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SubjectLinux 2.6.27-rc9

I know, I know, I said that -rc8 was supposed to be the last -rc, and that
I'd release 2.6.27 this weekend.

I lied. Sue me. I merged two subtle regression fixes today, and while both
looked perfectly fine and had been tested by the people involved in the
regressions, I just couldn't bring myself to then just slap a "v2.6.27" on
it without some more testing.

So I'd like to get at least a couple of days of feedback on those fixes.
It also felt like a good idea to have an -rc with the patches that should
fix the (much-publicized) e1000e firmware corruption bugs. I know people
inside Intel are still looking at it, so there may be more changes in that
area, but I think we're set for 2.6.27 - but again, let's just do an -rc
here.

If things go well, I might do a final release mid-week, otherwise it's
"next weekend" again.

The dirstat looks like the normal one: half arch code (mainly due to some
mips updates), and 30% drivers, with a smattering of other things (eg
sctp). But the things people would likely _care_ about are the e1000e
patches and the HP Turion-based laptop performance regression thing and
an GART mapping issue.

But here's the dirstat for an "overview" anyway:

35.3% arch/mips/kernel/
4.5% arch/mips/sibyte/swarm/
42.5% arch/mips/
3.7% arch/powerpc/boot/dts/
4.4% arch/powerpc/
52.9% arch/
11.3% drivers/ide/mips/
11.8% drivers/ide/
4.9% drivers/media/video/
6.6% drivers/media/
3.8% drivers/net/e1000e/
29.2% drivers/
5.0% include/asm-mips/
5.4% include/
3.5% net/sctp/
4.4% net/

and the shortlog is appended.

Linus

PS. I already bugged people on the git lists with this, but since I'm
totally shameless and can't help but hope that some random kernel person
also does tcl/tk or just wants to help improve my kids-time-tracker, I can
just point to

http://torvalds-family.blogspot.com/2008/10/tracking-time-kids-spend-online.html

and hope that somebody would like to make that GUI better and/or feel like
they really want to do a "management interface" too ;)

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Andreas Oberritter (1):
V4L/DVB (9029): Fix deadlock in demux code
Andrew Morton (2):
include/linux/stacktrace.h: declare struct task_struct
V4L/DVB (8960): drivers/media/video/cafe_ccic.c needs mm.h

Andy Whitcroft (1):
mm: handle initialising compound pages at orders greater than MAX_ORDER

Arnaud Ebalard (1):
XFRM,IPv6: initialize ip6_dst_blackhole_ops.kmem_cachep

Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz (1):
ide: workaround for bogus gcc warning in ide_sysfs_register_port()

Bodo Eggert (1):
ide-cd: Optiarc DVD RW AD-7200A does play audio

Borislav Petkov (1):
ide-cd: temporary tray close fix

Bruce Allan (1):
e1000e: write protect ICHx NVM to prevent malicious write/erase

Chandra Seetharaman (1):
dm mpath: add missing path switching locking

Costantino Leandro (1):
V4L/DVB (8933): gspca: Disable light frquency for zc3xx cs2102 Kokom.

Dan Carpenter (1):
fix error-path NULL deref in alloc_posix_timer()

Darron Broad (1):
V4L/DVB (9099): em28xx: Add detection for K-WORLD DVB-T 310U

David Gibson (1):
powerpc: Fix PCI in Holly device tree

David Howells (1):
MN10300: Fix IRQ handling

David Winn (1):
fbcon: fix monochrome color value calculation

Dean Anderson (1):
V4L/DVB (8963): s2255drv field count fix

Denis V. Lunev (1):
ipv6: NULL pointer dereferrence in tcp_v6_send_ack

Devin Heitmueller (1):
V4L/DVB (8967): Use correct XC3028L firmware for AMD ATI TV Wonder 600

Douglas Schilling Landgraf (6):
V4L/DVB (8883): w9968cf: Fix order of usb_alloc_urb validation
V4L/DVB (8884): em28xx-audio: fix memory leak
V4L/DVB (8885): cpia2_usb: fix memory leak
V4L/DVB (8886): ov511: fix memory leak
V4L/DVB (8887): gspca: fix memory leak
V4L/DVB (8935): em28xx-cards: Remove duplicate entry (EM2800_BOARD_KWORLD_USB2800)

Gerald Schaefer (1):
memory hotplug: missing zone->lock in test_pages_isolated()

H. Peter Anvin (1):
x86 setup: correct segfault in generation of 32-bit reloc kernel

Haavard Skinnemoen (2):
dw_dmac: fix copy/paste bug in tasklet
atmel-mci: Initialize BLKR before sending data transfer command

Hans Verkuil (4):
V4L/DVB (8789): wm8739: remove wrong kfree
V4L/DVB (8904): cx88: add missing unlock_kernel
V4L/DVB (8905): ov511: fix exposure sysfs attribute bug
V4L/DVB (8919): cx18: Fix tuner audio input for Compro H900 cards

Hans de Goede (1):
V4L/DVB (8909): gspca: PAC 7302 webcam 093a:262a added.

Heiko Carstens (2):
iucv: Fix mismerge again.
[S390] nohz: Fix __udelay.

Herbert Xu (1):
ipsec: Fix pskb_expand_head corruption in xfrm_state_check_space

J.A. Magallón (1):
x86: fix typo in enable_mtrr_cleanup early parameter

Jan Glauber (1):
[S390] qdio: prevent stack clobber

Jan Kiszka (1):
kgdb, x86: Avoid invoking kgdb_nmicallback twice per NMI

Jason Wessel (1):
kgdb: call touch_softlockup_watchdog on resume

Jean Delvare (5):
ALSA: ASoC: Fix cs4270 error path
V4L/DVB (8955): bttv: Prevent NULL pointer dereference in radio_open
V4L/DVB (8957): zr36067: Restore the default pixel format
V4L/DVB (8958): zr36067: Return proper bytes-per-line value
V4L/DVB (8961): zr36067: Fix RGBR pixel format

Jean-Francois Moine (3):
V4L/DVB (8926): gspca: Bad fix of leak memory (changeset 43d2ead315b1).
V4L/DVB (9080): gspca: Add a delay after writing to the sonixj sensors.
V4L/DVB (9092): gspca: Bad init values for sonixj ov7660.

Jesse Brandeburg (5):
e1000e: reset swflag after resetting hardware
e1000e: do not ever sleep in interrupt context
e1000e: remove phy read from inside spinlock
e1000e: drop stats lock
e1000e: update version from k4 to k6

Johannes Berg (1):
powerpc: Fix failure to shutdown with CPU hotplug

Kevin D. Kissell (3):
[MIPS] SMTC: Fix holes in SMTC and FPU affinity support.
[MIPS] SMTC: Close tiny holes in the SMTC IPI replay system.
[MIPS] SMTC: Fix SMTC dyntick support.

Krzysztof Helt (1):
fbdev: fix recursive notifier and locking when fbdev console is blanked

Kumar Gala (1):
powerpc: Fix boot hang regression on MPC8544DS

Lennert Buytenhek (1):
orion_spi: fix handling of default transfer speed

Linus Torvalds (4):
Check mapped ranges on sysfs resource files
e1000e: Fix incorrect debug warning
Fix init/main.c to use regular printk with '%pF' for initcall fn
Linux 2.6.27-rc9

Marcin Slusarz (1):
rtc: fix kernel panic on second use of SIGIO nofitication

Mathieu Desnoyers (1):
Marker depmod fix core kernel list

Mauro Carvalho Chehab (1):
V4L/DVB (8559a): Fix a merge conflict at gspca/sonixb

Michael Kerrisk (3):
MAINTAINERS: add mailing list for man-pages
SubmitChecklist: interfaces changes should CC linux-api@
Documentation/HOWTO: info about interface changes should CC linux-api@vger

Michael Krufky (2):
V4L/DVB (8978): sms1xxx: fix product name for Hauppauge WinTV MiniStick
V4L/DVB (8979): sms1xxx: Add new USB product ID for Hauppauge WinTV MiniStick

Mike Isely (1):
V4L/DVB (8892): pvrusb2: Handle USB ID 2040:2950 same as 2040:2900

Mike Rapoport (1):
pxa2xx_spi: fix build breakage

Mikulas Patocka (2):
dm: always allow one page in dm_merge_bvec
dm: cope with access beyond end of device in dm_merge_bvec

Nick Piggin (2):
inotify: fix lock ordering wrt do_page_fault's mmap_sem
mm: tiny-shmem nommu fix

Pascal Terjan (1):
braille_console: only register notifiers when the braille console is used

Patrick Boettcher (2):
V4L/DVB (9037): Fix support for Hauppauge Nova-S SE
V4L/DVB (9043): S5H1420: Fix size of shadow-array to avoid overflow

Paul Jackson (1):
cpusets: remove pj from cpuset maintainers

Paul Moore (1):
selinux: Fix an uninitialized variable BUG/panic in selinux_secattr_to_sid()

Rafael J. Wysocki (2):
ACPI: Make /proc/acpi/wakeup interface handle PCI devices (again)
x86 ACPI: Blacklist two HP machines with buggy BIOSes

Ralf Baechle (5):
[MIPS] Build fix: Fix irq flags type
[MIPS] SMTC: Build fix: Fix filename in Makefile
IDE: Fix platform device registration in Swarm IDE driver (v2)
[MIPS] Fix CMP Kconfig configuration and mark as broken.
[MIPS] IP27: Fix build errors if CONFIG_MAPPED_KERNEL=y

Ralph Loader (1):
V4L/DVB (9053): fix buffer overflow in uvc-video

Risto Suominen (2):
ALSA: snd-powermac: mixers for PowerMac G4 AGP
ALSA: snd-powermac: HP detection for 1st iMac G3 SL

Rob Sims (1):
ASoC: Set correct name for WM8753 rec mixer output

Samuel Ortiz (2):
mfd: Fix Kconfig accroding to the new gpiolib symbols
mfd: Fix asic3 compilation

Sergei Shtylylov (1):
ide-dma: fix ide_build_dmatable() for TRM290

Shane (1):
V4L/DVB (9075): gspca: Bad check of returned status in i2c_read() spca561.

Sven Wegener (2):
leds-fsg: change order of initialization and deinitialization
leds-pca955x: add proper error handling and fix bogus memory handling

Takashi Iwai (1):
ALSA: hda - Fix model for Dell Inspiron 1525

Thomas Gleixner (6):
hrtimer: migrate pending list on cpu offline
hrtimer: fix migration of CB_IRQSAFE_NO_SOFTIRQ hrtimers
hrtimer: mark migration state
hrtimer: prevent migration of per CPU hrtimers
e1000e: debug contention on NVM SWFLAG
clockevents: check broadcast tick device not the clock events device

Timo Teras (1):
af_key: Free dumping state on socket close

Tony Luck (1):
[IA64] Put the space for cpu0 per-cpu area into .data section

Vitaliy Gusev (1):
tcp: Fix NULL dereference in tcp_4_send_ack()

Wei Yongjun (1):
sctp: Fix kernel panic while process protocol violation parameter

Wiktor Grebla (1):
V4L/DVB (9103): em28xx: HVR-900 B3C0 - fix audio clicking issue

Yinghai Lu (1):
x86: gart iommu have direct mapping when agp is present too

Zachary Amsden (2):
x86: Fix broken LDT access in VMI
x86, vmi: fix broken LDT access
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