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Fedora Core 6 Test Update: kernel-2.6.20-1.2943.fc6



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Fedora Test Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-416
2007-04-05
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Product     : Fedora Core 6
Name        : kernel
Version     : 2.6.20
Release     : 1.2943.fc6
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 final 2.6.20.4:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.20.4

2.6.20.5-rc1 (+) and two post-rc1 fixes (++):
+ [CIFS] Allow reset of file to ATTR_NORMAL when archive bit
not set
+ [CIFS] reset mode when client notices that ATTR_READONLY
is no longer set
+ [CRYPTO] api: scatterwalk_copychunks() fails to advance
through scatterlist
++ crypto api bugfix: scatterwalk advance uses wrong quantity
+ [DCCP] getsockopt: Fix DCCP_SOCKOPT_[SEND,RECV]_CSCOV
+ dvb-core: fix several locking related problems
+ DVB: fix nxt200x rf input switching
+ DVB: isl6421: don't reference freed memory
+ FRA_{DST,SRC} are le16 for decnet
+ generic_serial: fix decoding of baud rate
+ i2o: block IO errors on i2o disk
+ ide: clear bmdma status in ide_intr() for ICHx controllers
(revised #4)
+ ide: remove clearing bmdma status from
cdrom_decode_status() (rev #4)
+ ide: revert "ide: fix drive side 80c cable check, take 2"
for now
+ ieee1394: dv1394: fix CardBus card ejection
+ [IPV6]: Fix routing round-robin locking.
+ jmicron: make ide jmicron driver play nice with libata ones
+ libata bugfix: HDIO_DRIVE_TASK
++ libata bugfix: HDIO_DRIVE_TASK also preserve the LBA bit
+ libata: clear TF before IDENTIFYing
+ [libata] sata_mv: don't touch reserved bits in EDMA config
register
+ [libata] sata_mv: Fix 50xx irq mask
+ [NET]: Fix fib_rules compatibility breakage
+ [NET_SCHED]: cls_basic: fix NULL pointer dereference
+ [NET]: Correct accept(2) recovery after sock_attach_fd()
+ [NET_SCHED]: Fix ingress locking
+ [PPP]: Don't leak an sk_buff on interface destruction.
+ sata_nv: delay on switching between NCQ and non-NCQ commands
+ [SPARC]: sparc64 gcc-4.2.0 20070317 -Werror failure
+ UML - fix epoll
+ UML - Fix static linking
+ uml: fix unreasonably long udelay
+ UML - host VDSO fix
+ UML - use correct register file size everywhere
+ V4L: Fix SECAM handling on saa7115
+ V4L: msp_attach must return 0 if no msp3400 was found
+ V4L: radio: Fix error in Kbuild file
+ V4L: saa7146: Fix allocation of clipping memory
+ [VIDEO] ffb: Fix two DAC handling bugs.

Additional changes/patches:
+ enable the marvell PATA driver
+ Disable PCI MSI and MMCONFIG by default, add options to
enable them
+ dm-crypt: disable barriers
+ ide: use proper error recovery
+ mmap: don't spam logs
+ nfs: allow 64-bit cookies
+ iee80211_softmac: check if interface running before assert
+ i82875_edac: unhide PCI device
+ GFS2: update to latest upstream
+ Xen: numerous bugfixes: see changelog
+ enable backwards-compatible /proc firewall entries
+ enable CONFIG_SECURITY_NETWORK_XFRM
+ UDF: allow files >1GB
+ dvb: autoload the cx88 driver
+ dvb: autoload the bt8xx driver
+ sky2: transmit timeout fixes
+ msix: flush writes to control registers
+ bluetooth: Quirk for broadcom device

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* Wed Apr  4 2007 Markus Armbruster <armbru redhat com>
- Xen kernel profiling fix is broken, back it out.
* Tue Apr  3 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>		1.2942
- 2.6.20.5-rc1 plus two fixes for broken -rc1 patches.
- Remove patches that are now in 20.5-rc1.
- 2106: move firmware timeout patch to here.
- 2107: Disable PCI MSI and MMCONFIG by default,
  add options to enable them.
* Mon Apr  2 2007 Markus Armbruster <armbru redhat com>
- Xen kernel:
  >4G guest fix (Steven Rostedt )
  fix nosegneg detection (Rik van Riel )
  Use swiotlb mask for coherent mappings too (Herbert Xu )
  Fix potential grant entry leaks on error (Herbert Xu )
  Fix agp on x86_64 under Xen (Stephen C. Tweedie )
  netback: Reenable TX queueing and drop pkts after timeout (Herbert Xu )
  make ballooning work right (Rik van Riel )
  Fix xen swiotlb for b44 module (Stephen C. Tweedie )
  Copy shared data before verification (Herbert Xu )
  Properly close block frontend on non-existant file (Glauber de Oliveira Costa )
  blkback: Fix potential grant entry leaks on error (Rik van Riel )
  blkback: Copy shared data before verification (Rik van Riel)
  netback: Fix wrap to zero in transmit credit scheduler. (Herbert Xu )
  fix 2TB overflow in virtual disk driver (Rik van Riel )
  blkback: Fix first_sect check. (Rik van Riel )
  make netfront device permanent (Glauber de Oliveira Costa )
  fix iSCSI root oops on x86_64 xen domU (Rik van Riel )
  Avoid touching the watchdog when gone for too long (Glauber de Oliveira Costa )
  fix profiling (Rik van Riel )
  privcmd: Range-check hypercall index. (Herbert Xu )
  Fix spinlock bad magic when removing xennet device (Chris Lalancette )
- Add PACKET_AUXDATA cmsg (Herbert Xu )
* Fri Mar 30 2007 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com>
- Overhaul ordering of build/don't build flag setting,
  such that nothing set at the top gets overridden
  later in the spec
- Add support for --with/--without build flags as an
  alternative way to disable/enable specific builds
- Add %buildid define to make it easier/more obvious
  how to tag a one-off build
* Thu Mar 29 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- 1413: GFS2 update
- enable kernel options:
    CONFIG_NF_CONNTRACK_PROC_COMPAT (#234174)
    CONFIG_SECURITY_NETWORK_XFRM (requested for LSPP)
- added patches
    1819 - 1823: 2.6.20.5 DVB patches from maintainer
    1824       : bt8xx autoload
    1825       : i2o block driver (#228946)
    1826       : classifier null deref
    1827       : ide error recovery
    1828       : mmap don't spam logs
    1829       : net scheduler locking
    1830       : NFS allow 64bit cookies
    1831       : softmac (#234320)
    1832       : bluetooth quirk (#230534)
    1833       : firmware timeout
    1834       : udf patches from -mm
    1835       : i82875p edac pci unhide
* Mon Mar 26 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- 2.6.20.4, which adds:
    fix for audit deadlock (#232845)
    fix for SCSI tape wrong block size (#224120)
- added test patches 1800 thru 1818
    1800, 1801: CIFS (#221081)
    1802, 1803: DVB cx88 (#233416)
    1804      : ide drive speed (#232147, #216374)
    1806, 1807: sata_mv (#232811)
    1808      : sky2 timeouts (#227420)
    1809, 1810: ich7 (#216374)
    1811, 1818: jmicron sata (#224680, #230838)
    1812      : libata clear tf (#232991)
    1815      : msix interrupts (#225399)
    1817      : sata_nv NCQ (#232895)
* Wed Mar 21 2007 Markus Armbruster <armbru redhat com>
- Xen hypervisor:
  Enable Xen booting on machines with > 64G (Chris Lalancette )
  fix TLB flushing in shadow pagetable mode (Rik van Riel )
  quick fix for Cannot allocate memory (Steven Rostedt )
  Register PIT handlers to the correct domain (Herbert Xu )
  Replace inappropriate domain_crash_synchronous use (Herbert Xu )
  Make HVM hypercall table NR_hypercalls entries big. (Herbert Xu )
  >4G guest fix (Steven Rostedt )
  emulate PIT channels for vbios support (Stephen C. Tweedie )
  Race condition concerning VLAPIC interrupts (Bhavana Nagendra )
  emulation for accesses faulting on a page boundary (Stephen C. Tweedie )
  make ballooning work right (xen part) (Rik van Riel )
  HVM crashes on IA32e SMP (Glauber de Oliveira Costa )
  Fix for SMP Xen guest slow boot issue on AMD systems (Bhavana Nagendra )
  Fix xen swiotlb for b44 module (xen part) (Stephen C. Tweedie )
  upstream patches to make Windows Vista work (Steven Rostedt)
  AMD-V HVM fix for Windows hibernate (Bhavana Nagendra )
  fix vcpu hotplug statistics (Rik van Riel )
  xen pae >4GB patch (Don Zickus)
  AMD-V HVM windows guest boot menu timer issue (Steven Rostedt)
* Mon Mar 19 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Change how 'ignore quiet boot option' is done to a CONFIG option.
  This will allow having it ignored in the -debug kernels, but
  honoured in the production kernels whilst allowing to build
  from the same source tree.
* Mon Mar 19 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Only enable sleep-in-irq debugging in the -debug build.
* Mon Mar 19 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Add Marvell PATA driver. (#213424)
* Mon Mar 19 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- new utrace patch from roland
- removed (now in utrace patch)
	  16: linux-2.6-ptrace-natural-clone.patch
* Sun Mar 18 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- fixed typo in Xen patch
- 2.6.20.4 queue (24 patches)
- removed (now in 20.4 queue):
	1806: linux-2.6-20_hrtimer_prevent_dos.patch
	1807: linux-2.6-20_nfs_getattr_check_isreg.patch
	1808: linux-2.6-20_pi_futex_state_locking.patch
	1794: linux-2.6-20_ia64_chip_mask.patch (Prarit)
* Fri Mar 16 2007 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
- Add driver for USB EHCI debug cables.
* Fri Mar 16 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- new version of patch for BZ #232600:
        2200: linux-2.6-sata-promise-pata-ports.patch
- added:
	1800: linux-2.6-20.4-adjust-legacy-ide-resource-setting.patch
	1801: linux-2.6-20.4-fix-another-null-deref-in-ipv6.patch
	1802: linux-2.6-20.4-fix-rtm_to_ifaddr-error-return.patch
	1803: linux-2.6-20.4-netlabel-cipso_std_bug.patch
	1804: linux-2.6-20.4-nfnetlink_log-refcounting.patch
	1805: linux-2.6-20.4-SCSI-gdth-fix-oops.patch
	1806: linux-2.6-20_hrtimer_prevent_dos.patch
	1807: linux-2.6-20_nfs_getattr_check_isreg.patch
	1808: linux-2.6-20_pi_futex_state_locking.patch
* Thu Mar 15 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- added
	  16: linux-2.6-ptrace-natural-clone.patch
	 206: linux-2.6-20_x86_64_xapic_8_bit_dest.patch
* Wed Mar 14 2007 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com>
- make brew happy with new changeset.
* Wed Mar 14 2007 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com>
- Enable xen again & update all the xen patches to 2.6.20.2.
* Tue Mar 13 2007 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
- 2.6.20.3
- added
	205: linux-2.6-x86_64_edac_update.patch

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This update can be downloaded from:
    http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/testing/6/

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This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.
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