Xenial update to v4.4.60 stable release

Bug #1681862 reported by Tim Gardner on 2017-04-11
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Bug Description

SRU Justification

    Impact:
       The upstream process for stable tree updates is quite similar
       in scope to the Ubuntu SRU process, e.g., each patch has to
       demonstrably fix a bug, and each patch is vetted by upstream
       by originating either directly from a mainline/stable Linux tree or
       a minimally backported form of that patch. The v4.4.60 upstream stable
       patch set is now available. It should be included in the Ubuntu
       kernel as well.

       git://git.kernel.org/

    TEST CASE: TBD

       The following patches from the v4.4.60 stable release shall be applied:

libceph: force GFP_NOIO for socket allocations
xen/setup: Don't relocate p2m over existing one
scsi: mpt3sas: fix hang on ata passthrough commands
scsi: sg: check length passed to SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN
scsi: libsas: fix ata xfer length
ALSA: seq: Fix race during FIFO resize
ALSA: hda - fix a problem for lineout on a Dell AIO machine
ASoC: atmel-classd: fix audio clock rate
ACPI: Fix incompatibility with mcount-based function graph tracing
ACPI: Do not create a platform_device for IOAPIC/IOxAPIC
tty/serial: atmel: fix race condition (TX+DMA)
tty/serial: atmel: fix TX path in atmel_console_write()
USB: fix linked-list corruption in rh_call_control()
KVM: x86: clear bus pointer when destroyed
drm/radeon: Override fpfn for all VRAM placements in radeon_evict_flags
mm, hugetlb: use pte_present() instead of pmd_present() in follow_huge_pmd()
MIPS: Lantiq: Fix cascaded IRQ setup
rtc: s35390a: fix reading out alarm
rtc: s35390a: make sure all members in the output are set
rtc: s35390a: implement reset routine as suggested by the reference
rtc: s35390a: improve irq handling
KVM: kvm_io_bus_unregister_dev() should never fail
power: reset: at91-poweroff: timely shutdown LPDDR memories
blk: improve order of bio handling in generic_make_request()
blk: Ensure users for current->bio_list can see the full list.
padata: avoid race in reordering
Linux 4.4.60

Tim Gardner (timg-tpi) on 2017-04-11
tags: added: kernel-stable-tracking-bug
description: updated
Stefan Bader (smb) on 2017-04-13
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 4.4.0-78.99

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linux (4.4.0-78.99) xenial; urgency=low

  * linux: 4.4.0-78.99 -proposed tracker (LP: #1686645)

  * Please backport fix to reference leak in cgroup blkio throttle
    (LP: #1683976)
    - block: fix module reference leak on put_disk() call for cgroups throttle

  * UbuntuKVM guest crashed while running I/O stress test with Ubuntu kernel
    4.4.0-47-generic (LP: #1659111)
    - block: Unhash block device inodes on gendisk destruction
    - block: Use pointer to backing_dev_info from request_queue
    - block: Dynamically allocate and refcount backing_dev_info
    - block: Make blk_get_backing_dev_info() safe without open bdev
    - block: Get rid of blk_get_backing_dev_info()
    - block: Move bdev_unhash_inode() after invalidate_partition()
    - block: Unhash also block device inode for the whole device
    - block: Revalidate i_bdev reference in bd_aquire()
    - block: Initialize bd_bdi on inode initialization
    - block: Move bdi_unregister() to del_gendisk()
    - block: Allow bdi re-registration
    - bdi: Fix use-after-free in wb_congested_put()
    - block: Make del_gendisk() safer for disks without queues
    - block: Fix bdi assignment to bdev inode when racing with disk delete
    - bdi: Mark congested->bdi as internal
    - bdi: Make wb->bdi a proper reference
    - bdi: Unify bdi->wb_list handling for root wb_writeback
    - bdi: Shutdown writeback on all cgwbs in cgwb_bdi_destroy()
    - bdi: Do not wait for cgwbs release in bdi_unregister()
    - bdi: Rename cgwb_bdi_destroy() to cgwb_bdi_unregister()
    - block: Fix oops in locked_inode_to_wb_and_lock_list()
    - kobject: Export kobject_get_unless_zero()
    - block: Fix oops scsi_disk_get()

  * Touchpad not working correctly after kernel upgrade (LP: #1662589)
    - Input: ALPS - fix V8+ protocol handling (73 03 28)

  * Xenial update to v4.4.62 stable release (LP: #1683728)
    - drm/i915: Avoid tweaking evaluation thresholds on Baytrail v3
    - drm/i915: Stop using RP_DOWN_EI on Baytrail
    - usb: dwc3: gadget: delay unmap of bounced requests
    - mtd: bcm47xxpart: fix parsing first block after aligned TRX
    - MIPS: Introduce irq_stack
    - MIPS: Stack unwinding while on IRQ stack
    - MIPS: Only change $28 to thread_info if coming from user mode
    - MIPS: Switch to the irq_stack in interrupts
    - MIPS: Select HAVE_IRQ_EXIT_ON_IRQ_STACK
    - MIPS: IRQ Stack: Fix erroneous jal to plat_irq_dispatch
    - crypto: caam - fix RNG deinstantiation error checking
    - Linux 4.4.62

  * ifup service of network device stay active after driver stop (LP: #1672144)
    - net: use net->count to check whether a netns is alive or not

  * [Hyper-V] mkfs regression in kernel 4.4+ (LP: #1682215)
    - block: relax check on sg gap

  * [Feature] KBL: intel_powerclamp driver support (LP: #1591641)
    - thermal/powerclamp: remove cpu whitelist
    - thermal/powerclamp: correct cpu support check
    - thermal/powerclamp: add back module device table

  * sysfs channel reads of lps22hb pressure sensor are stale (LP: #1682103)
    - iio: st_pressure: initialize lps22hb bootime

  * Backlight control does no...

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Changed in linux (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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