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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: 1300_ppc64-multilib.patch
52 From: dostrow@gentoo.org
53 Desc: PPC64 makefile fix for multilib stuff
54
55 Patch: 1305_ppc-ntp.patch
56 From: Upstream 2.6.13
57 Desc: Fix odd NTP timing behaviour on PPC
58
59 Patch: 1340_sparc-obp64-naming.patch
60 From: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-sparc&m=110314220200915&w=2
61 Desc: Fix OBP naming on some sparc systems
62
63 Patch: 1360_sparc-kconfig-rework.patch
64 From: eradicator@gentoo.org
65 Desc: SPARC Kconfig updates
66
67 Patch: 1361_sparc-kconfig-driver-rework.patch
68 From: eradicator@gentoo.org
69 Desc: SPARC Kconfig updates
70
71 Patch: 1364_sparc-ffbh.patch
72 From: Jeremy Huddleston <eradicator@gentoo.org>
73 Desc: Add drivers/char/drm/ffb.h which got deleted in 2.6.11
74
75 Patch: 1370_sparc-modpost_stt_reg.patch
76 From: Fabio Massimo Di Nitto <fabbione@fabbione.net>
77 Desc: Correct modpost to work with newer glibc on sparc
78
79 Patch: 1399_sparc-U1-hme-lockup.patch
80 From: sparc patch tarball
81 Desc: Fix hme related lockup on u1s
82
83 Patch: 1900_acpi-irq-0.patch
84 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/97843
85 Desc: Fix ACPI bug causing big slowdown
86
87 Patch: 1905_netfilter-conntrack.patch
88 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/96948
89 Desc: Fix buggy conntrack behaviour
90
91 Patch: 2305_sata-bridge-lockup.patch
92 From: Upstream 2.6.13
93 Desc: Fix lockup on PATA->SATA bridges with certain drives
94
95 Patch: 2310_libata-capacity.patch
96 From: Upstream 2.6.13
97 Desc: Fix capacity handling for >2TB
98
99 Patch: 2315_ide-no-lba.patch
100 From: Upstream 2.6.13
101 Desc: Fix ide-disk inability to handle LBA only devices. Reqd for it8212.
102
103 Patch: 2700_irqpoll.patch
104 From: Upstream 2.6.13
105 Desc: Add irqpoll boot option for buggy BIOS workaround
106
107 Patch: 2900_gameport-probe.patch
108 From: GIT input tree
109 Desc: Fix gameport probe order
110
111 Patch: 4100_skge-20050628.patch
112 From: Upstream 2.6.13 and netdev tree
113 Desc: New driver for SysKonnect gigabit ethernet
114
115 Patch: 4101_deprecate-sk98lin.patch
116 From: dsd@gentoo.org
117 Desc: Add a note suggesting users try skge
118
119 Patch: 4105_r8169-997902.patch
120 From: Upstream 2.6.13
121 Desc: Support USR 997902 in r8169 driver
122
123 Patch: 4110_tulip-planex.patch
124 From: Upstream 2.6.13
125 Desc: Support Planex FNW-3602-TX in tulip driver
126
127 Patch: 4115_pegasus-elecom.patch
128 From: Upstream 2.6.13
129 Desc: Support Elecom (Laneed) LD-USBL/TX in pegasus driver
130
131 Patch: 4300_via-vt6410.patch
132 From: ide-dev-2.6
133 Desc: Add support for VIA VT6410 IDE into vt82xx driver
134
135 Patch: 4305_dm-bbr.patch
136 From: EVMS 2.5.2
137 Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users
138
139 Patch: 4310_forcedeth-mcp51.patch
140 From: Upstream 2.6.13
141 Desc: Support MCP51 hardware in forcedeth driver
142
143 Patch: 4311_forcedeth-poll.patch
144 From: Upstream 2.6.13
145 Desc: forcedeth bugfix for nforce3 hardware
146
147 Patch: 4312_forcedeth-mcp55.patch
148 From: Upstream 2.6.13
149 Desc: Support MCP55 hardware in forcedeth driver
150
151 Patch: 4320_promise-pdc2037x.patch
152 From: Jeff Garzik's libata-dev-2.6 tree
153 Desc: Adds support for Promise 2037x SATA controllers which have PATA ports
154
155 Patch: 4325_promise-pdc20619.patch
156 From: Upstream 2.6.13
157 Desc: Add support for Promise 20619 SATA
158
159 Patch: 4330_svw-broadcom.patch
160 From: Upstream 2.6.13
161 Desc: Add support for Serverworks/Broadcom BCM5785 (HT1000)
162
163 Patch: 4335_amd74xx-mcp55.patch
164 From: Upstream 2.6.13
165 Desc: Support MCP55 hardware in amd74xx IDE driver
166
167 Patch: 4340_sata-nv-mcp5x.patch
168 From: Upstream 2.6.13
169 Desc: Support MCP51 and MCP55 hardware in nv_sata driver
170
171 Patch: 4345_it8212.patch
172 From: Upstream 2.6.13
173 Desc: Support IT8211/IT8222 IDE RAID hardware
174
175 Patch: 4350_megaraid-update.patch
176 From: Upstream 2.6.13
177 Desc: megaraid-newgen driver update, including new hardware support
178
179 Patch: 4351_megaraid-compatibility.patch
180 From: dsd@gentoo.org
181 Desc: Allow both megaraid drivers to be built side-by-side
182
183 Patch: 4500_fbsplash-0.9.2-r3.patch
184 From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock
185 Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski
186
187 Patch: 4505_vesafb-tng-0.9-rc6-r2.patch
188 From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/vesafb-tng/
189 Desc: Updated vesafb driver for x86.
190
191 Patch: 4510_alsa-sn25p.patch
192 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/96591
193 Desc: Support ice1712 audio on Shuttle SN25P laptops
194
195 Patch: 4705_squashfs-2.1.patch
196 From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/
197 Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems. This will become increasingly
198 popular for the livecd's
199
200 Patch: 4800_inotify-0.23-15.patch
201 From: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/rml/inotify/v2.6/0.23/
202 Desc: Kernel-based file system monitoring
203
204 Patch: 4801_inotify-unmount.patch
205 From: Anton Altaparmakov
206 Desc: Fix inotify infinite loop on unmount
207
208 Patch: 4900_speakup-20050622-dsd.patch
209 From: http://www.linux-speakup.org
210 Desc: Provides console speech for hard-of-sight users
211
212 Patch: 4901_speakup-parport.patch
213 From: dsd@gentoo.org
214 Desc: Load parport after input, speakup fix.
215
216 Patch: 4905_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch
217 From:
218 Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl

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