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Mar 06, 2006, 13:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Wright)

We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the kernel.

The diffstat and short summary of the fixes are below.

I'll also be replying to this message with a copy of the patch between and, as it is small enough to do so.

The updated 2.6.15.y git tree can be found at:
and can be browsed at the normal git web browser:


Makefile | 2 +-
arch/ia64/kernel/unaligned.c | 2 +-
fs/nfs/direct.c | 7 ++++++-
include/linux/types.h | 1 +
net/core/request_sock.c | 1 -

5 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

Summary of changes from v2.6.15.5 to v2.6.15.6

Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo:
      Don't reset rskq_defer_accept in reqsk_queue_alloc

Chris Wright:
      fs/nfs/direct.c compile fix

Dave Jones:
      mempolicy.c compile fix, make sure BITS_PER_BYTE is defined

Tony Luck:
      [IA64] die_if_kernel() can return (CVE-2006-0742)