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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 all environments.
8 8
9 9
10Patchset Numbering Scheme 10Patchset Numbering Scheme
11-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11--------------------------------------------------------------------------
121XXX critical fixes 12
13 1XX security 13FIXES
14 3XX arch-compat 141000-1400 linux-stable
15 9XX other 151400-1500 linux-stable queue
162XXX driver related patches 161500-1700 security
17 1XX network 171700-1800 architecture-related
18 3XX raid/storage 181800-1900 mm/scheduling/misc
19 5XX graphics/sound 191900-2000 filesystems
20 7XX motherboard 202000-2100 networking core
21 9XX other 212100-2200 storage core
223XXX performance patches 222200-2300 power management (ACPI, APM)
23 1XX cpu-task schedular & related 232300-2400 bus (USB, IEEE1394, PCI, PCMCIA, ...)
24 3XX disk/memory/swap I/O and management 242400-2500 network drivers
25 5XX graphics/sound 252500-2600 storage drivers
26 9XX other 262600-2700 input
274XXX additional features. 272700-2900 media (graphics, sound, tv)
28 1XX network 282900-3000 other
29 3XX raid/storage 293000-4000 reserved
30 5XX graphics/sound 30
31 7XX filesystem 31FEATURES
32 9XX other 324000-4100 network
335XXX experimental patches 334100-4200 storage
34 1XX network 344200-4300 graphics
35 3XX raid/storage 354300-4400 filesystem
36 5XX graphics/sound 364400-4500 other
37 7XX filesystem 37
38 9XX other
40Individual Patch Descriptions: 38Individual Patch Descriptions:
41-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 39--------------------------------------------------------------------------
42 40
43Patch: 1001_linux- 41Patch: 1000_linux-
44From: http://www.kernel.org 42From: www.kernel.org
45Desc: Two security fixes
47Patch: 1002_linux-
48From: http://www.kernel.org
49Desc: Misc fixes 43Desc: Misc fixes
50 44
51Patch: 1300_ppc64-multilib.patch
52From: dostrow@gentoo.org
53Desc: PPC64 makefile fix for multilib stuff
55Patch: 1305_ppc-ntp.patch
56From: Upstream 2.6.13
57Desc: Fix odd NTP timing behaviour on PPC
59Patch: 1340_sparc-obp64-naming.patch 45Patch: 1700_sparc-obp64-naming.patch
60From: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-sparc&m=110314220200915&w=2 46From: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-sparc&m=110314220200915&w=2
61Desc: Fix OBP naming on some sparc systems 47Desc: Fix OBP naming on some sparc systems
62 48
63Patch: 1360_sparc-kconfig-rework.patch
64From: eradicator@gentoo.org
65Desc: SPARC Kconfig updates
67Patch: 1361_sparc-kconfig-driver-rework.patch
68From: eradicator@gentoo.org
69Desc: SPARC Kconfig updates
71Patch: 1364_sparc-ffbh.patch
72From: Jeremy Huddleston <eradicator@gentoo.org>
73Desc: Add drivers/char/drm/ffb.h which got deleted in 2.6.11
75Patch: 1399_sparc-U1-hme-lockup.patch 49Patch: 1705_sparc-U1-hme-lockup.patch
76From: sparc patch tarball 50From: sparc patch tarball
77Desc: Fix hme related lockup on u1s 51Desc: Fix hme related lockup on u1s
78 52
79Patch: 1900_acpi-irq-0.patch 53Patch: 1710_sparc-sparsemem.patch
80From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/97843 54From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/127095
81Desc: Fix ACPI bug causing big slowdown 55Desc: Use sparsemem for ultrasparc machines
82 56
83Patch: 1905_netfilter-conntrack.patch 57Patch: 2400_sky2-1.1.patch
84From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/96948 58From: Stephen Hemminger
85Desc: Fix buggy conntrack behaviour 59Desc: sky2 update, hopefully solves stability issues
86 60
87Patch: 2305_sata-bridge-lockup.patch 61Patch: 2405_skge-1.5.patch
88From: Upstream 2.6.13 62From: Stephen Hemminger
89Desc: Fix lockup on PATA->SATA bridges with certain drives 63Desc: skge update, hopefully solves performance issues
90 64
91Patch: 2310_libata-capacity.patch 65Patch: 2410_hostap-eapol-encryption.patch
92From: Upstream 2.6.13 66From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/127546
93Desc: Fix capacity handling for >2TB 67Desc: Fix disconnect when renewing keys with hostap driver
94 68
95Patch: 2315_ide-no-lba.patch 69Patch: 2600_input-h-bits-per-long.patch
96From: Upstream 2.6.13 70From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/124301
97Desc: Fix ide-disk inability to handle LBA only devices. Reqd for it8212. 71Desc: input.h header fix for splashutils compile
98 72
99Patch: 2900_gameport-probe.patch
100From: GIT input tree
101Desc: Fix gameport probe order
103Patch: 4100_skge-20050628.patch
104From: Upstream 2.6.13 and netdev tree
105Desc: New driver for SysKonnect gigabit ethernet
107Patch: 4101_deprecate-sk98lin.patch 73Patch: 4000_deprecate-sk98lin.patch
108From: dsd@gentoo.org 74From: dsd@gentoo.org
109Desc: Add a note suggesting users try skge 75Desc: Add a note suggesting users try skge
110 76
111Patch: 4105_r8169-997902.patch 77Patch: 4100_libata-enable-atapi.patch
112From: Upstream 2.6.13 78From: dsd@gentoo.org acked by Jeff Garzik
113Desc: Support USR 997902 in r8169 driver 79Desc: Enable libata ATAPI (i.e. SATA CDROM) support by default
114 80
115Patch: 4110_tulip-planex.patch
116From: Upstream 2.6.13
117Desc: Support Planex FNW-3602-TX in tulip driver
119Patch: 4115_pegasus-elecom.patch
120From: Upstream 2.6.13
121Desc: Support Elecom (Laneed) LD-USBL/TX in pegasus driver
123Patch: 4300_via-vt6410.patch
124From: ide-dev-2.6
125Desc: Add support for VIA VT6410 IDE into vt82xx driver
127Patch: 4305_dm-bbr.patch 81Patch: 4105_dm-bbr.patch
128From: EVMS 2.5.2 82From: EVMS 2.5.2
129Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users 83Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users
130 84
131Patch: 4310_forcedeth-mcp51.patch
132From: Upstream 2.6.13
133Desc: Support MCP51 hardware in forcedeth driver
135Patch: 4311_forcedeth-poll.patch
136From: Upstream 2.6.13
137Desc: forcedeth bugfix for nforce3 hardware
139Patch: 4312_forcedeth-mcp55.patch
140From: Upstream 2.6.13
141Desc: Support MCP55 hardware in forcedeth driver
143Patch: 4320_promise-pdc2037x.patch 85Patch: 4110_promise-pdc2037x.patch
144From: Jeff Garzik's libata-dev-2.6 tree 86From: Jeff Garzik's libata-dev-2.6 tree
145Desc: Adds support for Promise 2037x SATA controllers which have PATA ports 87Desc: Adds support for Promise 2037x SATA controllers which have PATA ports
146 88
147Patch: 4325_promise-pdc20619.patch
148From: Upstream 2.6.13
149Desc: Add support for Promise 20619 SATA
151Patch: 4330_svw-broadcom.patch
152From: Upstream 2.6.13
153Desc: Add support for Serverworks/Broadcom BCM5785 (HT1000)
155Patch: 4335_amd74xx-mcp55.patch
156From: Upstream 2.6.13
157Desc: Support MCP55 hardware in amd74xx IDE driver
159Patch: 4340_sata-nv-mcp5x.patch
160From: Upstream 2.6.13
161Desc: Support MCP51 and MCP55 hardware in nv_sata driver
163Patch: 4345_it8212.patch
164From: Upstream 2.6.13
165Desc: Support IT8211/IT8222 IDE RAID hardware
167Patch: 4350_megaraid-update.patch
168From: Upstream 2.6.13
169Desc: megaraid-newgen driver update, including new hardware support
171Patch: 4351_megaraid-compatibility.patch
172From: dsd@gentoo.org
173Desc: Allow both megaraid drivers to be built side-by-side
175Patch: 4500_fbsplash-0.9.2-r3.patch 89Patch: 4200_fbsplash-0.9.2-r5.patch
176From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock 90From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock
177Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski 91Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski
178 92
179Patch: 4505_vesafb-tng-0.9-rc6-r2.patch 93Patch: 4205_vesafb-tng-1.0-rc1-r3.patch
180From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/vesafb-tng/ 94From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/vesafb-tng/
181Desc: Updated vesafb driver for x86. 95Desc: Updated vesafb driver for x86.
182 96
183Patch: 4510_alsa-sn25p.patch 97Patch: 4300_squashfs-3.0.patch
184From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/96591 98From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/
185Desc: Support ice1712 audio on Shuttle SN25P laptops 99Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems.
186 100
187Patch: 4705_squashfs-2.1.patch 101Patch: 4400_speakup-20060103.patch
188From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/ 102From: dsd@gentoo.org from speakup cvs
189Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems. This will become increasingly 103Desc: Provides console speech to visually-impaired users
190 popular for the livecd's
191 104
192Patch: 4800_inotify-0.23-15.patch 105Patch: 4401_speakup-highlight-tracking-amd64.patch
193From: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/rml/inotify/v2.6/0.23/ 106From: dsd@gentoo.org
194Desc: Kernel-based file system monitoring 107Desc: Experimental fix for speakup highlight tracking on amd64
195 108
196Patch: 4801_inotify-unmount.patch
197From: Anton Altaparmakov
198Desc: Fix inotify infinite loop on unmount
200Patch: 4900_speakup-20050622-dsd.patch
201From: http://www.linux-speakup.org
202Desc: Provides console speech for hard-of-sight users
204Patch: 4901_speakup-parport.patch
205From: dsd@gentoo.org
206Desc: Load parport after input, speakup fix.
208Patch: 4905_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch 109Patch: 4405_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch
209From: 110From:
210Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl 111Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl

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