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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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