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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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