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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_sparc-atyfb-blade100.patch 42Patch: 1000_linux-2.6.24.1.patch
44From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/117917 43From: http://www.kernel.org
45Desc: Fix framebuffer on Sun Blade 100/150 workstations 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: 1399_sparc-U1-hme-lockup.patch 50Patch: 1900_xfs-file-readdir-oops.patch
52From: sparc patch tarball 51From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/208404
53Desc: Fix hme related lockup on u1s 52Desc: Fix XFS crash condition
54 53
55Patch: 4100_sky2-0.11.patch 54Patch: 2100_sd-sr-medium-detection.patch
56From: netdev-2.6 tree 55From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/196879
57Desc: Driver for Marvell Yukon-2 ethernet adapters 56Desc: Add early medium-not-present detection in sr/sd drivers
58 57
59Patch: 4101_deprecate-sk98lin.patch 58Patch: 2101_sr-follow-tray-status.patch
60From: dsd@gentoo.org 59From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/196879
61Desc: Add a note suggesting users try skge 60Desc: Fix CDROM_DRIVE_STATUS ioctl implementation
62 61
62Patch: 2102_sr-test-unit-ready.patch
63From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/196879
64Desc: Fix TEST_UNIT_READY for medium detection
65
66Patch: 2400_e1000e-crc-stripping.patch
67From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/209235
68Desc: Fix e1000e bridging issue
69
70Patch: 2405_sis190-eeprom-mac.patch
71From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/207706
72Desc: Fix reading of MAC address in sis190 driver
73
74Patch: 1400_vmsplice-user-pointer.patch
75From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/209460
76Desc: Fix another vmsplice() security issue
77
78Patch: 1500_get-zero-user-pages.patch
79From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/209460
80Desc: Preventative measure against future vmsplice-like security issues
81
82Patch: 2300_pci-use-conf1.patch
83From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/198810
84Desc: Fix boot hang on Intel Q35 chipset
85
86Patch: 2500_arcmsr-dma-coherent-warnings.patch
87From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/208493
88Desc: Fix warning flood when arcmsr is ran with archttp
89
63Patch: 4305_dm-bbr.patch 90Patch: 4105_dm-bbr.patch
64From: EVMS 2.5.2 91From: EVMS 2.5.2
65Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users 92Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users
66 93
67Patch: 4320_promise-pdc2037x.patch 94Patch: 4200_fbcondecor-0.9.4.patch
68From: Jeff Garzik's libata-dev-2.6 tree
69Desc: Adds support for Promise 2037x SATA controllers which have PATA ports
70
71Patch: 4351_megaraid-compatibility.patch
72From: dsd@gentoo.org
73Desc: Allow both megaraid drivers to be built side-by-side
74
75Patch: 4500_fbsplash-0.9.2-r5.patch
76From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock 95From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock
77Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski 96Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski
78 97
79Patch: 4505_vesafb-tng-1.0-rc1-r3.patch
80From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/vesafb-tng/
81Desc: Updated vesafb driver for x86.
82
83Patch: 4705_squashfs-2.2.patch 98Patch: 4300_squashfs-3.3.patch
84From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/ 99From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/
85Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems. 100Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems.
86 101
87Patch: 4900_speakup-20060103.patch 102Patch: 4400_echo-ctrl-c.patch
88From: dsd@gentoo.org from speakup cvs 103From: Joe Peterson <lavajoe@gentoo.org>
89Desc: Provides console speech to visually-impaired users 104Desc: Echo ^C on Ctrl-C events to match other unixes
90 105
91Patch: 4901_speakup-highlight-tracking-amd64.patch 106Patch: 4401_ixany-interrupt-signal.patch
92From: dsd@gentoo.org 107From: Joe Peterson <lavajoe@gentoo.org>
93Desc: Experimental fix for speakup highlight tracking on amd64 108Desc: Bugfix for patch 4400
94 109
95Patch: 4905_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch 110Patch: 4405_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch
96From: 111From: Tavis Ormandy <taviso@gentoo.org>
97Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl 112Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl
98

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