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o	Merge the majority of 2.4.9 except
	- min/max mess
	- fat/isofs changes
	- drm changes (some collisions with other
	- vm/buffer handling changes
	- emu10k1
	- vfs directory type changes
	- nfs/nfsd/sunrpc
	I'm trying to make sure I can keep this testable
	as 2.4.9 vanilla isnt being stable on my test sets 
	This is basically a merge of all the "boring" bits.

o	Update usb network fixes			(Herbert Xu)
o	HID id matching fix				(Pete Zaitcev)
o	ARM i/o fixes					(Russell King)
o	ARM alignment trap fixes			(Russell King)
o	ARM softirq fix					(Russell King)
o	Miscellaneous arm updates			(Russell King)
o updates			(Andrzej Krzysztofowicz,
							 Steven Cole)
o	lock_kiovec page unwind fix			(Velizar B)
o	do_swap_page recheck pte before failing		(Linus, Jeremy Linton)
o	do_swap_page doesn't mkwrite when deleting	(Linus)
	| From 2.4.9 with extra comments etc		(Hugh Dickins)
o	Prefetchw macro fix				(Andreas Franck)
o	Kill another bogus wbinvd macro in ACPI		(Dave Jones)
o	Switch PnPBIOS to spinlocks and irq off		(me)
o	Large PPC merge					(Paul Mackerras)
o	Remove surplus macintosh rtc printks		(Paul Mackerras)
o	Add modem power features to the mac serial 	(Paul Mackerras)
o	Powerbook trackpad lockup fix			(Paul Mackerras)
o	Adb updates					(Paul Mackerras)
o	Fix serial port base offsets			(Paul Mackerras)
o	PPC sysctl code to use PPC32 not __powerpc__	(Paul Mackerras)
	| The latter is both 32 and 64 bit...
o	PowerMac pmu updates				(Paul Mackerras)
o	S/390 3270 driver update			(Richard Hitt)
o	MIPS docs update				(Ralf Baechle)
o	Update mips maintainers entry			(Ralf Baechle)
o	Update mips			(Ralf Baechle)
o	Add some mips pci ids				(Ralf Baechle)
o	DECstation turbochannel update			(Maciej W. Rozycki,
							 Ralf Baechle)
o	MIPS64 update					(Ralf Baechle)

o	Remove bogus wbinvd macro in ACPI		(Dave Jones)
o	Fix highmem high page races			(Ben LaHaise)
o	SCSI generic driver updates			(Doug Gilbert)
o	Remove unneeded fusion init call		(Adam J Richter)
o	Fix init/const clashes in pci			(Dave Jones)
o	Merge newer qlogic fc firmware set		(Ricky Beam)
o	Add NEC DV5800A to the blacklist for DMA	(Matt Domsch)
o	Add passive ISDN over USB support		(Frode Isaksen,
							 Kai Germaschewski)
o	Fix aha1542 flags type				(Andi Kleen)
o	Macsonic kmalloc type fixes			(Dave Jones)
o	lock clear_page_tables versus kswapd		(Ben LaHaise)
o	Honour PnPBIOS region reservations		(Gerd Knorr)
o	Made them __init and fixed problems when the	(me)
	resource declaration spanned 0x100
o	Fix a rio serial type warning			(me)
o	Add another byteswapped Vaio BIOS		(Roger Luethi)
o	USB serial tidy ups				(Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o	Fix dev->actconfig changing in probe in USB	(Michael Stickel)
	causing later errors

o	Fix the USB device timeout problem		(Pete Zaitcev)
o	rio usb locking fixes				(Oliver Neukum)
o	Fix vm86 v segment reload part 1		(Andi Kleen)
	| Still not all sorted yet
o	Airo driver update				(Javier Achirica)
o	Fix bugs in usb skeleton driver			(Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o	Add support for USB clie serial devices		(Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o	USB config fix for serial debug			(Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o	Add support for massworks id75 usb		(Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o	Rationalise lvm version numbers			(A J Lewis)
o	LVM locking changes				(Joe Thornber)
o	Pull pv flush out of lvm ioctls			(Heinz Mauelshagen)
o	Switch to lv_v5_t structures/types in LVM		(Heinz Mauelshagen)
o	Defer LVM I/O when moving an extent		(Joe Thornber,
							 Andreas Dilger)
o	Fix bmap/blkszget issues in LVM			(Andreas Dilger)
o	Tidy naming/devfs registrations for LVM		(Patrick Caulfield)
o	Protect LVM snapshot flag removal, don't
	extend or reduce dropped snapshots, 
o	Handle ELF loader setup arg pages failures	(Evgeny Polyakov)
o	Add udelays to cmpci to see if it fixes		(me)
	the problems a few people have
o	Put config hooks in to make qlogicfc firmware	(me)
	optionally loadable for weird hardware
	| Needs a suitable firmware file adding ..
o	Update pci.ids for a couple of parisc things	(Helge Deller)
o	Irda warning fixes				(Pete Zaitcev)
o	Squash smp race in dsbr100 driver		(Oliver Neukum)
o	Console locking fix on VT_DISALLOCATE race	(Jani Jaakkola,
							 Andrew Morton)
o	ipv4 raw socket oops fix			(Octavian Cerna)
o	Actually use our msr register defines 		(Dave Jones)
o	Correct polish translation info typos		(Steven Cole)
o	mm compile warning fix				(Rik van Riel)
o	Updated 3ware driver				(Adam Radford)
o	Add Sharp PC-RJ/AX to bad apm list		(Arjan van de Ven)

o	Possible usb -110 error fix			(me)
o	Page laundering fix				(Rik van Riel)
o	Add another vaio to the byteswap list		(Martin Mueller)
o	Fix typos in ide blacklist			(Arjan van de Ven)
o	UMSDOS split directory entry handling		(Istvan Varadi)
o	Update further			(Steve Cole)
o	Fix bogus mtrr warning on dual pentiums		(Dave Jones)
o	Update scsi tape driver				(Kai Mäkisara)
o	Change memory probe constants on AWE32/64	(Dave Fennell)
o	Tiny endian reiserfs fix (just cosmetic)	(Jeff Mahoney)
o	Make the md resync delay message informative	(Corin Hartland-Swann)
	rather than scary
o	USB printer fixes				(Oliver Neukum)
o	Add the SIS735 to the SiS AGP			(Adrian)
o	Kill bogus export_objs entry in lib/Makefile	(Keith Owens)
o	VIA rhine fixes					(David Woodhouse)
o	Next set of superblock changes			(Al Viro)
o	Don't reissue a pid that has a tgid matching	(Dave McCracken)
	it still in circulation

o	Fix double mount hang on scsi cdrom, i2o or lvm	(Al Viro)
o	Fix oops in msdos/umsdos			(OGAWA Hirofumi)
o	Fix qnxfs hang					(Serguei Tzukanov)
o	Add missing Alpha ksyms				(Marc Zyngier)
o	USB oops fixes					(Pete Zaitcev)
o	Apply same fix to kaweth			(me)
o	Fix off by one in pcigart			(Andreas Schwab)
o	Fix dasd leak					(Al Viro)
o	page reactivate correction			(Rik van Riel)
o	Add the 104K to the byteswapped minutes bug	(Daniel Caujolle-Bert)
o	Missing USB config items			(Mike Castle)
o	Fix i2o systab send id order			(Klaus Beyer)
o	VMA merging fixups				(Ben LaHaise)
o	Update ntfs 					(Anton Altaparmakov)
o	Speed up ext2 readdir/stat			(Ted Tso)
o	Comment/docbook fixups				(Dave Jones)
o	Add missing netif_wake_queue calls to USB	(Herbert Xu)
	network drivers
o	Fix cramfs to use kmap				(Herbert Xu)
o	Fix NFS client atomic_dec_and_lock symbol	(Trond Myklebust)
o	Make wake_up_interrutible_sync usable in 	(Jeremy Elson)
o	Update PPC for kbd_rate support			(Paul Mackerras)
o	Next block of tidying	(Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o	Next block of superblock cleanup		(Al Viro)
o	Update hp scanner driver for USB		(Oliver Neukum)
o	Clean up ibm partition code			(Al Viro)

o	Further small DRI/AGP updates			(Jeff Hartmann)
o	Update master makefile to force offset.h/	(Andi Kleen)
	version.h/depend order (needed for x86-64)
o	Merge x86-64 architecture port code		(Andi Kleen and co)
o	Merge ixj update				(Craig Southern)
o	Further ixj cleanup/merge tweaks		(me)
	| Ie don't blame him ;)
o	Grand config file cleanup		     (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz,
							Steven Cole)
o	Add another byteswap vaio			(Ray Lee)
o	Correct partition check oops fix		(Kevin Flemming)
o	via82cxx IDE DMA updates		 	(Vojtech Pavlik)
	| Enable 8231/8233 support, handle slightly
	| out of spec PCI from 1.3GHz/12.5x Athlon
o	Rip min/max use entirely out of isdn		(Kai Germaschewski)
	| To handle 2.4.9 compat disaster
o	Update K6 bug url				(André Dahlqvist)
o	Possible fix for trix ad1848 fail		(me)
o	Add pci quirk warning for AMD766 errata 22	(me)
	| Based on multiple "yes noapic fixed my
	| dual athlon" reports.

o	Pull Linus buffer.c/mem fixes into 2.4.8-ac	(Rik van Riel)
o	Make writeout smoother on zone specific		(Marcelo Tosatti)
o	Fix an md oops					(Neil Brown)
o	AD1848 isapnp handling				(Miguel Freitas)
o	sr_ioctl capacity reporting fix			(Jens Axboe)
o	Starfire update					(Ion Badulescu)
o	cmpci update					(Carlos Gorges)
o	UDF update, fix delete BUG() trap		(Ben Fennema)
o	Move nmi defines so asm/irq.h isnt required	(Russell King)
o	Add experimental requirement to intermezzo   (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o	Fix missing include 				(Tom Rini)
o	Small eepro100 test updates			(Arjan van de Ven)
o	Reiserfs transaction tracking update		(Chris Mason)
	| Speeds up O_SYNC and fsync
o	Update vfs_permission, handle root exec		(Christoph Hellwig)
o	First piece of the CyberPro 5050 audio merge	(Peter Wächtler)
o	Tidy i810_audio cornercases of OSS compliance	(Laurent Pinchart)
o	IDE cdrom blacklist updates for DMA		(Matt Domsch)
o	Merge some i810 updates 			(Doug Ledford)
o	Fix bug in i810 device removal 			(me)
	| fortunately nobody yet has multiple ICH audio in one box 8)
o	Natsemi gige driver				(Ben LaHaise)
o	Allow more I/O addresses on msnd_pinnacle	(Steve Sycamore)
o	Correct sys_tz definition			(Andi Kleen)
o	Remove unused prototypes from md		(Andi Kleen)
o	Fix flags wrong types in usb			(Andi Kleen)
o	Fix assorted wrong flags, add x86_64 defines	(Andi Kleen)
o	Fix flags types in i2o				(Jes Sorensen)
o	Add another vaio byteswap case			(Stelian Pop)
o	Add devfs support to usb scanner		(Yves Duret)
o	Fix an ess solo warning				(Christoph Hellwig)
o	Fix flags types in 3ware driver			(Jes Sorensen)
o	Fix generic serial warnings			(Christoph Hellwig)
o	Fix flag types in firewire drivers		(Jes Sorensen)
o	Fix flag types in dz serial			(Jes Sorensen)
o	Extend short name handling in fat based fs's	(OGAWA Hirofumi)
o	Fix flag types in n_r3964			(Jes Sorensen)
o	x86_64 ifdef hooks for raid and fbcon		(Andi Kleen)

o	Next batch of IDE driver updates		(Andre Hedrick)
	| qd6580 driver becomes a qd65xx driver
	| 80pin cable detect for serverworks on Dell
	| Mode5 on SIS chipsets
o	Handle ARM mmap were FIRST_USER_PGD_NR is not	(Russell King)
o	Make the sl82c105.c code common between ARM	(Paul Mackerras)
	and PPC
o	Update cisco hdlc handling in the isdn layer	(Bjoern Zeeb)
o	Add called party number to isdn tty emulation	(Jan Oberlaender,
							 Kai Germaschewski)
o	Eicon warning fix				(Kai Germaschewski)
o	Tiny agp cleanup in severworks code		(Mike Harris)
o	Switch to 2.4.8 nr_free_buffer_pages		(Rik van Riel)
o	Change bootmem bitmap setup			(Rik van Riel)
o	Unlazy the queue movement when we touch
	inactive cache pages (VM balance assumed this)	(Rik van Riel)
o	Update the orinoco drivers			(David Gibson)
o	Update natsemi driver (experimentally anyway)	(Tim Hockin)
o	Update hpt366 blacklists			(Kevin Fleming)
o	Reclaim buffer cache into inactive list when	(Rik van Riel)
	it is too large
o	Documentation tidy ups				(Steven Cole)
o	Switch map_user_kiobuf to use down_read		(Ben LaHaise)

o	ADFS date/time computation fix			(Russell King)
o	Add ALS120 ident to ns558 joystick		(Filip Van Raemdonck)
o	Make Reiserfs endian and alignment safe		(Jeff Mahoney)
	| Fixes IA64 indirect alignment, S390 alignment
	| Big endian
	| Update inode generator
o	Enable input drivers on ARM			(Russell K
o	Add intermezzo file system kernel side		(Peter Braam and co)
o	First blocks of ppc64 merge	(Paul Mackerras, Anton Blanchard,
					 Tom Gall and the IBM PPC 64 team)
o	Fix return value bug in mac nvram driver	
o	Make oom killer kill all threads of a set	(Eric Lammerts)

o	Update ISDN cvs idents				(Kai Germaschewski)
o	Update isdn experimental idents			(Kai Germaschewski)
o	Add Compaq Phoenix 4.06 to irqsafe APM		(Arjan van de Ven)
o	Remove rockridge printk generating too much	(Mikael Pettersson)
	debug output
o	Add a needed include of delay.h			(Arjan van de Ven)
o	Revert access DAC change 			(me)
	| Breaks in some cases
o	ARM documentation, credits, maintainer updates	(Russell King)
o	Atyfb build fixups				(Stelian Pop)
o merges				(Steven Cole)
o	Initial merge of dpt_i2o.c		(Deanna Bonds, Bob Pasteur, 
						 Karen White, Mark Salyzyn)
o	Teach i2o_core to skip dpt cards		(me)
o	Sony Pi driver update				(Stelian Pop)

o	Fix suspend/resume bugs in eepro100		(Arjan van de Ven)
o	Fix missing spec required delays in PCI PM	(me)
o	Disable PM on eepro100, it breaks even with	(me)
	those fixed
o	Resynchronize			(Steven Cole)
o	Further superblock handling updates		(Al Viro)
o	Fix various GPL misreferences		(Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o	Updated A20 gate switching code to handle	(Peter Anvin)
	odd (Olivetti etc) and no legacy boxes
o	Fix expand_stack race				(Manfred Spraul)
o	Fix a malloc failure path in ipc		(Manfred Spraul)
o	Revert 2.4.8 scsi_lib change (hangs ide-scsi	(Arjan van de Ven)
	on some drives)
o	Fix binfmt elf strlen->strnlen_user		(me)
o	Add additional checking to binfmt_elf		(me)
	| Last two based on Solar Designers 2.2 work
o	Make pnp_bios dock thread exit when it finds 	(me)
	docking isnt supported
o	Ext3 file system updates			(Andrew Morton,
							 Stephen Tweedie)
o	Merge common components of uhci drivers		(Brad Hards)
o	Remove crud from media Makefile			(Keith Owens)
o	Fix build on Alpha				(David Gilbert)
o	DRM warning/oops fix				(Arjan van de Ven)
o	Fix i810 audio return funny			(Laurent Pinchart)
o	Fix ldm partition checking			(Richard Russon)
o	Agpgart typo fix				(Mike Harris)
o	Revert emu10k changes in 2.4.8, wait until the	(me)
	maintainers actually have debugged code and
	want an update
o	Fix a compile fail case for the 53c700 driver (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz=
o	ARM core and video updates			(Russell King)

o	Merge Linus 2.4.8
	- Skip VM changes for now
o	Fix sblive build problems			(Rui Sousa)
o	Add Fernando Fuganti to credits			(Fernando Fuganti)
O	Revert printk return change			(Andrew Morton)
o	Add drm-4.0 to mod_subdirs			(Brian Dushaw)
o	Bluez bluetooth updates				(Maksim Krasnyanskiy)
o	Fix serverworks AGP memory leak			(Hugh Dickins)
o	Update DRM 4.1 for Alpha AGPGart support	(Jay Estabrook,
							 Jeff Hartmann)
o	Fix depca crash on unload			(Peter Denison)

o	Fix dumb bug in the bootflag handling code	(Randy Dunlap)
o	Compaq FC update (makefile clean too)		(Charles White)
o	Add Matt Domsch to the credits			(Matt Domsch)
o	Update Randy Dunlap's contact info		(Randy Dunlap)
o	SA1100 updates					(Russell King)
o	Add PnP support to sf16i			(Ladislav Michl)
o	Acorn drivers update				(Russell King)
o	Fix clashing 'cams' symbol			(Keith Owens)
o	Fix AGP memory leak on serverworks		(Jeff Hartmann)
o	Fix an off by one in shmem.c			(Hugh Dickins)
o	Revert incorrect ATM change			(Mike Westall)
o	DRM makefile fixes				(Keith Owens)
o	Next batch of superblock work			(Al Viro)
o	Fix in2k oopses					(Francois Romieu)
o	Add reboot by SMP reset				(Matt Domsch)
o	Add pm support for laptops that resume the	(Matt Domsch)
	mouse port even if was disabled before..
o	Add DMI quirks for all modern dell systems	(Matt Domsch)
o	Inspiron 4000 needs irqs on for APM		(Arjan van de Ven)
o	YMFPCI fixes, big endian fixes			(Pete Zaitcev)
o	Add winbond W83971D ac_97 codec to tables	(Andrey Panin)
o	pcnet32 oops fix and leak fix			(Paul Gortmaker)
o	Use static inline in sound drivers		(me)
o	Fix DRM build/makefile bugs from merge	(Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o	Avoid lp module being pinned down if console	(Tim Waugh)

o	Fix up USB merge mess				(Pete Zaitcev)
	| Fixes a possible USB deadlock
o	IRDA update					(Dag Brattli)
o	Merge DRM for XFree 4.1.x			(XFree86 and others)
o	Update freevxfs idents				(Christoph Hellwig)
o	Fix a bug in access() checks on X_OK with	(Christoph Hellwig)
	DAC ovveride
o	Add another intel bios ident with bad $PIR	(Arjan van de Ven)

o	Print warnings about buggy 440GX $PIR tables	(Arjan van de Ven)
o	Update ARM softirq code				(Russell King)
o	Compaq FC controller update			(Charles White)
o	Update ARM integrator platform			(Russell King)
o	Miscellaneous ARM fixes				(Russell King)
o	ARM io function updates				(Russell King)
o	Remove duplicate items		(Steven Cole)
o	Update ARM shark platform			(Russell King)
o	ARM anakin platform				(Russell King)
o	Allow swap < 2*ram				(Rik van Riel)
o	Set page format bit for scsi-2 tape		(Kai Makisara)
o	Fix compile with shmfs disabled			(Christoph Rohland)
o	RME Hamerfall audio driver			(Guenter Geiger)
o	Further UML fixes				(Jeff Dike)
o	Syncppp fix					(Bob Dunlop)
o	Farsync update					(Bob Dunlop)
o	UML network driver update			(Jeff Dike)
o	Revert aic7xxx makefile changes			(Keith Owens)
o	DaveJ has received enough Rise cpu reports	(Dave Jones)
o	Clean up building without procfs	    (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)
o	Riscom compile fix			    (Andrzej Krzysztofowicz)

o	Kill accidental bit of S/390 merge I meant	(Bill Nottingham)
	to skip (hotplug should be working again now)
o	Fix host_info_lock namespace on ieee1394	(Keith Owens)
o	Fix duplicate rio serial init			(Keith Owens)
o	Fix dead init_zoran_cards symbol		(Keith Owens)
o	Don't define EXPORT_SYMTAB in cmpci		(Keith Owens)
o	Don't define EXPORT_SYMTABL in sisfb		(Keith Owens)
o	Fix warnings in ess_solo1 			(me)
o	Fix deadlock in moxa mxser driver		(Christophe Barbé)
o	First of many needed devfs race fixes		(Al Viro)
o	Windows 2000 vfat name mapping fix		(Wolfram Pienkoss)
o	Clean up ubd, CONFIG_IOMEM->CONFIG_MAPPER	(Jeff Dike)
o	Fix a UML crash, make uml devices pluggable	(Jeff Dike)
o	Use page cache in hostfs, fix UML stat64 bits	(Jeff Dike)
o	Complete UML ppc support merge			(Chris Emerson)
o	Complete UML			(Bill Stearns)
o	Add rep nop so the poor old Pentium IV doesnt
	go thermal slowdown every long mdelay		(Arjan van de Ven)
o	Fix various invalid Config script items		(Christoph Hellwig)
o	SYS5fs BSD style symlink support (SCO etc)	(Christoph Hellwig)
o	Fix PnPBIOS reporting on io v mem		(Andrey Panin)
o	Fix atyfb compilation problems with vaio bits	(Keith Owens)
o	Make HP support in AMI Megaraid run time 	(Michael Johnson)
o	Fix an ext3 buffer credit accounting bug	(Andrew Morton)
o	Add hardware volume control support to ALi	(Matt Wu)
o	Clean up the above a little for non ALi, fix	(me)
	rmmod crash
o	Adaptec scsi update (6.2.1)			(Justin Gibbs)
	| + gcc 3.0 fixes
o	Handle broken PIV SMP tables			(Maciej Rozycki)
o	Switch to static inline on ARM subtree		(Russell King)
o	SHMfs updates, race fix				(Christoph Rohland)

o	Import safer bits of 2.4.8pre
	- skipped vm hackery, buffer hacks
	- skipped S/390 (my tree should be newer anyway)
o	Fix duplicates in ldm.h				(Matthew Gardiner)
o	ARM updates					(Russell King)
o	Remove qlogicfc_asm (license clash question + we(Jes Sorensen, me)
	| are shipping qlogic release candidate not final
	| firmware.  Set card to use firmware in flash
o	Example iomem driver + fixes for UML		(Greg Lonnon)
o	Clean up unique UML machine id code		(Henrik Nordstrom)
o	Small UML bug fixes				(Jeff Dike)
o	Fix UML uaccess macro bug			(Jeff Dike)
o	Don't refuse unneccessarily on remount with	(Petr Vandrovec)
	data= option with ext3
o	tdfx driver cleanups				(Paul Mundt)
o	Replace masq crash fixes with corrected and	(Rusty Russell)
	"official" versions.
o	Fix umsdos symlink bug				(Delbert Matlock)
o	Switch JFFS to use completions			(me)
o	Fix wrong unlock in try_to_sync_unused_inodes	(Petr Vandrovec)
o	Update UML to compile again			(Jeff Dike)
o	Clean up all drivers with clashing names for	(me)
	complete, wait_for_completion
o	Some gcc 3.0 warning cleanups
o	Add SCO AFS awareness (read only) to sysv	(Christoph Hellwig)
o	Netfilter crash fixes				(Mark Boucher)
o	Second batch of superblock race/cleanup work	(Al Viro)

o	Resolve ext3 and superblock change incompat	(me, Al Viro)
	| Fixes hang on journal recovery
o	Fix freevxfs leak				(Andries Brouwer)
o	Add another eepro100 ident			(Matt Wilson)
o	Further tweakes to make rpm based on 
	suggestions by Keith Owens			(Keith Owens, me)
o	Fix ISA dma range check bug in cs89x0		(Paul)
o	Fix ISA dma range check on 3c505		(Paul)
o	Switch md driver to use completions		(Neil Brown)
o	Add more sanity checks to the dmi scanner	(me)
o	Fix hash sign assumptions in reiserfs		(Jeff Mahoney)
	| IMPORTANT: this makes things consistent, it also means
	| that if you have chars > 127 in file names _and_ you are
	| running unsigned char little endian default (probably a tiny tiny
	| number of mips users only) you will need to archive and recreate
	| those files. X86 users are _NOT_ affected.
o	Add the infrastructure for ac97_ops ready for	(me)
	digital audio etc

o	Fix inode cache shrinkage problems in 2.4.7	(Al Viro)
	| This should cure the problem where it gets 
	| really slow over time. Its not the final fix
o	Make aironet compile again			(Arjan van de Ven)
o	Fix an incredibly stupid i2o_scsi bug causing	(me)
	crashes with the adaptec 2100 and other stuff
o	Fix memory corruption if using gcc 3 and serial	(Thomas Hood)
	probing fails
o	Fix out of memory handling with raid		(Neil Brown)
o	Fix a raid mishandling bug on errors		(Neil Brown)
o	Add promise 20268 software raid card idents	(me)
o	Fix leaktek winview601 problems			(Leandro Lucarella)
o	Merge ntfs 1.1.16				(Anton Altaparmakov)
o	Avoid panic when reiserfs attempts to mount	(Nikita Danilov)
	invalid superblock
o	Error rather than panic on journal replay I/O	(Chris Mason)
	error in reiserfs
o	Update atp870u driver				(Wittman Lee)
o	First batch of superblock handling cleanup	(Al Viro)
o	Restore module oops dumping			(Kai Germaschewski)
o	NFSD update					(Neil Brown)
o	Fix ieee1394 sleep with spinlock held		(Andi Kleen)
o	Add AMD 760-MP to the Agp table			(me)
o	Rip out zillions of duplicated -ESPIPE		(Christoph Hellwig)
	llseek methods for a common one
o	Fix qlogic direction flag handling in 2.4	(Jeff Andre)
o	Clear inode->i-blocks on deletion in reisefs	(Nikita Danilov)
o	Merge rest of S/390 tty driver fixes		(Ulrich Weigand)
o	Finish adapting S/390 to new softirq code	(Ulrich Weigand)
o	Remove accidental duplicate block in Makefile	(Ulrich Weigand)
o	Update DASD drivers				(Ulrich Weigand)
o	Further pnpbios fixes				(Andrey Panin)
o	Switch pnp to use slab not malloc.h	(Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o	Switch parport_cs to slab not malloc.h	(Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo)
o	Further config cleanups				(Steven Cole)
o	Fix make spec with no .version			(Keith Owens)
o	Further ipchains fixes				(Rusty Russell)
o	Add procfs info option for reiserfs stats	(Nikita Danilov)
o	Remove dead code from the reiserfs tree		(Jeff Mahoney)
o	Quota updates					(Jan Kara)
o	FreeVxFS leak fixes, allow block sizes != 1024	(Christoph Hellwig)
o	Improve serial_cs reporting			(Jonathan Corbet)
o	Add v7 fs sanity checks to the sys5 fs code	(Linus Torvalds,
				Christoph Hellwig, Al Viro, Andries Brouwer)

o	Add "make rpm" target				(me)
	| Remember to install not upgrade kernel rpms
	| as you will want to keep old ones around too
o	Fix FPU emulation breakage			(Brian Gerst)
o	Fix minix subpartition handling			(Andries Brouwer)
o	Add another odd vaio bios to the apm list	(Robert Dunlop)
o	Further updates			(Steven Cole)
o	Update usb configure and help texts		(Brad Hards)
o	Fix kmem read loop bug				(Hugh Dickins)
o	Two warning fixes				(Art Haas)
o	Fix missing icmp errors for udp			(Alexey Kuznetsov)
o	Fix 3c59x module load problem			(Hugh Dickins)
o	Update pwc driver				(Nemosoft Unv)
o	Remove old non kernel code from reiserfs tree	(Nikita Danilov)
o	Remove unneeded reiserfsck code from tree	(Nikita Danilov)
o	Replace checks in CONFIG_REISERFS_CHECK with	(Nikita Danilov)
	cleaner macros
o	Add const's correct formatting/typechecking	(Nikita Danilov)
o	Clean up do_reiserfs_warning macro		(Jeff Mahoney)
o	Add Randolph Chung to CREDITS			(Matthew Wilcox)
o	Merge some pa risc tree		(Matthew Wilcox)
o	Update the pa risc tree docs 			(Matthew Wilcox)
o	Add pa-risc keyboard drivers	(Debacker Xavier, Marteau Thomas,
					 Djoudi Malek, Philipp Rumpf, 
					 Alex deVries)
o	Update lasi ethernet drivers for pa-risc
o	Correct acenic check for parisc to hppa
o	HPPA port requires pci-setup
o	Add headers for som binary loader		(Matthew Wilcox)

o	Update motion eye driver, fix stack and hang	(Hugh Dickins)
o	Fix sigsuspend bug on Alpha			(Richard Henderson)
o	CRIS port updates				(Bjorn Wesen)
o	Add support for Win2K dynamic disk partitions	(Richard Russon,
							 Anton Altaparmakov)
o	ISDN multilink fix				(Karsten Keil)
o	HFC PCI support is now ITU approved		(Werner Cornelius)
o	Update sonypi driver				(Stelian Pop)
o	Fix sleep with irq disabled bug in act2000 	(Kai Germaschewski)
o	Farsync driver cleanups				(Bob Dunlop)
o	Remove surplus tty==NULL checks in isdn tty	(Rob Radez,
							 Kai Germaschewski)
o	Remove sleep with irq disabled in icn driver	(Kai Germaschewski)
o	Remove sleep with irq disabled bug in isdnloop	(Kai Germaschewski)
o	Remove bcopy and duplicate snprintf from eicon	(me)
o	Remove bzero from eicon driver, use skb_purge	(Armin Schindler)
o	Updated NinjaScsi driver			(YOKOTA Hiroshi)
o	Fix a jffs2 memory leak				(David Woodhouse)
o	Updated bttv driver. Corruption on close fixes	(Gerd Knorr)
o	Audio driver for bt878 tv chip onboard audio	(Gerd Knorr)
o	Correct nvram byte range limit			(Aaron Rendahl)
o	Include linux/smp_lock in shmem			(Clemens)
o	Add DMI/apm support for broken bioses reporting (Marc Boucher)
	battery life wrong endian
o	Fix dumb bug in the sbf code			(me)
o	Fix pnp shutdown oops				(me)

o	Alpha fixes and updates				(Jay Estabrook)
	- ioremap fixes for AGP on Alpha
	- pci_iommu support for AGP on Alpha
	- AGP arch support code for Alpha UP1x00
	- Fix instruction fault bug with old Jensen/UDB
o	Further alpha pci iommu cleanups/fixes		(Ivan Kokshaysky)
o	Fix DAC960 for completion change		(Jens Axboe)
o	Fix data corruption on ide tape while reading	(Pete Zaitcev)
	near EOF
o	Switch up_and_exit to complete_and_exit		(David Woodhouse)
o	Fix crash on scsi request alloc failure in sd	(Rasmus Andersen)
o	Handle scsi register failure in ultrastor	(Rasmus Andersen)
o	Clean up ioremap as u32 stuff in ibmtr		(me)
o	Fix max_sector cleanup in paride		(Andrea Arcangeli)
o	Bring IDE floppy up to date with maintainer	(Gunther Mayer)
o	Remove escaped junk from Makefiles		(Christoph Hellwig)
o	Fix cs46xx checks on ioctl calls		(Simon Horman)
o	Update cpqfc driver				(Charles White)
o	NTFS fixes			(Anton Altaparmakov, Rasmus Andersen)
o	Further FATfs updates				(OGAWA Hirofumi)
o	S/390 network driver updates			(Ulrich Weigand + )
o	Core S/390 changes to get it building again	(Martin Schwidefsky)
o	Fix S/390 tree asm blocks to compile with their	(       and
	newest gcc set
o	Update S/390 documentation			(other IBM folks)
o	Update S/390 tape driver			(       "	)
o	Update S/390 console driver			(	"	)
o	Don't do net hotplug during booting		(	"	)
o	Remove tools stuff from S/390 tree		(	"	)
o	Update S/390 irq/softirq handling		(	"	)
o	Add shared kerne support for S/390 VM		(	"	)
o	Update cpqarray driver				(Charles White)
o	Add missing barrier() calls in serial drivers	(me)
o	Fix menuconfig return code on small screen	(Herbert Xu)
o	Small UML fixups				(Jeff Dike)
o	Add COW support to UML block driver		(Jeff Dike)
o	USB network driver updates/fixes		(David Brownell)
o	PnP parsing bug fix				(Andrey Panin)
o	Fix UFS checking of NULL error cases		(Andreas Dilger)
o	Further shmem bits				(Christoph Rohland)
o	Update the mmap changes to handle OSF emulation	(Maciej Rozycki)
o	Fix failed register handling in g_NCR5380	(Rasmus Andersen)
o	Correct errors in devices.txt examples		(Andreas Dilger)
o	Synclink driver update				(Paul Fulghum)
o	Fix scc region requests for latches		(Rob Turk)
o	Fix FB_ACTIVATE_NOW/VBL handling on aty128fb	(Andreas Hundt)
o	Correct CRTC_OFFSET_CNTL on aty128fb		(Andreas Hundt)
o	Add Devfs support to rio500			(Gregory Norris
							 Greg Kroah-Hartmann)
o	3c59x driver updates				(Andrew Morton,
							 Donald Becker)
o	Fix ircomm handling with some mobile phones	(Andrea Arcangeli,
							 Dag Brattli)
o	Clean up resource handling in ibmtr driver	(Rasmus Andersen)
o	Handle out of memory for device alloc in gdth	(Rasmus Andersen)
o	Fix mixer leak in sb driver			(Mike Galbraith)
o	Make printk use vsnprintf			(Andrew Morton)
o	Fix bug in atm_do_connect_dev (bogus EINVALs)	(Germán González)
o	Add Sony DSC-575 to unusual devices usb list	(Denis Benoit)
o	Add gemtek pci radio card driver		(Vladimir Shebordaev)

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			  SCO's Case Against IBM

November 12, 2003 - Jed Boal from Eyewitness News KSL 5 TV provides an
overview on SCO's case against IBM. Darl McBride, SCO's president and CEO,
talks about the lawsuit's impact and attacks. Jason Holt, student and 
Linux user, talks about the benefits of code availability and the merits 
of the SCO vs IBM lawsuit. See SCO vs IBM.

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