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SubjectLinux 2.5.59

Updates to sparc, alpha, ppc64, fbdev, XFS, AGP, kbuild, arm...

Likely the last release by me in a while, but Andrew & co can hold the


Summary of changes from v2.5.58 to v2.5.59

o missing break in amd 486 cpu case

o i8k driver update to i8k-1.13
o i8k driver cleanups
o alsa before oss in Kconfig

Ulrich Drepper <>:
o new CPUID bit

Falk Hueffner <>:
o [AGP] missing includes on Alpha

Jeff Wiedemeier <>:
o Fix marvel irq count computation

Nick Holloway <>:
o cpia driver update

o fix cardbus/hotplugging

Andi Kleen <>:
o x86_64 update

Andrew Morton <>:
o ext3 ino_t removal
o factor free memory into max_sane_readahead()
o fix ext3 memory leak
o hugetlbfs: don't implement read/write file_ops
o Use for_each_task_pid() in do_SAK()
o Create a per-cpu proces counter for /proc reporting
o remove has_stopped_jobs()

Anton Blanchard <>:
o pp64: move BUG into asm/bug.h
o ppc64: update comment, we now zero extend all 6 arguments in the
32bit syscall path, from Milton Miller
o ppc64: 2.5 module support, from Rusty
o ppc64: fix build when CONFIG_MODULES=n
o ppc64: move BUG_ILLEGAL_INSTR into asm/bug.h, noted by Milton
o ppc64: remove old strace hack
o ppc64: remove old signal code, unused on 64bit userspace
o ppc64: Remove code which zero/sign extends arguments 5 and 6, its
done unconditionally now
o ppc64: fix exception handling in socket multiplexer
o ppc64: Temporary workaround for oops during coredump

Bjorn Helgaas <>:
o [AGP] factor device command updates
o [AGP] fix old pci_find_capability merge botch
o [AGP] Remove unused var
o [AGP] Print AGP version & mode when programming devices
o [AGP] factor device capability collection
o [AGP] use PCI_AGP_* constants
o [AGP] use pci_find_capability in sworks-agp.c

Christoph Hellwig <>:
o more procfs bits for !CONFIG_MMU
o remove more junk from i2c headers
o remove some junk from fs/devfs/Makefile
o remove obsolete kern_umount alias for mntput
o fix intermezzo compilation
o don't include coda_fs_i.h in fs.h
o umode_t changes from Adam's mini-devfs

Christoph Hellwig <>:
o [XFS] remove superlous MAXNAMELEN checks
o [XFS] some more rename cleanups
o [XFS] xfs_getattr should be static
o [XFS] remount r/o fixes
o [XFS] update xattr.h copyright date
o [XFS] add dmapi miscdevice minor number
o [XFS] fix namespace pullution
o stale bdev reference in quotactl
o fix signed/unsigned issue in SGI partitioning code
o remove GET_USE_COUNT
o remove MOD_IN_USE

Dave Jones <>:
o [WATCHDOG] clean up includes
o [WATCHDOG] Final 2.4 bits for advantechwdt
o [WATCHDOG] Final 2.4 bits for eurotechwdt
o [WATCHDOG] Final 2.4 bits for ib700wdt
o [WATCHDOG] Final 2.4 bits for softdog.c
o [WATCHDOG] Final 2.4 changes for w83877f_wdt.c
o [WATCHDOG] final 2.4 fixes for wdt.c
o [WATCHDOG] Final 2.4 changes for wdt285.c
o [WATCHDOG] Final 2.4 changes for wdt_pci.c
o [AGPGART] warning fixes from Bjorn's last patches
o [AGPGART] implement module locking that works
o [AGPGART] Remove ancient unused bits from headers

David Brownell <>:
o maintain hcd_dev queue in FIFO order

David S. Miller <>:
o [SUNSAB]: Fix uart_get_baud_rate args
o [SPARC64]: Define PAGE_BUG in asm/bug.h
o [SPARC64]: Add UltraSPARC-III cpu frequency driver
o [SPARC64]: Move topology_init to setup.c, it is not SMP specific
o [SPARC64]: Use init/exit facility of cpufreq infrastructure
o [SPARC64]: Update defconfig

Dominik Brodowski <>:
o cpufreq: fix compilation, name of gx-suspmod driver

Duncan Sands <>:
o USB: kill speedtouch tasklet when shutdown
o USB: make more speedtouch functions static
o USB: SpeedTouch not Speed Touch

Eric Sandeen <>:
o [XFS] Make sure we don't walk off the end of the err_level array
o [XFS] Fix dyslexic definition of XFS_MAX_ERR_LEVEL
o [XFS] Merge max file offset fix - use standard Linux macros
o [XFS] Handle mode 0 inodes that find their way onto the unlinked
list These shouldn't be there, probably the result of corruption.

Gabriel Paubert <>:
o Cleanup of the lcall7/lcall27 entry path

Geert Uytterhoeven <>:
o Amiga keyboard fix
o Q40/Q60 IRQ updates from 2.4.x
o M68k exception table updates
o Sun-3: Add missing deactivate_mm()
o M68k generic RTC driver updates
o Atari ST-RAM swap update
o Q40/Q60 keyboard fixes
o Generic RTC driver documentation
o Mac/m68k NCR5380 SCSI updates

Greg Kroah-Hartman <>:
o USB: put the usb storage's SCSI device in the proper place in sysfs
o TTY: add module reference counting for tty drivers
o USB: add dev attribute for usb-serial devices in sysfs
o USB: added .owner for USB drivers that have a struct tty_driver

Greg Ungerer <>:
o bug.h for m68knommu arch
o remove BUG from m68knommu arch page.h
o remove obsolete himem.ld from m68knommu sub-arch
o clean up linker symbols in 68EZ328 ucsimm target
o clean up linker symbols in 68EZ328 ucdimm target
o move common macros into m68knommu entry.h
o remove common code from m68knommu/5307 entry.S
o remove common code from m68knommu/68328 entry.S
o remove common code from m68knommu/68360 entry.S
o build common m68knommu entry.S

Henning Meier-Geinitz <>:
o Change maintainership of USB scanner driver

Ivan Kokshaysky <>:
o alpha ksyms From
o alpha bootp target From
o alpha ipi timeout From
o alpha HARDIRQ_BITS From
o alpha kernel layout From
o alpha osf_shmat lock From
o alpha ev6/ev7 virt_to_phys From
o alpha console callbacks From
o alpha ide hwifs From
o alpha mem_size_limit From
o alpha numa iommu From
o alpha numa update From
o alpha smp fixes From
o alpha kernel start address From
o alpha PCI setup update
o alpha_remap_area_pages From
o alpha titan update From
o alpha irq proc update From
o alpha smp callin From

James Morris <>:
o [CRYPTO]: Add support for SHA-386 and SHA-512
o [CRYPTO] remove superfluous goto from des module init exception
o [CRYPTO] Add AES and MD4 to tcrypto crypto_alg_available() test

James Simmons <jsimmons@kozmo.(none)>:
o [ATY] Somehow a merge mistake happened. We removed fb_set_var

James Simmons <>:
o I810 fbdev updates. Cursor fix for ati mach 64 cards on big endian
machines. Buffer over flow fix for fbcon putcs function. C99
initializers for the STI console drivers.Voodoo 1/2 and NVIDIA
driver updates
o Added resize support for the framebuffer console. Now you can
change the console size via stty. Also support for color palette
changing on VC switch is supported
o [RIVA FBDEV] Driver now uses its own fb_open and fb_release
function again. It has no ill effects. The drivers uses strickly
hardware acceleration so we don't need cfb_fillrect and
o Updates from Helge Deller for the console/fbdev drivers for the
PARISC platform. Small fix for clearing the screen and a string
typo for the Voodoo 1/2 driver
o [MONITOR support] GTF support for VESA complaint monitors. Here we
calculate the general timings needed so we don't over step the
bounds for a monitor
o Remove fb_set_var. Some how it was missed in a merge conflict
o Final updtes to the GTF code. Now the code can gnerate GTF timings
regardless of the validity of info->monospecs
o [TRIDENT FBDEV] Driver ported to the new api
o [STI] Updates to latest PARISC changes. Use the latest PCI ids

Kai Germaschewski <>:
o Module Sanity Check
o ISDN/HiSax: Fix typo in drivers/isdn/hisax/config.c
o ISDN/HiSax: Fix PnP merge
o ISDN: Fix the janitor fix
o Consolidate read-only sections in arch/*/
o kbuild: fix broken kallsyms on non-x86 archs
o kbuild/modules: Save space on symbol list
o kbuild: Make asm-generic/ usable for IA-64
o kbuild: kallsyms cleanup

Laszlo Valko <>:
o [SPARC64]: Handle SO_TIMESTAMP properly in compat recvmsg

Linus Torvalds <>:
o We need to assign resources to cardbus cards _regardless_ of
whether probing tells us they already have a range. The old
information is stale.
o Fix backslash at end of file
o Fix page_address() to not re-evaluate its arguments multiple times
under certain circumstances.

Marc Zyngier <>:
o sysfs EISA support
o EISA naming database
o EISA sysfs updates to 3c509 and 3c59x drivers
o EISA sysfs AIP update

Martin J. Bligh <>:
o Fix interrupt dest mode / delivery mode confusion
o Add ACPI hook, rename raw_phys_apicid to bios_cpu_apicid
o Make IRQ balancing work with clustered APICs
o Fix APIC header defines for Summit
o Enable Summit in makefile, update summit subarch code
o make vm_enough_memory more efficient
o (1/3) Minimal NUMA scheduler
o (2/3) Initial load balancing
o (3/3) NUMA rebalancer

Matthew Wilcox <>:
o acpi_bus_register_driver patch

Nathan Scott <>:
o [XFS] Fix up some comments, tidy up some macros - no functional

Patrick Mansfield <>:
o USB storage sysfs fix

Patrick Mochel <>:
o driver model: update documentation
o kobject: export kset_find_obj
o sysfs: fixup some remaining s390 files
o sysfs: fixup NUMA file that was missed
o sysfs: minor documentation update
o sysfs: fixup SCSI debug driver files
o deadline iosched: make sure queue is valid before unregistering it
o driver model: fix bogus driver binding error reporting and handling

Paul Mackerras <>:
o PPC32: Add support for PPC 4xx on-chip devices using the generic
device model.
o PPC32: Page-align the data section of the boot wrapper
o PPC32: Better support for PPC 4xx debug facilities
o PPC32: Use a per-cpu variable for prof_counter and prof_multiplier

Randy Dunlap <>:
o update LOG BUF SIZE config

Richard Henderson <>:
o [ALPHA] Expose shifts in virt_to_phys to the compiler
o [ALPHA] Use direct calls to titan_ioremap/unmap when building a
titan specific kernel.
o [ALPHA] AGP infrastructure for AGP implemented in Alpha corelogic
(Titan / Marvel), Kconfig and headers.
o [ALPHA] Marvel (AlphaServer ES47, ES80, GS1280) support
o [ALPHA] Fixups to Marvel and Titan for incomplete merging
o [ALPHA] Formatting cleanup, warning removal, move declarations to
header files where they belong.
o [ALPHA] Correct io.h exports and inlining for marvel and titan
o [ALPHA] Corrections to recent changes

Roger Luethi <>:
o export skb_pad symbol
o Fix via-rhine using skb_padto

Roland Dreier <>:
o [NET]: Fix up RTM_SETLINK handling

Russell Cattelan <>:
o [XFS] Fix the cmn_err stuff to mask the error level before it
checks for max value
o [XFS] make *cmn_err interrupt safe
o [XFS] Revisit the remount read only code again

Russell King <>:
o [ARM] Add new system call entries
o [ARM] Remove redundant definitions from ide.h
o [ARM] Fix CPUFREQ initialisation oops
o [ARM] Update sa1100fb
o [ARM] Update acornfb for new fbcon layer
o [ARM] Use new asm/bug.h for arch/arm/kernel/bios32.c
o [ARM] Prevent "scheduling while atomic" in cpu_idle()
o [ARM] Update mach-types; add 8 new machine types, fix karo entry
o [ARM] Fix failure paths in fd1772.c initialisation
o [ARM/IDE] Fix BLK_DEV_IDEDMA setting on non-Acorn ARM systems
o [ARM] Fix Integrator __virt_to_bus/__bus_to_virt

Stephen Rothwell <>:
o compat_{old_}sigset_t generic part
o compat_{old_}sigset_t s390x part
o compat_sys_sigpending and compat_sys_sigprocmask
o compat_sys_sigpending and compat_sys_sigprocmask

Tom Rini <>:
o PPC32: Change the MontaVista copyright / GPL boilerplate to a
condensed version.

Trond Myklebust <>:
o Fix RPC client warning in 2.5.58
o Fix NFS root mount handling

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