2002-09-19 10:28:48

by Marc-Christian Petersen

[permalink] [raw]
Subject: [ANNOUNCE] [PATCH] Linux-2.5.36-mcp2

Hi there,

here we go, -mcp2 for 2.5.36 vanilla.

o indicates new add/update
- indicates removed

Changes in 2.5.36-mcp2:
o RCU (Read-Copy Update) for 2.5.36 + Fix (Dipankar Sarma)
o real preempt <-> mmX fix (not a workaround :) (Robert Love)
thnx to Steven Cole <[email protected]>
for pointing me to the real fix :)
o recognize MAP_LOCKED in mmap() call (Hubertus Franke)
o core file naming (Jes Rahbek Klinke)
This is in the WOLK series for a long time now
and I really like this feature and want to see
this in 2.5.xx mainline! :)
o clean up RPC over TCP transport socket connect (Chuck Lever)
o CPU-Frequency scaling for 2.5.36 (Dominik Brodowski)

Changes in 2.5.36-mcp1:
o 2.5.36-mm1 (Andrew Morton)
o 2.5.35-lsm1 (Linux Security Module) (LSM Team)
o 2.5.36 i2c core drivers module_init/exit cleanup (Albert Cranford)
o 2.5.36 i2c new adapter id's (Albert Cranford)
o 2.5.36 i2c new adapter i2c-pport driver (Albert Cranford)
- XFS (now in 2.5.36, finally :))
- thread-exec-fix-2.5.35-A5 (now in 2.5.36)
- ebtables - Ethernet bridge tables (now in 2.5.36)
- NTFS unresolved symbol fix (now in 2.5.36)

Changes in 2.5.35-mcp1:
o 2.5.35-mm1 (Andrew Morton)
o ebtables - Ethernet bridge tables, for 2.5.35 (Bart De Schuymer)
o XFS DMAPI compile fix (Thunder f. the hill)
o ptrace breakage fix (2nd try :) (Ogawa Hirofumi)
o thread-exec-fix-2.5.35-A5 (Ingo Molnar)
o NTFS - module build - unresolved symbol fix (me)
- INPUT Fixes (7/7) (for now in 2.5.35)

Changes in 2.5.34-mcp4:
o 2.5.34-mm4 (Andrew Morton)
o ALSA v0.9.0rc3 (ALSA Team)
thanks to Martin Loschwitz for re-integrating this
o INPUT Fixes (7/7) (Vojtech Pavlik)
o Preempt <-> -mmX workaround (Steven Cole)

Changes in 2.5.34-mcp3:
o 2.5.34-mm3 (Andrew Morton)

Changes in 2.5.34-mcp2:
o 2.5.34-mm2 (Andrew Morton)
o Low level fb console driver for VGA text mode (Petr Vandrovec)
o Entropy Fixes (11/11) (Oliver Xymoron)
o Preempt - no more spurious warnings at reboot/halt (Robert Love)
o IRQ-stack 4kb (Dave Hansen)
- ftape damage fix (for now in -mm2)
- floppy driver init/exit fixes (for now in -mm2)
- devfs fix (for now in -mm2)
- do_syslog__down_try lock lockup (for now in -mm2)
- ALSA v0.9.0rc3
causes non-compilable sound module with devfs

Changes in 2.5.34-mcp1:
o 2.5.34-mm1 (Andrew Morton)
o ftape damage fix (Mikael Pettersson)
o floppy driver init/exit fixes (Mikael Pettersson)
o ALSA v0.9.0rc3 (ALSA Team)
o XFS + KDB (2.5.33-20020908-cvs) (XFS Team)
o aty128 Framebuffer fixes (Paul Mackerras)
o devfs fix (Alexander Viro)
o do_syslog__down_try lock lockup (Ingo Molnar)
o pcibios_fixup_irqs-static (Adam J. Richter)
o ext3 version information fix (me)
o some tuning (me)
- OPEN_MAX 1024
- NR_FILE 65536
- int sysctl_local_port_range[2] = { 1024, 9999 };

If anyone is interrested in seperated patches of each above I'll
make a patch SET also available!

5dd7281338b0414e10c192e8ff745fee *linux-2.5.36-mcp2.patch.bz2
238bcec8ec298654a343315f01c6de87 *linux-2.5.36-mcp2.patch.gz


Thanks goes out to all the great developers who made this possible !!

Feedback welcome :) ... Have fun!

Kind regards
Marc-Christian Petersen


PGP/GnuPG Key: 1024D/569DE2E3DB441A16
Fingerprint: 3469 0CF8 CA7E 0042 7824 080A 569D E2E3 DB44 1A16
Key available at http://www.keyserver.net. Encrypted e-mail preferred.