February 8, 2001

Linux kernel 2.4.1-ac5

Author: JT Smith

Alan Cox posted this update and change log to the kernel mailing list: "Known problem: AIC7xxx doesn't work with some adaptec controllers still."
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2001 20:10:27 +0000 (GMT)
              From: Alan Cox alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
              To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
              Subject: Linux 2.4.1-ac5

                      ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/alan/2.4/

                      Known problem: AIC7xxx doesn't work with some adaptec controllers
                      still

              2.4.1-ac5
              o       Fix zero page corruption                        (Ben La Haise)
              o       Elevator corruption fixes                       (Jens Axboe, Linus)
              o       Fix fdatasync possible corruption problem       (Arjan van de Ven)
              o       Further KSLI ethernet fixes                     (Eric Sandeen)
              o       Merge the correct version of the pm fixes       (me)
                      | noted by Mikael Pettersson
              o       Account for inode/dcache in free memory         (Rik van Riel)
              o       Add info on how to check reiserfsprogs versions (Steven Cole)
              o       Disable write combining on serverworks LE chips (Mark Rusk)
              o       Fix via audio crashes                           (Jeff Garzik)
              o       Fix ip accounting rules bug                     (Rusty Russell)
              o       Handle USB printers that use device not         (Johannes Erdfelt)
                      interface descriptors
              o       Fix wheel on graphire usb tablet                (Peter Hofmann)
              o       Clean up maxiradio driver                       (Francois Romieu)
              o       Fix visor USB size reporting on buffers         (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
              o       Update USB serial documentation                 (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
              o       Fix locking on etherworks3 ethernet             (Jeff Garzik)
              o       Fix empeg USB driver problems                   (Gary Brubaker)
              o       Generic USB serial driver fixes                 (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
              o       Update USB serial configure.help                (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
              o       Add more device support to mct_u232 USB         (Cornel Ciocirlan)
              o       Fix typo in asm-ppc/semaphore.h                 (Andre Dahlqvist)
              o       Report reiserfs tools in ver_linux              (Steven Cole)
              o       Fix resource leaks in NCR_53c406, atari_scsi    (Rasmus Andersen)
                      and qlogicisp
              o       Move pci_enable_device earlier for hamachi      (Dave Jones)
              o       Type 6 drives are apparently floppy 2.88M       (Dave Jones)
              o       Remove duplicate pci_enable_device in ne2kpci   (Dave Jones)

              2.4.1-ac4
              o       Fix sk_in use counting in svcsock.c             (Neil Brown)
                      | Not yet a complete and final agreed solution
              o       Add support for KLSI USB ethernet               (Brad Hards,
                                               Stephane Alnet, 'the Zapman', and co)
              o       Update aic7xxx driver                           (Doug Ledford)
                      | Please test this carefully and cc reports to Doug
              o       Add help for CONFIG_INPUT                       (Steven Cole)
              o       3c523 driver update                             (Tom Sightler)
              o       Fix reiserfs Changes entry further              (Steven Cole)
              o       Limit ide scatter gather to 128 blocks          (Jens Axboe)
              o       Merge hppa config.in changes                    (Matthew Wilcox)
              o       Fix tx timeout recovery on via rhine            (Manfred Spraul)
              o       Fix stale comments in fs/block_dev.c            (Tigran Aivazian)
              o       Further defxx driver work                       (Maciej Rozycki)
              o       winbond 840 reported wrong setting value        (Maciej Rozycki)
              o       Guillemot Maxi radio support            (Dimitromanolakis Apostolos)
              o       Allow sleeping in pm callbacks but with locking (me)
                      working

              2.4.1-ac3
              o       Remove ancient dead net/Changes file            (Janice Girouard)
              o       Merge Linus 2.4.2pre1
              o       Resync xirc2ps with Dave Hinds tree             (dilinger)
              o       Finish sorting out ramfs problems               (Mike Galbraith)
              o       Update AWE32 documentation                      (Andre Dahlqvist)
              o       Remove reference to dead PPP documentation      (Andre Dahlqvist)
              o       Make max_map tunable                            (Werner Almesberger)
              o       Fix dead references to java support in some     (Andre Dahlqvist)
                      arch/config
              o       Make shmfs estimate size limits if none set     (Christoph Rohland)
              o       Revert Crusoe hanging pci hanging changes
                      | Im still chasing something weird in this
                      | area that some of the pci changes I have fixes...
              o       Merge HPPA hackers into CREDITS                 (Mathew Wilcox)
              o       Merge some of the HPPA updates                  (Mathew Wilcox)
              o       Add Reiserfs tools to changes                   (Steven Cole)
              o       Fix i2o Configure.help typo                     (YOSHIMURA Keitaro)
              o       SuperH HD64465 host bridge support              (Greg Banks)
              o       Fix modversion.h includes                       (Keith Owens)
              o       Tlan driver probing updates                     (Jeff Garzik)
              o       Change media drivers to use new style module    (me)
                      locking
                      | Janitorial job - fix the last ones that
                      | don't use module_*() and dump the init code

              2.4.2-ac2
              o       Fix matrox G450 framebuffer support             (Petr Vandrovec)
              o       Fix description of DMA-mapping.txt              (Dave Miller)
              o       Fix accidental revert of classifier bug         (Dave Miller)
              o       Fix accidental revert of isdn change
              o       Fix datagram hang on shutdown                   (Alexey Kuznetsov)
              o       Fix 64bit build of clntproc                     (Michal Jaegermann)
                      | wants a tidier solution yet
              o       Fix ide toc caching bug introduced in 2.4.0     (Fredrik Vraalsen)
                      | this should fix the DVD playback problems
              o       Swapfs renaming and final bits                  (Christoph Rohland)
              o       Further APIC/NMI updates                        (Mikael Pettersson)
              o       Add further kernel doc contributions            (John Levon)
              o       ACPI battery tweaks                             (Pavel Machek)
              o       Further ramfs fixes                             (Ingo Oeser)
              o       ROMFS fixes                                     (Mike Galbraith)
              o       CS4281 fixes                                    (Thomas Woller)
              o       Shift to authors official fixes for acenic      (Jes Sorensen)
              o       Update the usb hosthost network drivers      (David Brownell)
                      | Experimental but he wanted feedback so if you
                      | have one beat it up a bit

              2.4.1-ac1
              o       Resync with Linus 2.4.1
              o       Fix recursive make_request crash                (Ingo Molnar)
              o       Updated VIA IDE driver                          (Vojtech Pavlik)
                      | Please exercise due care and caution testing this
                      | bit...
              o       Fix case where threaded apps might write to     (Ben LaHaise)
                      freed kernel memory
              o       Fix ACPI oopses on tecra (apparently bios bugs) (Pavel Machek)
              o       AHA152x fixes from maintainer                   (Juergen Fischer)
              o       Fix case where scsi could hang on boot waiting  (Rogier Wolff)
                      for a disk spinup
              o       Further maestro3 pm work                        (Zach Brown)
              o       Further NTFS fixes                              (Yuri Per)
              o       Add GNU make to the list of URLs in Changes     (Steven Cole)
              o       Make dmx3191d enable device before touching it  (Rasmus Andersen)
              o       Make the sbpcd driver actually useful in 2.4    (Paul Gortmaker)
              o       Make buslogic enable device before touching it  (Rasmus Andersen)
              o       Fix tty module locking mishandling              (Maciej Rozycki)
              o       Workaround code for APIC problems with ne2k     (Maciej Rozycki)
                      | this will break original 82489DX devices for now
                      | ie _very_ early dual pentium boards
              o       Fix iptos netfilter bug                         (Rusty Russell)
              o       Fix get/set_fpu_mxcsr to check xmm ont fxsr     (Doug Ledford)
              o       Fix name_to_kdev_t symbol                       (Adam J Richter)
              o       Update magic sysrq docs                         (Jeremy Dolan)
              o       Support for ETinc PCIsync boards                (Francois Romieu)
              o       Mass duplicated word spelling fixes             (Dave Jones)
              o       Update sb driver to use spinlocks               (Chris Rankin)
              o       Fix leak in bmac driver                         (Hans Grobler)
              o       Fix kmalloc check in atm/common                 (Hans Grobler)
              o       Fix buffer leak in defxx                        (Hans Grobler)
              o       Fix kmalloc check in netrom driver              (Hans Grobler)
                      |BTW side exercise - how about using vmalloc here ?
              o       Ditto for rose                                  (Hans Grobler)
                      |Ditto for comment ;)
              o       Fix lockd 64bit handling                        (H J Lu)
              o       Tidy pci_match_device ifdefs                    (Rasmus Andersen)
              o       Fix qla1280 handling of registration failure    (Rasmus Andersen
                                                                       Rakesh Rakesh)
              o       Config include fixes                            (Niels Jensen)
              o       MatroxFB updates                                (Petr Vandrovec)
              o       Tidy fat_read_super to use get_hardsect_size    (Tigran Aivazian)
              o       Fix m68k bitops ffs()                           (Geert Uytterhoeven)
              o       Fix ip_nat_standalone ksyms stuff               (Rusty Russell)
              o       Fix copy_from_user mishandling in ip_fw_compat  (Rusty Russell)
              o       Fix romfs for 2.4ac maxbytes                    (Mike Galbraith)
              o       filemap/aging updates                           (Rik van Riel)
              o       Enable device before reading irq in ne2k-pci    (Martin Diehl)
              o       Remove surplus nr_ioapics definition            (Rasmus Andersen)
              o       S/390 build fixes                               (Florian Laroche)
              o       Advansys driver fixes/portability               (Arnaldo Carvalho
                                                                       de Melo)
              o       Fix out of message handling error in i2o_block  (Jason Lai)
              o       Fix bit granularity of 32 in ACPI driver        (Adam J Richter)
              o       Fix unsafe casting for ARM on NFS root mount    (Russell King)
              o       Fix mxcsr masking on pentium IV                 (Doug Ledford)
              o       Update u14/eata drivers to 6.03                 (Dario Ballabio)
              o       Fix signed/unsigned mess in sysctl handlers     (me)

              ---
              Alan Cox alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
              Red Hat Kernel Hacker
              & Linux 2.2 Maintainer                        Brainbench MVP for TCP/IP
              http://www.linux.org.uk/diary                 http://www.brainbench.com

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