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    SubjectLinux 2.4.23-pre1


    Here goes the first -pre of 2.4.23. It contains a bunch of updates spread
    all over, most notably networking.

    There are still pending patches in my queue, but I though "Ok, enough
    patches for a -pre. "

    Detailed changelog below

    Summary of changes from v2.4.22 to v2.4.23-pre1

    o [netdrvr airo] Missing defines (only for documentation)
    o [netdrvr airo] MAC type changed to unsigned
    o Missing lines for Wireless Extensions 16
    o MIC support with newer firmware
    o Safer unload code
    o Fix adhoc config

    o [net] export alloc_netdev
    o [netdrvr bonding] embed stats struct inside bonding private struct

    o [IPV6]: Missing break in switch statement of rawv6_getsockopt()
    o [IPV4]: /proc/net/pnp dumps items marked initdata

    o [VLAN]: Fix OOPS on module removal

    o [NET]: Set NLM_F_MULTI in answer of RTM_GETADDR dump answer

    o [TG3]: Recognize Altima AC1001 device IDs

    o [wireless airo] Fixes unregistering of PCI cards
    o [wireless airo] Replaces task queues by simpler kernel_thread

    o [SPARC64]: Fix cdrom ioctl32 translations

    o [NET]: Fix hang/memleak in pktgen

    o [CRYPTO]: Add cast5, integration by

    o pcwd.c: fix oops on unload
    o Cset exclude:|ChangeSet|20030825183254|28555
    o Cset exclude:|ChangeSet|20030825194257|34486
    o Fix possible IRQ handling SMP race: Kudos to TeJun Huh
    o Changed EXTRAVERSION to -pre1

    o [netdrvr 8139cp] fix h/w vlan offload

    o [NET]: Make sure interval member of struct tc_estimator is signed

    o AGPGART support for Intel 7x05 chipsets (backported from 2.6)

    o [NET]: Remove dead comment from dummy.c driver

    o [netdrvr 8139too] fix resume behavior, by correctly saving/restoring pci state.

    o [NET]: Flush hw header caches on NETDEV_CHANGEADDR events

    o [IPV4]: Add IP Virtual Server to 2.4.x

    Alexey Kuznetsov:
    o [IPV4]: IP options were not updated while forwarding multicasts
    o [PKT_SCHED]: More reasonable PSCHED_JSCALE for various values of HZ
    o [IPV4]: Fix rt_score() and usage when purging rtcache hash chains

    Andi Kleen:
    o Compile fix for ACPI in 2.4.22/x86-64

    Anton Blanchard:
    o [NET]: Add missing memory barriors for __LINK_STATE_RX_SCHED handling

    Arjan van de Ven:
    o Fix asm constraint bug in arch/i386/kernel/pci-pc.c

    Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo:
    o irqreturn_t compatibility with 2.6

    Ben Collins:
    o [SPARC64]: In pci_common.c:find_device_prom_node() recognize PCI_DEVICE_ID_SUN_TOMATILLO
    o [SPARC64]: In clock_probe(), treat m5819p just like m5819

    Benjamin Herrenschmidt:
    o [NET]: Do not call request_irq with spinlock held in sungem.c

    Chas Williams:
    o [ATM]: export try_atm_clip_ops not atm_clip_ops_mutex

    Christoph Hellwig:
    o fix copy_namespace()
    o use list_add_tail in buffer_insert_list
    o reserve a sysctl number for XFS (pagebuf)

    Dave Kleikamp:
    o JFS: If unicode conversion fails, operation should fail
    o JFS: Make error return codes negative
    o JFS: K&R to ANSI conversions for fs/jfs/jfs_dmap.c and jfs_xtree.c
    o JFS: add nointegrity mount option (Karl Rister)

    David S. Miller:
    o [SPARC64]: Add Ultra-IIIi/Jalapeno support
    o [SPARC64]: Add JIO/Tomatillo PCI controller support
    o [SPARC64]: Read processor number correctly on Ultra-IIIi/Jalapeno
    o [SPARC64]: In ISA support, is interrupt-map exists use it
    o [SPARC64]: Finalize TOMATILLO/JIO support, help from
    o [TG3]: Support OBP firmware mac-addresses on sparc64
    o [SPARC64]: Sanitize PCI controller handling to support Tomatillo better
    o [SPARC64]: Pass correct args to data_access_exception() in unaligned.c
    o [SPARC64]: Make sure to reject all PCI DAC dma masks
    o [SPARC64]: In schizo driver, if virtual-dma property exists, respect it
    o [ATM]: Remove -g option from driver directory CFLAGS
    o [SPARC64]: More tomatillo PCI controller fixes
    o [TG3]: More Sun onboard 5704 fixes
    o [TG3]: Only call tg3_init_rings() after hardware has been reset
    o [SPARC64]: Fix AFSR error reporting for Cheetah+/Jalapeno
    o [SPARC64]: Missing cheetah+ ASI defines
    o [SPARC64]: Fix unused variable warnings when using iounmap()
    o [SPARC64]: Do not make sparc_{cpu,fpu}_type a NR_CPUS array
    o [NET]: Export neigh_changeaddr
    o [SPARC64]: Add some missing PCI error reporting
    o [TG3]: Fix AC1001 typo in pci_ids.h
    o [NET]: Include asm/uaccess.h in net/core/ethtool.c

    Harald Welte:
    o [NETFILTER]: Backport iptables AH/ESP fixes from 2.6.x
    o [NETFILTER]: Fix uninitialized return in iptables tftp
    o [NETFILTER]: NAT optimization
    o [NETFILTER]: Conntrack optimization (LIST_DELETE)

    Hideaki Yoshifuji:
    o [IPV6]: Fix typo in linux/ipv6.h

    Ion Badulescu:
    o [netdrvr tulip] add pci id for 3com 3CSOHO100B-TX

    Jack Hammer:
    o ServeRAID 6.10 Driver Update

    Jeff Garzik:
    o [ia32] Via, Intel cpu capabilities update
    o [hw_random] add combined Intel+AMD+VIA h/w RNG driver
    o [NET]: Backport ethtool_ops from 2.6.x
    o [ia32] mention that X86_VENDOR_ID is tied to NCAPINTS, in a comment in arch/i386/kernel/head.S.

    John Stultz:
    o Do not clear SMI pin at bootup
    o Handle clustered XAPIC in set_ioapic_affinity()

    Keith M. Wesolowski:
    o [SPARC]: Trap table alignment for HyperSPARC

    Krishna Kumar:
    o [IPV6]: Reporting of prefix routes via rtnetlink

    Marc-Christian Petersen:
    o Cleanup kmem_cache_reap()
    o Fix initrd with netboot
    o Cleanup DRM submenu
    o Replace bogus and obsolete "#if __SMP__" -> CONFIG_SMP
    o Allow console switching after kernel panic()
    o Unblank console if panic()
    o Handle get_block errors correctly in block_read_full_page()
    o LVM Update v1.0.5 to v1.0.7
    o Avoid potentially leaking pagetables into the per-cpu queues
    o Proper APIC with HyperThreading

    Martin Devera:
    o [NET]: Fix bugs in sch_htb packet scheduler

    Mikael Pettersson:
    o [ia32] adjust X86_VENDOR_ID offset in head.S, due to new NCAPINTS
    o 2.4.22 local APIC updates 1/3: remove incorrect blacklist rules
    o 2.4.22 local APIC updates 2/3: add lapic/nolapic options
    o 2.4.22 local APIC updates 3/3: disable APIC_BASE on reboot

    Patrick McHardy:
    o [NET]: Fix no_cong_thresh sysctl

    Randy Dunlap:
    o [NET]: Audit copy_from_user checks in pktgen

    Robert Olsson:
    o [NET]: Remove some debugging from pktgen

    Rusty Russell:
    o [NETFILTER]: Fix masquerade routing check, backport to 2.4 by

    Stelian Pop:
    o sonypi driver update
    o meye driver updates

    Stephen Hemminger:
    o [BRIDGE]: Mailing list is at now
    o [VLAN]: Allow it to compile with VLAN_DEBUG enabled

    Willy Tarreau:
    o Fix amd67x_pm.c crash with no chipsets / CONFIG_HOTPLUG
    o make log buffer length selectable

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