Linux 2.4.30-pre3

From: Marcelo Tosatti
Date: Wed Mar 09 2005 - 15:05:04 EST


Here goes the third pre of v2.4.30.

It contains a small number of scattered fixes, most notably e1000 update,
a backport of v2.6's nForce override fix, and SATA update.

The changes which broke "tar --verify" on tapes have been reverted.

Please read the changelog for more details.

Summary of changes from v2.4.30-pre2 to v2.4.30-pre3

o [SPARC64]: Tomatillo PCI controller bug fixes
o [TIGON3]: Do not touch NIC_SRAM_FIRMWARE_MBOX when TG3_FLG2_SUN_570X
o [TIGON3]: Update driver version and reldate

o BUG on error handlings in Ext3 under I/O

o [SPARC]: DBRI fixes and improvements

o sata_qstor: eh_timeout fix

o e1000: 1 Robert Olsson's fix and
o e1000: 2 use netif_poll_{enable|disable}
o e1000: Avoid race between e1000_watchdog
o e1000: Delay clean-up of last Tx buffer
o e1000: Fix WOL settings in 82544 based
o e1000: Patch from Peter Kjellstroem --
o e1000: Checks for desc ring/rx data
o e1000: Report failure code when loopback
o e1000: Fixes related to Cable length
o e1000: Driver version white space,

o [libata] add ->bmdma_{stop,status} hooks

o sk98lin workaround Asus K8V SE Deluxe buggy firmware

o Fix units/partition count in sd.c

Adrian Bunk:
o drivers/scsi/sata_*: make code static

David S. Miller:
o [SPARC64]: Fix 32bit compat layer bugs in sys_ipc() and sys_rt_sigtimedwait()
o [SPARC64]: Accept 'm5823' clock chip as seen on SB1500

Jeff Garzik:
o [libata sata_via] minor cleanups
o [libata sata_via] add support for VT6421 SATA
o [libata] resync with 2.6 msleep() updates
o [libata] trivial: whitespace sync with 2.6
o [libata] do not call pci_disable_device() for certain errors
o [libata] Add missing hooks, to avoid oops in advanced SATA drivers
o [libata] Use DMA_{32,64}BIT_MASK in ahci, sata_vsc drivers
o [libata ahci] Print out port id on error messages
o [libata] remove_one helper cleanup

John W. Linville:
o libata: fix command queue leak when xlat_func fails
o tulip: make tulip_stop_rxtx() wait for DMA to fully stop

Marcelo Tosatti:
o Cset exclude: solar@xxxxxxxxxxxx|ChangeSet|20041125155150|65356
o Allow lseek on SCSI tapes
o Allow lseek on osst to keep tar --verify happy
o Change VERSION to 2.4.30-pre3
o Early ACPI PCI quirk depends on CONFIG_X86_IO_APIC

Mark Lord:
o sata_qstor: new basic driver for Pacific Digital
o [libata qstor] minor update per LKML comments

Matt Domsch:
o aic7xxx: don't reset chip on pause

Mikael Pettersson:
o fix undefined behaviour in cistpl.c

Paul Fulghum:
o fix synclinkmp register access typo

Solar Designer:
o Fix for swapoff after re-creating device files
o Fix proc_tty.c comment typos

Zwane Mwaikambo:
o Fix timer override on nforce

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