Linux 2.4.22-pre4

From: Marcelo Tosatti (
Date: Wed Jul 09 2003 - 17:24:40 EST


Here goes -pre4. It contains a lot of updates and fixes.

We decided to include this new code quota code which allows usage of
quotas with 32bit UID/GIDs.

Most Toshibas should work now due to an important ACPI fix.

Please help and test.

Summary of changes from v2.4.22-pre3 to v2.4.22-pre4

  o [NET] Attach inner qdiscs to TBF

  o sh64: Add FIOQSIZE definition
  o sh64: Fixup Cayman IRQ reporting
  o sh64: SH-5 PCI updates
  o sh64: Fix privileged insn handling
  o sh64: IDE support

  o [IPV4] display bootserver in /proc/net/pnp

  o [NET] Fix refcounting of dev->promiscuity for af_packet

  o [RESEND 5th] Fix oom killer braindamage

  o Export 'acpi_disabled' symbol to modules

Alan Cox <>:
  o Make ACPI work on lots more boxes
  o config for new Nvidia AGP
  o parisc sync up (resend of resend of resend ... 8))
  o AGP update - new intel, add nvidia
  o ebda check in ibm hotplug is insufficient
  o update mpt fusion driver
  o fix the eexpress
  o move sdla to mod_timer
  o add code for missing c7000 driver
  o resend - fix security bits in binfmt_exec/som
  o re-fix printk level for buffer cachehash
  o exec part of security fix
  o fix inverted dnotify
  o fix definition of boot_DT
  o add the new agp modes to the headers
  o kernel/fork helper for exec security fix
  o S/390 CLAW bits
  o fix up z85230 queue wake logic

Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>:
  o ppc32: Fix races in low level adb drivers

Christoph Hellwig <>:
  o quota patch breaks kernel build

Christoph Hellwig <>:
  o new quota code
  o fix Q_SYNC for dev == 0

David S. Miller <>:
  o [SPARC64]: sys_sparc32.c needs linux/quotacompat.h
  o [FS]: Provide unshare_files() declaration and export to modules
  o [SPARC]: SEMTIMEDOP for both Sparc ports

Marcelo Tosatti <marcelo@freak.distro.conectiva>:
  o Cset exclude:|ChangeSet|20030707182325|08049
  o Remove bogus diff from drivers/char/
  o Changed EXTRAVERSION to -pre4
  o Cset exclude:|ChangeSet|20030707180059|08076
  o Fixes ext3 quota/truncate oops
  o CRIS architecture update
  o Cset exclude: Remove NFS direct IO patches Cset exclude:|ChangeSet|20030708095239|55752
  o Cset exclude: remove NFS direct IO patches Cset exclude:|ChangeSet|20030706143259|16957
  o Add missing fs/quota_v2.c file
  o Comment out VIA_APOLLO_P4X400 handling in drm_agpsupport.h: Alan will fix that up later

Matthew Wilcox <>:
  o pci_name()

Mikael Pettersson <>:
  o i386 cpufeature.h cleanup + comment

Paul Mackerras <>:
  o PPC32: Minor updates to comments and processor register definitions
  o PPC32: Minor boot wrapper cleanups
  o PPC32: Define screen_info if CONFIG_FB is set for the sake of vesafb
  o PPC32: Make __kernel_ino_t be unsigned long like on other architectures

Randy Dunlap <>:
  o make profile= doc. clearer

Rusty Russell <>:
  o Polish translation location update
  o unreachable code in drivers_media_video_cpia_pp.c
  o 2.4 drivers_char_random.c fix sample shellscripts
  o trivial patch
  o fix sound doc typos
  o fs_bfs_dir.c unused variables
  o Decision PCCOM4_PCCOM8 serial support for 2.4.19
  o Re: setrlimit incorrectly allows hard limits to exceed
  o fix linewrap in Documentation_ia64_efirtc.txt
  o fix linewrap in Documentation_arm_SA1100_CERF
  o fix linewrap in Documentation_filesystems_befs.txt
  o [2.5 patch] two small MTD fixes
  o 2.4 patch for more debug safety
  o esssolo1.c doesn't free resources correctly

Trond Myklebust <>:
  o Back out some congestion control changes that were causing trouble among other things for the "soft" mount option.

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