Linux 2.4.0-prerelease-ac1

Alan Cox (
Mon, 1 Jan 2001 00:53:35 +0000 (GMT)

I've put this up with the 2.4test patches. This hasnt been run tested. Its to
let the arm/ppc/other folks who wanted to sync. If you want to run it fine. Note
that its not a nice clean diff with autogenerated stuff removed. That is to
discourage people from running it unless they really want to.

I have _NOT_ verified the fs/mm changes don't clash with the Linus ones so it
could easily chew up your disk, burp and spit it out. Please wait for -ac2
unless you are on the lunatic fringe

o Merge with Linux prerelease

o Merge Linus pre7
o Fix eepro100 on machines with unsigned char (Russell King)
o Give the FIQ on the ARM its own handlers (Russell King)
o Update ARM mm code (Russell King)
o Fix ARM optimisations (Russell King)
o Update arm initd patch (Russell King)
o Improve ARM I/O operations (Russell King)
o ARM boot code updates (Russell King)
o ARM scsi driver updates (Russell King)
o Update ARM makefiles to new style (Russell King)
o Add missing sections to arm link script for glue(Russell King)
o Update ARM io includes (Russell King)
o Clean up frame pointer printing on ARM traps (Russell King)
o Update ARM machine definitions (Russell King)
o Move the ARM task unmapped base definition (Russell King)
o Remove ARM specific hacks from char/mem.c (Russell King)
o Fix BIOS32 code for ARM (Russell King)
o Back out bogus SMP halt change (Andi Kleen)
o Patches to fix warnings from gcc 2.97 cvs (Marcel Schmidt)
o Update logo palette handling (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Drop out the compiler selector (2.96/7 seem to work)

o Merge Linus pre6

o Merge Linus pre5

o Further quota build fix (Jarno Paananen)
o Fix various combinations that don't build (Arjan van de Ven)
o Further Fusion driver updates (Steve Ralston)
o Alpha makefile fixes (Dave Gilbert)

o Merge Linus pre4
o Fix network register/hotplug/publish problems (Andrew Morton)
o Hopefully fix quotaless compile (me)
o Help for irda options question (Steven Cole)

o Fix frame size on toshoboe (Christian Gennerat)
o Quota fixes/updates (Jan Kara)
o Fix keyspan usb config (Hugh Blemings)
o Fix module handling in usb serial (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Fix sparc64 build of fusion drivers (Eddie Dost)
o Clean up config.h includes (Niels Jensen)

o Fix the patch file. Some stuff got corrupted.

2.4.0test13pre3-ac2 adds
o Resync with the powerpc folks (Cort Dougan)
o Parport experimental label fix (Tim Waugh)
o Make uhci return the same error code as the (David Brownell)
other USB hub controllers
o Merge Fusion drivers (Steve Ralston)

2.4.0test13pre3-ac1 adds
o Fix leak in link() syscall (Christopher Yeoh)
o Fix ramfs deadlock (Al Viro)
o Fix udf deadlock (Al Viro)
o Improve parport docs (Tim Waugh)
o Document some of the macros (Tim Waugh)
o Fix ppa timing issues (Tim Waugh)
o Mark the parport fifo code as experimental (Tim Waugh)
o Resynch ppa changelog (Tim Waugh)
| Tim please double check as I got offsets
o Add documentation to the PCI api (Jani Monoses)
o Fix inode.c documentation (Jani Monoses)
o Fix ext2 modular build (Jeff Raubitschek)
o Fix bug in scripts/ matching (Matthew Wilcox)
o Update SiS video drivers (Can-Ru Yeou)
o Yamaha audio doc fix (Pavel Roskin)
o Fix timeout problms with rocktports at 249 days

2.4.0test12-ac1 adds
o ARM bootup/initd fixes (Russell King)
o Fix ymf_sb setup bug (Pavel Roskin)
o Correctly print names of md10+ (me)
[Based on code from Roberto Ragusa]
o Fix sound crashes in various drivers (Tjeerd Mulder)
o Update epic100 to new pci api (Francois Romieu)
o Fix IOC/SIOC ioctl problems in ac97 code (Dick Streefland)

To merge
o Fix Ruffian Alpha boot (Ivan Kokshaysky)
o Bridge handling patches needed for Alpha (Ivan Kokshaysky /
Richard Henderson)
o Epic100 update
o Support mixed pnp and legacy sb cards
o Hopefully fix the bugs in the FAT and HPFS file systems that
caused fs corruption
o Fix cramfs vanishing data bug
o Power management locking fixes
o filemap posix compliance fix
o Fix pte handling race
o Remove unneeded inits to 0 in ide code (Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz)
o IDE documentation fixes (Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz)

Submitted to Linus
o Add the powermac extras to the input and (Franz Sirl)
keyboard drivers
scripts in 2.4test
o Fix kd_mksound declaration (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o SMC token ring driver update (Jay Schulist)
o Update USB documentation (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Cleanup ramdisk namespace (Jeff Garzik)
o Ramdisk missing blkdev_put

Merged by Linus from -ac or direct
o Add clocking option to maestro (broken laptop (me)
stuff again)
o Put back the module locking in soundcore (David Schleef)
that someone disabled
o Abyss driver cleanup (Jeff Garzik)
o Fix most of the tq changes (Mohammad A. Haque)
o DOC1000 driver fixes (David Woodhouse)
o Switch tvaudio and msp3400 to use up_and_exit (David Woodhouse)
o usb-uhci was using constants not flags for (Jeff Garzik)
pci interface
o Small fix for kdoc (Tim Waugh)
o Fix nubus build (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o atari/sun3lance update (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Amiga gayle pcmcia fixups (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Fixes for amiga scsi drivers (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Simplify amiga irq handling code (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Amiga sound/fb driver update (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Amiga/Mac/Atari keyboard driver changes (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Integrate atari stram with bootmem (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Restore atafb_fix that someone deleted (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o m68k include updates for 64bit structs (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Add driver for MVME147 onboard scsi (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Enable Q40 ide interface (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Replace init with initdata in places on m68k (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o MMU code changes for m68k (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o dma_addr_t and other minor updates for m68k (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o m68k ptrace update (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Fix pmc551 when used without bugfix enabled (David Woodhouse)
o Fix endianness on ftl layer (David Woodhouse)
o Fix atm build (Markus Kossmann)
o Update 8139too driver (Jeff Garzik)
o Fix readdir returns on procfs (Matt Kraai)
o Make SET_MODULE_OWNER macro safer (Jeff Garzik)
o Hisax needed __init (Jeff Garzik)
o APM updates, fix the Dell 5000e check for APM=m (Stephen Rothwell)
o Fix module initialization oops (Keith Owens)
o Clean up Abyss driver (Jeff Garzik)
o Fix raid linking order (Neil Brown)
o Cleanup console_verbose() duplication
o Radio driver cleanups
o BTTV radio config option
o Fix qcam VIDIOCGWIN bugs
o 8390 seperate tx timeout path
o Tulip crash fix on weird eeproms
o ISAPnP hang on boot port fix
o Maestro pci_enable fix
o Fix function prototype in wacom drivr
o Fix SCSI / PCI dependancies (Jeff Garzik)
o m68k config fixes (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Fix dquot overflow/recovery (Jan Kara)
o Make uid16 macros safer (Andreas Schwab)
o Fix missing Config doc and sound doc error (Thierry Vignaud)
o APM update (Stephen Rothwell)
o Fix SMP build on x86 (Steven Cole)
o Maestro ioctl locking fix (Zach Brown)
o Make console_* static inline not extern (Jeff Garzik)
o Work arounds for broken Dell laptop APM (me)
o Fix aha1542 memory scribbles (Phil Stracchino)
o Fix ide scsi printk (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Update EATA driver and Ultrastor driver (Dario Ballabio)
o Clean up printk formatting in a few drivers (me)
o Documentation for CONFIG_TOSHIBA
o Updated version of Rusty's kernel-hacking doc
o Updated SubmittingDrivers
o Added SubmittingPatches
o Updated procfs docs
o Updated initrd docs
o Tidy network drivers module locking (Jeff Garzik)
(Some in, a few to go)
o Alpha PCI fixes (update resource not __init, (Ivan Kokshaysky)
off by one on check)
o Fix warning in rclan driver (Rasmus Andersen)
o Clean up rcpci driver (new style pci etc) (Jeff Garzik)
o Fix generic bitops bugs
o Fix pcnet32 printk problems (Vojtech Pavlik)
o Network driver check/request region fixes
o MDAcon cleanup (Pavel Rabel)
o Tidy up mad16 driver (Pavel Rabel)
o ACPI updates (Andrew Grover)
o Fix FPU emulation compile (Adam Richter)
o M68K/PPC makefile fixes (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Work around a funny in the Solaris NFS client (Neil Brown)
o Fix building of network modules (Peter Samuelson)
o Fix media makefiles (me)
o FPU emulator source set for m68k (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Fix m68k build with rmw disabled (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Fix sun3 scsi, mmu and includes (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o M68k setup update (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Revert accidental amifb change (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Remove obsolete bits for q40 (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o Tidy m68k includes (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o I2C bus driver updates (Frodo Looijaard)
o Fix reference counting in ATM (Patrick van de Lageweg)
o Update Changes to give correct modutils rev (Steven Cole)
o Fix NLS bug for SMB
o Fix xconfig/menuconfig problems with config (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o Add firestream ATM driver (Patrick van de Lageweg)
o Rename block_til_ready in generic_serial (Patrick van de Lageweg)
o Fix i810 tco locking (me)
o Tidy riscom8 and sx namespace (Jeff Garzik)
o Fix pcmcia ordering on socket remove (David Woodhouse)
o Merge aha152x delay fixes
o Fix warning in sim710 driver (Pavel Rabel)
o Improve the ALSxxx sound driver documentation (Jonathan Woithe)
o Tidy the tachyon 5526 driver (Rasmus Andersen)
o Clean old old compile time config stuff from (Pavel Rabel)
mad16 driver
o Push Davicom support into the main tulip driver (Tobias Ringstrom)
o Merge bttv 0.7.50 (Gerd Knorr)
o Clean it up to use pci_pci_quirks properly (me)
o OSST scsi driver for Onstream drives (Willem Riede)
o Merge typo/doc fixes from 2.2.18
o Further NetROM tidies (Hans Grobler)
o Further rose fixes (Hans Grobler)
o Documentation/script fixes (Tim Waugh)
o BPQ ethernet tidy (Hans Grobler)
o Updated AX.25 tidy (Hans Grobler)
o Update credits to add Hans Grobler (Hans Grobler)
o Handle TLB flush reruns caused by APIC rexmit (me)
o Fix Yam driver for Linux 2.4test (Hans Grobler)
o Fix AF_ROSE sockets for 2.4 (Hans Grobler)
o Fix AF_NETROM sockets for 2.4 (Hans Grobler)
o Tidy AF_AX25 sockets for 2.4 (Hans Grobler)
o Teach kernel-doc about const (Jani Monoses)
o First block of mkiss driver fixes (Hans Grobler)
o Update acenic patches (Jes Sorensen)
o Acenic update
o Watchdog header to use __u32 etc (Eric Brower)
o Correct md name printing (Luca Berra)
o Add Steven Cole to the credits file (Steven Cole)
o DC390 update (Kurt Garloff)
o X.25 ifdef cleanups (Henner Eisen)
o Update OSST driver to (Kurt Garloff)
o Fix make xconfig failure on irda (Steven Cole)
o Fix crashes on unload of msr and cpuid drivers
o Remove crud from epca driver (me)
o Merge support for CPU's >2Ghz from 2.2.18
o Merge core loops_per_jiffy support
o Merge first batch of driver fixes from 2.2.18
o Make smp cpu halt synchronous (Andi Kleen)
o Fix eepro module warnings (Aristeu Filho)
o Fix most of the netfilter oops cases (David Miller)
o Fix appletalk config entry (William McGonigle)
o CCISS root= table (Charles White)
o Rusty's fixes/review of unsafe set_bit usage
(A few left to go)
o RCPCI45 PCI cleanup fixes (mark 2) (Rasmus Andersen)
o Fix 8139too signal handling and task scribble (Andrew Morton)
o Fix signal handling for usermode helper (Shuu Yamaguchi)
o Fix tty DoS bug (Andrew Morton)
o Wireless include update (Jean Tourrilhes)
o Resync mac ethernet drivers (Cort Dougan)
o Remove bogus asserts in 8139too driver (Jeff Garzik)

Superceded by other fixes
o Features is back to flags for compatibility (me)
o MTRR updates (36bit etc)
o Dont crash on boot with a dual cpu board holding a non intel cpu
o CS46xx update
o NFS atomic fixes (Trond Myklebust)
o Fix O_SYNC for ext2fs (Stephen Tweedie)
[ I believe so anyway ]
o Disable PMC511 driver - its obviously broken (me)
o kbuild documentation improvements (Neil Brown)
o Fix ppa and imm hangs on io_request_lock (Tim Waugh)
o Fix pport reverse/forward logic error (Tim Waugh)
o ACPI updates (Andrew Grover)
o E820 handling fixup (Andrea Arcangeli)
o Fix missing memory barrier in bootp/dhcp code (Cort Dougan)
o Fix ACPI driver wakeup races (David Woodhouse)
o Fix drm makefiles (Peter Samuelson)
o Link correctly with ACPI on ACPI_INTERPRETER off
o Shared memory fixes (Christoph Rohland)
o Fix bug in VFAT short name handling (Nicolas Goutte)
o Clean up the i810 driver (Tjeerd Mulder)
o Clean up misleading indenting in partition code (JAmes Antill)
o Support kgcc autodetect


Alan Cox <>
Red Hat Kernel Hacker
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