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SubjectRe: test11-pre2

Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Nothing stands out as affecting most people here. Security fix for /proc,
> and various cleanups. Alpha and sparc fixes. If you use RAID or ramdisk,
> upgrade.
> Linus

Only four level I's. Pretty good. PCMCIA problems fixed too.....


> -----
> - pre2:
> - Stephen Rothwell: directory notify could return with the lock held
Level I
> - Richard Henderson: CLOCKS_PER_SEC on alpha.
> - Jeff Garzik: ramfs and highmem: kmap() the page to clear it
> - Asit Mallick: enable the APIC in the official order
Level I

> - Neil Brown: avoid rd deadlock on io_request_lock by using a
> private rd-request function. This also avoids unnecessary
> request merging at this level.
Level I

> - Ben LaHaise: vmalloc threadign and overflow fix
Level I

> - Randy Dunlap: USB updates (plusb driver). PCI cacheline size.
> - Neil Brown: fix a raid1 on top of lvm bug that crept in in pre1
> - Alan Cox: various (Athlon mmx copy, NULL ptr checks for
> scsi_register etc).
> - Al Viro: fix /proc permission check security hole.
> - Can-Ru Yeou: SiS301 fbcon driver
> - Andrew Morton: NMI oopser and kernel page fault punch through
> both console_lock and timerlist_lock to make sure it prints out..
> - Jeff Garzik: clean up "kmap()" return type (it returns a kernel
> virtual address, ie a "void *").
> - Jeff Garzik: network driver docs, various one-liners.
> - David Miller: add generic "special" flag to page flags, to be
> used by architectures as they see fit. Like keeping track of
> cache coherency issues.
> - David Miller: sparc64 updates, make sparc32 boot again
> - Davdi Millner: spel "synchronous" correctly
Spell "David Miller" correctly. 8).

> - David Miller: networking - fix some bridge issues, and correct
> IPv6 sysctl entries.
> - Dan Aloni: make fork.c use proper macro rather than doing
> get_exec_domain() by hand.
> - pre1:
> - me: make PCMCIA work even in the absense of PCI irq's
> - me: add irq mapping capabilities for Cyrix southbridges
> - me: make IBMMCA compile right as a module
> - me: uhhuh. Major atomic-PTE SMP race boo-boo. Fixed.
> - Andrea Arkangeli: don't allow people to set security-conscious
> bits in mxcsr through ptrace SETFPXREGS.
> - Jürgen Fischer: aha152x update
> - Andrew Morton, Trond Myklebust: file locking fixes
> - me: TLB invalidate race with highmem
> - Paul Fulghum: synclink/n_hdlc driver updates
> - David Miller: export sysctl_jiffies, and have the proper no-sysctl
> version handy
> - Neil Brown: RAID driver deadlock and nsfd read access to
> execute-only files fix
> - Keith Owens: clean up module information passing, remove
> "get_module_symbol()".
> - Jeff Garzik: network (and other) driver fixes and cleanups
> - Andrea Arkangeli: scheduler cleanup.
> - Ching-Ling Li: fix ALi sound driver memory leak
> - Anton Altaparmakov: upcase fix for NTFS
> - Thomas Woller: CS4281 audio update
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