got, and the supportive emails I recieved, I figure there's enough
interest for me to keep this up at least until Linus is ready to resync.
(plus, Linus seems interested in me keeping this stuff in a ready-to-merge
state, which is good enough reason as any. 8)"
Patch is available from: http://www.codemonkey.org.uk/patches/2.5/patch-2.5.1-dj1.diff.bz2 On with the changelog.. This syncs up 2.5 right up to 2.4.17rc1. Merge a few of the more trivial "2.5 material" salvaged from the last -ac tree, a few fixes from the kernel list, and a few other pending bits.. Some of these fixes haven't found their way back to Marcelo yet, but should show up in 2.4.17-rc2 / 2.4.18pre1 with any luck. 2.5.1-dj1 o Resync with 2.5.1 | drop reiserfs changes. 2.4's look to be more complete. o Fix potential sysvfs oops. (Christoph Hellwig) o Loopback driver deadlock fix. (Andrea Arcangeli) o __devexit cleanups in drivers/net/ (Daniel Chen, synclink, wdt_pci & via82cxxx_audio John Tapsell) o Configure.help updates (Eric S. Raymond) o Make reiserfs compile again. (Me) o bio changes for ide floppy (Me) | handle with care, compiles, but is unfinished. o Make x86 identify_cpu() happen earlier (Me) | PPro errata workaround & APIC setup got a little | cleaner as a result. o Blink keyboard LEDs on panic (From 2.4.13-ac) o Change current->state frobbing to set_current_state() (From 2.4.13-ac) o Add MODULE_LICENSE tags for acpi,md.c,fmvj18x, (From 2.4.13-ac) atyfb & fbmem.