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From: Marcelo Tosatti <>
Subject: Linux 2.4.29-rc1
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2005 08:49:13 -0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20050107104913.GD29176@logos.cnet> (raw)


Here goes the first release canditate of v2.4.29.

This time it contains a SATA update, bunch of network drivers updates, amongst

More importantly it fixes a sys_uselib() vulnerability discovered by Paul Starzetz:


Upgrade is recommended for users of v2.4.x mainline, distros should be releasing 
their updates real soon now.

Summary of changes from v2.4.29-pre3 to v2.4.29-rc1

  o drivers/net/appletalk/ depends on CONFIG_ATALK

  o [libata] use PIO mode for request sense
  o [libata] PIO error handling improvement
  o [libata] verify ATAPI DMA for a given request is OK

  o 8139cp: support for TTTech MC322

  o SATA support for Intel ICH7

  o 32 bit ltrace oops when tracing 64 bit executable [X86_64]

  o Computone driver update

  o 8390 Tx fix for non i386

  o [libata] add #include (fixes 2.4 alpha build)

Don Fry:
  o pcnet32: added pci_disable_device

Ganesh Venkatesan:
  o e1000: ITR does not default correctly on 2.4.x kernels
  o e1000: Fix for kernel panic when the interface is brought down while the NAPI enabled driver is under stress
  o e1000: Fix ethtool diagnostics -- specifically for blade server implementations
  o e1000: Enabling NETIF_F_SG without checksum offload is illegal
  o e1000: remove a redundant assignment to a local nr_frags in e1000_xmit_frame
  o e1000: Synchronizing multicast table setup with transmit path -
  o e1000: fix tx resource cleanup logic
  o e1000: {set, get}_wol is now symmetric for 82545EM adapters
  o e1000: Sparse cleanup -
  o e1000: Added workaround to prevent inadvertent gigabit waveform to be sent out on the wire due to init-time operations on the IGP phy.
  o e1000:  Applied eeprom fix where it was possible to read/write
  o e1000:  Applied smart speed fix where the code was forcing smart speed on all the time.  Now it will honor the setting defined in the eeprom.
  o e1000: Driver version number, white spaces, comments, device id & other changes
  o e1000: Documentation/networking/e1000.txt update

Ian Kent:
  o autofs4 add missing compat ioctls

Jean Delvare:
  o I2C: Cleanup a couple media/video drivers

Jeff Garzik:
  o [libata sata_nv] fix dev detect by removing sata-reset flag
  o [libata sata_uli] add 5281 support, fix SATA phy setup for others

Marcelo Tosatti:
  o Changed VERSION to 2.4.29-rc1
  o Paul Starzetz: sys_uselib() race vulnerability  (CAN-2004-1235)

Margit Schubert-While:
  o prism54 sync with 2.6
  o prism54 fix resume processing
  o prism54 sparse fixes

Paul Mackerras:
  o PPC64 signal code cleanup

Pete Zaitcev:
  o USB: Add user defined IDs to ftdi

Ralf Bächle:
  o MIPS network drivers
  o NE2000 on Toshiba RBTX4927 fixes

Solar Designer:
  o Check for zero program header on load_elf_interp()

             reply	other threads:[~2005-01-07 13:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2005-01-07 10:49 Marcelo Tosatti [this message]
2005-01-08 20:39 Linux 2.4.29-rc1 Mario Vanoni

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