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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: 1340_sparc-obp64-naming.patch 46Patch: 1700_moduleparam.patch
48From: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-sparc&m=110314220200915&w=2 47From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/187175
49Desc: Fix OBP naming on some sparc systems 48Desc: Fix GCC 4.2 compile failure on alpha/ia64/ppc64
50 49
51Patch: 1360_sparc-kconfig-rework.patch 50Patch: 1900_xfs-file-readdir-oops.patch
52From: eradicator@gentoo.org 51From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/208404
53Desc: SPARC Kconfig updates 52Desc: Fix XFS crash condition
54 53
55Patch: 1361_sparc-kconfig-driver-rework.patch 54Patch: 2100_sd-sr-medium-detection.patch
56From: eradicator@gentoo.org 55From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/196879
57Desc: SPARC Kconfig updates 56Desc: Add early medium-not-present detection in sr/sd drivers
58 57
59Patch: 1364_sparc-ffbh.patch 58Patch: 2101_sr-follow-tray-status.patch
60From: Jeremy Huddleston <eradicator@gentoo.org> 59From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/196879
61Desc: Add drivers/char/drm/ffb.h which got deleted in 2.6.11 60Desc: Fix CDROM_DRIVE_STATUS ioctl implementation
62 61
63Patch: 1399_sparc-U1-hme-lockup.patch 62Patch: 2102_sr-test-unit-ready.patch
64From: sparc patch tarball 63From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/196879
65Desc: Fix hme related lockup on u1s 64Desc: Fix TEST_UNIT_READY for medium detection
66 65
67Patch: 1900_pci-driver-typo.patch 66Patch: 2400_e1000e-crc-stripping.patch
68From: stable queue 67From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/209235
69Desc: Fix compilation problem 68Desc: Fix e1000e bridging issue
70 69
71Patch: 1905_mm-BUG.patch 70Patch: 2405_sis190-eeprom-mac.patch
72From: Stable queue 71From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/207706
73Desc: Fix remap_pte_range range checking 72Desc: Fix reading of MAC address in sis190 driver
74 73
75Patch: 2100_e1000-spinlock.patch 74Patch: 1400_vmsplice-user-pointer.patch
76From: Stable queue 75From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/209460
77Desc: Fix critical bug in e1000 driver 76Desc: Fix another vmsplice() security issue
78 77
79Patch: 2300_qla2xxx-initialization.patch 78Patch: 1500_get-zero-user-pages.patch
80From: scsi-for-linus-2.6 tree 79From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/209460
81Desc: Fix initialization of qla2xxx SCSI hardware 80Desc: Preventative measure against future vmsplice-like security issues
82 81
83Patch: 2305_sata-bridge-lockup.patch 82Patch: 2300_pci-use-conf1.patch
84From: Upstream 2.6.13 83From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/198810
85Desc: Fix lockup on PATA->SATA bridges with certain drives 84Desc: Fix boot hang on Intel Q35 chipset
86 85
87Patch: 2310_libata-capacity.patch 86Patch: 2500_arcmsr-dma-coherent-warnings.patch
88From: Upstream 2.6.13 87From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/208493
89Desc: Fix capacity handling for >2TB 88Desc: Fix warning flood when arcmsr is ran with archttp
90 89
91Patch: 4100_skge-0.6.patch
92From: http://users.tpg.com.au/sigm/patches/skge-netdev-2.6.11-mm4.patch
93Desc: New driver for SysKonnect gigabit ethernet.
94
95Patch: 4101_deprecate-sk98lin.patch
96From: dsd@gentoo.org
97Desc: Add a note suggesting users try skge
98
99Patch: 4105_r8169-997902.patch
100From: Upstream 2.6.13
101Desc: Support USR 997902 in r8169 driver
102
103Patch: 4110_tulip-planex.patch
104From: Upstream 2.6.13
105Desc: Support Planex FNW-3602-TX in tulip driver
106
107Patch: 4115_pegasus-elecom.patch
108From: Upstream 2.6.13
109Desc: Support Elecom (Laneed) LD-USBL/TX in pegasus driver
110
111Patch: 4300_via-vt6410.patch
112From: ide-dev-2.6
113Desc: Add support for VIA VT6410 IDE into vt82xx driver
114
115Patch: 4305_dm-bbr.patch 90Patch: 4105_dm-bbr.patch
116From: EVMS 2.5.2 91From: EVMS 2.5.2
117Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users 92Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users
118 93
119Patch: 4310_forcedeth-mcp51.patch 94Patch: 4200_fbcondecor-0.9.4.patch
120From: Upstream 2.6.13
121Desc: Support MCP51 hardware in forcedeth driver
122
123Patch: 4311_forcedeth-poll.patch
124From: Upstream 2.6.13
125Desc: forcedeth bugfix for nforce3 hardware
126
127Patch: 4312_forcedeth-mcp55.patch
128From: Upstream 2.6.13
129Desc: Support MCP55 hardware in forcedeth driver
130
131Patch: 4320_promise-pdc2037x.patch
132From: Jeff Garzik's libata-dev-2.6 tree
133Desc: Adds support for Promise 2037x SATA controllers which have PATA ports
134
135Patch: 4325_promise-pdc20619.patch
136From: Upstream 2.6.13
137Desc: Add support for Promise 20619 SATA
138
139Patch: 4330_svw-broadcom.patch
140From: Upstream 2.6.13
141Desc: Add support for Serverworks/Broadcom BCM5785 (HT1000)
142
143Patch: 4335_amd74xx-mcp55.patch
144From: Upstream 2.6.13
145Desc: Support MCP55 hardware in amd74xx IDE driver
146
147Patch: 4500_fbsplash-0.9.2-r3.patch
148From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock 95From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock
149Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski 96Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski
150 97
151Patch: 4505_vesafb-tng-0.9-rc6-r2.patch 98Patch: 4300_squashfs-3.3.patch
152From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/vesafb-tng/ 99From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/
153Desc: Updated vesafb driver for x86. 100Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems.
154 101
155Patch: 4510_alsa-sn25p.patch 102Patch: 4400_echo-ctrl-c.patch
156From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/96591 103From: Joe Peterson <lavajoe@gentoo.org>
157Desc: Support ice1712 audio on Shuttle SN25P laptops 104Desc: Echo ^C on Ctrl-C events to match other unixes
158 105
159Patch: 4705_squashfs-2.1.patch 106Patch: 4401_ixany-interrupt-signal.patch
160From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/ 107From: Joe Peterson <lavajoe@gentoo.org>
161Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems. This will become increasingly 108Desc: Bugfix for patch 4400
162 popular for the livecd's
163 109
164Patch: 4800_inotify-0.23-12.patch
165From: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/rml/inotify
166Desc: Kernel-based file update monitoring, for GNOME and friends.
167
168Patch: 4900_speakup-20050622-dsd.patch
169From: http://www.linux-speakup.org
170Desc: Provides console speech for hard-of-sight users
171
172Patch: 4901_speakup-parport.patch
173From: dsd@gentoo.org
174Desc: Load parport after input, speakup fix.
175
176Patch: 4905_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch 110Patch: 4405_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch
177From: 111From: Tavis Ormandy <taviso@gentoo.org>
178Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl 112Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl
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