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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: 1300_ppc64-multilib.patch 42Patch: 1000_linux-2.6.24.1.patch
44From: dostrow@gentoo.org 43From: http://www.kernel.org
45Desc: PPC64 makefile fix for multilib stuff 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-depends.patch 50Patch: 1705_pegasos-vt8231-quirk.patch
52From: eradicator@gentoo.org 51From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/210455
53Desc: Fix depends statements for some drivers 52Desc: Fix 2.6.24 libata regression on Pegasos
54 53
55Patch: 1361_sparc-kconfig-rework.patch 54Patch: 1900_xfs-file-readdir-oops.patch
56From: eradicator@gentoo.org 55From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/208404
57Desc: SPARC Kconfig reworked to be more similar to x86 layout 56Desc: Fix XFS crash condition
58 57
59Patch: 1362_sparc-kconfig-fb.patch 58Patch: 2100_sd-sr-medium-detection.patch
60From: eradicator@gentoo.org 59From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/196879
61Desc: SPARC Kconfig cleanups to the framebuffer Kconfig 60Desc: Add early medium-not-present detection in sr/sd drivers
62 61
63Patch: 1370_sparc-modpost_stt_reg.patch 62Patch: 2101_sr-follow-tray-status.patch
64From: Fabio Massimo Di Nitto <fabbione@fabbione.net> 63From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/196879
65Desc: Correct modpost to work with newer glibc on sparc 64Desc: Fix CDROM_DRIVE_STATUS ioctl implementation
66 65
67Patch: 1399_sparc-U1-hme-lockup.patch 66Patch: 2102_sr-test-unit-ready.patch
68From: sparc patch tarball 67From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/196879
69Desc: Fix hme related lockup on u1s 68Desc: Fix TEST_UNIT_READY for medium detection
70 69
71Patch: 2100_forcedeth-force-linkinit.patch 70Patch: 2400_e1000e-crc-stripping.patch
72From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/90069 71From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/209235
73Desc: Fix intermittent network drop in forcedeth driver 72Desc: Fix e1000e bridging issue
74 73
75Patch: 4101_deprecate-sk98lin.patch 74Patch: 2405_sis190-eeprom-mac.patch
76From: dsd@gentoo.org 75From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/207706
77Desc: Add a note suggesting users try skge 76Desc: Fix reading of MAC address in sis190 driver
78 77
79Patch: 4300_via-vt6410.patch 78Patch: 1400_vmsplice-user-pointer.patch
80From: ide-dev-2.6 79From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/209460
81Desc: Add support for VIA VT6410 IDE into vt82xx driver 80Desc: Fix another vmsplice() security issue
82 81
82Patch: 1500_get-zero-user-pages.patch
83From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/209460
84Desc: Preventative measure against future vmsplice-like security issues
85
86Patch: 2300_pci-use-conf1.patch
87From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/198810
88Desc: Fix boot hang on Intel Q35 chipset
89
90Patch: 2500_arcmsr-dma-coherent-warnings.patch
91From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/208493
92Desc: Fix warning flood when arcmsr is ran with archttp
93
83Patch: 4305_dm-bbr.patch 94Patch: 4105_dm-bbr.patch
84From: EVMS 2.5.2 95From: EVMS 2.5.2
85Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users 96Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users
86 97
87Patch: 4320_promise-pdc2037x.patch 98Patch: 4200_fbcondecor-0.9.4.patch
88From: Jeff Garzik's libata-dev-2.6 tree
89Desc: Adds support for Promise 2037x SATA controllers which have PATA ports
90
91Patch: 4340_sata-nv-mcp5x.patch
92From: libata-dev tree
93Desc: Support MCP5x nvidia SATA controllers
94
95Patch: 4355_promise-tx4200.patch
96From: dsd@gentoo.org
97Desc: Support promise TX4200 hardware
98
99Patch: 4351_megaraid-compatibility.patch
100From: dsd@gentoo.org
101Desc: Allow both megaraid drivers to be built side-by-side
102
103Patch: 4500_fbsplash-0.9.2-r4.patch
104From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock 99From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock
105Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski 100Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski
106 101
107Patch: 4505_vesafb-tng-0.9-rc7-r1.patch
108From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/vesafb-tng/
109Desc: Updated vesafb driver for x86.
110
111Patch: 4705_squashfs-2.2.patch 102Patch: 4300_squashfs-3.3.patch
112From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/ 103From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/
113Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems. 104Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems.
114 105
115Patch: 4900_speakup-20050730-gregkh.patch 106Patch: 4400_echo-ctrl-c.patch
116From: gregkh's driver tree 107From: Joe Peterson <lavajoe@gentoo.org>
117Desc: Provides console speech to visually-impaired users 108Desc: Echo ^C on Ctrl-C events to match other unixes
118 109
110Patch: 4401_ixany-interrupt-signal.patch
111From: Joe Peterson <lavajoe@gentoo.org>
112Desc: Bugfix for patch 4400
113
119Patch: 4905_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch 114Patch: 4405_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch
120From: 115From: Tavis Ormandy <taviso@gentoo.org>
121Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl 116Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl
122

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