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    SubjectThe 2.3.x Job List (Updated)

    Tulip hang on rmmod (fixed in .51 ?)
    Incredibly slow loopback tcp bug (believed fixed about 2.3.48)
    COMX series WAN now merged
    VM needs rebalancing or we have a bad leak
    SHM works chroot
    SHM back compatibility
    Intel i960 problems with I2O

    In Progress
    Merge the network fixes (DaveM)
    Merge 2.2.15 changes (Alan)
    Get RAID 0.90 in (Ingo)

    Fix Exists But Isnt Merged
    Signals leak kernel memory (security)
    msync fails on NFS
    Semaphore races
    Sempahore memory leak
    Exploitable leak in file locking
    Symbol clashes and other mess from _three_ copies of zlib!
    Shared memory changes change the API breaking applications (eg gimp)
    Merge the RIO driver (probably do post 2.4.0 as it is large)
    S/390 Merge (merged in AC tree)
    via rhine oopses under load ?
    1.07 AMI MegaRAID
    PCI buffer overruns
    SCSI generic driver crashes controllers (need to pass PCI_DIR_UNKNOWN..)
    Finish softnet driver port over and cleanups

    To Do
    Restore O_SYNC functionality
    Fix eth= command line
    Trace numerous random crashes in the inode cache
    Fix Space.c duplicate string/write to constants
    VM kswapd has some serious problems
    vmalloc(GFP_DMA) is needed for DMA drivers
    put_user appears to be broken for i386 machines
    Fix module remove race bug (mostly done - Al Viro)
    Test other file systems on write
    Directory race fix for UFS
    Audit all char and block drivers to ensure they are safe with the 2.3
    locking - a lot of them are not especially on the open() path.
    Stick lock_kernel() calls around driver with issues to hard to fix nicely
    for 2.4 itself
    PCMCIA/Cardbus hangs, IRQ problems, Keyboard/mouse problem (may be fixed ?)
    Use PCI DMA by default in IDE is unsafe (must not do so on via VPx x<3)
    Use PCI DMA 'lost interrupt' problem with some hw [which ?]
    Crashes on boot on some Compaqs ?
    pci_set_master forces a 64 latency on low latency setting devices.Some
    boards require all cards have latency <= 32
    usbfs hangs on mount sometimes
    Loopback fs hangs
    Problems with ip autoconfig according to Zaitcev
    Still some SHM bug reports
    Any user can crash FAT fs code with ftruncate

    To Do But Non Showstopper
    Make syncppp use new ppp code
    Finish 64bit vfs merges (lockf64 and friends missing)
    NCR5380 isnt smp safe
    DMFE is not SMP safe
    ACPI hangs on boot for some systems
    Get the Emu10K merged
    Finish I2O merge
    Go through as 2.4pre kicks in and figure what we should mark obsolete for
    the final 2.4
    Per Process rtsigio limit
    Fix SPX socket code
    Boot hangs on a range of Dell docking stations (Latitude)
    Port SGI VisWS to 2.3.x or mark obsolete
    HFS is still broken
    iget abuse in knfsd
    Mark NTFS as obsolete
    Paride seems to need fixes for the block changes yet
    Some people report 2.3.x serial problems
    AIC7xxx doesnt work non PCI ?
    USB hangs on APM suspend on some machines
    PCMCIA crashes on unloading pci_socket
    DEFXX driver appears broken
    ISAPnP IRQ handling failing on SB1000 + resource handling bug

    Compatibility Errors

    Probably Post 2.4
    per super block write_super needs an async flag
    addres_space needs a VM pressure/flush callback
    per file_op rw_kiovec
    enhanced disk statistics
    AFFS fixups
    UMSDOS fixups resync

    Drivers In 2.2 not 2.4
    Lan Media WAN

    To Check
    Truncate races (Debian apt shows it nicely) [done ? - all but Coda]
    Elevator and block handling queue change errors are all sorted
    Check O_APPEND atomicity bug fixing is complete
    Make sure all drivers return 1 from their __setup functions
    Protection on isize (sct) [Al Viro mostly done]
    Mikulas claims we need to fix the getblk/mark_buffer_uptodate thing for
    2.3.x as well
    Network block device seems broken by block device changes
    Fbcon races
    Fix all remaining PCI code to use new resources and enable_Device
    VFS?VM - mmap/write deadlock
    rw sempahores on page faults (mmap_sem)
    kiobuf seperate lock functions/bounce/page_address fixes
    Fix routing by fwmark
    Some FB drivers check the A000 area and find it busy then bomb out
    rw semaphores on inodes to fix read/truncate races ? [Probably fixed]
    Not all device drivers are safe now the write inode lock isnt taken on write
    File locking needs checking for races
    Multiwrite IDE breaks on a disk error
    AFFS doesn't work on current page cache
    ACPI/APM suspend issue

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