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Fedora 7 Update: kernel-xen-2.6-2.6.20-2934.fc7



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-2155
2007-09-25 08:28:40
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Name        : kernel-xen-2.6
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 2.6.20
Release     : 2934.fc7
URL         : []
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:

Bugfixes:
- Disable CONFIG_HIGHPTE. It is not reliable and causes performance loss under Xen. Fixes crashes reported on bug #252301
- Xenoprof: fix DOMAIN_SWITCH_CODE value according to oprofile 0.9.3

Enhancements:
- Provides: xen-hypervisor-abi = 3.1 (bug #269581)
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ChangeLog:

* 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 #252301 - kernel-xen 2.6.21-2925.15.fc8 regressions
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=252301
  [ 2 ] Bug #269581 - Need provides: xen-hypervisor-abi = 3.1  in kernel-xen RPMs
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=269581
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Updated packages:

2d0dc59045563fa2c25fc6a2733dd37aca55acf3 kernel-xen-2.6-doc-2.6.20-2934.fc7.noarch.rpm
52840f22121ff03b523e4cf9034ec82f251162a9 kernel-xen-devel-2.6.20-2934.fc7.i686.rpm
9cf0d06d7d697bc553492e42ffff91645a9627fe kernel-xen-2.6.20-2934.fc7.i686.rpm
7a2f43312e74fc59b505239ab4c6fd27291a6940 kernel-xen-devel-2.6.20-2934.fc7.x86_64.rpm
57125f86b1d8d1c0ad483611425bae40bf32b5c8 kernel-xen-2.6.20-2934.fc7.x86_64.rpm
ad55aa65c9a1a15aa727821531319c50a55cca94 kernel-xen-2.6-2.6.20-2934.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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