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Fedora 7 Update: kernel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-4680
2008-01-03 00:59:29
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Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 2.6.23.12
Release     : 52.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:

Update to Linux kernel 2.6.23.12:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.9
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.10
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.11
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.12

Plus:
Major wireless driver updates.
Fix AHCI controller reset.
Fix function keys on Toshiba notebook.
Fix some hangs on startup.
Support for ATAPI tape drives.
Set initial notebook lid button state on startup.
Disable buggy e1000 network driver powersave mode.
Improved Firewire OHCI 1.0 support.
Fix further problems in init of Huawei USB modem.
Fix libata problems with older devices.
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Dec 18 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.10-52
- Linux 2.6.23.12
- Add fixed version of APM emulation patch removed in 2.6.23.10
* Fri Dec 14 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.10-51
- Add compile fixes.
* Fri Dec 14 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.10-50
- Linux 2.6.23.10
* Fri Dec 14 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-48
- Update utrace to latest.
* Tue Dec 11 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-47
- libata: fix AHCI controller reset
- libata: fix ATAPI tape drives (#243568)
- libata: allow short SCSI commands for ATAPI devices
* Wed Dec  5 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.9-45
- Update wireless bits from current upstream (resync w/ F-8)
- Drop patch to use "old format" firwmare for b43 (unmaintainable)
* Mon Dec  3 2007 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com> 2.6.23.9-44
- Improved FireWire OHCI 1.0 Isochronous Receive support (#344851)
* Fri Nov 30 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-43
- ALSA: fix missing controls on some drivers
- ACPI: send initial button state on startup
* Fri Nov 30 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-42
- Disable e1000 link power management
* Wed Nov 28 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-41
- Fix further bugs in init of Huawei USB modem
- Fix libata handling of IO ready test
* Tue Nov 27 2007 Kyle McMartin <kmcmartin redhat com> 2.6.23.9-40
- 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> 2.6.23.9-39
- Fix NULL ptr reference in iwlwifi (CVE-2007-5938)
* Tue Nov 27 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.9-37
- Fix SPDIF audio on AD1988 codec (#253777)
* Mon Nov 26 2007 Kyle McMartin <kmcmartin redhat com> 2.6.23.9-36
- Linux 2.6.23.9
* Mon Nov 26 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.8-35
- Set CONFIG_USB_DEVICE_CLASS (#362221)
* Thu Nov 22 2007 Kyle McMartin <kmcmartin redhat com> 2.6.23.8-33
- Linux 2.6.23.9-rc1
* Wed Nov 21 2007 Kyle McMartin <kmcmartin redhat com> 2.6.23.8-32
- Update linux-2.6-wireless.patch to match F-8.
- Fix oops in netfilter NAT module (#259501)
- libata: fix resume on some systems
- libata: fix pata_serverworks with some drive combinations
* Tue Nov 20 2007 Kyle McMartin <kmcmartin redhat com> 2.6.23.8-31
- Linux 2.6.23.8
* Thu Nov 15 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-30
- Build in the Crypto crc32c algorithm for iSCSI.
* Wed Nov 14 2007 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com> 2.6.23.1-29
- Initial FireWire OHCI 1.0 Isochronous Receive support (#344851)
* Mon Nov 12 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-27
- Disable USB autosuspend by default.
- Fix oops in CIFS when mounting a filesystem a second time.
- Restore platform module autoloading, e.g. pcspkr.
- Fix failure to boot on 486DX4 (and possibily other CPUs.)
* Fri Nov  9 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-26
- Fix the earlier misapplied raid5 patch.
- Fix race in NFS that can cause data corruption.
* Fri Nov  9 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-25
- libata sata_sis:
   fix SCSI transfer lengths and SCR read function.
* Fri Nov  9 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-24
- Fix oopses in the networking code (l2tp, teql).
* Fri Nov  9 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-23
- Update utrace, fixing some powerpc bugs.
- Disable precise scheduler CPU accounting (#340161).
* Tue Nov  6 2007 Dave Airlie <airlied linux ie> 2.6.23.1-22
- copy drm fixes from Fedora 8 (bug 228414) + i915 allocation
* Wed Oct 31 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-20
- Copy iwl wireless updates from Fedora 8 (#349981).
- Fix read after direct IO write returning stale data.
- Fix hang in ptrace trying to access beyond end of VMA.
- Add Powerbook HID input driver to x86_64 build (#358721).
* Tue Oct 30 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-18
- Use upstream fixes for monotonic stime/utime.
- Another ACPI suspend/resume fix.
- Disable PCI mmconfig by default (like Fedora 8.)
* Tue Oct 30 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-17
- CIFS: fix reconnect when incomplete packet is received
* Mon Oct 29 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-15
- Fix oops for some x86_64 systems with AGP (#249174, #336281)
- Properly synchronize IRQs
- CIFS: fix file corruption when server returns EAGAIN (F8 #357001)
- serial: support new Wacom pads (F8 #352811)
- md/raid5: fix data corruption race
- i386: TSC calibration fixes
- x86_64: fix races in TLB flushing code
* Mon Oct 29 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-14
- Enable hamradio drivers.
* Wed Oct 24 2007 Roland McGrath <roland redhat com> 2.6.23.1-13
- Install System.map in kernel-devel packages.
* Tue Oct 23 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.1-12
- remove problematic hunk from ath5k fixes patch
* Mon Oct 22 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-11
- Don't create /sys/module/nousb/ (bz #242715)
* Fri Oct 19 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.1-10
- iwl4965-base.c: fix off-by-one errors
- ipw2100: send WEXT scan events
- rt2x00: Add new rt73usb USB ID
- zd1211rw, fix oops when ejecting install media
- rt2x00: Fix residual check in PLCP calculations.
- rtl8187: Fix more frag bit checking, rts duration calc
- iwlwifi: set correct base rate for A band in rs_dbgfs_set_mcs
- iwlwifi: Fix rate setting in probe request for HW scan
* Thu Oct 18 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-9
- Add missing ACPI patch.
- Switch to upstream libata DMA disable code
  (libata.pata_dma parameter is now libata.dma)
- Remove some new/experimental items from config.
* Thu Oct 18 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.1-7
- avoid null ptr dereference in rx path of zd1201 driver
* Wed Oct 17 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-6
- latest ath5k from Fedora 8
- fix another suspend/resume bug
* Wed Oct 17 2007 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.23.1-5
- iee80211: fix an endian bug
- mac80211: change BSSID list key to (BSSID, SSID, frequency) tuple
- mac80211: make honor IW_SCAN_THIS_ESSID
- mac80211: don't fail IE parse if junk at end of frame
* Fri Oct 12 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23.1-4
- Linux 2.6.23.1
- Firewire multi-LUN fixes (#242254)
- Fix lockdep problems in Firewire
- Fix CPU time accounting
* Wed Oct 10 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.23-1
- Linux 2.6.23
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Updated packages:

dd5e64c220b7739594c48c20e16a669e61432417 kernel-doc-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.noarch.rpm
87c2f4fd1ada2594b1870f992d48ca04540f97a4 kernel-headers-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i386.rpm
c314fb9d6b3d174b86489a07c7ea5be97fb2e29d kernel-debug-devel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i686.rpm
ff39123f242e8837d25351f7263141394ec0fbf7 kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i686.rpm
42a80c6f08c98c624e9d3274ee571272f0d59ce6 kernel-debug-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i686.rpm
6de73b6bdabaa985dd337a6343e2955e3b99fc61 kernel-PAE-debug-devel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i686.rpm
f5beb6d86e9808661064b61ecd471af2ac387b1a kernel-PAE-debug-debuginfo-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i686.rpm
22058c76051815652f1c7d7526cc81c2fae52ab6 kernel-PAE-debug-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i686.rpm
2d1e3a5561fbe73d47636abf1300cbb2d00fbdc7 kernel-PAE-devel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i686.rpm
6a3e3d0d66ea1ef910e2d81e3b5955ca515328d1 kernel-PAE-debuginfo-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i686.rpm
7f0b13aa2510358fbeb59bae1210118a5f84ce20 kernel-PAE-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i686.rpm
99f9b78e46c43a5aef38dada49365734dec211c6 kernel-devel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i686.rpm
e83dbb47bf8b723724f791cd0f2ae439a645113f kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i686.rpm
5a3281474c0933c8845706eb44e6de939dfa421b kernel-debuginfo-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i686.rpm
12cbfe22c2862b78709389885f39e07d9b072b8f kernel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i686.rpm
167d8295fb6397e9d80ae7a4ca8341ee493afb82 kernel-kdump-devel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc64.rpm
f8e8f3ee4b4ad5e9835737d846703ecb36adda04 kernel-kdump-debuginfo-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc64.rpm
8819361cdc8e2a6fe3022b7d6385bb3aa56b8dda kernel-kdump-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc64.rpm
8e013dcb4dfdb3da2642eadf4620014e991967e6 kernel-headers-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc64.rpm
52e36d649093d7b5e21571978e56abbe9057e292 kernel-devel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc64.rpm
f568739458cc6363c1688d820e757b39ff5f6b6d kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc64.rpm
c20348554b06677ad192be456160ed9e5ec06c50 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc64.rpm
6ffd5a26fea0ad65128bc4e68528cf0c5eb29934 kernel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc64.rpm
3cd45b7d596d2c6328e4295b8c0f145a5feaa356 kernel-devel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i586.rpm
b4f5024f2ec97c618e86e77650dde9163ca1de4b kernel-debuginfo-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i586.rpm
670f8c5b0554faa5fa8fa08323b1a41df958919c kernel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i586.rpm
1e8d78751faf178958315d38fc1e12db913d0a93 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.i586.rpm
317c8ba1a759a32c972169444ea97ee0a9a2a319 kernel-debug-devel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.x86_64.rpm
7024bbff5ad2c83cf8748424499d16e790ceb763 kernel-debug-debuginfo-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.x86_64.rpm
6d6c2c9892be32b6cbc87f3d994dfbd4cc6549cf kernel-debug-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.x86_64.rpm
3ab2fd33835ca2b064029a82ec3a14ea933b7f91 kernel-headers-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.x86_64.rpm
8601e287e15a5e27272cf4d2290bd635316f1e36 kernel-devel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.x86_64.rpm
28326a3201f7731d3c9d78d994984bbf4a152b28 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.x86_64.rpm
e0d067392ceba5b4d6afea94e4b7c656c16f5da1 kernel-debuginfo-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.x86_64.rpm
b37a47a4ff2718062b22a76d691bae55960d2671 kernel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.x86_64.rpm
3f73de15fdd6cee3a3f6b36da387e5c8ec4e4bb1 kernel-headers-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc.rpm
6690530a55b9a34b952466ac70410b5cd045ade7 kernel-smp-devel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc.rpm
e4bbc9dfe13934772297c54e088610f3b3a5dc2c kernel-smp-debuginfo-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc.rpm
70eb28ee44860ab43a37851e5d94d6cdbffac9d5 kernel-smp-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc.rpm
78f17022a8594555051a057123b3af4b5edd4411 kernel-devel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc.rpm
57421a64881061c527f0efcef186cf2c1aa5fb26 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc.rpm
502ed7a2fcfffb6517f617263ac75db73cae918d kernel-debuginfo-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc.rpm
77fb037d5e502c44e9b7bf1db79f6fece7e02052 kernel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.ppc.rpm
a21c76e851040e092853f592b4d27fdfa6ef1b93 kernel-2.6.23.12-52.fc7.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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