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    SubjectLinux 2.6.32

    This release _feels_ long overdue due to two empty weeks for me (kernel
    summit and thanksgiving week vacation), but it's actually less than three
    months since 2.6.31, so I guess it's actually not that far off the normal

    I've been merging a few things that were pending while I was offline, but
    it really seems to have been pretty quiet. The biggest thing since -rc8
    is the horribly timed stability fixes for fscache, which caused some
    hickups and I really wish it hadn't happened that way, but apart from that
    it's mainly small updates (and mainly drivers).

    The dirstat from -rc8 looks like

    2.7% arch/blackfin/
    5.8% arch/
    2.1% drivers/misc/eeprom/
    3.5% drivers/net/e1000e/
    9.6% drivers/net/
    3.9% drivers/staging/
    2.0% drivers/usb/musb/
    2.8% drivers/usb/
    34.8% drivers/
    4.1% fs/cachefiles/
    24.9% fs/fscache/
    32.6% fs/
    14.5% kernel/
    3.7% net/

    and that fs/ and kernel/ noise is mostly from that fscache thing (the
    kernel subdirectory part is the "slow-work" stuff that fscache uses), and
    the shortlog is appended.

    As to the "big feature" changes in 2.6.32 since 31 - I think we have a
    release without any actual new filesystem for once, but there's been a
    fair amount of changes to btrfs, and the block layer writeback itself has
    been through major updates, and the whole per-bdi writeback thing is a
    pretty big change.

    Other rather noticeable changes are in KSM (both intel and radeon) and in
    drivers all over the place. As usual, kernelnewbies (and other sites, for
    that matter) has more details for people who want to delve into it all by


    Ajay Kumar Gupta (2):
    USB: musb: Remove unwanted message in boot log
    USB: musb: fix ISOC Tx programming for CPPI DMAs

    Alan Cox (2):
    V4L/DVB (13530): Fix wrong parameter order in memset
    tty_port: handle the nonblocking open of a dead port corner case

    Alan Stern (2):
    PM: fix irq enable/disable in runtime PM code
    USB: EHCI: don't send Clear-TT-Buffer following a STALL

    Alek Du (1):
    gpio: Langwell GPIO driver bugfixes

    Alex Chiang (1):
    cciss: make device attrs static

    Alexander Beregalov (1):
    Au1x00: fix crash when trying register_netdev()

    Alexey Kuznetsov (1):
    [SCSI] fix crash when disconnecting usb storage

    Alexey Starikovskiy (1):
    ACPICA: Silence the warning about _BIF returning the buffer

    Amit Kumar Salecha (1):
    netxen: fix memory initialization

    Andrei Pelinescu-Onciul (1):
    sctp: on T3_RTX retransmit all the in-flight chunks

    Andrew Morton (1):
    drivers/media/dvb/dvb-core/dvb_frontend.c: needs semaphore.h

    André Goddard Rosa (1):
    Blackfin: fix cache Kconfig typo

    Anisse Astier (1):
    Input: i8042 - add Dell Vostro 1320, 1520 and 1720 to the reset list

    Antti Kaijanmäki (2):
    hso: fix debug routines
    hso: fix soft-lockup

    Antti Palosaari (1):
    V4L/DVB (13366): em28xx: fix Reddo DVB-C USB TV Box GPIO

    Anuj Aggarwal (1):
    ASoC: AIC23: Fixing infinite loop in resume path

    Atsushi Nemoto (1):
    SPI: spi_txx9: Fix bit rate calculation

    Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz (1):
    Staging: update TODO files

    Becky Bruce (1):
    powerpc: Fix DEBUG_HIGHMEM build break from d4515646699

    Bruce Allan (7):
    e1000e: partial revert of 3ec2a2b8 plus FC workraround for 82577/8
    e1000e: read of PHY register may access wrong page on 82578
    e1000e: set flow control thresholds properly after enabling/disabling pause
    e1000e: add Tx timeout factor for 100Mbps
    e1000e: flow control thresholds not correct when changing mtu
    e1000e: remove unnecessary 82577 workaround causing link issues
    e1000e: do not initiate autonegotiation during OEM configuration

    Chris Wilson (2):
    drm/i915: Avoid potential sleep whilst holding spinlock
    drm/i915: Select CONFIG_SHMEM

    Chuck Ebbert (1):
    crypto: padlock-aes - Use the correct mask when checking whether copying is required

    Clemens Ladisch (1):
    drm/fb: fix FBIOGET/PUT_VSCREENINFO pixel clock handling

    Coly Li (1):
    ocfs2: return f_fsid info in ocfs2_statfs()

    Csaba Henk (1):
    fuse: reject O_DIRECT flag also in fuse_create

    Dan Carpenter (2):
    wan: cosa: drop chan->wsem on error path
    drivers/rtc/rtc-pcf50633.c: fix use after free in pcf50633_rtc_probe()

    Dan Williams (9):
    ioat: silence "dca disabled" messages
    ioat3: dca and raid operations are incompatible
    ioat2,3: disable asynchronous error notifications
    ioat3: specify valid address for disabled-Q or disabled-P
    ioat2,3: report all uncorrectable errors
    dmaengine: include xor/pq validate in device_has_all_tx_types()
    async_tx: build-time toggling of async_{syndrome,xor}_val dma support
    ioat3: fix pq completion versus channel deallocation race
    shdma: fix initialization error handling

    Daniel Glöckner (2):
    USB: musb: respect usb_request->zero in control requests
    USB: musb: Fix CPPI IRQs not being signaled

    Daniel Mack (2):
    [ARM] pxa/cpufreq: fix index assignments for end marker
    [ARM] pxamci: call mmc_remove_host() before freeing resources

    Dave Airlie (3):
    drm/radeon/kms: resume AGP by calling init.
    drm/radeon/kms: fix handling of d1/d2 vga
    drm/radeon/kms: read back register before writing in IIO.

    Dave Jones (1):
    Staging: hv: Fix argument order in incorrect memset invocations in hyperv driver.

    David Daney (3):
    MIPS: Octeon: Fix compile error in drivers/staging/octeon/ethernet-mdio.c
    Staging: Octeon: Use symbolic values for irq numbers.
    Staging: octeon-ethernet: Assign proper MAC addresses.

    David Ford (1):
    ipv4: additional update of dev_net(dev) to struct *net in ip_fragment.c, NULL ptr OOPS

    David Howells (31):
    SLOW_WORK: Wait for outstanding work items belonging to a module to clear
    SLOW_WORK: Allow the work items to be viewed through a /proc file
    SLOW_WORK: Allow the owner of a work item to determine if it is queued or not
    SLOW_WORK: Allow a requeueable work item to sleep till the thread is needed
    FS-Cache: Annotate slow-work runqueue proc lines for FS-Cache work items
    FS-Cache: Allow the current state of all objects to be dumped
    FS-Cache: Add counters for entry/exit to/from cache operation functions
    FS-Cache: Clear netfs pointers in cookie after detaching object, not before
    FS-Cache: Use radix tree preload correctly in tracking of pages to be stored
    FS-Cache: Permit cache retrieval ops to be interrupted in the initial wait phase
    FS-Cache: The object-available state can't rely on the cookie to be available
    FS-Cache: Fix lock misorder in fscache_write_op()
    FS-Cache: Don't delete pending pages from the page-store tracking tree
    FS-Cache: Handle read request vs lookup, creation or other cache failure
    FS-Cache: Handle pages pending storage that get evicted under OOM conditions
    FS-Cache: Add a retirement stat counter
    FS-Cache: Make sure FSCACHE_COOKIE_LOOKING_UP cleared on lookup failure
    FS-Cache: Start processing an object's operations on that object's death
    FS-Cache: Actually requeue an object when requested
    CacheFiles: Don't write a full page if there's only a partial page to cache
    CacheFiles: Handle truncate unlocking the page we're reading
    CacheFiles: Mark parent directory locks as I_MUTEX_PARENT to keep lockdep happy
    CacheFiles: Better showing of debugging information in active object problems
    CacheFiles: Catch an overly long wait for an old active object
    CacheFiles: Don't log lookup/create failing with ENOBUFS
    SLOW_WORK: Fix CIFS to pass THIS_MODULE to slow_work_register_user()
    SLOW_WORK: Fix GFS2 to #include <linux/module.h> before using THIS_MODULE
    FS-Cache: Provide nop fscache_stat_d() if CONFIG_FSCACHE_STATS=n
    9p: fix build breakage introduced by FS-Cache
    SLOW_WORK: Fix the CONFIG_MODULES=n case
    SLOW_WORK: Move slow_work's proc file to debugfs

    David J. Choi (1):
    drivers/net: ks8851_mll ethernet network driver -resubmit

    David S. Miller (8):
    sparc64: Fix definition of VMEMMAP_SIZE.
    sunsab: Do not set sunsab_reg.cons right before registering minors.
    sunsu: Fix detection of SU ports which are RSC console or control.
    serial: suncore: Add 'ignore_line' argument to sunserial_console_match().
    serial: suncore: Fix RSC/LOM handling in sunserial_console_termios().
    sunsu: Pass true 'ignore_line' to console match when RSC or LOM console.
    sunsu: Use sunserial_console_termios() in sunsu_console_setup().
    b44: Fix wedge when using netconsole.

    David Woodhouse (1):
    jffs2: Fix memory corruption in jffs2_read_inode_range()

    Eric Dumazet (4):
    ieee802154: dont leak skbs in ieee802154_fake_xmit()
    veth: Fix veth_get_stats()
    pktgen: Fix device name compares
    pktgen: Fix netdevice unregister

    Eric W. Biederman (1):
    USB: ftdi_sio: Keep going when write errors are encountered.

    Florian Fainelli (3):
    ep93xx-eth: check for zero MAC address on probe, not on device open
    rc32434_wdt: fix compilation failure
    MIPS: RB532: Fix devices.c compilation.

    Geert Uytterhoeven (3):
    net: ETHOC should depend on HAS_DMA
    V4L/DVB (13412): SMS_SIANO_MDTV should depend on HAS_DMA
    fbdev: Migrate mailing lists to vger

    Gernot Hillier (1):
    USB: Add support for Mobilcom Debitel USB UMTS Surf-Stick to option driver

    Gertjan van Wingerde (1):
    .gitignore: Add bzip2 compressed files

    Giuseppe CAVALLARO (2):
    stmmac: fixed a compilation error when use the external timer
    stmmac: do not fail when the timer cannot be used.

    Graf Yang (1):
    Blackfin: fix SMP build error in start_thread()

    Guennadi Liakhovetski (2):
    V4L/DVB (13343): v4l: add more missing linux/sched.h includes
    V4L/DVB (13344): soc-camera: properly initialise the device object when reusing

    H Hartley Sweeten (1):
    [WATCHDOG] rc32434_wdt.c: use resource_size()

    Haiyang Zhang (2):
    Staging: hv: Fix vmbus event handler bug
    Staging: hv: Fix some missing author names

    Hans Verkuil (3):
    V4L/DVB (13321): radio-gemtek-pci: fix double mutex_lock
    V4L/DVB (13371): davinci: remove stray duplicate config pointer
    V4L/DVB (13481): sh_mobile_ceu_camera: fix compile warning

    Harald Welte (1):
    [CPUFREQ] Enable ACPI PDC handshake for VIA/Centaur CPUs

    Helge Deller (2):
    parisc: fix unwind with recent gcc versions
    modules: don't export section names of empty sections via sysfs

    Hemant Pedanekar (1):
    ide: fix ioctl to pass requested transfer mode to ide_find_dma_mode instead of UDMA6

    Henrique de Moraes Holschuh (1):
    thinkpad-acpi: fix detection of old ThinkPads

    Huang Ying (1):
    crypto: gcm - fix another complete call in complete fuction

    Ivan Vecera (1):
    r8169: restore mac addr in rtl8169_remove_one and rtl_shutdown

    James Bottomley (1):
    [SCSI] fix async scan add/remove race resulting in an oops

    Jaswinder Singh Rajput (1):
    ixgbe: move tc variable to CONFIG_IXGBE_DCB

    Jay Fenlason (2):
    firewire: ohci: Make cycleMatch ISO transmission work
    firewire: ohci: pass correct iso xmit timestamps to core

    Jean Delvare (2):
    MAINTAINERS: Add missing i2c files
    i2c: Fix userspace_device list corruption

    Jean PIHET (1):
    ARM: 5793/1: ARM: Check put_user fail in do_signal when enable OABI_COMPAT

    Jens Axboe (3):
    SLOW_WORK: Make slow_work_ops ->get_ref/->put_ref optional
    SLOW_WORK: Add support for cancellation of slow work
    SLOW_WORK: Add delayed_slow_work support

    Jeremy Fitzhardinge (1):
    drm: make sure page protections are updated after changing vm_flags

    Jerome Glisse (3):
    drm/radeon/kms: Disable TV load detect on RS400,RC410,RS480
    drm: mm always protect change to unused_nodes with unused_lock spinlock
    drm/radeon/kms: Report vga connector is connected according to ddc_probe

    Jerone Young (1):
    ACPI: Add Thinkpad T400, T500 to OSI(Linux) white-list

    Jesse Barnes (1):
    drm: work around EDIDs with bad htotal/vtotal values

    Jiang Yutang (1):
    sata_fsl: Split hard and soft reset

    Jie Zhang (1):
    Blackfin: fix typo in ptrace poking

    Joel Becker (1):
    ocfs2: Return -EINVAL when a device is not ocfs2.

    Johannes Berg (5):
    mac80211: fix addba timer (again...)
    mac80211: fix resume
    rfkill: fix miscdev ops
    mac80211: fix two remote exploits
    mac80211: fix spurious delBA handling

    Johannes Weiner (2):
    rtc-x1205: fix rtc_time to y2k register value conversion
    rtc-x1205: reset clock to sane state after power failure

    John W. Linville (1):
    ath9k: set ps_default as false

    Julia Lawall (3):
    arch/alpha/kernel/sys_ruffian.c: Use DIV_ROUND_CLOSEST
    arch/alpha/kernel: Add kmalloc NULL tests
    VIDEO: Correct use of request_region/request_mem_region

    Kevin Wells (3):
    i2c: i2c-pnx: Limit minimum jiffie timeout to 2
    i2c: i2c-pnx: Made buf type unsigned to prevent sign extension
    i2c: i2c-pnx: Added missing mach/i2c.h and linux/io.h header file includes

    Kuninori Morimoto (1):
    V4L/DVB (13345): soc-camera: sh_mobile_ceu_camera: call pm_runtime_disable

    Len Brown (1):
    ACPI: DMI init_set_sci_en_on_resume for HP-Compaq C700

    Linus Torvalds (1):
    Linux 2.6.32

    Marc Dionne (1):
    CacheFiles: Update IMA counters when using dentry_open

    Mark Brown (3):
    ASoC: Fix suspend with active audio streams
    mfd: Correct WM831X_MAX_ISEL_VALUE
    regulator: Initialise wm831x structure pointor for ISINK driver

    Martin K. Petersen (1):
    [SCSI] sd: Return correct error code for DIF

    Martin Michlmayr (1):
    MIPS: IP22/IP28 Disable early printk to fix boot problems on some systems.

    Mauro Carvalho Chehab (1):
    staging/go7007: Fix compilation by re-adding the missing s2250-loader.h

    Maxime Bizon (1):
    bcm63xx_uart: Fix serial driver compile breakage.

    Michael Cree (1):
    Alpha: Rearrange thread info flags fixing two regressions

    Michael Hennerich (1):
    Blackfin: fix suspend/resume failure with some on-chip ROMs

    Michal Simek (1):
    tty/of_serial: add missing ns16550a id

    Michele Jr De Candia (1):
    i2c/tsl2550: Fix lux value in extended mode

    Mike Frysinger (3):
    Blackfin: update anomaly lists
    Blackfin: work around testset anomaly 05000477
    Blackfin: check for anomaly 05000475

    Narender Kumar (2):
    netxen: fix promisc for NX2031.
    netxen : fix BOND_MODE_TLB/ALB mode.

    NeilBrown (1):
    md: revert incorrect fix for read error handling in raid1.

    Oliver Neukum (1):
    USB: work around for EHCI with quirky periodic schedules

    Olivier Lorin (1):
    V4L/DVB (13372a): MAINTAINERS: addition of gspca_gl860 driver

    Patrick McHardy (4):
    netfilter: xt_osf: fix xt_osf_remove_callback() return value
    netfilter: nf_log: fix sleeping function called from invalid context in seq_show()
    netfilter: xt_limit: fix invalid return code in limit_mt_check()
    macvlan: fix gso_max_size setting

    Pavel Machek (1):
    [ARM] pxa/spitz: fix compile regression on spitz

    Pete Eberlein (1):
    V4L/DVB (13372): staging/go7007: fix mutex function usage for s2250

    Peter Feuerer (1):
    acerhdf: return temperature in milidegree instead of degree

    Peter Horton (1):
    aoe: prevent cache aliases

    Ralf Baechle (3):
    MIPS: Fix build error if __xchg() is not getting inlined.
    MIPS: Add missing definition for MADV_HWPOISON.
    MIPS: Fix MIPS I build.

    Randy Dunlap (1):
    sysfs: fix SYSFS_DEPRECATED_V2 prompt

    Robert Lowery (1):
    V4L/DVB (13436): cxusb: Fix hang on DViCO FusionHDTV DVB-T Dual Digital 4 (rev 1)

    Roel Kluin (3):
    netfilter: xt_osf: fix xt_osf_remove_callback() return value
    thinkpad-acpi: fix sign of ERESTARTSYS return
    Blackfin: fix memset in smp_send_reschedule() and -stop()

    Roger Oksanen (1):
    e100: Use pci pool to work around GFP_ATOMIC order 5 memory allocation failure

    Romit Dasgupta (1):
    Thaw refrigerated bdi flusher threads before invoking kthread_stop on them

    Russell King (7):
    [ARM] kmap: fix build errors with DEBUG_HIGHMEM enabled
    ARM: PNX4008: fix watchdog device driver name
    ARM: PNX4008: i2c-pnx: use the same dev_id for request_irq and free_irq
    MAINTAINERS: add maintainer information for AMBA primecell drivers
    [ARM] Update mach-types
    ALSA: AACI: fix AC97 multiple-open bug
    ALSA: AACI: fix recording bug

    Russell King - ARM Linux (1):
    NET: smc91x: Fix irq flags

    Rusty Russell (1):
    param: don't complain about unused module parameters.

    Sam Ravnborg (1):
    kbuild: stepping down as maintainer

    Samuel Thibault (1):
    Input: keyboard - fix braille keyboard keysym generation

    Sergei Shtylyov (1):
    USB: musb_gadget: fix STALL handling

    Steve French (3):
    [CIFS] fix oops in cifs_lookup during net boot
    [CIFS] Duplicate data on appending to some Samba servers
    [CIFS] Fix sparse warning

    Steve Glendinning (1):
    smsc9420: prevent BUG() if ethtool is called with interface down

    Steven Rostedt (1):
    kconfig: Fix make O=<dir> local{mod,yes}config

    Sudhakar Rajashekhara (1):
    davinci: fb: fix frame buffer driver issues

    Sunil Mushran (2):
    ocfs2: Refresh documentation
    ocfs2: Trivial cleanup of jbd compatibility layer removal

    Tao Ma (2):
    ocfs2: Move ocfs2_complete_reflink to the right place.
    ocfs2: duplicate inline data properly during reflink.

    Thomas Dahlmann (1):
    usb: amd5536udc: fixed shared interrupt bug and warning oops

    Thomas Gleixner (1):
    alpha: Fixup last users of irq_chip->typename

    Wolfram Sang (1):
    at24: Use timeout also for read

    Wu Fengguang (1):
    netfilter: nf_log: fix sleeping function called from invalid context in seq_show()

    Wu Zhangjin (2):
    MIPS: Loongson: Disallow 4kB pages
    MIPS: Loongson: Switch from flatmem to sparsemem

    Zhenyu Wang (5):
    drm/i915: Fix and cleanup DPLL calculation for Ironlake
    drm/i915: HDMI hardware workaround for Ironlake
    drm/i915: Add more registers save/restore for Ironlake suspend
    agp/intel: new host bridge support
    drm/i915: Fix CRT hotplug detect by checking really no channels attached

    Zou, Nanhai (1):
    drm/i915: Fix IRQ stall issue on Ironlake (1):
    TI DaVinci EMAC: Minor macro related updates
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