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    SubjectLinux 2.4.35 released
    Hi,

    after 6 months of careful integration and testing, I'm happy to announce
    availability of Linux 2.4.35.

    This one contains the same fixes as 2.4.34.6, plus a small set of add-ons,
    among which some new PCI IDs, more usb-storage unusual devs, support for
    high-speed USB HID, updated e1000 driver, a few watchdog updates, support
    for systems with no keyboard controller (mainly blades), backport of the
    skge and sky2 drivers from 2.6, support for the "notsc" boot option for
    some broken dual-core x86_64 systems with no HPET, and a the latest fixes
    from the LVM package.

    Note that I'm very conscious that 2.4 has mostly left desktop PCs and
    notebooks, but it's still commonly found on servers, route reflectors or
    firewalls. For this reason, I'm open to merge the small updates required to
    maintain such systems running (eg: PCI IDs and such), but I will generally
    refuse all patches which add support for new desktop or notebook-specific
    hardware, unless the people present very convincing arguments. Those people
    generally would better upgrade their systems to 2.6.

    The 2.4.34.X stable branch is now closed and a new 2.4.35.X branch will open
    with the first next fixes. This model has proven very efficient to provide
    riskless fixes, especially in a situation where several weeks may pass before
    a patch gets tested on a production environment.

    This version has been tested on x86 SMP, sparc64 SMP and alpha. Please report
    any unexpected problem. As usual, all feedback is welcome.

    The patch and changelog will appear soon at the following locations:
    ftp://ftp.all.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/
    ftp://ftp.all.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/patch-2.4.35.bz2
    ftp://ftp.all.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.35

    Enjoy,
    Willy

    --

    Summary of changes from v2.4.35-rc1 to v2.4.35
    ============================================

    final:
    - v2.4.34 was released as 2.4.35 with no changes.

    Summary of changes from v2.4.35-pre5 to v2.4.35-rc1
    ============================================

    Filippo Carletti (2):
    2.4.34 - VIA VT8237A support
    Add some AHCI PCI IDs

    Krzysztof Strasburger (1):
    notsc support for x86_64

    Lior Dotan (1):
    Fix divide by 0 in vegas_cong_avoid()

    PaX Team (1):
    random device reseed bugfix, possibly security problem

    Vincent Bernat (1):
    SATA update: add ICH8 PCI IDs

    Willy Tarreau (2):
    Documentations/SubmittingPatches was outdated
    Change VERSION to 2.4.35-rc1

    Summary of changes from v2.4.35-pre4 to v2.4.35-pre5
    ============================================

    Brian Maly (1):
    fix 'pc_keyb: controller jammed (0xA7)' error on systems with KVM

    Willy Tarreau (7):
    do not mark init_idle() __init
    Bluetooth: correct fix for CVE-2007-1353
    [BACKPORT] Bluetooth: Fix NULL pointer dereference in HCI line discipline
    [BACKPORT] Bluetooth: Fix unintentional fall-through in HCI line discipline
    lvm: update to latest fixes from the LVM package
    lvm: do not update extent count if snapshot allocation fails
    Change VERSION to 2.4.35-pre5

    Summary of changes from v2.4.35-pre3 to v2.4.35-pre4
    ============================================

    Urs Thermann (1):
    recent patch to fib_semantics broke build

    Willy Tarreau (1):
    Change VERSION to 2.4.35-pre4

    Summary of changes from v2.4.35-pre2 to v2.4.35-pre3
    ============================================

    Adrian Bunk (1):
    init/main.c: remove comment that gcc 4 was not supported

    Alexey Korolev (1):
    Linux 2.4.x MTD CFI P30/P33 support

    Tal Kelrich (2):
    2.6 backport of Watchdog wdt83627 (Winbond W83627HF/F/HG/G) driver
    Watchdog w83977ef (Winbond W83977EF) driver

    Willy Tarreau (6):
    [DECNet] fib: Fix out of bound access of dn_fib_props[]
    [IPv4] fib: Fix out of bound access of fib_props[]
    [PPP]: Don't leak an sk_buff on interface destruction.
    Fix TCP receiver side SWS handling
    [Bluetooth] Fix L2CAP and HCI setsockopt() information leaks (CVE-2007-1353)
    Change VERSION to v2.4.35-pre3

    Summary of changes from v2.4.35-pre1 to v2.4.35-pre2
    ============================================

    Andrzej Stypula (2):
    fix channel balance on TV cards with LG head
    fix build of serial with DEBUG enabled

    Gilles Espinasse (2):
    usb-storage: backport unusual_devs from 2.6.20
    usb-storage: HP-FDC-GOLD need US_FL_SINGLE_LUN

    Krzysztof Strasburger (3):
    make it possible to compile x86_64 without VT support
    add nforce-MCP55 chipset ID
    restore ability to set disk geometry on command line

    Mariusz Kozlowski (24):
    arm: dma-arc add missing parenthesis
    add missing parenthesis in pci-v320usc
    amijoy joystick parenthesis fix
    rio parenthesis fix
    serial_amba parenthesis fix
    ide legacy hd parenthesis fix
    ide serverworks parenthesis fix
    message fusion parenthesis fix
    net wavelan parenthesis fix
    scsi 53c7,8xx parenthesis fix
    scsi 53c7xx parenthesis fix
    scsi aic7xxx parenthesis fix
    video pm3fb parenthesis fix
    video sis parenthesis fix
    fs ufs macro parenthesis fix
    arm sa1100 parenthesis fix
    mips/mips64 mv64340 parenthesis fixes
    mips64 klconfig parenthesis fix
    parisc pdc parenthesis fix
    ppc m48t35 parenthesis fix
    ppc ppc4xx_dma parenthesis fix
    sparc64 dma parenthesis fixes
    byteorder swab parenthesis fix
    reiserfs parenthesis fix

    Pete Zaitcev (1):
    usb 2.4: Support high-speed HID

    Willy Tarreau (6):
    ia64 kernel entry fix
    add missing parenthesis in video/cyberfb
    fix missing parenthesis in unused macro in ip_nat_standalone
    remove excess parenthesis in video/cyberfb
    IPV6: ipv6_fl_socklist is inadvertently shared.
    Change VERSION to v2.4.35-pre2

    Summary of changes from v2.4.34 to v2.4.35-pre1
    ============================================

    Christian Praehauser (1):
    [NET] ethernet: Fix first packet goes out with MAC 00:00:00:00:00:00

    dann frazier (1):
    smbfs: fix problems introduced by last security backport

    Jesse Brandeburg (3):
    e1000: integrate latest 2.4 linux driver
    [MAINTAINERS]: update e1000 maintainers
    e1000: update README

    Oliver Neukum (1):
    proper locking on disconnect for mdc800

    Willy Tarreau (2):
    merge 2.6 backport of skge/sky2 network drivers
    Change VERSION to 2.4.35-pre1

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