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Fedora 8 Update: kernel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-4435
2007-12-20 00:47:53
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Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 2.6.23.9
Release     : 85.fc8
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:

Update to Linux kernel 2.6.23.9:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.9

Plus:
Major wireless driver updates.
Fix AHCI controller reset. (#411171)
Fix function keys on Toshiba notebook. (#334781)
Fix some hangs on startup.
Support for ATAPI tape drives. (#394691)
Restore missing controls on some audio drivers. (#370821)
Set initial notebook lid button state on startup. (#275651)
Disable buggy e1000 network driver powersave mode. (#400561)
Improved Firewire OHCI 1.0 support. (#344851)
Fix further problems in init of Huawei USB modem. (#253096)
Fix libata problems with older devices. (#389791)
ALSA sound drivers version 1.0.15 20071120.

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ChangeLog:

* Fri Dec  7 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-84
- highres-timers: fix possible hang
* Thu Dec  6 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-82
- libata: fix AHCI controller reset (#411171)
- ACPI: don't init EC early if it has no _INI method (#334781)
* Wed Dec  5 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-81
- Fix some cpuidle bugs, should fix hangs on startup.
* Wed Dec  5 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.9-80
- Some wireless driver bits headed for 2.6.25
* Tue Dec  4 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-79
- libata: fix ATAPI tape drives (#394961)
- libata: allow short SCSI commands for ATAPI devices
* Mon Dec  3 2007 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com> 2.6.23.9-78
- Fix FireWire OHCI 1.1 regression introduced by 1.0 support
* Sat Dec  1 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.9-77
- Some wireless bits headed for 2.6.25
- Make ath5k use software WEP
* Fri Nov 30 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-76
- ALSA: fix missing controls on some drivers (#370821)
- ACPI: send initial button state on startup (#275651)
* Fri Nov 30 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-75
- Disable e1000 link power management (#400561)
* Fri Nov 30 2007 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com> 2.6.23.9-74
- Improved FireWire OHCI 1.0 Isochronous Receive support (#344851)
* Fri Nov 30 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.9-73
- Some more wireless bits headed for 2.6.24
* Thu Nov 29 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.9-72
- Resync wireless bits headed for 2.6.24
- Resync wireless bits headed for 2.6.25
* Wed Nov 28 2007 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 redhat com> 2.6.23.9-71
- Add support for MPC52xx FEC (again)
* Wed Nov 28 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-70
- Fix further bugs in init of Huawei USB modem (#253096)
- Fix libata handling of IO ready test (#389971)
* Wed Nov 28 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-69
- Add support for SiS 7019 audio for K12LTSP project
* Tue Nov 27 2007 Kyle McMartin <kmcmartin redhat com> 2.6.23.9-68
- Some USB disks spin themselves down automatically and need
  scsi_device.allow_restart enabled so they'll spin back up.
* Tue Nov 27 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.9-67
- Fix NULL ptr reference in iwlwifi (CVE-2007-5938)
* Tue Nov 27 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-66
- ALSA 1.0.15 20071120
* Mon Nov 26 2007 Kyle McMartin <kmcmartin redhat com> 2.6.23.9-65
- Linux 2.6.23.9
* Mon Nov 26 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.8-64
- Set CONFIG_USB_DEVICE_CLASS (#397571)
* Wed Nov 21 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.8-63
- Revise b43 rev D support (new upstream patch)
- Restore ability to add/remove virtual i/fs to mac80211 devices
* Tue Nov 20 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.8-62
- Linux 2.6.23.9-rc1
* Mon Nov 19 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.8-61
- Fix oops in netfilter NAT module (#259501)
* Mon Nov 19 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.8-60
- libata: fix resume on some systems
- libata: fix pata_serverworks with some drive combinations
* Mon Nov 19 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.8-59
- Linux 2.6.23.8
* Thu Nov 15 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.1-56
- wireless fixes from 2.6.24
- wireless updates destined for 2.6.25
- ath5k driver updates
- add rtl8180 driver
- enable libertas driver
- add experimental b43 rev D support
* Thu Nov 15 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-55
- Add DMI based autoloading for the Dell dcdbas driver (#248257)
* Wed Nov 14 2007 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com> 2.6.23.1-54
- Initial FireWire OHCI 1.0 Isochronous Receive support (#344851)
* Tue Nov 13 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-53
- Disable precise CPU time accounting, fixing a divide-by-zero bug.
- Disable transparent PCI bridge resizing.
* Tue Nov 13 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-52
- Add touchpad support for Dell Vostro 1400 and Thinkpad R61 (#375471)
* Tue Nov 13 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-51
- Fix completely broken sata_sis libata driver (#365331)
* Fri Nov  9 2007 Eric Paris <eparis redhat com> 2.6.23.1-50
- Fix loop iteration problem in selinux ebitmap code
* Thu Nov  8 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.1-49
- Resync wireless bits from current upstream
* Wed Nov  7 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-48
- md/raid5: fix misapplication of previous patch
- net: fix panic removing devices from teql secheduler
- net: fix oops in l2tp transmit and receive
- nfs: fix writeback race causing data corruption
- x86 setup: fix boot on 486DX4 processor
* Tue Nov  6 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-47
- update utrace
* Tue Nov  6 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-46
- ALSA updates:
   hda: revert STAC92XX volume control changes (#354981)
   hda: add STAC92XX DMIC support
   hda: disable shared stream on AD1986A
   cmipci: fix wrong definitions
- CIFS: fix corruption when server returns EAGAIN (#357001)
- ACPI: suspend/resume fixes
- drivers: restore platform driver modaliases
- x86: fix tsc clocksource calibration
- x86_64: fix global tlb flushing bug
- hidinput: add powerbook driver to x86_64 config (#358721)
- spider_net: fix hang
- mm: fix invalid ptrace access causing kernel hang
- direct-io: fix return of stale data after DIO write
- md/raid5: fix data corruption in some failure cases
- serial: add IDs for some new Wacom tablets (#352811)
* Tue Nov  6 2007 David Airlie <airlied redhat com> 2.6.23.1-44
- Fix bug 228414 - X hangs at startup with Radeon X800 GTO PCIe with DRI
* Sat Nov  3 2007 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 redhat com> 2.6.23.1-43
- Apply PS3 EHCI workaround to make rebooting work when hci_usb is loaded
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #334781 - ACPI brightness keys broken in kernel 2.6.23-6
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=334781
  [ 2 ] Bug #370821 - no volume control GStreamer plugins and/or devices found.
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=370821
  [ 3 ] Bug #275651 - Thinkpad Z60m misses first lid close after each suspend
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=275651
  [ 4 ] Bug #400561 - e1000 erratic ping latency
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=400561
  [ 5 ] Bug #253096 - Huawei E220 USB 3G modem does not work correctly
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=253096
  [ 6 ] Bug #394691 - unable to access ide tape drive
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=394691
  [ 7 ] Bug #389791 - "PQI IDE DiskOnModule" doesn't work with pata_via
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=389791
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Updated packages:

d3021dd7ee823bfb8f5bb37af31d4ec8bfef21dd kernel-doc-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.noarch.rpm
35ffb2b236e204307abc586b234ce01027ae9b52 kernel-headers-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i386.rpm
513533e45d6a75a829d53817032e865a1cc3ba89 kernel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i686.rpm
8459da4fb14b86f3c6c066f808ff4f7cd38a373a kernel-PAE-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i686.rpm
73dfbcaa812194a095e6a94a70633965f31ed8ec kernel-PAE-debuginfo-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i686.rpm
52b8844332422b6831eccd6856574dacfc9031b4 kernel-PAE-debug-devel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i686.rpm
9b59d5a9539418d5e2d34219ec4676f89a60a6a0 kernel-PAE-devel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i686.rpm
e8e6380ca8ee384321471e62623975b5a0c9f690 kernel-devel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i686.rpm
9b53950c9b244cc16a342a9e9d44eb8ca39938b0 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i686.rpm
d7a56b44c377cada5c3c4736a4fd9c5863953c68 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i686.rpm
0260ef2770fe387006fee1636bdd318add27a8b6 kernel-debug-devel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i686.rpm
34fb1a79c3bc1fd4cda7d99a090b9a7f787dfaa4 kernel-PAE-debug-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i686.rpm
868c5b146882118bbf6bd6095714f596891d3a1e kernel-debug-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i686.rpm
840d70a2d68410ea868d5fe0f63ebb8d66a1df17 kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i686.rpm
d0e90086f4dcbc0fa54f72388d64c3c4cbc5fb24 kernel-PAE-debug-debuginfo-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i686.rpm
51f13d717287b2acac83660875ea4d9cb2db2e59 kernel-headers-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc64.rpm
292904dbba7715bd43dc74a4e0ab74e063bef203 kernel-kdump-debuginfo-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc64.rpm
0e48dd2d2aaeec2cd16d2a53bce2e3a8da4d0f08 kernel-kdump-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc64.rpm
5d844aaa37b72d494a76f7756e0ebd4220f0d8a9 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc64.rpm
6427e3e1e221574b29c6319562b3fb84ef1e6d1e kernel-devel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc64.rpm
21e6070cccfecafc514e0ba975936a9d463dde03 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc64.rpm
0654c4a579279680bb42c210ef37d0e77d6f0add kernel-kdump-devel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc64.rpm
2043e1648195c914f73d70173cc130a68ba9dd45 kernel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc64.rpm
07c6dfeddc88d693b10279acad51b56167ccded2 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i586.rpm
7f7b604dde2ffde732ce522416eb5c03f5151771 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i586.rpm
d7a28828bbee158060bc934311d3d81f602f5226 kernel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i586.rpm
81ee845206c97762bb3a9e564aa188a60ea392d3 kernel-devel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.i586.rpm
2e070c5b04f59afc00d651015232399f1ae99a14 kernel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.x86_64.rpm
4837512401241f76382796e3ff4c1dba9ba43d4f kernel-devel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.x86_64.rpm
4a7840ab7fb901c706016eaa8a6fbda879cde700 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.x86_64.rpm
c684b9656b44b9e4b77acfcb6c53aff72f1d0f1f kernel-debug-devel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.x86_64.rpm
8746f5abb0fd497b91bfe16cd54da16171b96484 kernel-debug-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.x86_64.rpm
a087b77ab8ccf8dc1758475ed6e6c3ae9b0f624d kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.x86_64.rpm
64f5f1495d9b65c8fce2be2b86f61dd1af64a4ca kernel-headers-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.x86_64.rpm
d465ad89eff88804c09d6a38723a7f6438ed4d47 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.x86_64.rpm
3095aa0e279be6e41d02b9b59ae927d9606c68a3 kernel-smp-devel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc.rpm
c44062ca5b9127499fd1a1f865ae40d8836455ca kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc.rpm
bae413f202ebbe5bf98c130a6e8df556a4389b71 kernel-devel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc.rpm
726909daed739d7c2692d996572b85a7cee4ea38 kernel-smp-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc.rpm
550ecc4dbd4d7512f8dfd52740cb637e777b3119 kernel-headers-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc.rpm
d58fd7e2e32895e7a450f3a1e8510510c4360f0f kernel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc.rpm
b4d6f195babe50e996d1434e9f09d54697df08ea kernel-smp-debuginfo-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc.rpm
2011d61c3ff0c64f14bbb23bde8f98b23b5aeef6 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.ppc.rpm
144daf0800a34b99aaefadcaf94303cdf119a4fb kernel-2.6.23.9-85.fc8.src.rpm

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