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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.15-pre4 - merge with Alan
Just as a heads-up for interested people... this kernel does contain the
final fixes for the Freecom adaptor, even tho it's not listed.

Matt

On Mon, Nov 12, 2001 at 11:01:56AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> Ok, this kernel hopefully contains all the high-priority merges with Alan,
> which means that as far as that is concerned, I'm done with 2.4.x and
> ready to pass it on to Marcelo.
>
> Which means that I'd also like people to double-check that there are no
> embarrassing missing pieces due to the merge (or other patches).
>
> Known issue: Al Viro fixed the nasty overflow with /proc/cpuinfo and
> multiple CPU's, but only for x86. So other architectures need to convert
> from the old "get_cpuinfo()" to the seq-file-based "show_cpuinfo()". The
> conversion should be pretty mindless and straightforward.. (ie use
> "seq_printf()" instead of "sprintf()" etc - see arch/i386/kernel/setup.c
> for the example code).
>
> Changelog appeded,
>
> Linus
>
> -----
> pre4:
> - Mikael Pettersson: make proc_misc happy without modules
> - Arjan van de Ven: clean up acpitable implementation ("micro-acpi")
> - Anton Altaparmakov: LDM partition code update
> - Alan Cox: final (yeah, sure) small missing pieces
> - Andrey Savochkin/Andrew Morton: eepro100 config space save/restore over suspend
> - Arjan van de Ven: remove power from pcmcia socket on card remove
> - Greg KH: USB updates
> - Neil Brown: multipath updates
> - Martin Dalecki: fix up some "asmlinkage" routine markings
>
> pre3:
> - Alan Cox: more driver merging
> - Al Viro: make ext2 group allocation more readable
>
> pre2:
> - Ivan Kokshaysky: fix alpha dec_and_lock with modules, for alpha config entry
> - Kai Germaschewski: ISDN updates
> - Jeff Garzik: network driver updates, sysv fs update
> - Kai Mäkisara: SCSI tape update
> - Alan Cox: large drivers merge
> - Nikita Danilov: reiserfs procfs information
> - Andrew Morton: ext3 merge
> - Christoph Hellwig: vxfs livelock fix
> - Trond Myklebust: NFS updates
> - Jens Axboe: cpqarray + cciss dequeue fix
> - Tim Waugh: parport_serial base_baud setting
> - Matthew Dharm: usb-storage Freecom driver fixes
> - Dave McCracken: wait4() thread group race fix
>
> pre1:
> - me: fix page flags race condition Andrea found
> - David Miller: sparc and network updates
> - various: fix loop driver that thought it was part of the VM system
> - me: teach DRM about VM_RESERVED
> - Alan Cox: more merging
>
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