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Linux 2.6.16.4
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
13 FIXES
14 1000-1400 linux-stable
15 1400-1500 linux-stable queue
16 1500-1700 security
17 1700-1800 architecture-related
18 1800-1900 mm/scheduling/misc
19 1900-2000 filesystems
20 2000-2100 networking core
21 2100-2200 storage core
22 2200-2300 power management (ACPI, APM)
23 2300-2400 bus (USB, IEEE1394, PCI, PCMCIA, ...)
24 2400-2500 network drivers
25 2500-2600 storage drivers
26 2600-2700 input
27 2700-2900 media (graphics, sound, tv)
28 2900-3000 other
29 3000-4000 reserved
30
31 FEATURES
32 4000-4100 network
33 4100-4200 storage
34 4200-4300 graphics
35 4300-4400 filesystem
36 4400-4500 other
37
38 Individual Patch Descriptions:
39 --------------------------------------------------------------------------
40
41 Patch: 1000_linux-2.6.16.1.patch
42 From: www.kernel.org
43 Desc: Misc fixes
44
45 Patch: 1001_linux-2.6.16.2.patch
46 From: www.kernel.org
47 Desc: Misc fixes
48
49 Patch: 1002_linux-2.6.16.3.patch
50 From: www.kernel.org
51 Desc: Fix a keyctl-related security problem
52
53 Patch: 1003_linux-2.6.16.4.patch
54 From: www.kernel.org
55 Desc: Fix an RCU-related security problem
56
57
58 Patch: 1700_sparc-obp64-naming.patch
59 From: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-sparc&m=110314220200915&w=2
60 Desc: Fix OBP naming on some sparc systems
61
62 Patch: 1705_sparc-U1-hme-lockup.patch
63 From: sparc patch tarball
64 Desc: Fix hme related lockup on u1s
65
66 Patch: 1710_sparc-sparsemem.patch
67 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/127095
68 Desc: Use sparsemem for ultrasparc machines
69
70 Patch: 1715_ppc32-crosscc-ssp.patch
71 From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~johnm/files/ppc32-2.6.16-sspcc.patch
72 Desc: Disable ssp when building ppc32 boot utils with CROSS32CC
73
74 Patch: 2400_sky2-1.1.patch
75 From: Stephen Hemminger
76 Desc: sky2 update, hopefully solves stability issues
77
78 Patch: 2405_skge-1.5.patch
79 From: Stephen Hemminger
80 Desc: skge update, hopefully solves performance issues
81
82 Patch: 2600_input-h-bits-per-long.patch
83 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/124301
84 Desc: input.h header fix for splashutils compile
85
86 Patch: 4000_deprecate-sk98lin.patch
87 From: dsd@gentoo.org
88 Desc: Add a note suggesting users try skge
89
90 Patch: 4100_libata-enable-atapi.patch
91 From: dsd@gentoo.org acked by Jeff Garzik
92 Desc: Enable libata ATAPI (i.e. SATA CDROM) support by default
93
94 Patch: 4105_dm-bbr.patch
95 From: EVMS 2.5.2
96 Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users
97
98 Patch: 4110_promise-pdc2037x.patch
99 From: Jeff Garzik's libata-dev-2.6 tree
100 Desc: Adds support for Promise 2037x SATA controllers which have PATA ports
101
102 Patch: 4200_fbsplash-0.9.2-r5.patch
103 From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock
104 Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski
105
106 Patch: 4205_vesafb-tng-1.0-rc1-r3.patch
107 From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/vesafb-tng/
108 Desc: Updated vesafb driver for x86.
109
110 Patch: 4300_squashfs-3.0.patch
111 From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/
112 Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems.
113
114 Patch: 4400_speakup-20060103.patch
115 From: dsd@gentoo.org from speakup cvs
116 Desc: Provides console speech to visually-impaired users
117
118 Patch: 4401_speakup-highlight-tracking-amd64.patch
119 From: dsd@gentoo.org
120 Desc: Experimental fix for speakup highlight tracking on amd64
121
122 Patch: 4405_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch
123 From:
124 Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl

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