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    SubjectLinux 2.4.22-pre7


    Here goes -pre7.

    This is a feature freeze, only bugfixes will be accepted from now on.

    -rc1 should be out in a couple of weeks.

    -pre7 contains a bunch of updates (networking, sh/sparc64 merge, etc)
    including another IO scheduler change which should improve overall
    performance a lot.

    Summary of changes from v2.4.22-pre6 to v2.4.22-pre7

    o [IPV4/IPV6]: Fix use-after-free bugs in tunneling drivers

    o SH Merge
    o SH update

    o [NET]: Make {send,recv}msg return EMSGSIZE when msg_iovelen is too big, as per 1003.1
    o [NET]: Return EDESTADDRREQ as appropriate in sendmsg implementations

    Alan Cox:
    o add quota autoload
    o typo bits

    Ben Collins:
    o [SPARC64]: Fix OBP 4.6+ PCI probing, use pcic_present() consistently
    o Fix ALi15x3 DMA on sparc64 (maybe others)

    Benjamin Herrenschmidt:
    o radeonfb: fix artifacts during boot

    Chas Williams:
    o [ATM]: Add reference counting to atm_dev
    o [ATM]: Make ATM buildable as a module
    o [ATM]: Eliminate cli, make function names sane in net/atm/lec.c

    Christoph Hellwig:
    o vmap() backport

    Dave Kleikamp:
    o JFS: Possible trap/data loss when fixing directory index table

    David S. Miller:
    o [SUNHME]: Set RXMAX/TXMAX large enough to handle VLAN frames
    o [NET]: Ok, sunhme is VLAN challenged after all
    o [SUNRPC]: Fix compiler warning in svcsock.c
    o [NETFILTER]: Fix build warnings in ipv6 modules, thanks Geert
    o [ATM]: Fix build, missing lec_priv member
    o [ATM]: Fix lec.c warning with bridging disabled
    o [SPARC64]: Fix assumptions about data section ordering and objects ending up in .data vs .bss
    o [SPARC{,64}]: Add barrier() to cpu_relax() for consistency with 2.5.x
    o [SPARC64]: Update defconfig
    o [Bluetooth]: Fix buggy CONFIG_ISDN test in cmtp
    o [SPARC64]: Do not break out of PCI controller probing loop too early

    David Stevens:
    o [IPV4]: Do not sent IGMP leave messages unless IFF_UP

    Gerd Knorr:
    o bttv driver update
    o tuner driver update
    o bttv documentation update
    o Update tv card i2c helper modules

    Ivan Kokshaysky:
    o typecast bug in sched.c bites reschedule_idle

    James Morris:
    o [NETLINK]: Just drop packets for kernel netlink socket with no data_ready handler

    Jens Axboe:
    o more iosched work

    Maksim Krasnyanskiy:
    o [Bluetooth] CMTP protocol depends on ISDN and ISDN CAPI

    Marcel Holtmann:
    o [Bluetooth] Make READ_TRANSMIT_POWER_LEVEL available for normal users
    o [Bluetooth] Support for inquiry with unlimited responses
    o [Bluetooth] Support for AVM BlueFRITZ! USB
    o [Bluetooth] Add l2cap_load() function
    o [Bluetooth] Handle command complete event for inquiry cancel
    o [Bluetooth] Declare the function l2cap_load()
    o [Bluetooth] Update the maintainer entries for the Bluetooth subsystem

    Marcelo Tosatti:
    o Changed EXTRAVERSION to -pre7
    o buffer.c: remove unused out_putf label

    Mikael Pettersson:
    o clean crc temp files in lib/

    Oleg Drokin:
    o Fix link/unlink race. By Chris Mason concurrent link/unlinks can create savelinks for files that still exist, the fix here is to be somewhat smarter about when we change the link count

    Paul Mackerras:
    o PPC32: Fix the debug check in kunmap_atomic
    o PPC32: Fix IRQ sense and polarity setting on 405 and 440 cpus

    Paul Mundt:
    o sh64: Fix ATM module build
    o sh64: defconfig update
    o sh64: Cayman IRQ handler updates

    Roman Zippel:
    o hfs+: update copyright
    o hfs+: remove some smaller files
    o hfs+: volume/permission fixes
    o hfs+: fix rename of links
    o hfs+: check size of inode and sb info
    o hfs+: various cleanups
    o hfs+: link hfsplus before hfs
    o hfs+: export mark_page_accessed
    o hfs+: Makefile update

    Tom Rini:
    o PPC32: Add support for the Motorola PowerPlus family of boards
    o PPC32: Remove trailing whitespace in numerous files

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