August 15, 2001

Linux 2.4.9-pre4

Author: JT Smith

Here's the latest kernel prepatch for your enjoyment; download from kernel.org or your favorite mirror site. Changelog below.
pre4:
 - Tim Hockin: NatSemi ethernet update
 - Kurt Garloff: make PS/2 mouse reconnect adjustable like 2.2.x
 - Daniel Phillips: unlazy use-once
 - David Miller: undo poll() limit braindamage
 - me: make return value from do_try_to_free_pages() meaningful

pre3:
 - Patrick Mochel: fix PCI:PCI bridge 64-bit memory type detection
 - me: more forgotten nfsd off_t -> loff_t
 - Alan Cox: ide driver merge
 - Eric Lammerts, Rik van Riel: when oom, kill all threads.
 - Ben LaHaise: use down_read, not down_write() in map_user_kiobuf.
   We don't change the mappings, we just read them.
 - Kai Germaschewski: ISDN updates
 - Roland Fehrenbacher: sparse lun check
 - Tim Waugh: handle awkward Titan parallel/serial port cards
 - Stephen Rothwell: APM updates
 - Anton Altaparmakov: NTFS updates

pre2:
 - me: fix forgotten nfsd usage of filldir off_t -> loff_t change
 - Alan Cox: more driver merges

pre1:
 - Rui Sousa: emu10k1 module fixes, remove joystick part.
 - Alan Cox: driver merges
 - Andrea Arkangeli: alpha updates
 - David Woodhouse: up_and_exit -> complete_and_exit
 - David Miller: sparc and network update
 - Andrew Morton: update 3c59x driver
 - Neil Brown: NFS export VFAT, knfsd cleanups, raid fixes
 - Ben Collins: ieee1394 updates
 - Paul Mackerras: PPC update
 - me: make sure we don't lose position bits in "filldir()"

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