Linux 2.4.20-pre7

From: Marcelo Tosatti (
Date: Thu Sep 12 2002 - 21:18:28 EST

So here goes -pre7. Big MIPS and IA64 merge.

The on boot crashes with i845 should be fixed now.

Summary of changes from v2.4.20-pre6 to v2.4.20-pre7

  o Sync up syscall table with 2.5

  o fix ramdisk cache flush

  o [PATCH] (repost) fix for big endian machines in scanner.c

  o inline grab_cache_page
  o cleanup try_to_free_pages naming
  o fix syscall prototypes in init/do_mounts.c

  o HandyTech HandyLink patch

  o PPC32: Add extended attributes syscalls

  o 2.4.20-pre6: befs still not in fs/Makefile

  o mips
  o mips64
  o mips64-ip27
  o mips-sgi-ip22
  o mips-ip32
  o mips-mips
  o mips-sibyte
  o maintainers
  o drivers-net-mace
  o drivers-net
  o drivers-net
  o drivers-net
  o drivers-net
  o drivers-sgi
  o mips-cobalt
  o pci-ids
  o drivers-scsi
  o drivers-scsi
  o drivers-tc
  o drivers-ide
  o drivers-ide
  o mips-arc
  o mips-dec
  o mips-alchemy
  o mips-galileo-boards
  o drivers-video
  o drivers-video
  o mips-vr41xx
  o mips-momentum
  o mips-ddb
  o drivers-mtd
  o drivers-mtd

  o NVRAM driver

  o trivial ohci fixes

Adrian Bunk <>:
  o entry for the ForteMedia FM801 driver
  o add entries for CONFIG_USB_SERIAL_KEYSPAN_USA19Q{W,I}

Bjorn Helgaas <>:
  o IA64 sync

Dave Kleikamp <>:
  o JFS: add permission checks before getting or setting xattrs

David Brownell <>:
  o usbcore updates

Geert Uytterhoeven <>:
  o M68k extended attributes
  o Fixup fbcon build

Greg Kroah-Hartman <>:
  o USB serial: added device path to the proc file now that usb_make_path() is available

Ivan Kokshaysky <>:
  o transparent pci-pci bridges fix
  o alpha rwsem update

Jean Tourrilhes <>:
  o Fix stupid compile error in wavelan_cs

Jeff Garzik <>:
  o Add kernel-related BitKeeper docs/scripts, as found in the 2.5.x kernel Documentation/BK-usage sub-directory.

Maksim Krasnyanskiy <>:
  o 2.4.20-pre6 Bluetooth core fixes

Marcelo Tosatti <marcelo@plucky.distro.conectiva>:
  o Fix tg3 compile problems
  o Remove reiserfs not very well tested code
  o tg3.c
  o Fix bogus printk which was resulting in bootup oops
  o Add asm-ia64/include/efi.h needed by generic efi code

Oliver Neukum <>:
  o new ids for hpusbscsi

Paul Mackerras <>:
  o PPC32: Add declaration of gg2_pci_config_base variable
  o don't use outl as label in ppp_generic.c
  o PPC fix in drivers/pci/Makefile
  o kd_mksound inclusion on PPC

Steven Cole <>:

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