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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
44From: http://www.kernel.org
45Desc: Two security fixes
46
47Patch: 1340_sparc-obp64-naming.patch
48From: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-sparc&m=110314220200915&w=2
49Desc: Fix OBP naming on some sparc systems
50
51Patch: 1360_sparc-kconfig-rework.patch
52From: eradicator@gentoo.org
53Desc: SPARC Kconfig updates
54
55Patch: 1361_sparc-kconfig-driver-rework.patch
56From: eradicator@gentoo.org
57Desc: SPARC Kconfig updates
58
59Patch: 1364_sparc-ffbh.patch
60From: Jeremy Huddleston <eradicator@gentoo.org>
61Desc: Add drivers/char/drm/ffb.h which got deleted in 2.6.11
62
63Patch: 1399_sparc-U1-hme-lockup.patch
64From: sparc patch tarball
65Desc: Fix hme related lockup on u1s
66
67Patch: 1900_pci-driver-typo.patch
68From: stable queue
69Desc: Fix compilation problem
70
71Patch: 1905_mm-BUG.patch
72From: Stable queue
73Desc: Fix remap_pte_range range checking
74
75Patch: 2100_e1000-spinlock.patch
76From: Stable queue
77Desc: Fix critical bug in e1000 driver
78
79Patch: 2300_qla2xxx-initialization.patch
80From: scsi-for-linus-2.6 tree
81Desc: Fix initialization of qla2xxx SCSI hardware
82
83Patch: 2305_sata-bridge-lockup.patch
84From: Upstream 2.6.13
85Desc: Fix lockup on PATA->SATA bridges with certain drives
86
87Patch: 2310_libata-capacity.patch
88From: Upstream 2.6.13
89Desc: Fix capacity handling for >2TB
90
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: 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 42Patch: 4105_dm-bbr.patch
108From: EVMS 2.5.2 43From: EVMS 2.5.2
109Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users 44Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users
110 45
111Patch: 4320_promise-pdc2037x.patch 46Patch: 4200_fbcondecor-0.9.4-2.6.23-rc7.patch
112From: Jeff Garzik's libata-dev-2.6 tree
113Desc: Adds support for Promise 2037x SATA controllers which have PATA ports
114
115Patch: 4325_promise-pdc20619.patch
116From: Upstream 2.6.13
117Desc: Add support for Promise 20619 SATA
118
119Patch: 4330_svw-broadcom.patch
120From: Upstream 2.6.13
121Desc: Add support for Serverworks/Broadcom BCM5785 (HT1000)
122
123Patch: 4500_fbsplash-0.9.2-r3.patch
124From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock 47From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock
125Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski 48Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski
126 49
127Patch: 4505_vesafb-tng-0.9-rc6-r2.patch 50Patch: 4300_squashfs-3.3.patch
128From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/vesafb-tng/ 51From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/
129Desc: Updated vesafb driver for x86. 52Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems.
130 53
131Patch: 4510_alsa-sn25p.patch
132From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/96591
133Desc: Support ice1712 audio on Shuttle SN25P laptops
134
135Patch: 4705_squashfs-2.1.patch
136From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/
137Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems. This will become increasingly
138 popular for the livecd's
139
140Patch: 4800_inotify-0.23-12.patch
141From: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/rml/inotify
142Desc: Kernel-based file update monitoring, for GNOME and friends.
143
144Patch: 4900_speakup-20050622-dsd.patch
145From: http://www.linux-speakup.org
146Desc: Provides console speech for hard-of-sight users
147
148Patch: 4901_speakup-parport.patch
149From: dsd@gentoo.org
150Desc: Load parport after input, speakup fix.
151
152Patch: 4905_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch 54Patch: 4405_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch
153From: 55From: Tavis Ormandy <taviso@gentoo.org>
154Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl 56Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl
155

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