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Stable kernels 2.6.23.15 and 2.6.24.1

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The 2.6.23.15 and 2.6.24.1 stable kernel updates are out. Both contain quite a lot list of fixes, including a few for security-related problems.

Summary of changes from v2.6.23.14 to v2.6.23.15
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Al Viro (1):
CASSINI: Fix endianness bug.

Alan Cox (1):
ACPI: Not register gsi for PCI IDE controller in legacy mode

Ayaz Abdulla (1):
forcedeth: mac address mcp77/79

Björn Steinbrink (1):
Fix dirty page accounting leak with ext3 data=journal

Bob Moore (2):
ACPICA: fix acpi-cpufreq boot crash due to _PSD return-by-reference
ACPICA: fix acpi_serialize hang regression

Chas Williams (1):
ATM: [nicstar] delay irq setup until card is configured

Christoph Lameter (2):
quicklists: do not release off node pages early
quicklists: Only consider memory that can be used with GFP_KERNEL

Cory T. Tusar (1):
tty: fix logic change introduced by wait_event_interruptible_timeout()

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Summary of changes from v2.6.24 to v2.6.24.1
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Akira Tsukamoto (1):
USB: pl2303: add support for RATOC REX-USB60F

Alan Cox (1):
USB: keyspan: Fix oops

Ayaz Abdulla (1):
forcedeth: mac address mcp77/79

Bruno Redondi (1):
USB: sierra: add support for Onda H600/Zte MF330 datacard to USB Driver for Sierra Wireless

Craig Shelley (1):
USB: CP2101 New Device IDs

Damien Stuart (1):
USB: Adding YC Cable USB Serial device to pl2303

Daniel Kozák (1):
USB: remove duplicate entry in Option driver and Pl2303 driver for Huawei modem

Dave Airlie (1):
drm: the drm really should call pci_set_master..

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