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Fedora 7 Update: kernel-xen-2.6-2.6.20-2931.fc7



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-1564
2007-08-23 22:36:17.096840
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Name        : kernel-xen-2.6
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 2.6.20
Release     : 2931.fc7
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.

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Update Information:

- Updated xen kernel patch to 3.1.0. With this update, both the hypervisor and the kernel code are from Xen 3.1.0
- Add PACKET_AUXDATA cmsg to af_packet. This should fix problems with dhcp servers and clients within the same xen host
- Fix af_packet checksum handling (bug #248821)
- Added fix to time going backwards on gettimeofday() (bug #236307)
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Aug 10 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Add af_packet.c checksum patches from Herbert Xu, to avoid problems with
  DHCP server and clients running on the same Xen host
* Thu Aug  9 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Add linux-2.6-xen-backwards-time.patch from linux-2.6.18-xen.hg
  changeset 87bb8705768a. This should fix bug #236307
* Wed Aug  8 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Update xen patch to 3.1.0
* Mon Jul 16 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Make xenblk wait to the disk to be added (bug #248462)
- Rebase to 2.6.20.14
* Wed Jul 11 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Remove #ifdef CONFIG_PM from acpi poweroff code (fix bug #241381)
* Mon Jun 11 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Added fix to bug #243756: linux-2.6-xen-fix-nosegneg-detection.patch
* Thu May 24 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Disabled CONFIG_PROVE_LOCKING, as the xen code doesn't support it.
  See bug #239601
- HV: allow HVM virtual PICs to have their interrupt vector reprogrammed
  (part of fix for rawhide FV booting on rawhide Xen)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #248821
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=248821
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Updated packages:

200bc6c91a057f30229d2272b7107259b6ca0f6c kernel-xen-2.6-doc-2.6.20-2931.fc7.noarch.rpm
f75b972a9a21b066f6e9dedf6c8913783f3bc6df kernel-xen-devel-2.6.20-2931.fc7.i686.rpm
e81885a509dab18ac45b5a12f5a3c17f67d8e15b kernel-xen-2.6.20-2931.fc7.i686.rpm
bf27e42b8e3ffbae928c2fe2f89ceed1143a7515 kernel-xen-devel-2.6.20-2931.fc7.x86_64.rpm
b49993b371cc3ad9823949de66813acf339859aa kernel-xen-2.6.20-2931.fc7.x86_64.rpm
7df45949c7fe9dd5f386515ff2b5f3d2463001b1 kernel-xen-2.6-2.6.20-2931.fc7.src.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
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