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Fedora 9 Update: kernel-2.6.25.4-30.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-4630
2008-06-06 04:02:01
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Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 2.6.25.4
Release     : 30.fc9
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 verion 2.6.25.4:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.4    Bugs fixed:
446192 - horrible skipping audio  446827 - CONFIG_IP_NF_MATCH_IPRANGE missing
444765 - virtio_net driver causing hang at shutdown  447183 - install ain't
'appenin'  229304 - [patch] vdso is in user's way when exec-shield is off
440644 - X fails to start "Emulator asked to make a suspect word access to port
0 (0x0000); terminating. "  445954 - Lenovo ThinkPad X300: no sound  446783 -
Missing kernel module: snd-serial-u16550  - xfs: Fix memory corruption with
small buffer reads (kernel.org #10421)  - ext3/4: fix uninitialized bs in
ext3/4_xattr_set_handle() (will be in 2.6.25.5)      Enhancements:  Sync
wireless drivers with the latest upstream.
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ChangeLog:

* Wed May 21 2008 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.25.4-30
- libertas: Fix ethtool statistics
- mac80211: fix NULL pointer dereference in ieee80211_compatible_rates
- mac80211: don't claim iwspy support
- rtl8187: resource leak in error case
- hostap_cs: add ID for Conceptronic CON11CPro
- orinoco_cs: add ID for SpeedStream wireless adapters
* Tue May 20 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.25.4-29
- virtio_net: free transmit skbs in a timer (#444765)
* Tue May 20 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.25.4-28
- Disable the group scheduler (CONFIG_GROUP_SCHED) (#446192)
- x86: don't read the APIC if it's not mapped (#447183)
* Tue May 20 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.25.4-27
- x86: don't map VDSO into userspace when it's disabled (#229304)
- x86: fix ASM constraint in do_IRQ()
- x86: map PCI ROM by default again (F8 #440644)
* Mon May 19 2008 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.25.4-26
- Re-sync wireless bits w/ current upstream
* Mon May 19 2008 Dave Jones <davej redhat com> 2.6.25.4-24
- Disable PATA_ISAPNP (it's busted).
* Fri May 16 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.25.4-23
- ALSA: add support for AD1883/1884A/1984A/1984B codecs and Thinkpad X300 (#445954)
* Fri May 16 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.25.4-22
- iptables: make firewall scripts using iprange work again (#446827)
- Enable the snd-serial-u16550 audio driver (#446783)
* Fri May 16 2008 Eric Sandeen <esandeen redhat com> 2.6.25.4-21
- xfs: Fix memory corruption with small buffer reads (kernel.org #10421)
* Thu May 15 2008 Eric Sandeen <esandeen redhat com> 2.6.25.4-20
- ext3/4: fix uninitialized bs in ext3/4_xattr_set_handle()
* Thu May 15 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.25.4-19
- Linux 2.6.25.4
   Dropped patches:
   - linux-2.6.25-sparc64-semctl.patch
   - linux-2.6-libata-ata_piix-check-sidpr.patch
* Mon May 12 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.25.3-18
- CIFS: fix UNC path prefix to have the correct slash (#443681)
* Mon May 12 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.25.3-17
- Linux 2.6.25.3
  Drop patches merged in 2.6.25.3:
   linux-2.6.25-sparc64-mmap_check_fix.patch
   linux-2.6-md-fix-oops-in-rdev_attr_store.patch
* Wed May  7 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2.6.25.2-16
- Fix sparc64 kernel crash in mmap_check (Dave Miller)
* Wed May  7 2008 Kyle McMartin <kmcmartin redhat com> 2.6.25.2-15
- Linux 2.6.25.2
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #444765 - virtio_net driver causing hang at shutdown
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=444765
  [ 2 ] Bug #440644 - X fails to start "Emulator asked to make a suspect word access to port 0 (0x0000); terminating. "
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=440644
  [ 3 ] Bug #446827 - CONFIG_IP_NF_MATCH_IPRANGE missing
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=446827
  [ 4 ] Bug #229304 - [patch] vdso is in user's way when exec-shield is off
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=229304
  [ 5 ] Bug #446783 - Missing kernel module: snd-serial-u16550
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=446783
  [ 6 ] Bug #446192 - horrible skipping audio
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=446192
  [ 7 ] Bug #447183 - install ain't 'appenin'
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=447183
  [ 8 ] Bug #445954 - Lenovo ThinkPad X300: no sound
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=445954
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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/.

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