September 8, 2001

Linux 2.4.9-ac10

Author: JT Smith Intermediate diffs are available from

**      This one should be stable. The next bits I have to merge may
**      not be.
**      Radeon dri report needs checking still

o       Multiple swapoff fixes                          (Hugh Dickins);
o       Clean up the mips parts of the mem.c ifdefs     (Ralf Baechle)
o       Update NCR53c700 driver, make it generic        (James Bottomley,
                                Richard Hirst, Rasmus Andersen, Keith Owens)
o       Recognize Radeon VE in radeonfb                 (Nick Kurshev)
o       MCE address reporting fix                       (Dave Jones)
o       APIC check fixes                                (Randy Dunlap)
o       Wrong SIGBUS data in siginfo fix                (Daniel Kobras)
o       acpi Makefile fix                               (Keith Owens)
o       NTFS update                                     (Anton Altaparmakov)
o       Parse mainboard resources inline to pnp not     (Gerd Knorr)
        as pci_device objects
o       Propogate register_netdev errors out from       (Dave Miller)
o       Take sound lock static                          (David Hansen)
o       ns83820 updates/fixes                           (Ben LaHaise)
o       Small arch_init_modules fix for ia64            (Maciej Rozycki)
o       pci bridge setup fixes, 64bit sign propogation  (Todd Inglett)
o       Add another batch of MODULE_LICENSE tags        (me)

o       ICP vortex documentation update                 (Boji Kannanthanam)
o       Fix farsync ioctl checks                        (Bob Dunlop)
o       Kiovec optimisations                            (Rohit Seth)
o       Fix irda-usb match flags                        (Adam J Richter)
o       USB serial MODULE_LICENSE tags                  (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Tidy up Changes notes to recommend gcc2.95+     ("Colonel")
o       Kill dup in usb unusual_devs table              (Harald Schreiber)
o       Ethtool ioctl handling fix                      (Dave Miller)
o       Add S/PDIF, 4 and 6 channel audio to ICH driver (Bob Paauwe)
o       Fix compare types in ncpfs                      (Petr Vandrovec)
o       Add limit to bluetooth ioctl                    (me)
o       Fix missing channel range check in dpt_i2o      (me)
o       Fix lvm checks                                  (me)
o       Add missing wireless ioctl length check         (me)
o       Fix checks in sbpcd                             (me)
o       Fix checks in generic ppp                       (me)
o       Fix check in zr36067                            (me)
o       Fix checks in moxa                              (me)
o       Fix checks in zr36120                           (me)
o       Fix Matrox DRM to mention G450                  (Pavel Roskin)
o       DGRS multi-nic mode fix                         (Rick Richardson)
o       Reformat aztcd (no other changes)               (me)
o       Clean up the mcd driver                         (me)
o       Remove gendisk export. Gendisk is now private   (Christoph Hellwig)
        to the sane API and has proper locking
o       Highmem overflow fix                            (Ben LaHaise)
o       Megaraid oops fix                               (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Update kernel-doc-nano-HOWTO                    (Ken Moffat)
o       Fix sis900 kerneldoc                            (Ken Moffat)
o       Fix via audio kernel doc                        (Ken Moffat)

o       Merge from 2.4.10-pre4 except
                USB uhci controller update
                MM/buffer cache changes
o       Intermezzo update                               (Peter Braam)
o       Clean up gendisk common code                    (Christoph Hellwig)

o       Add another 1885 ident                          (Leon)
o       Mention G450 in the 200/400 DRI                 (Pavel Roskin)
o       Fix non PCI aic7xxx oops                        (me)
o       Correct centaur chip detection                  (Keith Owens)
o       Correct Dell cable detection                    (me)
o       Fix usb storage warning                         (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Fix symbol clash between core and pwc           (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Comment out the visws                           (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Small alpha build fix                           (Ricky Beam)
o       NFS client update                               (Trond Myklebust)
o       SE401 update                                    (Jeroen Vreeken)
o       Check proc/modules before querying it in        (André Dahlqvist)
o       Add hppa to unaligned list for reiserfs         (Jurriaan)
o       i2c fix                               (Christoph Hellwig)
o       LVM 32/64bit sort out                           (Patrick Caulfield)
o       Softirq update/fixups                           (Andrea Arcangeli)
o       Add arch_init_modules hook                      (Maciej Rozycki)
o       Update slab cache to do LIFO handling and clean (Andrea Arcangeli)
        up code somewhat
o       Ethtool and alias fix                           (Arjan van de Ven)
o       Self adjusting syscall table filler             (Andrea Arcangeli)
o typo fix                         (David Weinehall)

o       Update compiler requirements doc                (me)
o       Fix module count leak (I hope) in cs46xx        (me)
o       Fix sx.c warnings                               (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Fix seagate.c prototypes                        (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Remove non-modular stuff from mod builds        (Christoph Hellwig)
        and fix warnings
o       Fix missing return value on xirc2ps             (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Fix atmtcp MODULE_LICENSE                       (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Remove various unused code                      (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Switch drivers/fc4 to use module_init           (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Config file fixes                               (Christoph Hellwig)
o       Fix AX.25 digipeat crash                        (Thomas Osterried)
o       DECNET update                                   (Steven Whitehouse)
o       Fix UNUSUAL_DEV entry for eUSB SmartMedia       (Andries Brouwer)
o       Remove spare maxinefb setup                     (Paul Mundt)
o       Add USB MODULE_LICENSE tags                     (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Update the irq fix for the i810 audio based     (me)
        on further analysis by Doug Ledford
o       make rpm target bug-fixes                       (Eli Carter)
o       Fix missing export-objs in acpi                 (Keith Owens)
o       VIA ide update (support 82c576, other small     (Vojtech Pavlik)
o       Fix tulip bug when using MWI experimental bits  (Jeff Garzik)
o       Add MODULE_LICENSE tags to telephony            (Robert Love)
o       Add MODULE_LICENSE tags to drivers/video        (Robert Love)
o       Fix z2ram tag                                   (Robert Love)
o       Ask for 255 bytes of header on scsi pages       (Matt Dharm)
        | Lots of USB crap can't even get truncating right
o       Fix ver_linux for e2fsprogs 1.23                (Albert Cranford)
o       Add MODULE_LICENSE tags to zorro                (Robert Love)
o       Make __module_license static                    (Keith Owens)
o       Merge some of the PPC64 submission      (Peter Bergner, Anton Blanchard, Mike
Corrigan, Dave Engebretsen,
                                        Tom Gall, Todd Inglett, Paul Mackerras,
                                        Pat McCarthy, Steve Munroe, Don Reed, 
                                        and Al Trautman)
        | I dropped some config bits to keep stuff simpler
        | and a few files that definitely didnt follow CodingStyle
o       Merge updated gdth scsi raid driver             (Achim Leubner)
o       Remove escaped debug code from ni5010           (Frank Davies)

o       Make pae i386 compile again                     (Russell King)
o       Add MODULE_LICENSE tagging                      (me)
o       Clean up aztcd (phase 1)                        (me)
o       Fix aztcd subchannel error reporting bug        (me)
o       Reformat cdu31a pending cleanups                (me)
o       Reformat cm206 pending cleanups                 (me)
o       Reformat gscd pending cleanups                  (me)
o       Reformat isp16 pending cleanups                 (me)
o       Reformat sjcd pending cleanups                  (me)
o       Reformat tpqic02 pending cleanups               (me)
o       Add tags in drivers upto and including drivers/char/*
        | lots more to add yet...
o       pl2303 oops fix                                 (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Sony clie updates for clie OS 4.0               (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Fix elf loader for prelink binaries             (Jakub Jelinek)
o       Make xconfig fix                                (Robert Love)
o       Add reparent_to_init, fix pnp and 8139 zombies  (Andrew Morton)
o       Update                           (Steven Cole)

o       ns83820 driver fixes and updates                (Ben LaHaise)
o updates                          (Steven Cole)
o       Add generic pgtable_cache_init()                (Russell King)
        | and remove pae ifdefs from init/main.c
o       Fix X.75 with new hisax drivers and an isdn     (Kai Germaschewski)
        disconnect race
o       Remove now defunct directory offset cast        (me)
o       Make several vm behaviours tunable for now      (Rik van Riel)
        | This is so we can study behaviour patterns not for
        | the long term
o       Merge an additional ide-floppy fix              (Sam Varshavchik)
        | Fixed the ide floppy I/O error funny on some drives
o       Pull dac/adc rate setting into ac97_codec.c     (me)
o       Update mips64 makefiles                         (Ralf Baechle)
o       Complete the missing bits of the proc           (Ralf Baechle)
        infrastructure using constant HZ to userspace
        | This has been partial for a long time, with the mips tree
        | it actually needs to be completed...
o       Avoid oops in rivafb when using 15bit depth     (Steve DuChene)
        on riva128
o       Indent seagate scsi into linux format           (me)
        | Changes pending so do this in two steps..
o       pl2303 updates                                  (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o       Orinoco update                                  (David Gibson)
o       IRQ stack value fix                             (John Byrne)
o       Enable DMA on 20268R                            (Zygo Blaxell)
o       Add missing -EFAULT return to se401             (Pavel Machek)
o       Voodoo 1/2 frame buffer console                 (Ghozlane Toumi)
o       Update cache size reporting errata              (Dave Jones)
o       Fix nasty oops and deadlock in i810_audio       (me)

o       Fix config glitch in drivers/video/    (Steven Cole)
o       Kaweth endian fixes                             (Brad Hards)
o       Update the MPT fusion drivers                   (Steve Ralston)
o       Possible floppy probe fix                       (Paul Gortmaker)
o       Add the KT266 agp to the table                  (Kris Kersey)
o       Start convering ia32 and x86_64 mtrr code       (Dave Jones)
o       Account ramdisk in out of memory code           (Russell King)
o       Possible fix for cardbus allocation failures    (Andreas Bombe)
o       Clean up other cases of const initdata          (Dave Jones)
o       Update the keyboard rate code to be more        (Dave Miller)
        flexible (needed for sparc)
o fixes                            (Steven Cole)
o       Pegasus USB driver fixes                        (Petko Manolov)
o       Fix i810 audio pops on speed changes            (Scott Herod)
o       GPIO driver for the ITE board                   (Hai-Pao Fan)
o       Philips Nino port update                (Steven Hill, Pavel Machek)

o       Last small bits of the PPC merge                (Paul Mackerras)
o       Fix compile bugs in airport driver              (David Gibson)
o       ITE8172 ide updates                             (Steve L)
o       Add i2c drivers for the ITE board               (Hai-Pao Fan)
o       AC97 register naming fix                        (Ralf Baechle)
o       TI 3912 serial driver                   (Harald Koerfgen, Jim Pick,
                                                         Steven Hill)
o       ITE general updates                             (P Popov)
o       Remove double init of SGI streamable device     (Ralf Baechle)
o       Update SGI indy drivers                         (Ralf Baechle)
o       Qtronix keyboard driver updates                 (P Popov)
o       Add tx3192 frame buffer support                 (Steven Hill)
o       MIPS frame buffer updates                       (Ralf Baechle)
o       Move vino.h into driver directory               (Ralf Baechle)
o       Ocelot updates                  (Jun Sun, G Lonnon, S Kranz, Steve J)
o       DDB5 updates                                    (Jun Sun)
o       MIPS jazz update                                (Ralf Baechle)
o       SGI wd33c93 update                              (Ralf Baechle)
o       Baget updates                                   (Ralf Baechle)
o       SNI updates                                     (Ralf Baechle)
o       Alchemy Au1000 support                          (P Popov)
o       MIPS eval board updates         (Ralf Baechle, Carsten Langgaard)
o       Update Decstation serial support                (Maciej W. Rozycki)
o       NEC Vrc5477 audio driver                        (Steve L)
o       General MIPS32 updates          (Jun Sun, Ralf Baechle, Matt Porter,
                                         Kevin Kissell, Carsten Langgaard,
                                         Jan-Benedict Glaw)
o       MIPS scsi updates                               (Ralf Baechle)
o       Notifier signal oops fix                (Benjamin Herrenschmidt)

o       Merge the fat and iso changes from 2.4.9
o       Merge the sunrpc changes from 2.4.9
o       Merge (hopefully correctly) the nfs changes
o       Switch to the 2.4.9 emu10k1 driver
o       Merge vfs directory type changes
o       Merge other oddments
        - This leaves min/max and the vm/buffer changes
          both of which are pretty dubious anyway
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)


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