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Fedora 11 Update: kernel-2.6.30.8-64.fc11



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-10048
2009-09-29 13:45:30
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Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 11
Version     : 2.6.30.8
Release     : 64.fc11
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 2.6.30.8. Upstream change logs:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.30.6
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.30.7
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.30.8    Enhancements:
- Disk I/O performance fixes taken from the 2.6.32 kernel.   - LIRC driver
updates.
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Sep 25 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.8-64
- Fix serious CFQ performance regression.
* Fri Sep 25 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.8-63
- Disable the GEM graphics manager on i686 PAE kernels
  (fixes modesetting on Intel graphics.)
* Fri Sep 25 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.8-62
- Fix breakage in hostap driver (#522269)
* Thu Sep 24 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.8-61
- Backport the cpuidle-faster-io fix from Fedora 12 to fix I/O
  performance problems when reading/writing multiple disks.
* Thu Sep 24 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.8-60
- Linux 2.6.30.8
* Thu Sep 24 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.7-59
- Disable sound powersave by default; it still pops when playing sounds. (#523836)
* Wed Sep 16 2009 Justin M. Forbes <jforbes redhat com> 2.6.30.7-58
- Revert virtio_blk to rotational mode. (#509383)
* Tue Sep 15 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.7-57
- Linux 2.6.30.7
* Tue Sep 15 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.7-56.rc1
- Fix CIFS security flags mask broken in 2.6.30 (#523173)
* Tue Sep 15 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.7-55.rc1
- Fix cpufreq lockdep warnings (#522685)
* Sat Sep 12 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.7-54.rc1
- 2.6.30.7-rc1
- Drop patches merged in -stable:
   linux-2.6-slub-fix-destroy-by-rcu.patch
* Thu Sep 10 2009 Dennis Gilmore <dennis ausil us> 2.6.30.6-53
- kgdb only works on sparc64 smp kernels so disable on the up one and enable on the smp one
- update to 256 cpus supported on sparc64 smp
* Wed Sep  9 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>  2.6.30.6-52
- Add linux-2.6-slub-fix-destroy-by-rcu.patch (fixes bug in 2.6.30.4)
* Wed Sep  9 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.6-51
- 2.6.30.6
- Drop patches merged in -stable:
  do_sigaltstack-avoid-copying-stack_t-as-a-structure-to-userspace.patch
  linux-2.6-x86-dont-send-ipi-to-empty-set-cpus.patch
  linux-2.6-bitmap-make-ops-return-result.patch
  linux-2.6-x86-dont-call-send-ipi-mask-with-empty-mask.patch
  linux-2.6-clone-fix-race-between-copy-process-and-de-thread.patch
  linux-2.6-kthreads-fix-kthread-create-vs-kthread-stop.patch
  linux-2.6-xen-x86-dont-probe-if-apics-are-disabled.patch
* Tue Sep  8 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.5-50
- Disable Amiga One support to fix powerpc coherency bug (#521703)
* Fri Sep  4 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.5-49
- Fix build system getting confused during firmware install.
* Fri Sep  4 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.5-48
- Added additional fixes needed for #514787:
  linux-2.6-ppc64-vs-broadcom-lmb-no-init-*.patch
- Fix up lirc patch context so it applies.
* Wed Sep  2 2009 Jarod Wilson <jarod redhat com>
- Make it possible to rmmod lirc_zilog w/o it hanging indefinitely
- Add transmit support (via port 2 only) on 1st-gen mceusb transceiver
* Tue Sep  1 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.5-46
- Fix yet another Xen boot crash (#520517)
* Tue Sep  1 2009 Jarod Wilson <jarod redhat com> 2.6.30.5-45
- Refresh lirc patches, add new lirc_ene0100 driver
- Fix up hdpvr driver for use with modular i2c so that
  lirc_zilog can actually bind to it
- Make lirc_zilog IR transmit and receive work on the hdpvr
- Fix audio on PVR-500 when used in same system as HVR-1800 (#480728)
* Fri Aug 28 2009 David Woodhouse <David Woodhouse intel com>
- Enable Solos DSL driver
* Thu Aug 27 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.5-43
- Don't load the floppy driver automatically:
  linux-2.6-defaults-die-floppy-die.patch
* Thu Aug 27 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.5-42
- Fix stackprotector problems with Xen on x86_64.
- Disable stackprotector on i386 until 32-bit Xen gets fixed.
* Thu Aug 27 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.5-41
- linux-2.6-kthreads-fix-kthread-create-vs-kthread-stop.patch:
  fix race in kthreads.
* Thu Aug 27 2009 Justin M. Forbes <jforbes redhat com> 2.6.30.5-40
- xen: Fix guest crash when trying to debug. (#458385)
* Thu Aug 27 2009 John W. Linville <linville redhat com> 2.6.30.5-39
- zd1211rw: adding 083a:e503 as a ZD1211B device (#518538)
* Thu Aug 27 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.5-38
- Fix string overflows found by stackprotector:
  hda-check-strcpy-length.patch
  linux-2.6-v4l-dvb-af9015-fix-stack-corruption.patch
* Thu Aug 27 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.5-37
- Fix race in clone() syscall.
* Thu Aug 27 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.5-36
- Fix hangs on older x86 systems with 440*X chipsets.
* Fri Aug 21 2009 David Woodhouse <David Woodhouse intel com>
- Fix b43 on iMac G5 (#514787)
* Tue Aug 18 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle redhat com>
- Backport several upstream commits 52dec22e739eec8f3a0154f768a599f5489048bd
  to improve mmap_min_addr.
- CVE-2009-2847: do_sigaltstack: avoid copying 'stack_t' as a
  structure to user space
* Mon Aug 17 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.5-32
- Change config options:
  CONFIG_SCSI_DEBUG=m
  CONFIG_PCI_MSI_DEFAULT_ON=y
* Mon Aug 17 2009 Jarod Wilson <jarod redhat com> 2.6.30.5-31
- Fix flub in prior lirc patch update that resulted in no lirc
  drivers getting built
* Sun Aug 16 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.5-29
- Linux 2.6.30.5
* Fri Aug 14 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.5-28.rc2
- Linux 2.6.30.5-rc2
- Dropped drm-intel-tv-fix.patch, merged in -stable now.
* Wed Aug 12 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle redhat com>
- drm-no-gem-on-i8xx.patch: fix misspelled IS_8XX & IS_I845G, sigh.
* Wed Aug 12 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle redhat com>
- DRM patch sync-up with F-11-2.6.29.y, ABI probably isn't right yet though...
 - drm-modesetting-radeon.patch
 - drm-nouveau.patch
 - drm-no-gem-on-i8xx.patch
 - drm-i915-resume-force-mode.patch
 - drm-intel-big-hammer.patch
 - drm-intel-gen3-fb-hack.patch
 - drm-intel-hdmi-edid-fix.patch
 - drm-modesetting-radeon-fixes.patch
 - drm-radeon-new-pciids.patch
 - drm-dont-frob-i2c.patch
 - drm-intel-tv-fix.patch
 - drm-radeon-cs-oops-fix.patch
 - drm-pnp-add-resource-range-checker.patch
 - drm-i915-enable-mchbar.patch
- The rest were merged upstream.
* Wed Aug 12 2009 John W. Linville <linville redhat com>
- iwlwifi: fix TX queue race
* Mon Aug 10 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle redhat com>
- Patch sync-up with F-11-2.6.29.y:
 - linux-2.6-x86-delay-tsc-barrier.patch
 - linux-2.6-fs-cifs-fix-port-numbers.patch
 - linux-2.6-kvm-skip-pit-check.patch
 - linux-2.6.29-xen-disable-gbpages.patch
 - linux-2.6-virtio_blk-dont-bounce-highmem-requests.patch
 - linux-2.6-drivers-char-low-latency-removal.patch
 - linux-2.6-serial-add-txen-test-param.patch
 - linux-2.6-input-wacom-bluetooth.patch
 - linux-2.6-defaults-saner-vm-settings.patch
 - linux-2.6-mm-lru-evict-streaming-io-pages-first.patch
 - linux-2.6-mm-lru-report-vm-flags-in-page-referenced.patch
 - linux-2.6-mm-lru-dont-evict-mapped-executable-pages.patch
 - linux-2.6-utrace.patch
 - linux-2.6-utrace-ftrace.patch
 - linux-2.6-tracehook.patch
* Mon Aug 10 2009 Jarod Wilson <jarod redhat com>
- Add tunable pad threshold support to lirc_imon
- Blacklist all iMON devices in usbhid driver so lirc_imon can bind
- Add new device ID to lirc_mceusb (#512483)
- Enable IR transceiver on the HD PVR
* Wed Aug  5 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle redhat com>
- Update to released 2.6.30.4.
- Drop now-unneeded upstream reverts.
* Wed Jul 29 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- Linux 2.6.30.4-rc1
* Mon Jul 27 2009 Neil Horman <nhorman redhat com>
- Backport xfrm gc_thresh export code (bz 503124)
* Fri Jul 24 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle redhat com>
- CONFIG_DEFAULT_MMAP_MIN_ADDR=65536 [i386 x86_64], 4096 elsewhere, as
  per defconfigs.
- Blat patches from other tag, now to rebase fixes, splat in the changelog,
  and tag it for building.
* Fri Jul 24 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle redhat com>
- Copy over release configs from devel-2.6.30 tag.
- Fix up some spec deviations.
* Fri Jul 24 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle redhat com>
- Linux 2.6.30.3 rebase for Fedora 11.
- Fedora 11 2.6.29 branch is on tag private-fedora-11-2_6_29_6.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #521574 - X Failed to Start with kernel-PAE-2.6.30.5-43.fc11.i686 during Boot
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=521574
  [ 2 ] Bug #522269 - [PATCH] Mistake while converting hostap driver to net_device_ops causes hostapd to fail
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=522269
  [ 3 ] Bug #523836 - loud crack when starting sound
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=523836
  [ 4 ] Bug #509383 - mkfs.ext2 much slower with virtio-backed disks than with IDE-backed disks (NOT sparseness issue)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=509383
  [ 5 ] Bug #523173 - Setting lower samba security for CIFS does not work anymore
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=523173
  [ 6 ] Bug #522685 - cpuspeed - possible circular locking dependency detected
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=522685
  [ 7 ] Bug #521703 - kernel panic: powerpc coherency mismatch: 2.6.30.5-43 setup-common.c:653
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=521703
  [ 8 ] Bug #520517 - 2.6.30.5-43.fc11.x86_64 fails to boot on CentOS 5.2 host machine
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=520517
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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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