September 18, 2001

Linux 2.4.9-ac12

Author: JT Smith
Intermediate diffs are available from

**       ::EXPERIMENTAL::
**       Catching up on the backlog a bit.

o        Yamaha audio wakeup race fix                    (Pete Zaitcev)
o        3c507 ring buffer handling fix                  (Mark Mackenzie)
         | It looks like the same may apply to eexpress and a few
         | others. People may want to check

o        4.4BSD alias syle ioctl bits                    (Matthias Andree)
o        Fix jffs_min compile failure                    (Frank Davies)
o        Fix hid initialisation order                    (Vojtech Pavlik)
o        Add sysrq to mconsole                           (James Stevenson)
o        Remove dead 3c515 stuff                                 (Andres Salomon)
o        Fix UML disk space leak                                 (James Stevenson)
o        uml hz_to_std()                                         (Jeff Dike)
o        uml makefile cleanup                            (Jeff Dike)
o        hostfs cleanup - use pread/pwrite               (Jorgen Cederlof)
o        Fix oops in scsi generic                        (Jens Axboe)
o        Fix missing break in riva fbdev.c               (Steve DuChene)
o        Push spin_trylock_bh into the headers   (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o        PWC driver update                               ("nemosoft")
o        Fix hz_to_std macro problem                     (Matt)
o        Fix radeon + AMD761 lockup/corruption problem   (Stephen Tweedie)
o        Intermezzo update                               (Peter Braam)
o        USB serial startup fix                          (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o        Makefile cleanups                               (Christoph Hellwig)
o        Code cleanup for eepro100                       (Ben LaHaise)
o        Fix pid handling bug in msg queues              (Mingming Cao)
o        Raid multipathing                               (Ingo Molnar)
o        Correct sys_setid return in md                          (Vojtech Pavlik)
o        Clean up isdn sc debug code                     (Vojtech Pavlik)
o        x86_64 random patch                             (Vojtech Pavlik)
o        Add x86_64 ifdefs to various places             (Vojtech Pavlik)
o        Limit granch asm code to x86 fix setup code     (Vojtech Pavlik)
o        Use unsigned long for flags where needed        (Vojtech Pavlik)
o        Fix reiserfs writepage v truncate/mmap race     (Edward Shushkin)
o        Eliminate various bits of reiserfs code and     (Edward Shushkin)
         references to old ext2/minix stuff
o        Support multiple block sizes in reiserfs        (Edward Shushkin)
o        Fix gcc warning building reiserfs               (Edward Shushkin)
o        Fix reiserfs 32bit uid on old format            (Edward Shushkin)
o        Fix yam hamradio driver                                 (Edward Shushkin)
o        Es1888 audio divider change                     (Craig Mahaney)
o        Add a highmem debugging option                  (Christoph Hellwig)
o        Remove crud from lvm.h                          (Joe Thornber)
o        Replace some LVM macros with inlines            (Joe Thornber)
o        Open/Close LVM PV's when using them             (Joe Thornber)
o        Remove lvm_short_version                        (Joe Thornber)
o        Use devfs_register_blkdev etc in LVM
o        Rename fields and consider only active LVM      (Heinz Mauelshagen)
         snapshots [and congratulations on the awar Heinz]
o        Change LVM locking to use rw_semaphores                 (Joe Thornber)
o        Assorted LVM cleanups                   (Joe Thornber and others)
o        IA64 processor prefetch                                 (??)
o        Return the right thing for strnlen_user when    (Andreas Schwab)
         limit = 0
o        More debug info on sysrq                        (Andrea Arcangeli)
o        Keyboard compile fix on Alpha                   (Andrea Arcangeli)
o        Shrink dcache before invalidating the inodes    (Andrea Arcangeli)
         on a umount
o        Fix apm disable handling                        (Thomas Krennwallner)
o        CPIA locking fixes                              (David Hansen)
o        zap_inode_mapping function to invalidate all the(Christoph Hellwig)
         maps of an inode
o        Remove accidental leak of console_lock back     (Andrew Morton)
         into -ac
o        Fix implicit declaration warning                (Dave Jones)
o        Add another promise ide ident                   (Arjan van de Ven)
o        Ignore PRQ bit in apic flags when looking for   (Randy Dunlap)
         unknown configs
o        Matrox driver update                            (Petr Vandrovec,
                                                         David Hansen)
o        NULL checks in lock code                        (Francis Galiegue)
o        Remove duplicate bits on fbmem.c                (Paul Mundt)
o        ia64 arch_init_modules fix                      (Arjan van de Ven)
o        Support tabstops >160                           (Petr Vandrovec)
o        "noac" NFS updates                              (Trond Myklebust)
o        Default P5 MCE to off                           (me)
o        Bluesmoke updates                               (Dave Jones)
o        Handle cpu info that goes over a page long      (James Cleverdon)
         | only tested on ia32/ia64 so far


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