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2014-09-09Documentation: remove obsolete pcmcia-cs from ChangesSimon Danner1-12/+1
remove pcmcia-cs from Changes, since it seems to be obsolete since a long time Signed-off-by: Simon Danner <danner.simon@gmail.com> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
2014-09-09Documentation: update links in ChangesSimon Danner1-4/+4
Update broken links in Changes Signed-off-by: Simon Danner <danner.simon@gmail.com> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
2014-07-12Documentation/Changes: clean up mcelog paragraphPaul Bolle1-6/+3
The paragraph on mcelog currently describes kernel v2.6.31. In that kernel the mce code (for i386, that is) was in transition. Ever since v2.6.32 the situation is much simpler (eg, mcelog is now needed to process events on almost all x86 machines, i386 and x86-64). Since this "document is designed to provide a list of the minimum levels of software necessary to run the 3.0 kernels" let's just describe that situation. Signed-off-by: Paul Bolle <pebolle@tiscali.nl> Acked-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2014-05-19doc: Note need of bc in the kernel build from 3.10 onwardsAlan1-0/+5
HPA did the world a favour and reduced the number of perl scripts in the universe. However we do now need bc Resolves-bug: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=60575 Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
2013-11-27remove obsolete references to powertweakDave Jones1-11/+0
This tool hasn't been maintained in over a decade, and is pretty much useless these days. Let's pretend it never happened. Also remove a long-dead email address. Signed-off-by: Dave Jones <davej@fedoraproject.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2011-07-11Documentation/Changes: remove some really obsolete textLinus Torvalds1-25/+18
That file harkens back to the days of the big 2.4 -> 2.6 version jump, and was based even then on older versions. Some of it is just obsolete, and Jesper Juhl points out that it talks about kernel versions 2.6 and should be updated to 3.0. Remove some obsolete text, and re-phrase some other to not be 2.6-specific. Reported-by: Jesper Juhl <jj@chaosbits.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2011-03-22Documentation/Changes: minor correctionsChristian Kujau1-4/+4
I noticed the 'mcelog' program had no comment and then ended up "fixing" a few more things: * reiserfsck -V does not print "reiserfsprogs" (any more?) * is "udevinfo" still shipped? udevd certainly is * grub2 doesn't have a 'grub' binary * add a "# how to get the mcelog version" comment Signed-off-by: Christian Kujau <lists@nerdbynature.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2010-07-11Documentation update broken web addressesJustin P. Mattock1-6/+6
I've found some web addresses not responding, giving the cannot connect error when trying to load them. The below patch updates the addresses that are not connecting with the best that I can find, and also fixes a couple of addresses, so people can either choose an older version of the package and/or a newer version(i.e. ppp). Signed-off-by: Justin P. Mattock <justinmattock@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
2010-03-25netfilter: xtables: remove xt_string revision 0Jan Engelhardt1-1/+1
Superseded by xt_string revision 1 (linux v2.6.26-rc8-1127-g4ad3f26, iptables 1.4.2-rc1). Signed-off-by: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@medozas.de>
2009-12-14netfilter: xtables: document minimal required versionJan Engelhardt1-0/+2
For both .33 and .32-stable. Signed-off-by: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@medozas.de> Cc: stable@kernel.org Signed-off-by: Patrick McHardy <kaber@trash.net>
2009-06-18Documentation/Changes: perl is needed to build the kernelJose Luis Perez Diez1-0/+7
Perl is used on the kernel Makefile to generate documentation, firmwares in c source form, sources, graphs, and some headers and this fact is undocumented. [akpm@linux-foundation.org: 80-columns, please] Signed-off-by: Jose Luis Perez Diez <jluis@escomposlinux.org> Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2009-06-14Merge branch 'master' of ↵Linus Torvalds1-2/+2
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/sam/kbuild-next * 'master' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/sam/kbuild-next: (53 commits) .gitignore: ignore *.lzma files kbuild: add generic --set-str option to scripts/config kbuild: simplify argument loop in scripts/config kbuild: handle non-existing options in scripts/config kallsyms: generalize text region handling kallsyms: support kernel symbols in Blackfin on-chip memory documentation: make version fix kbuild: fix a compile warning gitignore: Add GNU GLOBAL files to top .gitignore kbuild: fix delay in setlocalversion on readonly source README: fix misleading pointer to the defconf directory vmlinux.lds.h update kernel-doc: cleanup perl script Improve vmlinux.lds.h support for arch specific linker scripts kbuild: fix headers_exports with boolean expression kbuild/headers_check: refine extern check kbuild: fix "Argument list too long" error for "make headers_check", ignore *.patch files Remove bashisms from scripts menu: fix embedded menu presentation ...
2009-06-14documentation: make version fixAdam Lackorzynski1-2/+2
The Makefiles in the build directories use the internal make variable MAKEFILE_LIST which is available from make 3.80 only. (The patch would be valid back to 2.6.25) Signed-off-by: Adam Lackorzynski <adam@os.inf.tu-dresden.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2009-05-28x86, mce: document new 32bit mcelog requirement in Documentation/ChangesAndi Kleen1-0/+15
Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com> Signed-off-by: Hidetoshi Seto <seto.hidetoshi@jp.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
2009-01-29Documentation/Changes: add required versions for new filesystemsBill Nottingham1-1/+3
btrfs requires version 0.18 of its tools, and squashfs requires 4.0. ext3 should use and ext4 requires v1.41.4 of e2fsprogs. Signed-off-by: Bill Nottingham <notting@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> cc: Ted Tso <tytso@mit.edu> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2007-08-02[x86 setup] Document grub < 0.93 as brokenH. Peter Anvin1-0/+1
Grub older than 0.93 are broken when the kernel setup is bigger than 8K. This was fixed in 2002, and 0.93 was the first grub version which fixed this bug. Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
2006-11-30Fix typos in doc and commentsJan Engelhardt1-1/+1
Changes persistant -> persistent. www.dictionary.com does not know persistant (with an A), but should it be one of those things you can spell in more than one correct way, let me know. Signed-off-by: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@gmx.de> Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>
2006-09-25Documentaion: update Documentation/Changes with minimum versionsRobert P. J. Day1-4/+3
Based on conversations with greg kh (and noticing a simple typo), these are the actual minimal versions for 2.6.18. Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2006-06-26[PATCH] devfs: Last little devfs cleanups throughout the kernel tree.Greg Kroah-Hartman1-9/+6
Just removes a few unused #defines and fixes some comments due to devfs now being gone. Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
2006-03-20Documentation/Changes: remove outdated translation referencesJochen Hein1-18/+0
The patch removes references to kernel 2.4 and to translations that are outdated for 2.6 (german translation is at 2.4.20) or hosts that are not available. Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>
2006-01-08[PATCH] remove gcc-2 checksAndrew Morton1-26/+5
Remove various things which were checking for gcc-1.x and gcc-2.x compilers. From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> Some documentation updates and removes some code paths for gcc < 3.2. Acked-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk> Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-11-07[PATCH] ksymoops related docs updateJesper Juhl1-3/+8
Update ksymoops related documentation to reflect current 2.6 reality. Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-10-28[PATCH] update required version of udevGreg Kroah-Hartman1-1/+1
The 071 release is needed to handle the input changes. Older versions will work properly with module-based systems, but not for users that build input stuff into the kernel. Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
2005-09-28[PATCH] fuse: add required version infoMiklos Szeredi1-0/+10
Add information about required version of the userspace library/utilities to Documentation/Changes. Also add pointer to this and to FUSE documentation from Kconfig. Thanks to Anton Altaparmakov for the reminder. Signed-off-by: Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-07-27[PATCH] Documentation/Changes: document the required udev versionAdrian Bunk1-0/+1
Document that udev 058 is required. Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-06-30[PATCH] pcmcia: update DocumentationDominik Brodowski1-1/+1
As the information is now exported via sysfs, there's no need for an userspace tool any longer. Signed-off-by: Dominik Brodowski <linux@dominikbrodowski.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-06-27[PATCH] pcmcia: add some DocumentationDominik Brodowski1-6/+18
Add some information useful for PCMCIA device driver authors to Documentation/pcmcia/, and reference it in dmesg in case of hash mismatches. Also add a reference to pcmciautils to Documentation/Changes. With recent changes, you don't need to concern yourself with pcmcia-cs even if you have PCMCIA hardware, so the example above the list needed to be adapted as well. Signed-off-by: Dominik Brodowski <linux@dominikbrodowksi.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-06-24[PATCH] oprofile: report anonymous region samplesJohn Levon1-1/+1
The below patch passes samples from anonymous regions to userspace instead of just dropping them. This provides the support needed for reporting anonymous-region code samples (today: basic accumulated results; later: Java and other dynamically compiled code). As this changes the format, an upgrade to the just-released 0.9 release of the userspace tools is required. This patch is based upon an earlier one by Will Cohen <wcohen@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: John Levon <levon@movementarian.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-01[PATCH] DocBook: Use xmlto to process the DocBook files.Martin Waitz1-4/+4
xmlto uses standared XSLT templates to generate manpages, (x)html pages, and XML FO files which can be processed with passivetex. This is much faster than using jadetex for everything. This patch also reduces the number of kernel-specific scripts that are needed to generate documentation. Signed-off-by: Martin Waitz <tali@admingilde.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-04-16Linux-2.6.12-rc2Linus Torvalds1-0/+410
Initial git repository build. I'm not bothering with the full history, even though we have it. We can create a separate "historical" git archive of that later if we want to, and in the meantime it's about 3.2GB when imported into git - space that would just make the early git days unnecessarily complicated, when we don't have a lot of good infrastructure for it. Let it rip!

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