Alan Cox: Linux 2.4.19rc1-ac2 | ac3


Alan Cox sorban ontja magából a foltokat a legutolsó ismert pre kernel RC1-es verziójához. Tegnapelőtt megjelent a Linux 2.4.19rc1-ac2, tegnap pedig az -ac3.

A 2.4.19rc1-ac3 letölthető: patch-2.4.19-rc1-ac3.bz2

Változások:[+ indicates stuff that went to Marcelo, o stuff that has not,

* indicates stuff that is merged in mainstream now, X stuff that proved bad and was dropped out]

This is mostly a housekeeping patch designed to shrink diff sizes down and get ready for 2.4.20pre merging. Promise users please test this with *caution*. It should fix large drives on the 20262/3 but change nothing

else but namings.

Linux 2.4.19rc1-ac3


| With the IDE backport option and other general 2.5 improvements

| its now best worked on in 2.5

o Remove duplicate config options (Steven Cole)


o Newer SX6000 has PDC20276 chips. Handle this (me)

o Don't use LBA48 hack on Promise 20262/3 (Hank Yang)

o Switch to Promise namings for chips (Hank Yang)

o Update promise drive quirks (Hank Yang)

o Fix missing sem up on error in usb printer (Oliver Neukum)

o Correct FPU stack fault signal flag bits (Dave Richards)

o Resync with base JFS tree (Dave Kleikamp)

o Make it clear CMD64x drives CMD680 (Adrian Bunk)

Linux 2.4.19rc1-ac2

o Update eata and u14/34f drivers (Dario Ballabio)

o Handle 3c556 transmitter enable bit (Andrew Morton)

o Make the DRM layer use the pci mapping api (Arjan van de Ven)

o Set pci dma masks on the i2o devices (Frank Davis)

o JFFS2 bug fixes (Dave Woodhouse)

o Fix i815 APSIZE masking (Nicolas Aspert)

o Remove junk pcxxdelay function (Sergey Kononenko)

o EFI partition updates (Matt Domsch)

- I took out the MSDOS check - if both are

present we should favour MSDOS for now

o Fix ipc/shm locking (Hugh Dickins)

o Update (Steven Cole)

o USB updates - cleanups (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)

o USB fix for intuos tablet (Christer Nilsson)

o USB scanner updates (David Nelson, Henning Meier-Geinitz,

Sergey Vlasov, Karl Heinz Kremer)

| Note - new maintainer for USB scanner - Brian Beattie

o Re-merge the ramfs limits code (David Gibson)

| * This needs good testing

| + TODO - make ramfs homour vm_accounting

o eepro100 warning fix (Pavel Machek)

o Report ok for nfs directory fsync (Trond Myklebust)

o Promise 20268 raid should be called 20270 (Hank Yang)

| Trivial item pulled out of the pending promise patches

o Speakup HZ != 100 cleanup part 1 (Arjan van de Ven)

o Report HT info in /proc/cpuinfo (Arjan van de Ven)

o PIV IRQ balancing fix (Ingo Molnar)

o Allow a non PGE PII optimised build (Arjan van de Ven)

o Elevator performance fixes (Andrea Arcangeli)

o Update cpufreq, add PIV throttling (Robert Schwebel,

Padraig Brady, Zwane Mwaikambo, Arjan van de Ven,

Tora Engstad)

o O(1) scheduler updates (Ingo Molnar)

o Fix 64bit random panic with

"I refuse to corrupt memory/swap" (Bill Nottingham)

o Fix compile with floppy disabled (Adrian Bunk)

o Quirk handler for Dunord I-3000 (Dave Close, David Mosberger)

| Plus I added real PCI idents for neatness

o Fix another vm accounting corner case (Robert Love)

o Patch up XFree 4.1 back compat problems in DRM 4.2+ (Arjan van de Ven)