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2.6.12-12 release
1 README
2 --------------------------------------------------------------------------
3 This patchset is to be the 2.6 series of gentoo-sources.
4 it is designed for cross-compatibility, fixes and stability, with performance and additional
5 features/driver support being a second.
6
7 Unless otherwise stated and marked as such, this kernel should be suitable for all environments.
8
9
10 Patchset Numbering Scheme
11 --------------------------------------------------------------------------
12 1XXX critical fixes
13 1XX security
14 3XX arch-compat
15 9XX other
16 2XXX driver related patches
17 1XX network
18 3XX raid/storage
19 5XX graphics/sound
20 7XX motherboard
21 9XX other
22 3XXX performance patches
23 1XX cpu-task schedular & related
24 3XX disk/memory/swap I/O and management
25 5XX graphics/sound
26 9XX other
27 4XXX additional features.
28 1XX network
29 3XX raid/storage
30 5XX graphics/sound
31 7XX filesystem
32 9XX other
33 5XXX experimental patches
34 1XX network
35 3XX raid/storage
36 5XX graphics/sound
37 7XX filesystem
38 9XX other
39
40 Individual Patch Descriptions:
41 --------------------------------------------------------------------------
42
43 Patch: 1001_linux-2.6.12.1.patch
44 From: http://www.kernel.org
45 Desc: Two security fixes
46
47 Patch: 1002_linux-2.6.12.2.patch
48 From: http://www.kernel.org
49 Desc: Misc fixes
50
51 Patch: 1003_linux-2.6.12.3.patch
52 From: http://www.kernel.org
53 Desc: Misc fixes
54
55 Patch: 1300_ppc64-multilib.patch
56 From: dostrow@gentoo.org
57 Desc: PPC64 makefile fix for multilib stuff
58
59 Patch: 1305_k8-powernow-oops.patch
60 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/100132
61 Desc: Fix powernow-related oops on dual-core AMD64 systems
62
63 Patch: 1310_amd64-memleak.patch
64 From: stable queue
65 Desc: Fix elf-related memory leak on amd64
66
67 Patch: 1315_amd64-cardbus.patch
68 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/100646
69 Desc: Fix PCMCIA for amd64 laptops
70
71 Patch: 1340_sparc-obp64-naming.patch
72 From: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-sparc&m=110314220200915&w=2
73 Desc: Fix OBP naming on some sparc systems
74
75 Patch: 1360_sparc-kconfig-rework.patch
76 From: eradicator@gentoo.org
77 Desc: SPARC Kconfig updates
78
79 Patch: 1361_sparc-kconfig-driver-rework.patch
80 From: eradicator@gentoo.org
81 Desc: SPARC Kconfig updates
82
83 Patch: 1364_sparc-ffbh.patch
84 From: Jeremy Huddleston <eradicator@gentoo.org>
85 Desc: Add drivers/char/drm/ffb.h which got deleted in 2.6.11
86
87 Patch: 1370_sparc-modpost_stt_reg.patch
88 From: Fabio Massimo Di Nitto <fabbione@fabbione.net>
89 Desc: Correct modpost to work with newer glibc on sparc
90
91 Patch: 1399_sparc-U1-hme-lockup.patch
92 From: sparc patch tarball
93 Desc: Fix hme related lockup on u1s
94
95 Patch: 1900_gconfig-crash.patch
96 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/98410
97 Desc: Fix gconfig crash
98
99 Patch: 1905_bio-clone-corruption.patch
100 From: stable queue
101 Desc: Fix possible corruption in bio-clone operation
102
103 Patch: 1910_percpu-modalloc.patch
104 From: Rusty Russell
105 Desc: Fix a percpu_modalloc oops
106
107 Patch: 2100_early-vlan.patch
108 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/99479
109 Desc: Fix bringing up of VLANs
110
111 Patch: 2105_ipsec-overflow.patch
112 From: stable queue
113 Desc: Fix possible IPSEC policy overflow
114
115 Patch: 2110_memory-nat-corruption.patch
116 From: stable queue
117 Desc: Fix possible NAT memory corruption
118
119 Patch: 2115_ipv6-deadlock.patch
120 From: stable queue
121 Desc: Fix deadlock in ip6_queue
122
123 Patch: 2120_conntrack-unload-crash.patch
124 From: stable queue
125 Desc: Fixes a crash when unloading ip_conntrack
126
127 Patch: 2125_skb-crash.patch
128 From: stable queue
129 Desc: Fix crash related to skb signedness
130
131 Patch: 2130_netfilter-locking.patch
132 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/86227
133 Desc: Fix netfilter locking mechanism
134
135 Patch: 2305_sata-bridge-lockup.patch
136 From: Upstream 2.6.13
137 Desc: Fix lockup on PATA->SATA bridges with certain drives
138
139 Patch: 2310_libata-capacity.patch
140 From: Upstream 2.6.13
141 Desc: Fix capacity handling for >2TB
142
143 Patch: 2315_ide-no-lba.patch
144 From: Upstream 2.6.13
145 Desc: Fix ide-disk inability to handle LBA only devices. Reqd for it8212.
146
147 Patch: 2320_qla2xxx-failure.patch
148 From: stable queue
149 Desc: Fix NULL dereference on qla2xxx port failure
150
151 Patch: 2700_irqpoll.patch
152 From: Upstream 2.6.13
153 Desc: Add irqpoll boot option for buggy BIOS workaround
154
155 Patch: 2900_gameport-probe.patch
156 From: GIT input tree
157 Desc: Fix gameport probe order
158
159 Patch: 2905_i8042-sentia-nomux.patch
160 From: GIT input tree
161 Desc: Fix touchpad on Alienware sentia series
162
163 Patch: 4100_skge-20050628.patch
164 From: Upstream 2.6.13 and netdev tree
165 Desc: New driver for SysKonnect gigabit ethernet
166
167 Patch: 4101_deprecate-sk98lin.patch
168 From: dsd@gentoo.org
169 Desc: Add a note suggesting users try skge
170
171 Patch: 4101_skge-20050809.patch
172 From: Upstream 2.6.13
173 Desc: skge tree update
174
175 Patch: 4102_skge-sensor-interrupts.patch
176 From: Stephen Hemminger
177 Desc: Prevent skge logging lots of stuff for buggy hardware
178
179 Patch: 4105_r8169-997902.patch
180 From: Upstream 2.6.13
181 Desc: Support USR 997902 in r8169 driver
182
183 Patch: 4110_tulip-planex.patch
184 From: Upstream 2.6.13
185 Desc: Support Planex FNW-3602-TX in tulip driver
186
187 Patch: 4115_pegasus-elecom.patch
188 From: Upstream 2.6.13
189 Desc: Support Elecom (Laneed) LD-USBL/TX in pegasus driver
190
191 Patch: 4120_sungem-imacg5.patch
192 From: Upstream 2.6.13
193 Desc: Support new network adapters on imac G5 machines
194
195 Patch: 4300_via-vt6410.patch
196 From: ide-dev-2.6
197 Desc: Add support for VIA VT6410 IDE into vt82xx driver
198
199 Patch: 4305_dm-bbr.patch
200 From: EVMS 2.5.2
201 Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users
202
203 Patch: 4310_forcedeth-mcp51.patch
204 From: Upstream 2.6.13
205 Desc: Support MCP51 hardware in forcedeth driver
206
207 Patch: 4311_forcedeth-poll.patch
208 From: Upstream 2.6.13
209 Desc: forcedeth bugfix for nforce3 hardware
210
211 Patch: 4312_forcedeth-mcp55.patch
212 From: Upstream 2.6.13
213 Desc: Support MCP55 hardware in forcedeth driver
214
215 Patch: 4320_promise-pdc2037x.patch
216 From: Jeff Garzik's libata-dev-2.6 tree
217 Desc: Adds support for Promise 2037x SATA controllers which have PATA ports
218
219 Patch: 4325_promise-pdc20619.patch
220 From: Upstream 2.6.13
221 Desc: Add support for Promise 20619 SATA
222
223 Patch: 4330_svw-broadcom.patch
224 From: Upstream 2.6.13
225 Desc: Add support for Serverworks/Broadcom BCM5785 (HT1000)
226
227 Patch: 4335_amd74xx-mcp55.patch
228 From: Upstream 2.6.13
229 Desc: Support MCP55 hardware in amd74xx IDE driver
230
231 Patch: 4340_sata-nv-mcp5x.patch
232 From: Upstream 2.6.13
233 Desc: Support MCP51 and MCP55 hardware in nv_sata driver
234
235 Patch: 4345_it8212.patch
236 From: Upstream 2.6.13
237 Desc: Support IT8211/IT8222 IDE RAID hardware
238
239 Patch: 4350_megaraid-update.patch
240 From: Upstream 2.6.13
241 Desc: megaraid-newgen driver update, including new hardware support
242
243 Patch: 4351_megaraid-compatibility.patch
244 From: dsd@gentoo.org
245 Desc: Allow both megaraid drivers to be built side-by-side
246
247 Patch: 4355_promise-tx4200.patch
248 From: dsd@gentoo.org
249 Desc: Support TX4200 hardware in sata_promise
250
251 Patch: 4500_fbsplash-0.9.2-r3.patch
252 From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock
253 Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski
254
255 Patch: 4501_matroxfb-tileblitting.patch
256 From: spock@gentoo.org
257 Desc: Remove matroxfb dependency on tileblitting, to allow for fbsplash
258
259 Patch: 4505_vesafb-tng-0.9-rc6-r2.patch
260 From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/vesafb-tng/
261 Desc: Updated vesafb driver for x86.
262
263 Patch: 4510_alsa-sn25p.patch
264 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/96591
265 Desc: Support ice1712 audio on Shuttle SN25P laptops
266
267 Patch: 4705_squashfs-2.1.patch
268 From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/
269 Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems. This will become increasingly
270 popular for the livecd's
271
272 Patch: 4800_inotify-0.23-15.patch
273 From: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/rml/inotify/v2.6/0.23/
274 Desc: Kernel-based file system monitoring
275
276 Patch: 4801_inotify-unmount.patch
277 From: Anton Altaparmakov
278 Desc: Fix inotify infinite loop on unmount
279
280 Patch: 4900_speakup-20050622-dsd.patch
281 From: http://www.linux-speakup.org
282 Desc: Provides console speech for hard-of-sight users
283
284 Patch: 4901_speakup-parport.patch
285 From: dsd@gentoo.org
286 Desc: Load parport after input, speakup fix.
287
288 Patch: 4905_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch
289 From:
290 Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl

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