates                       (Russell King)
o        Configure.help updates                  (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz,
                                                         Steven Cole)
o        lock_kiovec page unwind fix                     (Velizar B)
o        do_swap_page recheck pte before failing                 (Linus, Jeremy Linton)
o        do_swap_page doesn't mkwrite when deleting      (Linus)
         | From 2.4.9 with extra comments etc            (Hugh Dickins)

o        Prefetchw macro fix                             (Andreas Franck)
o        Kill another bogus wbinvd macro in ACPI                 (Dave Jones)
o        Switch PnPBIOS to spinlocks and irq off                 (me)
o        Large PPC merge                                         (Paul Mackerras)
o        Remove surplus macintosh rtc printks            (Paul Mackerras)
o        Add modem power features to the mac serial      (Paul Mackerras)
o        Powerbook trackpad lockup fix                   (Paul Mackerras)
o        Adb updates                                     (Paul Mackerras)
o        Fix serial port base offsets                    (Paul Mackerras)
o        PPC sysctl code to use PPC32 not __powerpc__    (Paul Mackerras)
         | The latter is both 32 and 64 bit...

o        PowerMac pmu updates                            (Paul Mackerras)
o        S/390 3270 driver update                        (Richard Hitt)
o        MIPS docs update                                (Ralf Baechle)
o        Update mips maintainers entry                   (Ralf Baechle)
o        Update mips configure.help                      (Ralf Baechle)
o        Add some mips pci ids                           (Ralf Baechle)
o        DECstation turbochannel update                  (Maciej W. Rozycki,
                                                         Ralf Baechle)
o        MIPS64 update                                   (Ralf Baechle)

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