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SubjectLinux 2.4.9-ac18

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* This is just bug fixes - focused on getting this right
* and rock solid ready for the 2.4.10 battle

o Fix aic7xxx and ncr53c8xxx compiles (Erik Andersen)
o Next PPC merge (Paul Mackerras)
o Updated patch-kernel (Dave Gilbert)
o Fix pgtable_cache_init escape on S/390 (Russell King)
o Fix alpha build (Dave Gilbert)
o Further scsi ifdef fixes (Arjan van de Ven)
o Revert softirq changes

o Fix vfree error on swap off (Hugh Dickins)
o Further USB serial fixups (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o ISDN cleanups - flags, includes, license texts (Kai Germaschewski)
o Fix bitfields in struct documentation (Tim Jansen)
o Next batch of MODULE_LICENSE tags (Arjan van de Ven)
o Fix the gendisk bugs (me)
o Endian fixes for cisco hdlc over isdn (Bjoern Zeeb,
Kai Germaschewski)
o PPPoE memory corruption fixes (Chris Mason)
o RSS accounting fix (Hugh Dickins)
o ide-tape fixes for HP colorado (Pete Zaitcev)
o Fix APM disable handling (Randy Dunlap)
o Fix mousedev behaviour with new gpm (Vojtech Pavlik)
o Add support for the ib700 watchdog (Charles Howes)
o Fix sysreq build fail (me, Junio)
o S/390 tree warning fixes (Martin Schwidefsky)
o Update the IBM serveraid driver (Keith Mitchell)
o Apply usb list_del fix (Georg Acher)
o Further midibuf fixes (Adrian Cox)
o Fix toshoboe pci initialisation (Adam J Richter)
o pci registration fixes for tlan (Adam J Richter)
o NFS lock reclaiming fixes (Trond Myklebust)
o Add Belkin F5D5050 USB ethernet idents (Dane Johnson)

o Fix VM breakage from my merge error (Rik van Riel)
o Shmem race fixs (Hugh Dickins)
o Improve scan_swap_map optimisiations (Hugh Dickins)
o Fix swapoff race (Hugh Dickins)
o Fix add to swap cache race (Hugh Dickins)
o Remove the PG_swap_cache bit (Hugh Dickins)
o Remove unused functions (Hugh Dickins)
o Remove unused argument from get_swap_page (Hugh Dickins)
o Make use of exclusive_swap_page when we can (Hugh Dickins)
o Make swap almost ready to lose BKL (Hugh Dickins)
o Add initial pieces for EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL (me)
| kernel symbols for GPL only use
o smc-ircc module inits (Keith Owens)
o Update the hp100 driver (Jaroslav Kysela)
o Update kernel-doc for struct and enum (Tim Jansen)
o Fix mac89x0 skb->len poking (David Weinehall)
o Big chunk of MODULE_LICENSE updates (Arjan van de Ven)
o Add the tainting proc hook (Keith Owens)
o Nand flash driver build fixes (David Woodhouse)
o Fix self-parenting problems in clone properly (Dave McCracken)
o CPIA camera fix (Michael Marxmeier)
o USB serial fixes (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Fix cisco hdlc protocol for isdn (Bjoern Zeeb)
o Further tunnel driver fixes (Taral)
o ISDN isar driver small fix (Karsten Keil)
o Further sscanf fixes (Paul)
o Fix iph5526 clash with ptrace namespace (Dave Jones)
o First block of block device updates from Al (Al Viro)
o Fix atm ioctl bug (Mitchel Blank)
o ISAPnP updates (Jaroslav Kysela)
o Merge IBM MWave support (Paul Schroeder)
o ISDN return value fixes (Andrew Morton)
o Add Acerscan 1240ut to the USB scanners (Morgan Collins)
o Fix init includes for aironet4500 (Keith Packard)
o Fix GART docs to reference DRI not utah (Robet Love)
o Reiserfs speed ups (Chris Mason)
o Maestro init fixups (Adam J Richter)
o Lock function cleanup (Trond Myklebust)
o Make the DRM options clearer (Keith Owens)
o Add compiler.h from 2.4.10
o Update ns83820 driver (Ben LaHaise)

o Rik's next VM handling update (Rik van Riel)
o Update mousedrivers documentation (me)
o Update 53c700 drivers (James Bottomley)
o USB serial pl2303 fixes (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o USB serial modcount fixes (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o USB devfs fix for skeleton driver (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Fix possible double read_unlock in personality (Christoph Hellwig)
o Switch to maintainers sysrq fix (Crutcher Dunavant)
o Further pnpbios fixes (Thomas Hood)
o Delete the right ipip tunnel (Taral)
o Coda fixes (Jan Harkes)
o Fix sscanf (Paul)
o Clean up the semaphore fix (Leonid Igolnik)
o Merge minimal hooks for speakup (Kirk Reiser)
| Speakup itself needs more cleaning up yet

o Fix atm alignment on IA64 (Chas Williams)
o Soundblaster unload oops fix (Matthias Hanisch)
o NFS over tcp fixes (Trond Myklebust)
o Add usb zero packet flag support to OHCI (Roman Weissgaerber)
o Clean up reiserfs flags usage (Nikita Danilov)
o Fix reiserfs disk leak on crash case (Nikita Danilov)
o Fix reiserfs mount option handling (Nikita Danilov)
o Cosmetic reiserfs changes (Nikita Danilov)
o Small fusion driver update (Steve Ralston)
o Add RAID1 support promise ide raid (Arjan van de Ven)
o Remove duplicate DEC fb config (Geert Uytterhoeven)
o PCI type 2 access type cast fixes (Brian Gerst)
o Add AMD761 AGP (Robert Love)
o Fix /proc/pid/maps (Manfred Spraul)
o Fix 8139too pio problem (Celso Gonzalez)
o Fix SEM_UNDO wrap bug (me, Leonid Igolnik)
o Add xircom/entrega single port USB (Greg Kroah-Hartmann,
Brian Warner,
Cristian Craciunescu)
o ISOfs transparent compression, unify zlib (H Peter Anvin)
somewhat (lots more to do there!)
o Correct usbvideo reported procfs name (Jonas Munsin)
o SMP safe Z85230 driver (me)
o Merge saner parts of S/390 code drop

o Fix mangled sun3fb bits (me)
o Fix make rpm version bug (Russell King)
o Work around eepro100 bug with some chip (Arjan van de Ven)
versions on 10Mbit half duplex
o Bring UML inlines in sync with rest of kernel (Jeff Dike)
o UML memory protection code - main piece (Jeff Dike)
o Clean up UML rules (Lennert Buytenhek)
o Fix UML hang on xterm open fail (Jeff Dike)
o Fix UML signal handling bug (Jeff Dike)
o Fix UML out of pty's on host error reporting (Jeff Dike)
o Add tun/tap support to UML + clean up net code (Jeff Dike)
o Make UBD block driver handl errors properly (Will Dyson)
o Make backfile file paths in COW headers absolute(Greg London)
o Fix missing UML tlb flush (Jeff Dike)
o PPC fixes for UML (Chris Emerson)
o Declare sys_personality so UML compiles (Andrea Arcangeli)
o Wrap host library mallocs into UML kernel (Jeff Dike)
allocs. Also fix gprof support
o Use -1 as "no dma" on PnPBIOS (Thomas Hood)
o Fix sysctl log level change breakage (Randy Dunlap)
o Document bread() (Pavel Machek)

o Yamaha audio wakeup race fix (Pete Zaitcev)
o 3c507 ring buffer handling fix (Mark Mackenzie)
| It looks like the same may apply to eexpress and a few
| others. People may want to check
o 4.4BSD alias syle ioctl bits (Matthias Andree)
o Fix jffs_min compile failure (Frank Davis)
o Fix hid initialisation order (Vojtech Pavlik)
o Add sysrq to mconsole (James Stevenson)
o Remove dead 3c515 stuff (Andres Salomon)
o Fix UML disk space leak (James Stevenson)
o uml hz_to_std() (Jeff Dike)
o uml makefile cleanup (Jeff Dike)
o hostfs cleanup - use pread/pwrite (Jorgen Cederlof)
o Fix oops in scsi generic (Jens Axboe)
o Fix missing break in riva fbdev.c (Steve DuChene)
o Push spin_trylock_bh into the headers (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o PWC driver update ("nemosoft")
o Fix hz_to_std macro problem (Matt)
o Fix radeon + AMD761 lockup/corruption problem (Stephen Tweedie)
o Intermezzo update (Peter Braam)
o USB serial startup fix (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Makefile cleanups (Christoph Hellwig)
o Code cleanup for eepro100 (Ben LaHaise)
o Fix pid handling bug in msg queues (Mingming Cao)
o Raid multipathing (Ingo Molnar)
o Correct sys_setid return in md (Vojtech Pavlik)
o Clean up isdn sc debug code (Vojtech Pavlik)
o x86_64 random patch (Vojtech Pavlik)
o Add x86_64 ifdefs to various places (Vojtech Pavlik)
o Limit granch asm code to x86 fix setup code (Vojtech Pavlik)
o Use unsigned long for flags where needed (Vojtech Pavlik)
o Fix reiserfs writepage v truncate/mmap race (Edward Shushkin)
o Eliminate various bits of reiserfs code and (Edward Shushkin)
references to old ext2/minix stuff
o Support multiple block sizes in reiserfs (Edward Shushkin)
o Fix gcc warning building reiserfs (Edward Shushkin)
o Fix reiserfs 32bit uid on old format (Edward Shushkin)
o Fix yam hamradio driver (Edward Shushkin)
o Es1888 audio divider change (Craig Mahaney)
o Add a highmem debugging option (Christoph Hellwig)
o Remove crud from lvm.h (Joe Thornber)
o Replace some LVM macros with inlines (Joe Thornber)
o Open/Close LVM PV's when using them (Joe Thornber)
o Remove lvm_short_version (Joe Thornber)
o Use devfs_register_blkdev etc in LVM
o Rename fields and consider only active LVM (Heinz Mauelshagen)
snapshots [and congratulations on the awar Heinz]
o Change LVM locking to use rw_semaphores (Joe Thornber)
o Assorted LVM cleanups (Joe Thornber and others)
o IA64 processor prefetch (??)
o Return the right thing for strnlen_user when (Andreas Schwab)
limit = 0
o More debug info on sysrq (Andrea Arcangeli)
o Keyboard compile fix on Alpha (Andrea Arcangeli)
o Shrink dcache before invalidating the inodes (Andrea Arcangeli)
on a umount
o Fix apm disable handling (Thomas Krennwallner)
o CPIA locking fixes (David Hansen)
o zap_inode_mapping function to invalidate all the(Christoph Hellwig)
maps of an inode
o Remove accidental leak of console_lock back (Andrew Morton)
into -ac
o Fix implicit declaration warning (Dave Jones)
o Add another promise ide ident (Arjan van de Ven)
o Ignore PRQ bit in apic flags when looking for (Randy Dunlap)
unknown configs
o Matrox driver update (Petr Vandrovec,
David Hansen)
o NULL checks in lock code (Francis Galiegue)
o Remove duplicate bits on fbmem.c (Paul Mundt)
o ia64 arch_init_modules fix (Arjan van de Ven)
o Support tabstops >160 (Petr Vandrovec)
o "noac" NFS updates (Trond Myklebust)
o Default P5 MCE to off (me)
o Bluesmoke updates (Dave Jones)
o Handle cpu info that goes over a page long (James Cleverdon)
| only tested on ia32/ia64 so far

o Fix sign check error in death signal (Martin Macok,
Kamil Toman)
o Merge up to Linus 2.4.10pre9

o Multiple swapoff fixes (Hugh Dickins);
o Clean up the mips parts of the mem.c ifdefs (Ralf Baechle)
o Update NCR53c700 driver, make it generic (James Bottomley,
Richard Hirst, Rasmus Andersen, Keith Owens)
o Recognize Radeon VE in radeonfb (Nick Kurshev)
o MCE address reporting fix (Dave Jones)
o APIC check fixes (Randy Dunlap)
o Wrong SIGBUS data in siginfo fix (Daniel Kobras)
o acpi Makefile fix (Keith Owens)
o NTFS update (Anton Altaparmakov)
o Parse mainboard resources inline to pnp not (Gerd Knorr)
as pci_device objects
o Propogate register_netdev errors out from (Dave Miller)
o Take sound lock static (David Hansen)
o ns83820 updates/fixes (Ben LaHaise)
o Small arch_init_modules fix for ia64 (Maciej Rozycki)
o pci bridge setup fixes, 64bit sign propogation (Todd Inglett)
o Add another batch of MODULE_LICENSE tags (me)

o ICP vortex documentation update (Boji Kannanthanam)
o Fix farsync ioctl checks (Bob Dunlop)
o Kiovec optimisations (Rohit Seth)
o Fix irda-usb match flags (Adam J Richter)
o USB serial MODULE_LICENSE tags (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Tidy up Changes notes to recommend gcc2.95+ ("Colonel")
o Kill dup in usb unusual_devs table (Harald Schreiber)
o Ethtool ioctl handling fix (Dave Miller)
o Add S/PDIF, 4 and 6 channel audio to ICH driver (Bob Paauwe)
o Fix compare types in ncpfs (Petr Vandrovec)
o Add limit to bluetooth ioctl (me)
o Fix missing channel range check in dpt_i2o (me)
o Fix lvm checks (me)
o Add missing wireless ioctl length check (me)
o Fix checks in sbpcd (me)
o Fix checks in generic ppp (me)
o Fix check in zr36067 (me)
o Fix checks in moxa (me)
o Fix checks in zr36120 (me)
o Fix Matrox DRM to mention G450 (Pavel Roskin)
o DGRS multi-nic mode fix (Rick Richardson)
o Reformat aztcd (no other changes) (me)
o Clean up the mcd driver (me)
o Remove gendisk export. Gendisk is now private (Christoph Hellwig)
to the sane API and has proper locking
o Highmem overflow fix (Ben LaHaise)
o Megaraid oops fix (Arjan van de Ven)
o Update kernel-doc-nano-HOWTO (Ken Moffat)
o Fix sis900 kerneldoc (Ken Moffat)
o Fix via audio kernel doc (Ken Moffat)

o Merge from 2.4.10-pre4 except
USB uhci controller update
MM/buffer cache changes
o Intermezzo update (Peter Braam)
o Clean up gendisk common code (Christoph Hellwig)

o Add another 1885 ident (Leon)
o Mention G450 in the 200/400 DRI (Pavel Roskin)
o Fix non PCI aic7xxx oops (me)
o Correct centaur chip detection (Keith Owens)
o Correct Dell cable detection (me)
o Fix usb storage warning (Christoph Hellwig)
o Fix symbol clash between core and pwc (Christoph Hellwig)
o Comment out the visws (Christoph Hellwig)
o Small alpha build fix (Ricky Beam)
o NFS client update (Trond Myklebust)
o SE401 update (Jeroen Vreeken)
o Check proc/modules before querying it in (André Dahlqvist)
o Add hppa to unaligned list for reiserfs (Jurriaan)
o i2c fix (Christoph Hellwig)
o LVM 32/64bit sort out (Patrick Caulfield)
o Softirq update/fixups (Andrea Arcangeli)
o Add arch_init_modules hook (Maciej Rozycki)
o Update slab cache to do LIFO handling and clean (Andrea Arcangeli)
up code somewhat
o Ethtool and alias fix (Arjan van de Ven)
o Self adjusting syscall table filler (Andrea Arcangeli)
o typo fix (David Weinehall)

o Update compiler requirements doc (me)
o Fix module count leak (I hope) in cs46xx (me)
o Fix sx.c warnings (Christoph Hellwig)
o Fix seagate.c prototypes (Christoph Hellwig)
o Remove non-modular stuff from mod builds (Christoph Hellwig)
and fix warnings
o Fix missing return value on xirc2ps (Christoph Hellwig)
o Fix atmtcp MODULE_LICENSE (Christoph Hellwig)
o Remove various unused code (Christoph Hellwig)
o Switch drivers/fc4 to use module_init (Christoph Hellwig)
o Config file fixes (Christoph Hellwig)
o Fix AX.25 digipeat crash (Thomas Osterried)
o DECNET update (Steven Whitehouse)
o Fix UNUSUAL_DEV entry for eUSB SmartMedia (Andries Brouwer)
o Remove spare maxinefb setup (Paul Mundt)
o Add USB MODULE_LICENSE tags (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Update the irq fix for the i810 audio based (me)
on further analysis by Doug Ledford
o make rpm target bug-fixes (Eli Carter)
o Fix missing export-objs in acpi (Keith Owens)
o VIA ide update (support 82c576, other small (Vojtech Pavlik)
o Fix tulip bug when using MWI experimental bits (Jeff Garzik)
o Add MODULE_LICENSE tags to telephony (Robert Love)
o Add MODULE_LICENSE tags to drivers/video (Robert Love)
o Fix z2ram tag (Robert Love)
o Ask for 255 bytes of header on scsi pages (Matt Dharm)
| Lots of USB crap can't even get truncating right
o Fix ver_linux for e2fsprogs 1.23 (Albert Cranford)
o Add MODULE_LICENSE tags to zorro (Robert Love)
o Make __module_license static (Keith Owens)
o Merge some of the PPC64 submission (Peter Bergner, Anton Blanchard, Mike Corrigan, Dave Engebretsen,
Tom Gall, Todd Inglett, Paul Mackerras,
Pat McCarthy, Steve Munroe, Don Reed,
and Al Trautman)
| I dropped some config bits to keep stuff simpler
| and a few files that definitely didnt follow CodingStyle
o Merge updated gdth scsi raid driver (Achim Leubner)
o Remove escaped debug code from ni5010 (Frank Davies)

o Make pae i386 compile again (Russell King)
o Add MODULE_LICENSE tagging (me)
o Clean up aztcd (phase 1) (me)
o Fix aztcd subchannel error reporting bug (me)
o Reformat cdu31a pending cleanups (me)
o Reformat cm206 pending cleanups (me)
o Reformat gscd pending cleanups (me)
o Reformat isp16 pending cleanups (me)
o Reformat sjcd pending cleanups (me)
o Reformat tpqic02 pending cleanups (me)
o Add tags in drivers upto and including drivers/char/*
| lots more to add yet...
o pl2303 oops fix (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Sony clie updates for clie OS 4.0 (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Fix elf loader for prelink binaries (Jakub Jelinek)
o Make xconfig fix (Robert Love)
o Add reparent_to_init, fix pnp and 8139 zombies (Andrew Morton)
o Update (Steven Cole)

o ns83820 driver fixes and updates (Ben LaHaise)
o updates (Steven Cole)
o Add generic pgtable_cache_init() (Russell King)
| and remove pae ifdefs from init/main.c
o Fix X.75 with new hisax drivers and an isdn (Kai Germaschewski)
disconnect race
o Remove now defunct directory offset cast (me)
o Make several vm behaviours tunable for now (Rik van Riel)
| This is so we can study behaviour patterns not for
| the long term
o Merge an additional ide-floppy fix (Sam Varshavchik)
| Fixed the ide floppy I/O error funny on some drives
o Pull dac/adc rate setting into ac97_codec.c (me)
o Update mips64 makefiles (Ralf Baechle)
o Complete the missing bits of the proc (Ralf Baechle)
infrastructure using constant HZ to userspace
| This has been partial for a long time, with the mips tree
| it actually needs to be completed...
o Avoid oops in rivafb when using 15bit depth (Steve DuChene)
on riva128
o Indent seagate scsi into linux format (me)
| Changes pending so do this in two steps..
o pl2303 updates (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Orinoco update (David Gibson)
o IRQ stack value fix (John Byrne)
o Enable DMA on 20268R (Zygo Blaxell)
o Add missing -EFAULT return to se401 (Pavel Machek)
o Voodoo 1/2 frame buffer console (Ghozlane Toumi)
o Update cache size reporting errata (Dave Jones)
o Fix nasty oops and deadlock in i810_audio (me)

o Fix config glitch in drivers/video/ (Steven Cole)
o Kaweth endian fixes (Brad Hards)
o Update the MPT fusion drivers (Steve Ralston)
o Possible floppy probe fix (Paul Gortmaker)
o Add the KT266 agp to the table (Kris Kersey)
o Start convering ia32 and x86_64 mtrr code (Dave Jones)
o Account ramdisk in out of memory code (Russell King)
o Possible fix for cardbus allocation failures (Andreas Bombe)
o Clean up other cases of const initdata (Dave Jones)
o Update the keyboard rate code to be more (Dave Miller)
flexible (needed for sparc)
o fixes (Steven Cole)
o Pegasus USB driver fixes (Petko Manolov)
o Fix i810 audio pops on speed changes (Scott Herod)
o GPIO driver for the ITE board (Hai-Pao Fan)
o Philips Nino port update (Steven Hill, Pavel Machek)

o Last small bits of the PPC merge (Paul Mackerras)
o Fix compile bugs in airport driver (David Gibson)
o ITE8172 ide updates (Steve L)
o Add i2c drivers for the ITE board (Hai-Pao Fan)
o AC97 register naming fix (Ralf Baechle)
o TI 3912 serial driver (Harald Koerfgen, Jim Pick,
Steven Hill)
o ITE general updates (P Popov)
o Remove double init of SGI streamable device (Ralf Baechle)
o Update SGI indy drivers (Ralf Baechle)
o Qtronix keyboard driver updates (P Popov)
o Add tx3192 frame buffer support (Steven Hill)
o MIPS frame buffer updates (Ralf Baechle)
o Move vino.h into driver directory (Ralf Baechle)
o Ocelot updates (Jun Sun, G Lonnon, S Kranz, Steve J)
o DDB5 updates (Jun Sun)
o MIPS jazz update (Ralf Baechle)
o SGI wd33c93 update (Ralf Baechle)
o Baget updates (Ralf Baechle)
o SNI updates (Ralf Baechle)
o Alchemy Au1000 support (P Popov)
o MIPS eval board updates (Ralf Baechle, Carsten Langgaard)
o Update Decstation serial support (Maciej W. Rozycki)
o NEC Vrc5477 audio driver (Steve L)
o General MIPS32 updates (Jun Sun, Ralf Baechle, Matt Porter,
Kevin Kissell, Carsten Langgaard,
Jan-Benedict Glaw)
o MIPS scsi updates (Ralf Baechle)
o Notifier signal oops fix (Benjamin Herrenschmidt)

o Merge the fat and iso changes from 2.4.9
o Merge the sunrpc changes from 2.4.9
o Merge (hopefully correctly) the nfs changes
o Switch to the 2.4.9 emu10k1 driver
o Merge vfs directory type changes
o Merge other oddments
- This leaves min/max and the vm/buffer changes
both of which are pretty dubious anyway
o lock_kiovec page unwind fix (Velizar B)
o do_swap_page recheck pte before failing (Linus, Jeremy Linton)
o do_swap_page doesn't mkwrite when deleting (Linus)
| From 2.4.9 with extra comments etc (Hugh Dickins)

o Merge the majority of 2.4.9 except
- min/max mess
- fat/isofs changes
- drm changes (some collisions with other
- vm/buffer handling changes
- emu10k1
- vfs directory type changes
- nfs/nfsd/sunrpc
I'm trying to make sure I can keep this testable
as 2.4.9 vanilla isnt being stable on my test sets
This is basically a merge of all the "boring" bits.

o Update usb network fixes (Herbert Xu)
o HID id matching fix (Pete Zaitcev)
o ARM i/o fixes (Russell King)
o ARM alignment trap fixes (Russell King)
o ARM softirq fix (Russell King)
o Miscellaneous arm updates (Russell King)
o updates (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz,
Steven Cole)
o Prefetchw macro fix (Andreas Franck)
o Kill another bogus wbinvd macro in ACPI (Dave Jones)
o Switch PnPBIOS to spinlocks and irq off (me)
o Large PPC merge (Paul Mackerras)
o Remove surplus macintosh rtc printks (Paul Mackerras)
o Add modem power features to the mac serial (Paul Mackerras)
o Powerbook trackpad lockup fix (Paul Mackerras)
o Adb updates (Paul Mackerras)
o Fix serial port base offsets (Paul Mackerras)
o PPC sysctl code to use PPC32 not __powerpc__ (Paul Mackerras)
| The latter is both 32 and 64 bit...
o PowerMac pmu updates (Paul Mackerras)
o S/390 3270 driver update (Richard Hitt)
o MIPS docs update (Ralf Baechle)
o Update mips maintainers entry (Ralf Baechle)
o Update mips (Ralf Baechle)
o Add some mips pci ids (Ralf Baechle)
o DECstation turbochannel update (Maciej W. Rozycki,
Ralf Baechle)
o MIPS64 update (Ralf Baechle)

o Remove bogus wbinvd macro in ACPI (Dave Jones)
o Fix highmem high page races (Ben LaHaise)
o SCSI generic driver updates (Doug Gilbert)
o Remove unneeded fusion init call (Adam J Richter)
o Fix init/const clashes in pci (Dave Jones)
o Merge newer qlogic fc firmware set (Ricky Beam)
o Add NEC DV5800A to the blacklist for DMA (Matt Domsch)
o Add passive ISDN over USB support (Frode Isaksen,
Kai Germaschewski)
o Fix aha1542 flags type (Andi Kleen)
o Macsonic kmalloc type fixes (Dave Jones)
o lock clear_page_tables versus kswapd (Ben LaHaise)
o Honour PnPBIOS region reservations (Gerd Knorr)
o Made them __init and fixed problems when the (me)
resource declaration spanned 0x100
o Fix a rio serial type warning (me)
o Add another byteswapped Vaio BIOS (Roger Luethi)
o USB serial tidy ups (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Fix dev->actconfig changing in probe in USB (Michael Stickel)
causing later errors

o Fix the USB device timeout problem (Pete Zaitcev)
o rio usb locking fixes (Oliver Neukum)
o Fix vm86 v segment reload part 1 (Andi Kleen)
| Still not all sorted yet
o Airo driver update (Javier Achirica)
o Fix bugs in usb skeleton driver (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Add support for USB clie serial devices (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o USB config fix for serial debug (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Add support for massworks id75 usb (Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o Rationalise lvm version numbers (A J Lewis)
o LVM locking changes (Joe Thornber)
o Pull pv flush out of lvm ioctls (Heinz Mauelshagen)
o Switch to lv_v5_t structures/types in LVM (Heinz Mauelshagen)
o Defer LVM I/O when moving an extent (Joe Thornber,
Andreas Dilger)
o Fix bmap/blkszget issues in LVM (Andreas Dilger)
o Tidy naming/devfs registrations for LVM (Patrick Caulfield)
o Protect LVM snapshot flag removal, don't
extend or reduce dropped snapshots,
o Handle ELF loader setup arg pages failures (Evgeny Polyakov)
o Add udelays to cmpci to see if it fixes (me)
the problems a few people have
o Put config hooks in to make qlogicfc firmware (me)
optionally loadable for weird hardware
| Needs a suitable firmware file adding ..
o Update pci.ids for a couple of parisc things (Helge Deller)
o Irda warning fixes (Pete Zaitcev)
o Squash smp race in dsbr100 driver (Oliver Neukum)
o Console locking fix on VT_DISALLOCATE race (Jani Jaakkola,
Andrew Morton)
o ipv4 raw socket oops fix (Octavian Cerna)
o Actually use our msr register defines (Dave Jones)
o Correct polish translation info typos (Steven Cole)
o mm compile warning fix (Rik van Riel)
o Updated 3ware driver (Adam Radford)
o Add Sharp PC-RJ/AX to bad apm list (Arjan van de Ven)

o Possible usb -110 error fix (me)
o Page laundering fix (Rik van Riel)
o Add another vaio to the byteswap list (Martin Mueller)
o Fix typos in ide blacklist (Arjan van de Ven)
o UMSDOS split directory entry handling (Istvan Varadi)
o Update further (Steve Cole)
o Fix bogus mtrr warning on dual pentiums (Dave Jones)
o Update scsi tape driver (Kai Mäkisara)
o Change memory probe constants on AWE32/64 (Dave Fennell)
o Tiny endian reiserfs fix (just cosmetic) (Jeff Mahoney)
o Make the md resync delay message informative (Corin Hartland-Swann)
rather than scary
o USB printer fixes (Oliver Neukum)
o Add the SIS735 to the SiS AGP (Adrian)
o Kill bogus export_objs entry in lib/Makefile (Keith Owens)
o VIA rhine fixes (David Woodhouse)
o Next set of superblock changes (Al Viro)
o Don't reissue a pid that has a tgid matching (Dave McCracken)
it still in circulation

o Fix double mount hang on scsi cdrom, i2o or lvm (Al Viro)
o Fix oops in msdos/umsdos (OGAWA Hirofumi)
o Fix qnxfs hang (Serguei Tzukanov)
o Add missing Alpha ksyms (Marc Zyngier)
o USB oops fixes (Pete Zaitcev)
o Apply same fix to kaweth (me)
o Fix off by one in pcigart (Andreas Schwab)
o Fix dasd leak (Al Viro)
o page reactivate correction (Rik van Riel)
o Add the 104K to the byteswapped minutes bug (Daniel Caujolle-Bert)
o Missing USB config items (Mike Castle)
o Fix i2o systab send id order (Klaus Beyer)
o VMA merging fixups (Ben LaHaise)
o Update ntfs (Anton Altaparmakov)
o Speed up ext2 readdir/stat (Ted Tso)
o Comment/docbook fixups (Dave Jones)
o Add missing netif_wake_queue calls to USB (Herbert Xu)
network drivers
o Fix cramfs to use kmap (Herbert Xu)
o Fix NFS client atomic_dec_and_lock symbol (Trond Myklebust)
o Make wake_up_interrutible_sync usable in (Jeremy Elson)
o Update PPC for kbd_rate support (Paul Mackerras)
o Next block of tidying (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o Next block of superblock cleanup (Al Viro)
o Update hp scanner driver for USB (Oliver Neukum)
o Clean up ibm partition code (Al Viro)

o Further small DRI/AGP updates (Jeff Hartmann)
o Update master makefile to force offset.h/ (Andi Kleen)
version.h/depend order (needed for x86-64)
o Merge x86-64 architecture port code (Andi Kleen and co)
o Merge ixj update (Craig Southern)
o Further ixj cleanup/merge tweaks (me)
| Ie don't blame him ;)
o Grand config file cleanup (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz,
Steven Cole)
o Add another byteswap vaio (Ray Lee)
o Correct partition check oops fix (Kevin Flemming)
o via82cxx IDE DMA updates (Vojtech Pavlik)
| Enable 8231/8233 support, handle slightly
| out of spec PCI from 1.3GHz/12.5x Athlon
o Rip min/max use entirely out of isdn (Kai Germaschewski)
| To handle 2.4.9 compat disaster
o Update K6 bug url (André Dahlqvist)
o Possible fix for trix ad1848 fail (me)
o Add pci quirk warning for AMD766 errata 22 (me)
| Based on multiple "yes noapic fixed my
| dual athlon" reports.

o Pull Linus buffer.c/mem fixes into 2.4.8-ac (Rik van Riel)
o Make writeout smoother on zone specific (Marcelo Tosatti)
o Fix an md oops (Neil Brown)
o AD1848 isapnp handling (Miguel Freitas)
o sr_ioctl capacity reporting fix (Jens Axboe)
o Starfire update (Ion Badulescu)
o cmpci update (Carlos Gorges)
o UDF update, fix delete BUG() trap (Ben Fennema)
o Move nmi defines so asm/irq.h isnt required (Russell King)
o Add experimental requirement to intermezzo (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o Fix missing include (Tom Rini)
o Small eepro100 test updates (Arjan van de Ven)
o Reiserfs transaction tracking update (Chris Mason)
| Speeds up O_SYNC and fsync
o Update vfs_permission, handle root exec (Christoph Hellwig)
o First piece of the CyberPro 5050 audio merge (Peter Wächtler)
o Tidy i810_audio cornercases of OSS compliance (Laurent Pinchart)
o IDE cdrom blacklist updates for DMA (Matt Domsch)
o Merge some i810 updates (Doug Ledford)
o Fix bug in i810 device removal (me)
| fortunately nobody yet has multiple ICH audio in one box 8)
o Natsemi gige driver (Ben LaHaise)
o Allow more I/O addresses on msnd_pinnacle (Steve Sycamore)
o Correct sys_tz definition (Andi Kleen)
o Remove unused prototypes from md (Andi Kleen)
o Fix flags wrong types in usb (Andi Kleen)
o Fix assorted wrong flags, add x86_64 defines (Andi Kleen)
o Fix flags types in i2o (Jes Sorensen)
o Add another vaio byteswap case (Stelian Pop)
o Add devfs support to usb scanner (Yves Duret)
o Fix an ess solo warning (Christoph Hellwig)
o Fix flags types in 3ware driver (Jes Sorensen)
o Fix generic serial warnings (Christoph Hellwig)
o Fix flag types in firewire drivers (Jes Sorensen)
o Fix flag types in dz serial (Jes Sorensen)
o Extend short name handling in fat based fs's (OGAWA Hirofumi)
o Fix flag types in n_r3964 (Jes Sorensen)
o x86_64 ifdef hooks for raid and fbcon (Andi Kleen)

o Next batch of IDE driver updates (Andre Hedrick)
| qd6580 driver becomes a qd65xx driver
| 80pin cable detect for serverworks on Dell
| Mode5 on SIS chipsets
o Handle ARM mmap were FIRST_USER_PGD_NR is not (Russell King)
o Make the sl82c105.c code common between ARM (Paul Mackerras)
and PPC
o Update cisco hdlc handling in the isdn layer (Bjoern Zeeb)
o Add called party number to isdn tty emulation (Jan Oberlaender,
Kai Germaschewski)
o Eicon warning fix (Kai Germaschewski)
o Tiny agp cleanup in severworks code (Mike Harris)
o Switch to 2.4.8 nr_free_buffer_pages (Rik van Riel)
o Change bootmem bitmap setup (Rik van Riel)
o Unlazy the queue movement when we touch
inactive cache pages (VM balance assumed this) (Rik van Riel)
o Update the orinoco drivers (David Gibson)
o Update natsemi driver (experimentally anyway) (Tim Hockin)
o Update hpt366 blacklists (Kevin Fleming)
o Reclaim buffer cache into inactive list when (Rik van Riel)
it is too large
o Documentation tidy ups (Steven Cole)
o Switch map_user_kiobuf to use down_read (Ben LaHaise)

o ADFS date/time computation fix (Russell King)
o Add ALS120 ident to ns558 joystick (Filip Van Raemdonck)
o Make Reiserfs endian and alignment safe (Jeff Mahoney)
| Fixes IA64 indirect alignment, S390 alignment
| Big endian
| Update inode generator
o Enable input drivers on ARM (Russell K
o Add intermezzo file system kernel side (Peter Braam and co)
o First blocks of ppc64 merge (Paul Mackerras, Anton Blanchard,
Tom Gall and the IBM PPC 64 team)
o Fix return value bug in mac nvram driver
o Make oom killer kill all threads of a set (Eric Lammerts)

o Update ISDN cvs idents (Kai Germaschewski)
o Update isdn experimental idents (Kai Germaschewski)
o Add Compaq Phoenix 4.06 to irqsafe APM (Arjan van de Ven)
o Remove rockridge printk generating too much (Mikael Pettersson)
debug output
o Add a needed include of delay.h (Arjan van de Ven)
o Revert access DAC change (me)
| Breaks in some cases
o ARM documentation, credits, maintainer updates (Russell King)
o Atyfb build fixups (Stelian Pop)
o merges (Steven Cole)
o Initial merge of dpt_i2o.c (Deanna Bonds, Bob Pasteur,
Karen White, Mark Salyzyn)
o Teach i2o_core to skip dpt cards (me)
o Sony Pi driver update (Stelian Pop)

o Fix suspend/resume bugs in eepro100 (Arjan van de Ven)
o Fix missing spec required delays in PCI PM (me)
o Disable PM on eepro100, it breaks even with (me)
those fixed
o Resynchronize (Steven Cole)
o Further superblock handling updates (Al Viro)
o Fix various GPL misreferences (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o Updated A20 gate switching code to handle (Peter Anvin)
odd (Olivetti etc) and no legacy boxes
o Fix expand_stack race (Manfred Spraul)
o Fix a malloc failure path in ipc (Manfred Spraul)
o Revert 2.4.8 scsi_lib change (hangs ide-scsi (Arjan van de Ven)
on some drives)
o Fix binfmt elf strlen->strnlen_user (me)
o Add additional checking to binfmt_elf (me)
| Last two based on Solar Designers 2.2 work
o Make pnp_bios dock thread exit when it finds (me)
docking isnt supported
o Ext3 file system updates (Andrew Morton,
Stephen Tweedie)
o Merge common components of uhci drivers (Brad Hards)
o Remove crud from media Makefile (Keith Owens)
o Fix build on Alpha (David Gilbert)
o DRM warning/oops fix (Arjan van de Ven)
o Fix i810 audio return funny (Laurent Pinchart)
o Fix ldm partition checking (Richard Russon)
o Agpgart typo fix (Mike Harris)
o Revert emu10k changes in 2.4.8, wait until the (me)
maintainers actually have debugged code and
want an update
o Fix a compile fail case for the 53c700 driver (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o ARM core and video updates (Russell King)

o Merge Linus 2.4.8
- Skip VM changes for now
o Fix sblive build problems (Rui Sousa)
o Add Fernando Fuganti to credits (Fernando Fuganti)
O Revert printk return change (Andrew Morton)
o Add drm-4.0 to mod_subdirs (Brian Dushaw)
o Bluez bluetooth updates (Maksim Krasnyanskiy)
o Fix serverworks AGP memory leak (Hugh Dickins)
o Update DRM 4.1 for Alpha AGPGart support (Jay Estabrook,
Jeff Hartmann)
o Fix depca crash on unload (Peter Denison)

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