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SubjectLinux 2.4.29-rc2

Here goes the second release candidate of v2.4.29.

It contains mainly security fixes, including backports from 2.6-ac Coverity
fixes, rework of the do_brk() fixes as suggested by Linus, and a fix for the
pagefault SMP race disclosed today:


Summary of changes from v2.4.29-rc1 to v2.4.29-rc2

Christoph Hellwig:
o [XFS] make sure to always reclaim inodes in xfs_finish_reclaim
o [XFS] Fix NFS inode data corruption
o [XFS] Disable variable sized transfers on loop devices
o [XFS] Fix compilations for parisc

Geert Uytterhoeven:
o Kill unused variables in the tty code
o Kill unused variables in the net code

Jan Harkes:
o Fix Coda bugs found by Coverity checker

Marcelo Tosatti:
o Update Dave Jones email address in MAINTAINERS file
o Linus Torvalds: Warn if mmap_sem is not locked in do_brk
o Change do_uselib() fix to match v2.6, rip do_brk_locked()
o Brad Spengler: Fix random poolsize sysctl (from 2.6.10-ac)
o Alan Cox: Fix moxa serial bound checking issue (from 2.6.10-ac)
o Brad Spengler: Fix RLIMIT_MEMLOCK issue
o get_user_pages: Change BUG_ON to WARN_ON
o Alan Cox: rose_rt_ioctl lack of bounds checking, reported by Coverity (from 2.6.10-ac)
o Alan Cox: sdla_xfer lack of bounds checking, reported by Coverity (from 2.6.10-ac)
o Makefile
o Revert dubious get_user_pages() bug checking
o Olaf Kirch: sendmsg compat wrapper fixes
o Cset exclude: marcelo@logos.cnet|ChangeSet|20050110190211|08215
o Fix expand_stack() SMP race
o Add missing Documentation/tty.txt from tty/ldisc locking updates
o Completly remove old do_brk() fix
o Linus Torvalds: Create helper for mmap_sem write-lock check in do_brk()
o Fix mmap.c typo

Mikael Pettersson:
o sungem UniNorth 2 GMAC support

Nathan Scott:
o [XFS] Add sanity checks before use of attr_multi opcount parameter

Pete Zaitcev:
o EHCI race fix

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