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Fedora Core Advisory: kernel


Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2004-451
2004-11-22


Product : Fedora Core 3
Name : kernel
Version : 2.6.9
Release : 1.681_FC3
Summary : The Linux kernel (the core of the Linux operating
system)

Description :
The kernel package contains the Linux kernel (vmlinuz), the core of
any Linux operating system. The kernel handles the basic functions
of the operating system: memory allocation, process allocation,
device input and output, etc.

This update brings an updated -ac patch which which adds several
security fixes, and various other fixes that have occured since the
release of Fedora Core 3.


  • Thu Nov 18 2004 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
    • Update to 2.6.9-ac10, fixing the SATA problems (#139674)
    • Update the OOM-killer tamer to upstream.
    • Implement an RCU scheme for the SELinux AVC
    • Improve on the OOM-killer taming patch.
    • device-mapper: Remove duplicate kfree in dm_register_target
      error path.
    • Make SHA1 guard against misaligned accesses
    • ASPM workaround for PCIe. (#123360)
    • Hot-plug driver updates due to MSI change (#134290)
    • Workaround for 80332 IOP hot-plug problem (#139041)
    • ExpressCard hot-plug support for ICH6M (#131800)
    • Fix boot crash on VIA systems (noted on x86-64)
    • PPC64: Store correct backtracking info in ppc64 signal
      frames
    • PPC64: Prevent HVSI from oopsing on hangup (#137912)
    • Fix poor performance b/c of noncacheable mapping in 4g/4g
      (#130842)
    • Fix PCI-X hotplug issues (#132852, #134290)
    • Re-export force_sig() (#139503)
    • Various fixes for more security issues from latest -ac
      patch.
    • Fix d_find_alias brokenness (#137791)
    • tg3: Fix fiber hw autoneg bounces (#138738)
    • diskdump: Fix issue with NMI watchdog. (#138041)
    • diskdump: Export disk_dump_state. (#138132)
    • diskdump: Tickle NMI watchdog in diskdump_mdelay()
      (#138036)
    • diskdump: Fix mem= for x86-64 (#138139)
    • diskdump: Fix missing system_state setting. (#138130)
    • diskdump: Fix diskdump completion message (#138028)
    • Re-add aic host raid support.
    • Take a few more export removal patches from 2.6.10rc
    • SATA: Make AHCI work
    • SATA: Core updates.
    • S390: Fix Incorrect registers in core dumps. (#138206)
    • S390: Fix up lcs device state. (#131167)
    • S390: Fix possible qeth IP registration failure.
    • S390: Support broadcast on z800/z900 HiperSockets
    • S390: Allow FCP port to recover after aborted nameserver
      request.
    • Flush error in pci_mmcfg_write (#129338)
    • hugetlb_get_unmapped_area fix (#135364, #129525)
    • Fix ia64 cyclone timer on ia64 (#137842, #136684)
    • Fix ipv6 MTU calculation. (#130397)
    • ACPI: Don’t display messages about ACPI breakpoints.
      (#135856)
    • Fix x86_64 copy_user_generic (#135655)
    • lockd: remove hardcoded maximum NLM cookie length
    • Fix SCSI bounce limit
    • Disable polling mode on hotplug controllers in favour of
      interrupt driven. (#138737)

This update can be downloaded from:

http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/3/

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x86_64/kernel-smp-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.x86_64.rpm
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x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.x86_64.rpm
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x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.noarch.rpm
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i386/kernel-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.i586.rpm
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i386/kernel-smp-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.i586.rpm
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i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.i586.rpm
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i386/kernel-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.i686.rpm
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i386/kernel-smp-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.i686.rpm
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i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.i686.rpm
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i386/kernel-doc-2.6.9-1.681_FC3.noarch.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the ‘up2date’ command.



Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2004-450
2004-11-22


Product : Fedora Core 2
Name : kernel
Version : 2.6.9
Release : 1.6_FC2
Summary : The Linux kernel (the core of the Linux operating
system)

Description :
The kernel package contains the Linux kernel (vmlinuz), the core of
any Linux operating system. The kernel handles the basic functions
of the operating system: memory allocation, process allocation,
device input and output, etc.

This update brings a rebase to 2.6.9, including various security
fixes incorporated into the upstream kernel, and also includes Alan
Cox’s -ac patchset, which adds additional security fixes.


  • Thu Nov 18 2004 Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>
    • Drop 2.6.9 changes that broke megaraid. (#139723)
    • Update to 2.6.9-ac10, fixing the SATA problems (#139674)
    • Update the OOM-killer tamer to upstream.
    • Implement an RCU scheme for the SELinux AVC
    • Improve on the OOM-killer taming patch.
    • device-mapper: Remove duplicate kfree in dm_register_target
      error path.
    • Make SHA1 guard against misaligned accesses
    • ASPM workaround for PCIe. (#123360)
    • Hot-plug driver updates due to MSI change (#134290)
    • Workaround for 80332 IOP hot-plug problem (#139041)
    • ExpressCard hot-plug support for ICH6M (#131800)
    • Fix boot crash on VIA systems (noted on x86-64)
    • PPC64: Store correct backtracking info in ppc64 signal
      frames
    • PPC64: Prevent HVSI from oopsing on hangup (#137912)
    • Fix poor performance b/c of noncacheable mapping in 4g/4g
      (#130842)
    • Fix PCI-X hotplug issues (#132852, #134290)
    • Re-export force_sig() (#139503)
    • Various fixes for more security issues from latest -ac
      patch.
    • Fix d_find_alias brokenness (#137791)
    • tg3: Fix fiber hw autoneg bounces (#138738)
    • diskdump: Fix issue with NMI watchdog. (#138041)
    • diskdump: Export disk_dump_state. (#138132)
    • diskdump: Tickle NMI watchdog in diskdump_mdelay()
      (#138036)
    • diskdump: Fix mem= for x86-64 (#138139)
    • diskdump: Fix missing system_state setting. (#138130)
    • diskdump: Fix diskdump completion message (#138028)
    • Re-add aic host raid support.
    • Take a few more export removal patches from 2.6.10rc
    • SATA: Make AHCI work
    • SATA: Core updates.
    • S390: Fix Incorrect registers in core dumps. (#138206)
    • S390: Fix up lcs device state. (#131167)
    • S390: Fix possible qeth IP registration failure.
    • S390: Support broadcast on z800/z900 HiperSockets
    • S390: Allow FCP port to recover after aborted nameserver
      request.
    • Flush error in pci_mmcfg_write (#129338)
    • hugetlb_get_unmapped_area fix (#135364, #129525)
    • Fix ia64 cyclone timer on ia64 (#137842, #136684)
    • Fix ipv6 MTU calculation. (#130397)
    • ACPI: Don’t display messages about ACPI breakpoints.
      (#135856)
    • Fix x86_64 copy_user_generic (#135655)
    • lockd: remove hardcoded maximum NLM cookie length
    • Fix SCSI bounce limit
    • Disable polling mode on hotplug controllers in favour of
      interrupt driven. (#138737)

This update can be downloaded from:

http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/2/

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SRPMS/kernel-2.6.9-1.6_FC2.src.rpm
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x86_64/kernel-2.6.9-1.6_FC2.x86_64.rpm
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x86_64/kernel-smp-2.6.9-1.6_FC2.x86_64.rpm
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x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.9-1.6_FC2.x86_64.rpm
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x86_64/kernel-sourcecode-2.6.9-1.6_FC2.noarch.rpm
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x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.9-1.6_FC2.noarch.rpm
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i386/kernel-2.6.9-1.6_FC2.i586.rpm
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i386/kernel-smp-2.6.9-1.6_FC2.i586.rpm
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i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.9-1.6_FC2.i586.rpm
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i386/kernel-2.6.9-1.6_FC2.i686.rpm
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i386/kernel-smp-2.6.9-1.6_FC2.i686.rpm
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i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.9-1.6_FC2.i686.rpm
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i386/kernel-sourcecode-2.6.9-1.6_FC2.noarch.rpm
db300bdf5e4a41c9652ce4b9ca4ff7fc
i386/kernel-doc-2.6.9-1.6_FC2.noarch.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the ‘up2date’ command.


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