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Fedora 9 Update: kernel-2.6.27.7-53.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-10668
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Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 2.6.27.7
Release     : 53.fc9
URL         : http://www.kernel.org/
Summary     : The Linux kernel
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 kernel from version 2.6.27.5 to 2.6.27.7:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.6
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.7    Update
applesmc driver to latest upstream version.  Adds support for Macbook 4 / iMac 6
/ generic MacPro.    Only build the x86-64 optimised versions of
aes/salsa/Twofish on 64bit.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Nov 27 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.27.7-53
- Additional fixes for 64K lowmem reservation:
  - More general matching for Phoenix BIOS
  - Fix Xen when low 64K is reserved
* Wed Nov 26 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.27.7-52
- applesmc: add support for Macbook 4 / iMac 6 / generic MacPro
* Tue Nov 25 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.27.7-51
- Fix Zepto notebook multimedia keys (#460237)
- Fix Dell XPS 1530 trackpad (#448656)
* Fri Nov 21 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.27.7-50
- Two USB patches scheduled for the next -stable release.
* Fri Nov 21 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.27.7-49
- make pci_slot modular by default (same as Fedora 10)
* Fri Nov 21 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.27.7-48
- Linux 2.6.27.7
  Dropped patches:
    linux-2.6.27-sony-laptop-suspend-fix.patch
    linux-2.6-hostap-skb-cb-hack.patch
    linux-2.6-wireless-iwlagn-avoid-sleep-in-softirq.patch
* Wed Nov 19 2008 Dave Jones <davej redhat com> 2.6.27.6-47
- selinux: recognize netlink messages for 'ip addrlabel' (#469423)
* Wed Nov 19 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.27.6-46
- Change loop driver back to modular. (#472056)
* Wed Nov 19 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.27.6-45
- Only build the x86-64 optimized versions of aes/salsa/Twofish on 64bit. (F10#471764)
* Tue Nov 18 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.27.6-44
- Disable ath9k when swiotlb is in use, re-enable driver (#471329)
* Mon Nov 17 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.27.6-43
- Linux 2.6.27.6
  Dropped patches:
    linux-2.6-acpi-dock-avoid-check-sta-method.patch
    linux-2.6-blk-cciss-fix-regression-sysfs-symlink-missing.patch
  Updated patch:
    linux-2.6-netdev-r8169-2.6.28.patch
  New config variable:
    CONFIG_X86_RESERVE_LOW_64K=y
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #460237 - Zepto 6615: volume keys do not send keyup events (= don't work)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460237
  [ 2 ] Bug #448656 - touchpad mouse gone berserk on Dell XPS M1530 laptop
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=448656
  [ 3 ] Bug #469423 - ip addrlabel show doesn't work
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=469423
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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/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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