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Subject: Linux 2.3.18ac8
To:     linux-kernel@vger.rutgers.edu
Date:   Wed, 22 Sep 1999 01:16:12 +0100 (BST)
From:   Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>

Hopefully we have  the network scan done this time.

o	Hpefully finally kill the pci scan bugs	(Petr Vandrovec)
o	Compile fix for Buz			(Olivier Galibert)
o	Fix usb keyboard map table		(Gregory Smith)
o	More compile combination fixes		(Arjan van de Ven)
o	I2O update (LAN primarily)		(Juha Sievanen)
o	Stop arm partition probes screwing
		up block sizes			(me)
o	Fix scsi floppy hang			(me)

o	Final squash of the ide cmos-probe	(Matti Aarnio & )
	module bug				(me)
o	Fix missing linux/wait.h in paride	(Arjan van de Ven)
o	Fix rtl8139 warnings, switch to I/O	(me)
	| Testing for now
o	Attempt to fix ide tape setup crash	(me)
o	Updated Symbios SCSI driver		(Gerhard Roudier)
o	ES1869 speed fix			(Daniel Franklin)
o	Fix missing probe definitions		(James Manning)
o	Fix ezusb, update audio usb		(Thomas Sailer)
o	Fix compiled in opl3 build bug		(Thomas Molina)
o	ibmmca scsi cleanup/fixes		(David Weinehall)
o	Fix the PCI probe for memory based	(Jeff Garzik)
	network cards
o	Remove old PPP code			(Paul Mackerras)
o	ESS Maestro update			(Zach Brown)
o	Mixed cleanups				(Jeff Garzik)
o	Lots of compile error fixes		(Arjan van de Ven)
o	Missing oom fix from ac6		(Andrea Arcangeli)
o	Fix wchan values			(Andrea Arcangeli)

o	Module name in setup functions		(Richard Guenther)
o	Fix several compiled-in doesn't work	(me)
	net driver bugs (my fault)
o	Fixed radio driver compile bugs		(Stephen Halloran, me)
o	Fix bttv compile time bugs and lockup	(Arnd Bergmann)
o	Fix strnlen_user for gcc 2.95+		(Ivan Kokshaysky)
o	i486 string cleanup			(Petko Manolov)
	| We don't use this but why not keep it clean
o	Fix compiled in proc/usb		(Pavel Machek)
o	i386 tlb handling fix			(Andrea Arcangeli)
o	Tighten security on slip/ppp ldisc	(me)
	| Thanks to Marc Schaefer for spotting that one
o	Config cleanups				(Jeff Garzik)
o	Fix filemap_nopage loops under low mem	(Chuck Lever)
o	USB updates				(Gregory Smith)
	| This breaks ezusb. Can you fix pls..
o	Make scsi_debug compile again		(Matti Aarnio)
o	Fix (I hope) the signal delivery hole	(me)
	Solar Designer found.
o	Fix ATM ambassador SMP compile		(Bernhard Rosenkraenzer)
o	PPC updates				(Cort Dougan)
o	Remove some more bmap cruft		(Lennert Buytenhek)
o	Fix a config.in item			(David Weinehall)
o	Fix ibmmca compile			(me)
o	IRDA updates				(Dag Brattli)
o	Expose needed lp userspace constants	(Marcelo Tosatti)
o	Task locking fixes			(Chuck Lever)
o	DMAram fencepost fix			(Daniel Kobras)
o	Hopefully fixed blocksize error on scsi	(me)
	probe for partitions
o	Add "dmabug" module option for OSS	(me)
o	Neomagic 256 sound driver		
o	EATA driver updated			(Dario Ballabio)
o	NFS locking tweaks			(Trond)
o	Hold kernel lock for swap_free		(Andrea Arcangeli)
o	Fix scribble in random driver		(Ted Tso)
o	Clean up a pile of resource handling
	and other bugs in Don's new drivers	(me)
	| Hopefully the 8 card bug is gone.
	| 3c59x is back to I/O only
o	Re-ordered sound Config.in		(several people)
o	Fix the new net subdirs for builds of
	non modular. Added a wan directory 	(Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)

o	Davicom DM9102 ethernet driver		(Sten Wang, Davicom)
o	IDE CD update				(Jens Axboe)
o	USB CPIA driver update			(Johannes Erdfelt)
o	Clean up all the si_band signal bugs	(Stephen Tweedie)
o	Improved ncurses test for dialog build	(David Parsons)
o	PCMCIA Makefile fixes, resync to tree	(David Hinds)
o	Menuconfig no longer needs GNU awk	(David Parsons)
o	PCMCIA makefile fixes			(Christof Petig)
o	Mixed type/sign and include fixes	(Giacomo Catenazzi)
o	Some alpha build fixes			(James McCollough)
o	Moved pci_scan into drivers/pci		(me)
o	Network driver updates			(Don Becker)
	- Tulip 0.91m
	- Yellowfin 1.03a
	- 3c59x 0.99M
	- epic100 v1.07j
	- rtl8139 v 1.08d

o	Fix the dumb scsi bug I hope		(me)
o	Further config updates			(David Weinehall)
o	SyncLink driver udpate			(Paul Fulghum)
o	ISOfs fix				(Todd Sabin)
o	Fix OPL3 compile			("CaT")
o	Low memory setup fix			(Gerhard Wichert)
o	make Xconfig big rework			(Andrzej M. Krzysztofowicz)
o	Config file fix				(Andrzej M. Krzysztofowicz)
o	Kupdated				(Andrea Arcangeli)
o	Merged most of the 2.2.13pre fixes	(me)
	| Note non x86 isnt merged, nor most 
	| drivers with active maintainers

o	Cleaned up the PCMCIA makefiles - now works	(me)
o	Move proc fs documentation into fileysystems	(Jeff Garzik)
o	Fixed SMP locking for softdog read/write	(me)
	| Note in 2.3.x the master kernel lock isnt held
	| for read/write methods on drivers
o	Added SMP locking to bw-qcam and bttv		(me)
	Also to some other drivers (eg radio*)
o	Fix LAVA PCI idents				(Tim Waugh)
o	Fix kunmap debug bug				(Andrea Arcangeli)
o	Kill remaining __init calls			(Tigran Aivazian)
o	Big config file cleanup				(David Weienhall)
o	MediaGX audio workarounds			(me)
o	Set PCI master flags on OHCI USB		(me)
o	OHCI SMM to native takeover			(me)
o	Re-enable FOOF fix				(Mikael Pettersson)
o	Parport fixes					(Mikael Pettersson)
o	Wavelan fixes					(Jean Tourrilhes)
o	ParPort init fixes				(Tim Waugh)
o	ISAPnP for ne2k					(Richard Guenther)
	| Someone could generalise the probe table stuff ..
o	Export scsi_wait_cmd				(Doug Gilbert)
o	Errno comment fixes				(Artur Skawina)
o	Automagical module parameter->setup parser	(Richard Guenther)
	| This was broken for non arrays. I think I have
	| it fixed properly.
o	Hopefully fixed the Defxx driver		(me)


o	Fix PCMCIA link error on net modules		(me)
o	Various small tidyups				(Jeff Garzik)
o	Turn the freeing of kernel resources to become
	a kernel thread into a single function		(me)
o	Flushpage fix 					(Andrea Arcangeli)
o	Update USB audio patches			(Tom Sailer)
o	E820 memory sizing fixes (should sort the IBMs) (David Parsons)
o	Use xargs for the make clean pass		(David Parsons)
o	Made APM a bool for now				(me)
o	s/Happyly/Happily/				(David Weinehall)
o	Fix invalid resource free in serial		(Nick Holloway)

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