Linux 2.6.8-rc2

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Sun Jul 18 2004 - 00:43:42 EST

MTD updates, i2c updates and some USB updates, and a lot of small stuff
(sparse cleanups and fixes from Al etc).


Summary of changes from v2.6.8-rc1 to v2.6.8-rc2

Adrian Bunk:
o [IPV4]: Remove no longer available URL
o #ifndef guard percpu_counter.h and blockgroup_lock.h
o remove outdated Stallion contact information
o USB: USB w9968cf compile error

Alan Stern:
o USB: Add usb_kill_urb()
o USB: Make hub driver use usb_kill_urb()
o USB: Don't ask for string descriptor lengths
o USB: Store pointer to usb_device in private hub structure
o USB: Fix endianness bug in UHCI driver
o USB: Allow NULL argument in usb_unlink_urb() and usb_kill_urb()

Alexander Viro:
o sparse: NULL noise in fs/reiserfs
o sparse: misc NULL noise in fs/*
o sparse: aacraid annotation
o sparse: megaraid inline fixes
o sparse: megaraid annotation
o sparse: NULL noise in drivers/isdn
o sparse: misc NULL noise in drivers/*
o sparse: ISDN ->readstat() and ->writecmd() annotation
o sparse: blind dereference of userland pointers in divasproc
o sparse: drivers/isdn/* annotation
o sparse: dvb_ringbuffer_pkt_write()/dvb_ringbuffer_write()
o sparse: blind dereference of userland pointers in ac7110
o sparse: drivers/media/* annotation
o sparse: switching afs to kvec
o sparse: VIDIOCSWIN compat_ioctl fixes
o sparse: usb ioctl cleanups
o sparse: isdn compile fix for platforms with HZ > 1000
o sparse: saa fix
o sparse: compile fix for rrunner on big-endian platforms
o sparse: tms380tr.c fix
o sparse: NULL noise removal in drivers/sbus
o sparse: drivers/sbus fixes
o sparse: drivers/sbus annotation
o sparse: alpha NULL noise removal
o sparse: alpha sparse infrastructure
o sparse: alpha topology.h compile fix
o sparse: signal annotation
o sparse: arch/* NULL noise removal
o sparse: ipc compat annotations and cleanups
o sparse: gemtek ioctl fix
o sparse: drivers/media NULL noise removal
o sparse: drivers/net partial NULL noise removal
o sparse: drivers/usb NULL noise removal
o sparse: net/* NULL noise removal
o sparse: assorted drivers/* NULL noise removal
o sparse: more fs/* NULL noise removal
o __vfs_follow_link() made inline again
o compat_fillonedir() warning fix
o sparse: read_descriptor_t annotation
o sparse: missing cpumask_t bits on sparc
o sparse: aout32 sparse fixes for compat
o sparse: __forced added to casts in arch-specific code
o pointer-to-int done the canonical way
o sparse: more drivers/scsi annotations
o sparse: a couple of inline fixes in drivers'/scsi
o sparse: more drivers/usb/* annotations
o sparse: #if where #ifdef should've been (saa7146)
o sparse: (ipv6/netfilter) initializer fix
o sparse: sound compat ioctls annotations
o mcdx irq handling cleanup
o remove bogus casts of pointers to unsigned int in sound/*
o au88x0: use proper field of snd_kcontrol_t and don't try to store
pointer in int
o ic31712: when storing a bitmask in pointer field, use unsigned long
o annotated sound/pci/nm256/nm256.c
o NULL noise removal in sound/usb/*
o mark broken stuff as such in Kconfig
o misc sparse cleanups
o switch sys32_timer_create() to compat_alloc_user_space()
o sparse: beginning of iovec cleanups - infrastructure
o sparse: iovec cleanups - smbfs
o sparse: iovec cleanups - ncpfs
o sparse: iovec cleanups - cifs
o sparse: iovec cleanups - rxrpc
o sparse: iovec cleanups - sunrpc, nfs and nfsd
o sparse: iovec cleanups - the rest
o annotations and NULL noise removal in drivers/char/drm
o 3w-9xxx.c annotated
o fbmem.c partially annotated
o hfs and hfsplus switched to use of ffs(3) instead of homegrown
o more annotations in binfmt_aout.c
o pointer-to-number cast in binfmt_elf.c done right

Alexandre d'Alton:
o I2C: ADM1030 and Co sensors chips support

Andi Kleen:
o Fix memory corruption at x86-64 SMP bootup
o Fix i386 bootup with HIGHMEM+SLAB_DEBUG+NUMA and no real

Andras Bali:
o I2C: Add support for LM77

Andrew Morton:
o raw.c cleanups
o JFS: jfs_dmap build fix
o [SPARSE]: Fix warnings in net/sctp/
o small style fixups for the new automount code
o `unknown symbol' in sound/oss/kahlua.ko needs unknown symbol udelay
o remove struct_cpy()
o Altix serial driver updates

Anton Blanchard:
o tg3 bug

Arthur Othieno:
o fix return codes after i2c_add_driver() in tea6415c and tea6420

Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz:
o ide: PIO-out fixes for ide-taskfile.c (CONFIG_IDE_TASKFILE_IO=n)
o ide: PIO-out ->prehandler() fixes (CONFIG_IDE_TASKFILE_IO=y)
o ide: PIO-out error handling fixes (CONFIG_IDE_TASKFILE_IO=y)
o ide: remove BUSY check from task_in_intr()
o remove pre_task_out_intr() comment (CONFIG_IDE_TASKFILE_IO=n)
o ide: pre_task_mulout_intr() cleanup (CONFIG_IDE_TASKFILE_IO=n)
o ide: no partial completions for PIO (CONFIG_IDE_TASKFILE_IO=y)
o ide: merge CONFIG_IDE_TASKFILE_IO=y|n PIO handlers together
o ide: use "normal" handlers for "flagged" taskfiles (ide-taskfile.c)

Ben Dooks:
o [ARM PATCH] 1961/1: S3C2410 - fix for UART FIFO size calculation
o [ARM PATCH] 1962/1: S3C2410 - Rename MACH_VR1000 to Thorcom-VR1000

Bill Nottingham:
o fix airo oops-on-removal

Bjorn Helgaas:
o fix ia64 early_printk build problem

Brent Casavant:
o ia64: Fix bug in ia64_atomic64_{add,sub}

Colin Leroy:
o fix saa7146 compilation

Daniel McNeil:
o mmap PROT_NONE fix for NX patch

Daniele Venzano:
o sis900-fix-phy-transceiver-detection.patch

Dave Kleikamp:
o JFS: Don't allow reading beyond the inode map's EOF
o JFS: Error path released metadata page it shouldn't have
o JFS: Updated field isn't always written to disk during truncate
o JFS: Protect active_ag with a spinlock
o JFS: prevent concurrent calls to txCommit on the imap inode
o JFS: Check for dmap corruption before using leafidx
o JFS: Add d_hash and d_compare operations for case-insensitive names

David Brownell:
o USB: misc ohci tweaks
o USB: usb serial gadget, add omap_udc
o USB: usb gadgetfs, handle omap_udc
o USB: usb gadget API updates
o USB: usb gadget zero, basic OTG updates
o USB: usb ethernet gadget, minor fixes + basic OTG support
o USB: usb host side updates, mostly for suspend
o USB: usb hub, don't check speed before reset

David Eger:
o pmac_zilog: initialize port spinlock on all init paths

David Howells:
o ppc32: openpic driver cpumask_t changes

David Mosberger:
o ia64: Fix OSDL BugMe report 2885: realtime process can't preempt
low priority process in kernel
o ia64: Nuke two compiler warnings
o ia64: Define machvec_noop as "static inline"
o ia64: Fix EFI physical-mode stubs to correctly calculate physical
o ia64: Nuke a warning due to the syscall auditing patch

David S. Miller:
o [TCP]: Type qualifiers, such as const, are ignored on function
return type
o [IPV4]: Fix multicast socket hangs
o [PKT_SCHED]: Remove CSZ scheduler
o [SPARC64]: Add CMT register defines
o [SPARC64]: Update defconfig

David T. Hollis:
o USB: usbnet:ax8817x - use interrupt URB for link detection
o USB: ax8817x_unbind does not free the interrupt URB after unlinking

David Woodhouse:
o NAND flash driver updates
o JFFS2 file system update
o MTD core include and device code cleanup
o NOR flash drivers update
o ppc32: Fix UART detection on WindRiver SBC8560
o ppc32: Fix UART initialisation on WindRiver SBC8560
o ppc32: Fix IRQ setup on WindRiver SBC8560
o Remove /proc/fs/jffs2 support
o M-Systems DiskOnChip driver: fix DiskOnChip Millennium ECC support
and fix a few compiler warnings while we're at it.
o Make obsolete NOR flash chip drivers depend on BROKEN

Dmitry Torokhov:
o Driver core: add platform_device_register_simple to register
o Driver core: add default driver attributes to struct bus_type
o Driver core: kset_find_obj should increment refcount of the found
o Driver core: add driver_find helper to find a driver by its name
o Driver core: Fix OOPS in device_platform_unregister

Eugene Surovegin:
o I2C PPC4xx IIC driver: 0-length transactions bit-banging

Gordon Jin:
o ia64: IA-32 sigaltstack bug fix

Greg Kroah-Hartman:
o Driver Core: remove extra space in Kconfig file
o I2C: sparse cleanups for a few i2c drivers
o I2C: small ADM1030 fix
o 1 Wire: add Dallas 1-wire protocol driver subsystem
o USB: add 3 Phidget device ids to the HID blacklist
o USB: fix up the wording in the emi26 firmware file to match the
other kernel firmware files
o USB: more sparse cleanups (all pretty much NULL usages.)
o USB: fix lockup with 2.6 keyspan_pda driver
o USB: Trivial fix to include/linux/usb.h
o USB: more sparse fixups that found a real bug in the se401 driver
o USB: fix usbfs mount options ignored bug
o USB: oops, revert hub patch that wasn't supposed to make it into
this patch series yet
o USB: change all usbserial drivers to use module_param()
o USB: sort the order in which the usb-serial drivers get built
o USB: fix SN9C10[12] driver for ia64
o USB: unusual_devs.h update
o USB: usbserial/ipaq update
o USB: ftdi_sio debug trace for TIOCMSET
o Upgrade security/root_plug.c to new module parameter syntax
o add removeable sysfs block device attribute

Guennadi Liakhovetski:
o [wireless airo] fix alignment problem (particularly on ARM)

Herbert Xu:
o [IPSEC]: Fix uh->len when doing NATT with IP options
o [IPSEC]: Move generic encap code into xfrm4_output
o [IPCOMP6]: Exclude IPCOMP header from props.header_len

Hideaki Yoshifuji:
o [NET]: Fix dst_underflow_bug_msg printk args

Hirofumi Ogawa:
o [IPV4]: IPMR fixes
o [NET]: Cleanup mis-usage of seq_release_private
o autoselect FAT_FS in config

Hugh Dickins:
o tmpfs preempt count panic

Ian Abbott:
o USB: ftdi_sio VID/PID updates

Jack Steiner:
o ia64: Reduce TLB flushing during process migration

Jamal Hadi Salim:
o [PKT_SCHED]: Another missed tc_stats spinlock conversion

James Morris:
o [CRYPTO]: Remove lazy allocation from deflate

Jan-Benedict Glaw:
o mconf.c: Honor $LINES and $COLUMNS if TIOCGWINSZ failed

Janice M. Girouard:
o [netdrvr acenic] fix RX descriptor memory ordering

Jean Delvare:
o I2C: Class of scx200_acb
o I2C: Add support for LM86, MAX6657 and MAX6658 to lm90
o I2C: Documentation for i2c-parport
o I2C: remove Documentation for i2c-pport
o I2C: adm1025 driver ported to 2.6
o I2C: Refine detection of LM75 chips

Jeff Garzik:
o [netdrvr dmfe] remove ALi pci id
o [netdrvr tg3] bump version and reldate
o [PCI, libata] Fix "combined mode" PCI quirk for ICH6

Jens Axboe:
o CFQ: allocation under lock, missing memset on allocation
o fix cdrom mt rainier probe

John Heffner:
o [TCP]: Do not round window to MSS if window scaling

John Lenz:
o [ARM PATCH] 1958/1: make collie use INIT_MACHINE

Kam Leo:
o floppy.c: remove superfluous variable initialization

Keith M. Wesolowski:
o [SPARC32]: Regenerate defconfig
o [SPARC32]: Move non-PCI DMA definitions out of pgtable.h
o [SPARC32]: Continue to avoid the use of __builtin_trap for BUG()
o [SPARC32]: Fix CONFIG_SUN4 build
o [SPARC32]: Don't allow the kernel to read PAGE_NONE pages

Keith Owens:
o ia64: Rename local move_irq to sn_move_irq
o ia64: Correct invalid unwind data
o ia64: build fixes for IA64_MCA_DEBUG_INFO

Kenneth W. Chen:
o ia64: fix interpolation-bug in fsys_gettimeofday()

Linus Torvalds:
o Remove obsoleted drivers/char/h8.c drivers/char/h8.h
o x86: fix stackframe ownership confusion in sys_sigaltstack()
o ppc64: fix up si_addr usage
o It's a pointer, dummy. Use NULL, not 0
o ppc64: More NULL/0 confusion in prom.c
o Clean up ptrace child exit case
o Linux 2.6.8-rc2

Luca Risolia:
o Updates for W99[87]CF and new SN9C10[12] driver
o USB: W99[87]CF fix

Luiz Capitulino:
o I2C: i2c/i2c-dev.c::i2c_dev_init() cleanup
o USB: usb/core/file.c::usb_major_init() cleanup
o USB: usb/core/hcd.c::usb_init() missing audit

Manfred Spraul:
o natsemi updates
o natsemi 1: switch to netdev_priv()
o natsemi 2: support packets > 1518 bytes
o Gigabit Ethernet support for forcedeth

Marcel Holtmann:
o [Bluetooth] Respond to L2CAP info requests
o [Bluetooth] Don't reset the USB halted bits

Margit Schubert-While:
o prism54 freq to channel incorrect for 5GHz
o prism54 Fix wrong type for BSSID

Mark M. Hoffman:
o I2C: Remove extra inits from lm78 driver

Martin Josefsson:
o [NETFILTER]: Add timestamping to ipt_ULOG

Mika Kukkonen:
o Fix 'unsigned' < 0 checks
o Remove all uses of '#ifdef MODULE_PARM' from kernel

Miklos Szeredi:
o fix inode state incoherency

Patrick McHardy:
o [NETFILTER]: Fix two broken checks for options in ipt_LOG

Pavel Roskin:
o [netdrvr pci-skeleton] refresh

Peter Martuccelli:
o ia64: add audit support

Petri Koistinen:
o Fix 3c59x.c uses of plain integer as NULL pointer

Richard Henderson:
o [ALPHA] Pass pt_regs as pointer to execve and sigprocmask syscalls

Russell King:
o [ARM] ohci-omap does not need asm/mach-types.h

Rusty Russell:
o [TRIVIAL 2.6] sk98lin: kill dup include

Sergio Gelato:
o libata: fix kunmap() of incorrect page, in PIO data xfer

Seth Rohit:
o ia64: nointroute option needs to be parsed early

Stephen Hemminger:
o [NET]: Deinline sock_i_uid, sock_i_ino
o [BRIDGE]: Support different MTU sizes
o [PKT_SCHED]: Add jitter support to netem

Steve French:
o fix oops in build_wildcard_path_from_dentry
o clean up NULL vs. 0 warnings generated by sparse tool
o Set Type field when creating block/char/pipe e.g. via mknod
o Set DevMajor/DevMinor when querying info on remote char/block

Stéphane Eranian:
o ia64: fix various problems in pfm_check_task_state()

Thomas DuBuisson:

Tim Chick:
o USB: usbnet, Sitecom LN-029

Tony Luck:
o ia64: allow module core code calls to module init code again

Örjan Persson:
o I2C: patch quirks.c - SMBus hidden on hp laptop

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