February 8, 2002

Linux 2.5.3-dj4

Author: JT Smith

Dave Jones: "Three Linus prepatches, one from Marcelo, and another bunch
of pending items. Pretty big merge, so tread carefully."
Patch against 2.5.3 vanilla is available from:
ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/davej/patches/2.5/

 -- Davej.

2.5.3-dj4
o   Merge 2.5.4pre3
    | Make virt_to_bus change optional, so drivers compile again.
    | Not the correct fix, but it at least gets things usable
    | until the right fixes exist. Define CONFIG_DEBUG_OBSOLETE
    | if you want to help out fixing these.
o   Merge 2.4.18pre9
o   Remove old cruft from blk.h                         (Christoph
Hellwig)
o   SEM_UNDO in semop() in pthread                      (Dave
Olien)
o   AFAVLAB serial multiport card support.              (Harald
Welte)
o   Handle awk failure gracefully.                      (Andrew
Church)
o   Add Intel Pro/100 VE recognition to eepro100        (Hanno
Böck)
o   Extra debug checking in __free_pages_ok             (Hugh
Dickins)
o   Numerous PPP fixes.                                 (Paul
Mackerras)
o   First try at fixing PNPBIOS & floppy problem.       (Anton
Altaparmakov)
o   VM_IO mmap() fixes.                                 (Andrew
Morton)
o   Recognise several extra cards in MOXA driver.       (Damian
Wrobel)
o   Fix ide-dma compile.                                (Jens
Axboe)
o   driverfs 'read past end of buffer' fix.             (Andrey
Panin)
o   Make ide-scsi & sg work again.                      (Jens
Axboe)
o   procfs prototype fixes.                             (Mikael
Pettersson)
o   Fix cardbus oops.                                   (Peter
Osterlund)
o   Add support for Lava Octopus PCI serial card.       (Jim
Treadway)
o   Sanity check inode in fcntl_dirnotify.              (Me)
o   Fix ethtool defines in pcnet32.                     (William
Lee Irwin III)
o   aha1542 modular compile warning fix.                (William
Lee Irwin III)

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