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    Yay! :)

    Testing time ^_^

    On Mon, 9 Feb 2004 19:17:37 -0800 (PST), Linus Torvalds
    <torvalds@osdl.org> wrote:

    >
    > Uhhuh. There was a bit more pending, so here's a -rc2. Now please calm
    > down, I'd like this to have some time to stabilize..
    >
    > The rc1->rc2 changes are mostly driver side stuff: PnP update, USB, ACPI,
    > IRDA, i2c, hotplug-PCI and netdrivers etc. But there's a NFSv4 update and
    > soem XFS fixes there too.
    >
    > And some ARM and sparc updates.
    >
    > Linus
    >
    >
    > Summary of changes from v2.6.3-rc1 to v2.6.3-rc2
    > ============================================
    >
    > Adam Belay:
    > o PCI: Remove uneeded resource structures from pci_dev
    > o [PNP]: Fix Serial PnP driver
    > o [PNP]: Resource flags update
    > o [PNP]: Disable resources fix
    > o [PNP]: Avoid static requests
    > o [PNP] Move ID declarations
    > o [PNP]: file2alias support
    > o [PNP]: Card matching code fix
    > o [PNP]: Add additonal sysfs entries
    > o [PNP]: Cleanup Kconfig
    >
    > Adrian Bunk:
    > o USB: remove USB_SCANNER from the build
    >
    > Alan Stern:
    > o USB gadget: file_storage.c -- remove device_unregister_wait()
    > o USB gadget: fix usb/gadget/file_storage.c doesn't compile with gcc
    > 2.95
    > o USB: change uhci maintainer
    > o USB: fix unneeded SubClass entry in unusual_devs.h
    >
    > Alexander Viro:
    > o [netdrvr qeth] use alloc_etherdev instead of hand-allocating struct
    > net_device
    > o [netdrvr meth] use alloc_etherdev; fix leaks on error/cleanup
    > o [wireless ray_cs] use alloc_etherdev
    > o [netdrvr ne3210] remove #if 0'd code
    > o [appletalk ipddp] dynamically allocate struct net_device
    > o [arcnet com90io] use alloc_netdev
    > o [arcnet arc-rimi] use alloc_netdev; module params; fix bugs on
    > error/cleanup
    > o [arcnet com20020] netdev dynamic alloc; module params; fix bugs
    > o [arcnet com90xx] netdev dynamic alloc; module params; fix bugs
    > o [arcnet] create and use alloc_arcdev helper
    > o [netdrvr ppp] netdev dynamic alloc; convert ppp_net_init to
    > alloc_netdev setup function
    > o [wan synclink] netdev dynamic alloc
    > o [wan cosa] netdev dyamic alloc
    > o net_device and netdev private struct allocation improvements
    > o [hamradio dmascc] convert embedded net_device to dynamic allocation
    > o [char synclinkmp] convert net_device to dynamic allocation
    > o [pcmcia] synclink_cs] convert net_device to dynamic allocation
    > o [atm clip] convert to using alloc_netdev(), const-offset priv
    > o [netdrvr] s/kfree/free_netdev/ where appropriate
    > o [wireless wl3501_cs] remove unused constructor
    > o [netdrvr] convert most 8390 drivers to using alloc_ei_netdev()
    > o [netdrvr smc-mca] alloc_ei_netdev(), other fixes
    > o [netdrvr pcnet_cs] alloc_ei_netdev-associated cleanups
    > o [netdrvr 8390] convert 8390 lib to use const-offset priv struct
    > o [NET] s/kfree/free_netdev/ in bridge driver
    > o [netdrvr axnet_cs] use embedded private struct
    > o [netdrvr ns83820] Switched to sane net_device allocation
    > o [netdrvr ns83820] Plugs the races around too early
    > register_netdev()
    > o [netdrvr ibmlana] ibmlana switched to sane allocation, leaks fixed
    > o [netdrvr] A bunch of gratitious ->init() killed; several leaks
    > plugged
    > o [netdrvr 8390] Forgotten return 0; removed
    > o [netdrvr pcnet32] Added missing check and cleanup for
    > register_netdev() failure in pcnet32
    > o [netdrvr ibmtr, ibmtr_cs] cleanup and leak fixes
    > o [irda sa1100_ir] convert to using standard alloc_irdadev()
    > o Fix imm/ppa initializing bug in driver updates
    >
    > Andrew Morton:
    > o [netdrvr] new-probe warning fix
    > o USB: gcc-3.5: drivers/usb/gadget/net2280.c
    > o USB: gcc-3.5: drivers/usb/input/hid-core.c
    > o USB: gcc-3.5: drivers/usb/misc/uss720.c
    > o USB: gcc-3.5: drivers/usb/storage/usb.c
    > o Fix qla2xxx warnings
    > o v850: Add some #includes for the v850 to eliminate some compiler
    > warnings
    > o v850: Define ARCH_HAS_*_EXTABLE macros for v850
    > o v850: make __delay function handle a loop count of zero
    > o add device id to radeonfb
    > o Fix ppa/imm warnings
    > o Fix __filemap_fdatawrite() comment
    > o bitmap_snprintf() optimization
    > o alpha: fix build error due to __attribute_const__ conversion
    > o vx222_ops.c warning fix
    > o cciss: PCI BAR sizing fix
    > o cciss: Fix freeing of incorrect IO memory address
    > o cciss: Add support for SA 6i embedded controller
    > o cciss: IRQ sharing fix
    > o cciss: disble prefetching in ASIC
    > o cciss: intialisation oops fix
    > o cciss: avoid reading PCI config space
    > o cciss: printk format fix
    > o cciss: improve /proc presentation
    > o cciss: use pci_module_init()
    > o cciss: rmmod oops fix
    > o NFS: fix for older gcc's
    > o Remove duplicated HPPA bits in kernel/sysctl.c
    > o getxattr error checking fix
    >
    > Andrew Vasquez:
    > o qla2xxx Kconfig fix
    >
    > Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz:
    > o remove MOD_INC_USE_COUNT from drivers/ide/
    > o fix ns87415.c for PA-RISC Super I/O chip
    > o fix too early probing of default IDE ports
    > o fix duplication of DMA {black,white}list in icside.c
    > o fix OOPS for multiple IDE PCI modules and CONFIG_PROC_FS=y
    >
    > Benjamin Herrenschmidt:
    > o ide-cd: incorrect use of sector_div
    >
    > Christoph Hellwig:
    > o [SUNRPC]: Use completions instead of sleep_on for rpciod
    > o [XFS] Fix buffer teardown on _pagebuf_lookup_pages failure
    > o [XFS] Remove the lockable/not lockable buffer distinction
    > o [XFS] Remove PBF_MAPPABLE
    > o [XFS] plug a pagebuf leak
    > o [XFS] Avoid NULL returns from pagebuf_get
    > o [XFS] Fix gcc 3.5 compilation for real
    >
    > Dan Scholnik:
    > o USB: fix Casio digicam entry in unusual_devs.h
    >
    > David Brownell:
    > o USB: fix Bug 1821: sleeping function called
    > o USB: remove pci_unmap_single() calls from usbcore
    > o PCI: dma_pool fixups
    > o USB Gadget: ethernet gadget locking tweaks
    > o USB Gadget: pxa2xx_udc updates
    > o USB: usbtest updates
    > o USB: usbnet updates (new devices)
    > o USB: USB misc OHCI updates
    > o USB: re-factor enumeration/reset paths
    >
    > David Martínez Moreno:
    > o I2C: fix typos
    >
    > David S. Miller:
    > o [SPARC]: Fix AIO syscall numbering
    > o [ECONET]: Use LL_RESERVED_SPACE() where applicable. Noticed by
    > yoshfuji
    >
    > Deepak Saxena:
    > o PCI: Replace pci_pool with generic dma_pool
    > o PCI: Replace pci_pool with generic dma_pool, part 2
    > o USB: remove reference to usb_hcd.refcnt in ohci-sa111.c
    >
    > Dely Sy:
    > o PCI: Patch to get cpqphp working with IOAPIC
    >
    > Dominik Brodowski:
    > o [ACPI] update passive cooling algorithm from Dominik Brodowski
    > o [ACPI] remove unnecessary check in acpi-cpufreq driver from Dominik
    > Brodowski
    > o [ACPI] update _PPC handling -- from Dominik Brodowski
    > o [ACPI] acpi-cpufreq fixups from Dominik Brodowski
    > o [ACPI] more acpi-cpufreq fixups from Dominik Brodowski
    > o [ACPI] Move the _PSS and _PCT access to drivers/acpi/processor.c so
    > that it can be used by various low-level drivers (centrino,
    > acpi-io, powernow-k{7,8}, ...) from Dominik Brodowski
    > o [ACPI] Move the /proc/acpi/processor/./performance output to
    > drivers/acpi/processor.c -- it's the same for all lowlevel drivers.
    > o [ACPI] Abstract the registration method between low-level drivers
    > and the ACPI Processor P-States driver.
    > o [ACPI] add _PDC support
    > o [ACPI] make # of performance states dynamic
    >
    > Eric Sandeen:
    > o [XFS] Make more xfs errors trappable with panic_mask
    >
    > Eugene Teo:
    > o Kobject: export some missing symbols
    >
    > Geert Uytterhoeven:
    > o m68k-related net driver fixes
    > o sun3-related net driver fixes
    > o 2.6.x experimental net driver queue fix
    > o I2C: add Hydra i2c bus driver
    >
    > Greg Kroah-Hartman:
    > o USB: remove unused usb-debug.c file
    > o PCI: add back some pci.ids entries that got deleted in the last big
    > update
    > o dmapool: use dev_err() whenever we can to get the better
    > information in it
    > o USB: add support for the Aceeca Meazura device to the visor driver
    > o I2C: fix oops when CONFIG_I2C_DEBUG_CORE is enabled and the bttv
    > driver is loaded
    > o Driver core: remove device_unregister_wait() as it's a very bad
    > idea
    > o dmapool: Remove sentance in documentation that is now false on 2.6
    > o USB: remove scanner driver files
    > o PCI: remove stupid MSI debugging code that was never used
    > o PCI: move pci_msi.h out of include/linux to drivers/pci where it
    > belongs
    > o USB: fix bug number 1980 about keyspan devices not getting
    > recognized
    > o Driver Core: fix up list_for_each() calls to list_for_each_entry()
    > o dmapool: fix up list_for_each() calls to list_for_each_entry()
    >
    > Hideaki Yoshifuji:
    > o [IPV6]: Kill broken and unused IPV6_AUTHHDR support
    > o [WANROUTER]: Use LL_RESERVED_SPACE() where applicable
    > o [PACKET]: Use LL_RESERVED_SPACE() where applicable
    > o [IPVS]: Use LL_RESERVED_SPACE() where applicable
    > o [IPV4/IGMP]: Use LL_RESERVED_SPACE() where applicable
    > o [NETFILER/ipt_REJECT]: Use LL_RESERVED_SPACE() where applicable
    > o [IPV6]: Use LL_RESERVED_SPACE() where applicable
    >
    > Hirofumi Ogawa:
    > o [AF_UNIX]: Print out paths correctly in /proc/net/unix, matching
    > 2.4.x
    >
    > James Bottomley:
    > o SCSI: undelete qlogicfc driver
    >
    > Jean Delvare:
    > o I2C: Bring w83l785ts in compliance with sysfs naming conventions
    > o I2C: Handle read errors in w83l785ts
    > o I2C: add new driver, gl518sm
    > o I2C: Update I2C maintainers entry
    > o I2C: add new chip driver: fscher
    >
    > Jean Tourrilhes:
    > o [IRDA]: Ultra sendto support
    > o [IRDA]: IrLAP disconnection pending race
    > o [IRDA]: Remove net notifier
    > o [IRDA]: nsc-ircc irq retval
    > o [IRDA]: ali-ircc irq retval
    > o [IRDA]: smsc-ircc2 irq retval
    > o [IRDA]: via-ircc irq retval
    > o [IRDA]: w83977af_ir irq retval
    >
    > Jeff Garzik:
    > o [netdrvr bonding] fix broken build
    >
    > Jens Axboe:
    > o ide-cd invalidate toc cache on last close
    >
    > Jes Sorensen:
    > o [ACPI] Check for overflow when parsing MADT entries from Jes
    > Sorensen
    >
    > John Belmonte:
    > o toshiba_acpi 0.17 from John Belmonte
    >
    > Jon Smirl:
    > o Driver core: add hotplug support for class_simple
    >
    > Jonathan Corbet:
    > o Char drivers: cdev_unmap()
    >
    > Karol Kozimor:
    > o acpi4asus update from Karol 'sziwan' Kozimor
    >
    > Kevin Owen:
    > o USB: ehci - clear TT buffer command patch
    >
    > Len Brown:
    > o [ACPI] add Bruno Ducrot to CREDITS
    > o fix build error from undefined NR_IRQ_VECTORS
    > o [ACPI] quiet numa boot -- from Jes Sorensen
    > o [ACPI] proposed fix for AML parameter passing from Bob Moore
    > http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1766
    > o [ACPI] fix IA64 build warning from Martin Hicks
    >
    > Linus Torvalds:
    > o Don't read i8042 data if no data exists
    > o Make SET_INPUT_KEYCODE return the old value, and clean up users of
    > this that were very confused indeed.
    > o Add forward-declaration of "struct nfs4_client" to make nfs_idmap.h
    > independent of CONFIG_NFS4 and other header files.
    > o Clean up dentry pointer validation by moving it into a function of
    > its own.
    > o Linux 2.6.3-rc2
    >
    > Marcelo Tosatti:
    > o Fix pc300_tty.c -> implement tiocmset/tiocmget
    >
    > Markus Demleitner:
    > o USB: DSBR-100 tiny patch
    >
    > Matthew Dobson:
    > o PCI: fix "pcibus_class" Device Class, release function
    >
    > Matthew Wilcox:
    > o PA-RISC needs IPC64 structs
    > o PA-RISC Harmony driver update
    > o New ptrace.h definitions
    >
    > Nathan Scott:
    > o [XFS] Use list_move for moving pagebufs between lists, not
    > list_add/list_del
    > o [XFS] Fix compile warning, ensure _pagebuf_lookup_pages return
    > value is inited
    > o [XFS] Add back a missing pflags check in releasepage
    > o [XFS] Fix data loss when writing into unwritten extents while
    > memory is being reclaimed
    > o [XFS] Fix a trivial compiler warning, remove some no-longer-used
    > macros
    > o [XFS] Update XFS config entries - add security entry, update ACL
    > entry
    >
    > Olaf Hering:
    > o USB storage: fix sign bug in usb-storage datafab
    >
    > Oliver Neukum:
    > o USB: fix DMA to stack in tt-usb
    > o USB: fix URB leak in belkin driver
    >
    > Petri Koistinen:
    > o [SCTP]: Unify URL referencing in Kconfig documentation
    > o [NET_SCHED]: Unify URL referencing in Kconfig documentation
    > o [IPV6]: Unify URL referencing in Kconfig documentation
    > o [IPVS]: Unify URL referencing in Kconfig documentation
    > o USB: usb-storage Kconfig_URL_update
    > o USB: drivers/usb/net config URI update and unify
    > o USB: drivers/usb/misc/Kconfig URI update & unify: modules.txt
    > o USB: drivers/usb/input/Kconfig URI unify
    > o USB: drivers/usb/media/Kconfig URL fixups
    >
    > Rolf Eike Beer:
    > o PCI Hotplug: coding style for cpqphp_pci.c
    > o PCI Hotplug: Whitespace fixes for acpiphp
    > o PCI Hotplug: Kill spaces before \n in ibmphp*
    > o PCI Hotplug: Kill useless instructions from ibmphp_core.c
    > o PCI: avoid two returns directly after each other in pcidriver.c
    > o PCI Hotplug: Coding style fixes for drivers/pci/hotplug.c
    > o PCI Hotplug: very small optimisations for ibmphp_pci.c
    > o PCI Hotplug: kill hpcrc from several functions in ibmphp_core.c
    > o PCI Hotplug: make ibm_unconfigure_device void
    > o PCI Hotplug: mark functions __init/__exit in acpiphp
    > o PCI Hotplug: Convert error paths in ibmphp to use goto
    >
    > Russell King:
    > o [netdrvr pcmcia] fix hot unplugging
    > o [irda sa1100_ir] "resurrect from bitrot hell"
    > o [ARM] Fix asm syntax for gcc3
    > o [ARM] Use scsi_host_{alloc,put}() rather than scsi_{un,}register()
    > o [ARM] Add prefix to driver constants to prevent namespace clashes
    >
    > Shmulik Hen:
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - Simplify ifenslave
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - Consolidate prints
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - death of typedefs
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - remove dead code
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - Consolidate timer handling
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - Fix handling of bond->primary
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - Remove multicast_mode module param
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - Fix slave list iteration
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - Consolidate function declarations
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - consolidate param names of function params
    > and variables
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - Re-org struct bonding members (re-send)
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - consolidate return values of functions
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - Consolidate conditions & statements
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - Consolidate error handling in all xmit
    > functions
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - Whitespace cleanup
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - empty lines cleanup
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - fix indentations
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - Code re-org
    > o bonding cleanup 2.6 - Fix rejects from previous patches
    >
    > Sridhar Samudrala:
    > o [SCTP] provide valid tos and oif values for ip_route_output_key.
    > (ja@ssi.bg)
    > o [SCTP] Add sysctl parameters to update socket send/receive buffers
    > o [SCTP] Removed the deprecated ADLER32 checksum support
    > o [SCTP] Removed SCTP specific rmem/wmem sysctl's and use the global
    > rmem_default/wmem_default values for SCTP socket buffer sizes.
    >
    > Stephen Hemminger:
    > o [netdrvr skfddi] use PCI hotplug API; other cleanups
    > o USB: fix usb hc and shared irq handling
    > o USB: uhci - unused urbp element
    >
    > Tom Rini:
    > o USB: mark the scanner driver BROKEN
    >
    > Tony Lindgren:
    > o USB: Update ohci-omap to compile
    >
    > Trond Myklebust:
    > o NFSv4/RPCSEC_GSS: Ensure that RPC userland upcalls time out
    > correctly if the corresponding userland daemon is not up and
    > running.
    > o RPCSEC_GSS: More fixes to the upcall mechanism
    > o RPCSEC_GSS: Make the upcalls detect if the userland daemon dies
    > while processing a request.
    > o NFSv4: Fix an Oopsable condition if we fail to get the root
    > directory under NFSv4.
    > o NFSv4: Bugfixes for the NFSv4 client name to uid mapper
    > o NFSv4: Bugfixes and cleanups for the NFSv4 client name to uid
    > mapper. Includes a fix by Tim Woods to deal with a caching bug in
    > the case where a user and a group share the same numerical id
    > and/or name.
    > o RPCSEC_GSS: Make it safe to share crypto tfms among multiple
    > threads.
    > o RPCSEC_GSS: Oops. Major memory leak here
    > o RPCSEC_GSS: Fix two more memory leaks found by the Stanford
    > checker.
    > o RPCSEC_GSS: Fix yet more memory leaks
    > o RPCSEC_GSS: Miscellaneous cleanups of the krb5 code required for
    > the integrity checksumming mode.
    > o RPCSEC_GSS: Instead of having gss_get_mic allocate memory for the
    > mic, require the caller to pass an output buffer whose data pointer
    > already points to preallocated memory.
    > o RPCSEC_GSS: Client-side only support for rpcsec_gss integrity
    > protection. Since this requires checksumming an entire request,
    > instead of just the header, and since the request may include, for
    > example, pages with write data, we modify the gss_api routines to
    > pass xdr_bufs instead of xdr_netobjs where necessary.
    > o RPCSEC_GSS: Move the gss sequence number history from the task
    > structure to the request structure, where it makes more sense.
    > o RPC: xdr_encode_pages either leaves the tail iovec pointing to null
    > or, if padding onthe page data is needed, sets it to point to a
    > little bit of static data. This is a problem if we're expecting to
    > later append some data in gss_wrap_req. Modify xdr_encode_pages to
    > make tail point to the end of the data in head, as xdr_inline_pages
    > and xdr_write_pages do.
    > o RPC: Add support for sharing the same RPC transport and credential
    > caches between different mountpoints by allowing cloning of the
    > rpc_client struct.
    > o NFSv4/RPCSEC_GSS: Make Frank's server->client_sys feature use RPC
    > cloning in order to avoid duplicating sockets etc. Make NFSv4 share
    > a single socket for all communication to the same server.
    > o NFSv4: Convert the RENEW operation from using nfs4_compound, to
    > being a standalone RPC call in preparation for the renew daemon
    > o NFSv4: Convert the lease renewal daemon from being per-mountpoint
    > to being per-server. Instead of running it on top of rpciod,
    > convert it to use keventd. This mean we can use the struct
    > nfs4_client semaphores for ordering purposes.
    > o NFSv4: Split out the code for retrieving static server information
    > out of the GETATTR compound.
    > o NFSv4: Convert SETCLIENTID and SETCLIENTID_CONFIRM to be standalone
    > operations. Ensure that SETCLIENTID_CONFIRM always returns the
    > lease timeout length.
    > o NFSv4: Don't translate those NFSv4 errors that are needed by the
    > kernel itself into EIO.
    > o NFSv4: Preparation for the server reboot recovery code
    > o NFSv4: Basic code for recovering file OPEN state after a server
    > reboot.
    > o RPC/NFSv4: Allow lease RENEW calls to be soft (i.e. to time
    > o RPC: Ensure that we disconnect TCP sockets if there has been no NFS
    > traffic for the last 5 minutes. This code also affects NFSv2/v3.
    > o NFSv4: Atomic open(). Fixes races w.r.t. opening files
    > o NFSv4: Share open_owner structs between several different
    > processes. Reduces the load on the server.
    > o NFSv4: Fix a bug which was causing Oopses if the client was
    > mounting more than one partition from the same server.
    > o NFSv4: Add support for POSIX file locking
    >
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