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Linux 2.6.10-ac8

From:  Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
To:  Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject:  Linux 2.6.10-ac8
Date:  Sat, 08 Jan 2005 23:20:34 +0000

Arjan van de Ven is now building RPMS of the kernel and those can be found
in the RPM subdirectory and should be yum-able. Expect the RPMS to lag the
diff a little as the RPM builds and tests do take time.


Key:	o	- only in -ac
	*	- already fixed upstream
	X	- discarded later as wrong
	+	- ac specific (fix not relevant to non -ac)

2.6.10-ac8
o	I2O init/exit call fix				(Randy Dunlap)
o	More build ia-32 on x86-64 bits			(Arjan van de Ven)
*	NFS error path fixup				(Bill Rugolsky)
o	Swap the coda fix in ac7 with the official	(Jan Harkes)
	authors fix
o	Fix some problematic ptrace/kill interactions	(Roland McGrath)
o	Fix ptrace/coredump problems with threaded	(Roland McGrath)
	apps

2.6.10-ac7
+	Fix failure at boot with some setups and ac6	(Alan Cox)
	| Dumb bug indeed
o	Fix random poolsize sysctl			(Brad Spengler)
o	Fix scsi_ioctl leak				(Brad Spengler)
o	Fix rlimit memlock				(Brad Spengler)
o	Fix Moxa serial					(Alan Cox)
	| While moxa won't actually even build on 2.6 the grsecurity fix
	| is wrong (for 2.2, 2.4 as well). Without it being CAP_SYS_RAWIO
	| a user can insert alternative bios firmware into the card.

2.6.10-ac6
+	Fix ide-pnp build				(Alan Cox)
o	do_brk security fixes				(Marcelo Tosatti)
	| slightly reworked
o	Fixes for Coverity Inc reported bugs		(Alan Cox)
	- coda_pioctl
	- xfs_attrmulti_by_handle
	- br_ioctl
	- rose_rt_ioctl
	- sdla_xfer 
o	Improve the no-overcommit behaviour		(Andries Brouwer)

2.6.10-ac5
+	Remove obsolete usb_unlink_urb in pwc		(Alan Cox)
	| From instructions by Dwaine Garden
*	Subset of ALSA updates to fix sound bugs in .10	(Takashi Iwai)
	| This is the set Takashi kindly identified as being
	| worth applying for 10-ac.
o	First run at merging ISI and base isicom driver	(Alan Cox)
	into a working 2.6 driver
+	IDE mode selection fixes for IT821x PIO		(Alan Cox)
	| Bug noted by Bartlomiej
o	Fix a 32bit compatibility error in the cmsg	(Olaf Kirch)
	check logic
o	Hopefully fix CD-ROM autoclose			(Stas Sergeev)
o	Disable sidewinder debugging spew		(Michael Marineau)
o	Openprom fixes					(Al Viro)
o	Fix cosa module crash on load			(Jan Kasprzak)
o	Add the build environment bits to kernel	(Kevin Fenzi)
	make rpm output
*	Fix megaraid unload oops			(Al Viro)
*	Make gconfig work with current gtk 2.4		(J Magallon)
*	Fix harmless parport overflow by one		(Alexander Nyberg)
o	Fix drivers that put a '/' in /proc/irq/..	(Olaf Hering)

2.6.10-ac4
o	Initial fixes for /dev/tty v setsid() crash	(Alan Cox)
	[/dev/tty v vhangup needs more work]
+	Fixed AGP compile on ia-32			(Arjan van de Ven)
+	PPC fixes 					(Dave Jones)
o	Document irqpoll/irqfixup			(Alan Cox)
o	IBM ACPI reference __exit unsafely		(Arjan van de Ven)
o	Allow pwc to be compiled into the kernel	(Christian Hesse)

2.6.10-ac3
*	Fix a pile of mmc warnings/errors		(Russell King)
*	Fix acpi video memory corruption		(Linus Torvalds)
*	Fix module param breakage in parport_pc		(Randy Dunlap)
*	Intel ICH7 IDE support and $PIR support		(Jason Gaston)
o	Intel ICH7 SATA support				(Jason Gaston)
o	Intel ICH7 I2C support				(Jason Gaston)
o	Fix an IDE CD-ROM crash/BUG case		(Prarit Bhargava)
*	Swap -ac AGP annotations for head AGP fixes	(Dave Jones,
							 Bjorn Helgaas,
							 Masao Takahashi)
o	Add proper delaying/sleeping ide_pci_unregister	(Alan Cox)
o	Do the same for PCMCIA (ide_cs)	and ISA PnP	(Alan Cox)
o	Use msleep for ide-cd and ide-cs		(Nishanth Aravamudan)
o	Fix missing type in lapic_shutdown		(Miael Pettersson)
o	Fix some missing build dependancies for CX88	(Adrian Bunk)
o	Move pwc to use remap_pfn_range			(Arjan van de Ven)

2.6.10-ac2
o	Fix printk fixes for geometry free drives	(Alan Cox)
	| Found by Bartlomiej
o	Bartlomiej's requested cleanups for IT8212	(Alan Cox)
X	Drop unneeded i810 audio patch
X	Drop useless kmalloc size patch
+	Fix proposed ide ISA v PIO change to work	(Alan Cox)
	| Bug noted by .. everyone
*	Backport mxser compile fix			(Al Viro)
*	Backport via acpi irq routing fixes		(Len Brown, Shaohua Li)
	| Replaces the old -ac fix
*	Backport further aacraid chipset support	(Mark Haverkamp)
*	ULi 5281 support				(Peer Chen)
*	Backport several libata fixes notably problems	(Albert Lee)
	with PDC20275
o	FW_LOADER is needed by several dvb devices	(Michal Feix)
o	Add IT8211 PCI identifiers to IT8212 and	(Alan Cox)
	rename driver and functions it iT821x
	| Thanks to Philipp Imhof for the IT8211 idents
o	Clean up and merge LAN M526X support		(Clear Zhang)
	| 2.6 port/slight tidy done on the original

2.6.10-ac1
o	Revert AX.25 protocol breakage			(Alan Cox)
o	Remove bogus obsolete option junk from 2.6.10	(Alan Cox)
	ide changes
	| Options are often useful, so should be kept.
	| Especially stuff like serialize
o	Fix bogus dma_ naming in the 2.6.10 patch	(Alan Cox)
o	Initial CS5520 fixups for VDMA and 2.6.10
	| Must set vdma flag before command issue
	| ?? could we just set it at boot and leave it - probably (check)

Forward ported from 2.6.9-ac
o	Smbfs improved parsing fixes			(Chuck Ebbert)
o	Fix several IDE drivers that assumed > 0 was	(Alan Cox)
	also an error return for pci probe functions
*	Fix sys5 semaphore wakeups			(Manfred Spraul)
o	Suggest irqpoll when we get screaming irqs	(Alan Cox)
o	Fix reset problems with older 3c59x/3c90x	(John Linville)
o	Configurable 100/1Khz clock for x86		(James Bottomley)
	| 100Hz is great for battery life
o	Delkin cardbus IDE support			(Mark Lord)
o	IT8212 IDE support				(Alan Cox)
X	Add more AC97 table data
o	Token ring locking fix
o	Fix URL for lanana				(Alexander Stohr)
X	Add a 1620 byte slab cache for ethernet frames	(Arjan van de Ven)
*	EDD boot options				(Matt Domsch)
o	Don't probe legacy ISA ide2,3,4,5 on PCI boxes	(Alan Cox)
o	Restore PWC driver				(Luc Saillard)
	| Please port away from remap_page_range
o	Fix AT2701FX AMD PCnet32 on fibre		(Guido Guenther)
*	Fix build of CS461x gameport			(Adrian Bunk)
o	Fix crash with aacraid double complete	(Mark Salyzyn, Tom Coughlan,
						 Alan Cox)
*	Fix getblk_slow hang				(Chris Mason)
+	Fix SMP hang with IDE unregister		(Mark Lord)
o	Working IDE locking				(Alan Cox)
	| And a great deal of review by Bartlomiej
o	Allow IDE to grab all unknown generic IDE	(Alan Cox)
	devices (boot with "all-generic-ide")
o	More ATI IDE PCI identifiers			(Enrico Scholz)
o	Initial patch for ide_abort hang		(Alan Cox)
o	Fix serveral ide timing violations on reset	(Alan Cox)
*	Support CSB6-R Serverworks raid			(Alan Cox)
o	Teach ide-cd to use sense data for file system	(Alan Cox)
	requests
	- This means you get better diagonstics on CD errors
	- It means a partial I/O failure will get you back the ok sectors
	- It may fix the problem some users have with ISO copying and ide-cd
o	Lock ide-proc against driver unload		(Alan Cox)
	(very low severity)
o	Fix ide /proc and legacy devices problem	(Alan Cox)
*	Watchdog support for early cobalt ALi hardware	(Mike Waychison)
o	Make sx8 naming follow LANANA			(Jeremy Katz)
*	Don't warn on scsi ioctl kmalloc fail		(Arjan van de Ven)
*	Fix Paul Laufer's email address			(Paul Laufer)
*	Fix misleading microcode message		(Arjan van de Ven)
o	Allow cross compile of x86_32 kernel on x86_64	(Arjan van de Ven)
o	Kill "open failed" cdrom message.		(Alan Cox)
	| This is a natural event from code poking around
	| doing CD detection etc
*	Minor typo fix in cdrom driver			(efalk@google)
*	Add support for newer ALi AGP			(Clear Zhang)
o	Handle E7xxx boxes with USB legacy flaws	(Alan Cox)

Cleanups in porting
o	Drop ->taskfile hooks in the IDE layer 		(Alan Cox)
	(->fixup replaces)
o	Fix up IT8212 for 2.6.10 ide_use_dma cleanups	(Alan Cox)
	and other 2.6.10 cleaning

Dropped for now
o	VIA extra quirk
o	HP Cardbus routing fixup

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