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    SubjectLinux 2.4.29-rc2
    Hi, 

    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:

    CAN-2005-0001
    http://www.isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0022-pagefault.txt


    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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