Re: 2.5.1-dj13

From: Gérard Roudier (
Date: Mon Jan 07 2002 - 14:15:52 EST

On Mon, 7 Jan 2002, Dave Jones wrote:

> Assorted fixes, updates & Merges.
> Note, a few people sent me patches to 'merge pre8/pre9'.
> Whilst I appreciate the effort, I'd rather do this myself, to get
> a better idea of what I'm merging/need to drop. Thanks all the same.
> (I've put out this 'resync' patch, just to stop people sending me
> these, when I'd already done it 8-)
> Patch against 2.5.1 vanilla is available from:
> Enjoy,

Enjoy what ?
May-be you mean enjoy having to check every tree of a deep forest.

For your 2.5.1 series, the enjoyers did so 13 times, for now.
How many times did they for all other trees?

This looks too much enjoying too me... :-)


> -- Davej.
> 2.5.1-dj13
> o Merge 2.5.2pre9
> | Take akpm fix for ext3 over Linus' (Andrew Morton)
> o More kdev_t fixes. (Various)
> o Remerge acmes bio cleanups from -dj11 (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
> o Add __copy_to_user_prefetch() (Me)
> o Clean up preload_cache() a little. (Me)
> 2.5.1-dj12
> o Merge 2.5.2pre7
> o Enable alternative PTE routines. (Andrea Arcangeli)
> o Reschedule during inode flushes under mem pressure. (Andrea Arcangeli)
> o More kdev_t compile fixes. (Andries Brouwer,
> Jonathan Corbet,
> Luc Van Oostenryck, Me)
> o Further include file cleanups. (Me)
> o aic7xxx nseg bugfix. (Jens Axboe, Others)
> o Fix panic on corrupted reiserfs. (Oleg Drokin)
> o Fix reiserfs taildata corruption on mempressure. (Oleg Drokin)
> o Fix kreiserfsd sleep timeout thinko. (Oleg Drokin)
> o apic.c LVTERR fixes. (Mikael Pettersson)
> o Merge correct & updated sg driver. (Doug Gilbert)
> o Add NetGear EA201 to ne2k ISAPNP clones. (Chris Rankin)
> o Various 53c700 fixes. (James Bottomley)
> 2.5.1-dj11
> o Merge up to 2.5.2pre6
> | Plus various compile fixes. (Me, Jeff Garzik,
> Frank Davis, Martin Dalecki)
> o Don't enable APIC on newer Dell laptops. (Mikael Pettersson)
> o Add more missing MODULE_LICENSE tags. (Me)
> o Report out-of-spec SMP Athlons. (Me)
> | Flames to /dev/null
> o More fbdev/console clean up. (James Simmons)
> o Sync up with latest bootproto. (H. Peter Anvin)
> o Reiserfs Sparc alignment fix. (Alexander Zarochentcev)
> o Remove some bogus headers left around. (Christoph Hellwig)
> o Fix wanrouter build. (Me)
> o Various bio surgery on SCSI drivers. (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
> o Reiserfs getblk cleanups. (Christoph Hellwig)
> o make DASD use generic BLKGETSIZE{64} again (Christoph Hellwig)
> o Fix devfs & tty breakage. (James Simmons)
> 2.5.1-dj10
> o Remove one of the NFS changes. Better fix in mainline. (Me)
> o Add switch to enable 486 string copies. (Me)
> | 486 users please try this out, and give feedback
> | so we can see how broken this actually is.
> | It's in the 'kernel hacking' menu.
> o JFFS2 corruption fix. (David Woodhouse)
> o Bridging CONFIG_INET cleanup. (Lennert Buytenhek)
> o Bridging recursion bugfix. (Lennert Buytenhek)
> o Fix up port state handling. (Lennert Buytenhek)
> o Improved fbdev init. (James Simmons)
> o PNPOS simple bootflag fix. (Thomas Hood)
> o Drop most of the USB changes on Greg's request.
> | Newer versions should appear in -linus soon.
> | Some bits still remain, but if I've broke it, blame
> | me and not Greg.
> o Experimental preload_cache() function. (Me)
> o Ugly hack to file_read_actor() to use the above (Me)
> | Just playing, this needs more work.
> 2.5.1-dj9
> o Merge up to 2.5.2pre4.
> | Also fix up a bunch of build errors.
> o Add support for Sony DSC-P5 to USB unusual devs. (Gregor Jasny)
> o First part of new console locking infrastructure. (James Simmons)
> o Cleaner/Lighter fbdev api. (James Simmons,
> Geert Uytterhoeven)
> o Don't coredump framebuffer contents. (Andrew Morton)
> o Fix hang on close of serial tty. (Russell King)
> o Remove the set_current_state() patch, needs work. (Me)
> o Drop ICH2 addition to ioapic Whitelist. (Me)
> o Do the asm/segment.h crapectomy properly. (David Woodhouse)
> o Reactivate the PNPBIOS entry.
> 2.5.1-dj8
> o Remove leftover EISA cruft in x86 ksyms. (Me)
> o Add a missing part of the split visws support. (Me)
> o Make reiserfs partitions mountable again. (Al Viro,
> Andrew Morton, Me)
> o Make x86 math emulation work with dynamic LDT. (Manfred Spraul)
> o Fix problems with tdfxfb & high pixelclocks. (Jurriaan)
> | Only tested on PCI 4500, feedback to
> o Replace text.lock with .subsection (Keith Owens)
> o Remove Cyrix SLOP workaround. (Me)
> | Can be done in userspace/initramfs.
> o Merge pnpbios support. (Thomas Hood)
> | Should work, but may be nice to bend into shape
> | to fit the new driverfs model at some point.
> 2.5.1-dj7
> o Merge 2.5.2pre3
> | Drop some of the reiserfs changes. Looks like -dj has
> | a more complete set of fixes from 2.4. This is getting
> | a little hairy, so handle with care.
> o Make rootfs compile. (Me)
> o Dynamically grow LDT. (Manfred Spraul)
> o Randomness for ext2 generation numbers. (Manfred Spraul)
> o Give Manfreds threaded coredump a retry. (Manfred Spraul)
> o Add missing ad1848 formats. (Alan Cox)
> o Make ide-floppy compile without PROC_FS. (Robert Love)
> o generic_serial, rio_linux, serial_tx3912, (Rasmus Andersen)
> sh-sci and sx drivers janitor work.
> o opl3sa2 Power management support & update. (Zwane Mwaikambo)
> | Add Zwane to MAINTAINERS for this too.
> o Fix buggy MODINC i2o_config macro. (Andreas Dilger)
> o Cyclades driver /proc/ioports oops fix. (Andrew Morton)
> | Untested afaik, but looks sane.
> | rmmod cyclades.o ; cat /proc/ioports to see if this works.
> o SX driver, DCD-HylaFAX problem solved. (Heinz-Ado Arnolds)
> o Only look in 1KB of EBDA for MP table. (Zwane Mwaikambo)
> | Follows the MP1.4 Spec closer, let me know of any
> | SMP problems if any with this change.
> o Better fix for the sunrpc 'missing include'. (David Woodhouse)
> o Remove bogus <asm/segment.h> includes. (David Woodhouse)
> o ps2esdi spinlock typo. (Me)
> 2.5.1-dj6
> o Merge 2.5.2pre2
> | Includes updated for 2.5 SCSI debug driver. (Douglas Gilbert)
> o Merge 2.4.18pre1
> o Missing include in sunrpc sched.c (David S. Miller)
> o Remove incorrect devinit's from bttv & USB. (Andrew Morton)
> o Remove redundant EISA_bus__is_a_macro macro. (Me)
> o Split visws support to setup-visws.c (Me)
> | Can someone with one of these beasts test this, and maybe
> | even *gulp* maintain it ?
> o pc110pad spinlock thinko (Peter T. Breuer)
> o Fix reiserfs + highmem possible oops. (Oleg Drokin)
> o Fix reiserfs fsx breakage. (Oleg Drokin)
> o Make IPV6 accept timestamps in response to SYNs. (Alexey Kuznetsov)
> o NCR5380_timer_fn needs to be static. (Rasmus Andersen)
> o CONFIG_SERIAL_ACPI is IA64 only. (Me)
> 2.5.1-dj5
> o Sync up to 2.5.2pre1
> o Merge 2.4.17final.
> o Gravis ultrasound PnP update (Andrey Panin)
> 2.5.1-dj4
> o Merge with 2.4.17-rc2
> | Most was already here, more or less just fixes for
> | reiserfs & netfilter, and some VM changes.
> 2.5.1-dj3
> o Drop Manfreds multithread coredump changes (Me)
> | They caused ltp waitpid05 regression on 2.5
> | (Same patch is fine for 2.4)
> o Intermezzo compile fix. (Chris Wright)
> o Fix ymfpci & hisax merge errors. (Me)
> o Drop ad1848 sound driver changes in favour of 2.5 (Me)
> o Make hpfs work again. (Al Viro)
> o Alpha Jensen compile fixes. (Ronald Lembcke)
> o Make NCR5380 compile non modularly. (Erik Andersen)
> 2.5.1-dj2
> o bio fixes for qlogicfas. (
> o Correct x86 CPU helptext. (Me)
> o Fix serial.c __ISAPNP__ usage. (Andrey Panin)
> o Use better ide-floppy fixes. (Jens Axboe)
> o Make NFS 'fsx' proof. (Trond Mykelbust)
> | 2 races & 4 bugs, hopefully this is all.
> o devfs update (Richard Gooch)
> o Backout early CPU init, needs more work. (Me)
> | This should fix several strange reports.
> o drop new POSIX kill semantics for now (Me)
> 2.5.1-dj1
> o Resync with 2.5.1
> | drop reiserfs changes. 2.4's look to be more complete.
> o Fix potential sysvfs oops. (Christoph Hellwig)
> o Loopback driver deadlock fix. (Andrea Arcangeli)
> o __devexit cleanups in drivers/net/ (Daniel Chen,
> synclink, wdt_pci & via82cxxx_audio John Tapsell)
> o updates (Eric S. Raymond)
> o Make reiserfs compile again. (Me)
> o bio changes for ide floppy (Me)
> | handle with care, compiles, but is unfinished.
> o Make x86 identify_cpu() happen earlier (Me)
> | PPro errata workaround & APIC setup got a little
> | cleaner as a result.
> o Blink keyboard LEDs on panic (From 2.4.13-ac)
> o Change current->state frobbing to set_current_state() (From 2.4.13-ac)
> o Add MODULE_LICENSE tags for acpi,md.c,fmvj18x, (From 2.4.13-ac)
> atyfb & fbmem.
> --
> Dave Jones.
> SuSE Labs.
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