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1README 1README
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3This patchset is to be the 2.6 series of gentoo-sources. 3This patchset is to be the 2.6 series of gentoo-sources.
4it is designed for cross-compatibility, fixes and stability, with performance and additional 4It is designed for cross-compatibility, fixes and stability, with performance
5features/driver support being a second. 5and additional features/driver support being a second.
6 6
7Unless otherwise stated and marked as such, this kernel should be suitable for all environments. 7Unless otherwise stated and marked as such, this kernel should be suitable for
8all environments.
8 9
9 10
10Patchset Numbering Scheme 11Patchset Numbering Scheme
11-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12--------------------------------------------------------------------------
121XXX critical fixes 13
13 1XX security 14FIXES
14 3XX arch-compat 151000-1400 linux-stable
15 9XX other 161400-1500 linux-stable queue
162XXX driver related patches 171500-1700 security
17 1XX network 181700-1800 architecture-related
18 3XX raid/storage 191800-1900 mm/scheduling/misc
19 5XX graphics/sound 201900-2000 filesystems
20 7XX motherboard 212000-2100 networking core
21 9XX other 222100-2200 storage core
223XXX performance patches 232200-2300 power management (ACPI, APM)
23 1XX cpu-task schedular & related 242300-2400 bus (USB, IEEE1394, PCI, PCMCIA, ...)
24 3XX disk/memory/swap I/O and management 252400-2500 network drivers
25 5XX graphics/sound 262500-2600 storage drivers
26 9XX other 272600-2700 input
274XXX additional features. 282700-2900 media (graphics, sound, tv)
28 1XX network 292900-3000 other
29 3XX raid/storage 303000-4000 reserved
30 5XX graphics/sound 31
31 7XX filesystem 32FEATURES
32 9XX other 334000-4100 network
335XXX experimental patches 344100-4200 storage
34 1XX network 354200-4300 graphics
35 3XX raid/storage 364300-4400 filesystem
36 5XX graphics/sound 374400-4500 other
37 7XX filesystem 38
38 9XX other
39
40Individual Patch Descriptions: 39Individual Patch Descriptions:
41-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 40--------------------------------------------------------------------------
42 41
43Patch: 1001_linux-2.6.12.1.patch 42Patch: 1000_linux-2.6.24.1.patch
44From: http://www.kernel.org 43From: http://www.kernel.org
45Desc: Two security fixes 44Desc: Linux 2.6.24.1
46 45
47Patch: 1002_linux-2.6.12.2.patch 46Patch: 1900_xfs-file-readdir-oops.patch
48From: http://www.kernel.org 47From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/208404
49Desc: Misc fixes 48Desc: Fix XFS crash condition
50 49
51Patch: 1340_sparc-obp64-naming.patch 50Patch: 2100_sd-sr-medium-detection.patch
52From: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-sparc&m=110314220200915&w=2 51From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/196879
53Desc: Fix OBP naming on some sparc systems 52Desc: Add early medium-not-present detection in sr/sd drivers
54 53
55Patch: 1360_sparc-kconfig-rework.patch 54Patch: 2101_sr-follow-tray-status.patch
56From: eradicator@gentoo.org 55From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/196879
57Desc: SPARC Kconfig updates 56Desc: Fix CDROM_DRIVE_STATUS ioctl implementation
58 57
59Patch: 1361_sparc-kconfig-driver-rework.patch 58Patch: 2102_sr-test-unit-ready.patch
60From: eradicator@gentoo.org 59From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/196879
61Desc: SPARC Kconfig updates 60Desc: Fix TEST_UNIT_READY for medium detection
62 61
63Patch: 1364_sparc-ffbh.patch 62Patch: 2400_e1000e-crc-stripping.patch
64From: Jeremy Huddleston <eradicator@gentoo.org> 63From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/209235
65Desc: Add drivers/char/drm/ffb.h which got deleted in 2.6.11 64Desc: Fix e1000e bridging issue
66 65
67Patch: 1399_sparc-U1-hme-lockup.patch 66Patch: 2405_sis190-eeprom-mac.patch
68From: sparc patch tarball 67From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/207706
69Desc: Fix hme related lockup on u1s 68Desc: Fix reading of MAC address in sis190 driver
70 69
71Patch: 2305_sata-bridge-lockup.patch 70Patch: 1400_vmsplice-user-pointer.patch
72From: Upstream 2.6.13 71From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/209460
73Desc: Fix lockup on PATA->SATA bridges with certain drives 72Desc: Fix another vmsplice() security issue
74 73
75Patch: 2310_libata-capacity.patch 74Patch: 1500_get-zero-user-pages.patch
76From: Upstream 2.6.13 75From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/209460
77Desc: Fix capacity handling for >2TB 76Desc: Preventative measure against future vmsplice-like security issues
78 77
79Patch: 2315_ide-no-lba.patch 78Patch: 2300_pci-use-conf1.patch
80From: Upstream 2.6.13 79From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/198810
81Desc: Fix ide-disk inability to handle LBA only devices. Reqd for it8212. 80Desc: Fix boot hang on Intel Q35 chipset
82 81
83Patch: 4100_skge-20050628.patch 82Patch: 2500_arcmsr-dma-coherent-warnings.patch
84From: Upstream 2.6.13 and netdev tree 83From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/208493
85Desc: New driver for SysKonnect gigabit ethernet 84Desc: Fix warning flood when arcmsr is ran with archttp
86 85
87Patch: 4101_deprecate-sk98lin.patch
88From: dsd@gentoo.org
89Desc: Add a note suggesting users try skge
90
91Patch: 4105_r8169-997902.patch
92From: Upstream 2.6.13
93Desc: Support USR 997902 in r8169 driver
94
95Patch: 4110_tulip-planex.patch
96From: Upstream 2.6.13
97Desc: Support Planex FNW-3602-TX in tulip driver
98
99Patch: 4115_pegasus-elecom.patch
100From: Upstream 2.6.13
101Desc: Support Elecom (Laneed) LD-USBL/TX in pegasus driver
102
103Patch: 4300_via-vt6410.patch
104From: ide-dev-2.6
105Desc: Add support for VIA VT6410 IDE into vt82xx driver
106
107Patch: 4305_dm-bbr.patch 86Patch: 4105_dm-bbr.patch
108From: EVMS 2.5.2 87From: EVMS 2.5.2
109Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users 88Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users
110 89
111Patch: 4310_forcedeth-mcp51.patch 90Patch: 4200_fbcondecor-0.9.4.patch
112From: Upstream 2.6.13
113Desc: Support MCP51 hardware in forcedeth driver
114
115Patch: 4311_forcedeth-poll.patch
116From: Upstream 2.6.13
117Desc: forcedeth bugfix for nforce3 hardware
118
119Patch: 4312_forcedeth-mcp55.patch
120From: Upstream 2.6.13
121Desc: Support MCP55 hardware in forcedeth driver
122
123Patch: 4320_promise-pdc2037x.patch
124From: Jeff Garzik's libata-dev-2.6 tree
125Desc: Adds support for Promise 2037x SATA controllers which have PATA ports
126
127Patch: 4325_promise-pdc20619.patch
128From: Upstream 2.6.13
129Desc: Add support for Promise 20619 SATA
130
131Patch: 4330_svw-broadcom.patch
132From: Upstream 2.6.13
133Desc: Add support for Serverworks/Broadcom BCM5785 (HT1000)
134
135Patch: 4335_amd74xx-mcp55.patch
136From: Upstream 2.6.13
137Desc: Support MCP55 hardware in amd74xx IDE driver
138
139Patch: 4340_sata-nv-mcp5x.patch
140From: Upstream 2.6.13
141Desc: Support MCP51 and MCP55 hardware in nv_sata driver
142
143Patch: 4345_it8212.patch
144From: Upstream 2.6.13
145Desc: Support IT8211/IT8222 IDE RAID hardware
146
147Patch: 4350_megaraid-update.patch
148From: Upstream 2.6.13
149Desc: megaraid-newgen driver update, including new hardware support
150
151Patch: 4351_megaraid-compatibility.patch
152From: dsd@gentoo.org
153Desc: Allow both megaraid drivers to be built side-by-side
154
155Patch: 4500_fbsplash-0.9.2-r3.patch
156From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock 91From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock
157Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski 92Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski
158 93
159Patch: 4505_vesafb-tng-0.9-rc6-r2.patch 94Patch: 4300_squashfs-3.3.patch
160From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/vesafb-tng/ 95From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/
161Desc: Updated vesafb driver for x86. 96Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems.
162 97
163Patch: 4510_alsa-sn25p.patch 98Patch: 4400_echo-ctrl-c.patch
164From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/96591 99From: Joe Peterson <lavajoe@gentoo.org>
165Desc: Support ice1712 audio on Shuttle SN25P laptops 100Desc: Echo ^C on Ctrl-C events to match other unixes
166 101
167Patch: 4705_squashfs-2.1.patch 102Patch: 4401_ixany-interrupt-signal.patch
168From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/ 103From: Joe Peterson <lavajoe@gentoo.org>
169Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems. This will become increasingly 104Desc: Bugfix for patch 4400
170 popular for the livecd's
171 105
172Patch: 4900_speakup-20050622-dsd.patch
173From: http://www.linux-speakup.org
174Desc: Provides console speech for hard-of-sight users
175
176Patch: 4901_speakup-parport.patch
177From: dsd@gentoo.org
178Desc: Load parport after input, speakup fix.
179
180Patch: 4905_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch 106Patch: 4405_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch
181From: 107From: Tavis Ormandy <taviso@gentoo.org>
182Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl 108Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl
183

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