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Fedora 12 Update: kernel-2.6.31.6-145.fc12



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-12166
2009-11-25 13:37:23
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Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 2.6.31.6
Release     : 145.fc12
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 to kernel 2.6.31.6. Upstream change logs:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.31.6
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ChangeLog:

* Sat Nov 21 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle redhat com>
- Fix up ssp' highmem fixes with fixes for arm & ppc.
* Fri Nov 20 2009 Chris Wright <chrisw redhat com> 2.6.31.6-144
- VT-d: another fallback for another BIOS bug (#524808)
* Thu Nov 19 2009 Ben Skeggs <bskeggs redhat com> 2.6.31.6-142
- Oops, add new patch to spec file
* Thu Nov 19 2009 Ben Skeggs <bskeggs redhat com> 2.6.31.6-141
- Lower debug level of fbcon handover messages (rh#538526)
* Thu Nov 19 2009 Dave Airlie <airlied redhat com> 2.6.31.6-140
- drm-next-44c83571.patch: oops pulled the wrong tree into my f12 tree
* Thu Nov 19 2009 Ben Skeggs <bskeggs redhat com> 2.6.31.6-139
- nouveau: s/r fixes on chipsets using bios opcode 0x87
- nouveau: fixes to bios opcode 0x8e
- nouveau: hopefully fix nv1x context switching issues (rh#526577)
- nouveau: support for NVA5 (GeForce G220)
- nouveau: fixes for NVAA support
* Thu Nov 19 2009 Dave Airlie <airlied redhat com> 2.6.31.6-138
- drm-next-d56672a9.patch: fix some rn50 cloning issues
* Wed Nov 18 2009 David Woodhouse <David Woodhouse intel com> 2.6.31.6-137
- Actually force the IOMMU not to be used when we detect the HP/Acer bug.
* Tue Nov 17 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.31.6-136
- ACPI embedded controller fixes from Fedora 11.
* Tue Nov 17 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.31.6-135
- Scheduler fixes and latency tuning patches from F-11.
* Tue Nov 17 2009 Dave Airlie <airlied redhat com> 2.6.31.6-134
- glad to see edid retry patch was compiled.
* Tue Nov 17 2009 Dave Airlie <airlied redhat com> 2.6.31.6-133
- drm-next-984d1f3c.patch: rebase with upstream fixes - drop all merged
* Thu Nov 12 2009 Adam Jackson <ajax redhat com>
- Actually apply the EDID retry patch
- drm-edid-header-fixup.patch: Fix up some broken EDID headers (#534120)
* Thu Nov 12 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.31.6-130
- Use ApplyOptionalPatch for v4l and firewire updates.
- Drop unused v4l ABI fix.
* Thu Nov 12 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.31.6-129
- Linux 2.6.31.6
- Drop merged patches:
  linux-2.6-iwlwifi-reduce-noise-when-skb-allocation-fails.patch
  linux-2.6-libertas-crash.patch
  pci-increase-alignment-to-make-more-space.patch
  acpi-revert-attach-device-to-handle-early.patch
  ahci-revert-restore-sb600-sata-controller-64-bit-dma.patch
  acpi-pci-fix-null-pointer-dereference-in-acpi-get-pci-dev.patch
  af_unix-fix-deadlock-connecting-to-shutdown-socket.patch
  keys-get_instantiation_keyring-should-inc-the-keyring-refcount.patch
  netlink-fix-typo-in-initialization.patch
  fs-pipe-null-ptr-deref-fix.patch
* Wed Nov 11 2009 Justin M. Forbes <jforbes redhat com> 2.6.31.5-128
- Fix KSM for i686 users. (#532215)
- Add KSM fixes from 2.6.32
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #534120 - Invalid EDID Errors in dmesg on Dell Optiplex 745
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=534120
  [ 2 ] Bug #532215 - Unable to create a new VM
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=532215
  [ 3 ] Bug #524808 - swiotlb should be enabled when VT-d setup fails
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=524808
  [ 4 ] Bug #538526 - message on F12 startup "fb: conflicting fb hw usage nouveaufb vs OFfb NVDA,Displ - removing generic driver"
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=538526
  [ 5 ] Bug #526577 - Lots of PGRAPH_ERRORs
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=526577
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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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