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Mandrake Linux Advisory: kernel

Oct 28, 2003, 23:21 (1 Talkback[s])

Mandrake Linux Update Advisory

Package name: kernel
Advisory ID: MDKA-2003:021
Date: October 27th, 2003
Affected versions: 9.2

Problem Description:

A problem was discovered where the kernel would destroy certain LG based CD-ROM devices. This problem has been fixed in the kernels provided and MandrakeSoft encourages everyone to upgrade.

For more information on this particular problem, view the errata page on this topic available at:


For full information on updating your kernel, please view the instructions at:


New commercial drivers for this kernel will be available at Mandrake Club shortly.

Updated Packages:

Mandrake Linux 9.2:
1c718660da91577a483433f92a3dffc7 9.2/RPMS/kernel-
db498188d51dc929516a6339baab50f0 9.2/RPMS/kernel-BOOT-
cab4f8fd6eab503808bfdf62795700d3 9.2/RPMS/kernel-doc-2.4.22-21mdk.i586.rpm
49d0a3f4a513c0703d1ad5c39e890b1d 9.2/RPMS/kernel-enterprise-
b22d9ea8b34bd0bd395b92123909b965 9.2/RPMS/kernel-i686-up-4GB-
f1a893db6a935bc16f855e41d16a68f0 9.2/RPMS/kernel-p3-smp-64GB-
1b0c75780c703929e13d8d9e572d72cf 9.2/RPMS/kernel-secure-
68e0339b3ac8098258683da7e5a503e5 9.2/RPMS/kernel-smp-
ffcfa70f85b682bbb2f927a4f65b3041 9.2/RPMS/kernel-source-2.4.22-21mdk.i586.rpm
287669262ff8a0d4dc6497256d7cf9bd 9.2/SRPMS/kernel-

To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi. The verification of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

A list of FTP mirrors can be obtained from:


All packages are signed by MandrakeSoft for security. You can obtain the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver www.mandrakesecure.net 0x22458A98

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to update.

You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:


MandrakeSoft has several security-related mailing list services that anyone can subscribe to. Information on these lists can be obtained by visiting:


If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact


Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team <security linux-mandrake.com>