Linux 2.4.21-rc3

Marcelo Tosatti (
Thu, 22 May 2003 19:19:38 -0300 (BRT)


Here goes the third release candidate of 2.4.21.

Summary of changes from v2.4.21-rc2 to v2.4.21-rc3

o fix unresolved symbol rtnetlink_rcv_skb with gcc-3.3

o mm/mmap.c address overflow fix


Adrian Bunk <>:
o fix sound/kahlua.c .text.exit error
o fix ips.c .text.exit error
o updates from -ac

Alan Cox <>:
o fix ipmi screwup
o IDE config fixes
o allow rw_disk in IDE to be hooked
o clean up the pdc4030 to use the new hooks not ifdefs
o fix modular ide build and other makefile bug
o correct ALi doc
o hpt37x
o add Intel ICH5 Serial ATA
o fix wrong clocking selection on CMD680/SII3112
o ensure we dont turn DMA on by accident on early sl82c05
o fix missing wakeup on hisax pci (breaks v.110)
o mpt fusion assorted small fixes
o fix config error
o resync lasi id (somehow out of sync)
o vrify_area fix
o pci id table update
o add a quirk for the serverworks irq
o pass the right object to presto
o merge the kerneldoc for uaccess
o parisc headers
o parisc headers 2
o update IDE headers to match IDE changes
o extra PCI Ident
o export fc_type_trans
o add a hold field to reserve ide slots (needed for PPC)

Andrea Arcangeli <>:
o Fix race between remove_inode_page and prune_icache

Arjan van de Ven <>:
o ioperm fix

Marcelo Tosatti <marcelo@freak.distro.conectiva>:
o Changed EXTRAVERSION to -rc3
o Cset exclude:|ChangeSet|20030522194932|46894 (wolfson codec upd)

Nicolas Pitre <>:
o set_task_state() UP memory barriers

Olaf Hering <>:
o 2.4.21-rc2 syntax error in toplevel Makefile

Oleg Drokin <>:
o Fix reiserfs options parser, return error if given incorrect options on remount
o reiserfs: One of the O_DIRECT fixes disabled tail packing by mistake. Enable it again
o reiserfs: Fix another O_DIRECT vs tails problem. Mostly by Chris Mason
o reiserfs: Refuse to mount/remount if "alloc=" option had incorect parameter
o reiserfs: iget4() race fix

Oleg Drokin <>:
o [2.4] export balance_dirty

Stephen C. Tweedie <>:
o Fix mmap+IO potential dangling IO in ext3

Tom Rini <>:
o PPC32: Fix 'make znetboot'. From Cort Dougan
o PPC32: Important fixes in the MPC8xx enet driver
o PPC32: Allow for the RTC IRQ to be board-defined

Vojtech Pavlik <>:
o Fix incorrect enablebits for all AMD IDE chips

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