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Fedora 7 Update: kernel-xen-2.6-2.6.21-6.fc7



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-3838
2007-12-06 20:49:14
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Name        : kernel-xen-2.6
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 2.6.21
Release     : 6.fc7
URL         : http://www.kernel.org/
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:

- Rebase to 2.6.21.7
- Pulled spec file from non-xen kernel, including the changes necessary to include -debuginfo packages (bug #245420)
  - Re-added xen-hypervisor-abi Provides
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Nov 19 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Re-add xen-hypervisor-abi provides. It was lost on the spec resync
  (problem detected on updates-testing)
* Mon Nov 12 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Rebase to 2.6.21.7
- Resync with non-xen kernel spec. Enabled -debuginfo packages
  (bug #245420)
* Tue Oct 23 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Add fix to text-mode install under Xen (bug #348931)
* Wed Oct 10 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Remove bogus WARN_ON() from synchronize_irq() (bug #293451)
* Mon Oct  8 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Add patch to fix BUG_ON() Oops caused by privcmd (bug #323031)
* Thu Sep 27 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Fix 3w-9xxx to use PCI resources properly and work under Xen (bug #309611)
* Wed Sep 26 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Disabled Firewire stack on i686 also. It is not supported
  by current Xen swiotlb implementation (bug #302471)
* Fri Sep 21 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Add fix for bug #294011 (floating point corruption)
  (changeset 8c24767501ff from Xen 3.1.1)
- Fix sleazy-fpu implementation to actually avoid on fpu-intensive
  programs
* Thu Sep 13 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Hypervisor-side of fix for bug #248398: HVM domain hangs during (F-7)
  install. Backport of fix from xen-unstable: 15239:656b8175f4f2.
  This replaces xen-vpic-set-vector.patch, that didn't go upstream and
  didn't have its user-space part added to the xen package.
* Wed Sep 12 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Disable CONFIG_HIGHPTE. It is not reliable and causes performance loss
  under Xen
* Thu Aug 30 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Provides: xen-hypervisor-abi = 3.1 (bug #269581)
* Tue Aug 14 2007 Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost redhat com>
- Xenoprof: fix DOMAIN_SWITCH_CODE value according to oprofile 0.9.3
  (Markus Armbruster)
* 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 #245420 - Missing kernel-xen-debuginfo rpm in Fedora 7
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=245420
  [ 2 ] Bug #255761 - Fedora 7 xen doesn't run on Asus L3400 Tp laptop, ends in kernel panic
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=255761
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Updated packages:

5342105fdc61358fc8f6116d3db4dd60b073102d kernel-xen-2.6-doc-2.6.21-6.fc7.noarch.rpm
62c0a94621dc8899f6579a00312b5d6bb5e2b3b4 kernel-xen-debuginfo-2.6.21-6.fc7.i686.rpm
edbac0aa3a9876755c0f64ff70deb29f237d6305 kernel-xen-devel-2.6.21-6.fc7.i686.rpm
1ba9ad76df8e06e97a0c4b4a04e449bd1627a574 kernel-xen-2.6.21-6.fc7.i686.rpm
14b5ac44d4f38b0d2d779cafa8956636a5207247 kernel-xen-2.6-debuginfo-common-2.6.21-6.fc7.i686.rpm
81ae15825eade2e1d96b53ca7ac4588b4038e235 kernel-xen-debuginfo-2.6.21-6.fc7.x86_64.rpm
c08d5f626308d3c69c9ca174860b6112e0b27690 kernel-xen-2.6-debuginfo-common-2.6.21-6.fc7.x86_64.rpm
8ef85614a6900e47d7d491e1c9c1eb2733378a8b kernel-xen-2.6.21-6.fc7.x86_64.rpm
3421d7c4ffed68958ea54ad6ff0b239e6c762051 kernel-xen-devel-2.6.21-6.fc7.x86_64.rpm
fb82965c3142be1c4e4b4522e09b1375ebc08857 kernel-xen-2.6-2.6.21-6.fc7.src.rpm

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update kernel-xen-2.6' 
at the command line.  For more information, refer to "Managing Software
with yum", available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
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