[Hardy] Update kernel to Linux

Bug #301632 reported by Stefan Bader on 2008-11-24
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux (Ubuntu)
Stefan Bader

Bug Description

This is a tracking report for the merge with upstream stable kernel The following updates are included:

  [Upstream Kernel Changes]

  * time: prevent the loop in timespec_add_ns() from being optimised away
  * kbuild: soften modpost checks when doing cross builds
  * mtd: memory corruption in block2mtd.c
  * md: remove the 'super' sysfs attribute from devices in an 'md' array
  * V4L: ivtv: Add missing sg_init_table()
  * UIO: add pgprot_noncached() to UIO mmap code
  * USB: new quirk flag to avoid Set-Interface
  * NOHZ: reevaluate idle sleep length after add_timer_on()
  * slab: fix cache_cache bootstrap in kmem_cache_init()
  * xen: fix RMW when unmasking events
  * xen: mask out SEP from CPUID
  * xen: fix UP setup of shared_info
  * PERCPU : __percpu_alloc_mask() can dynamically size percpu_data storage
  * alloc_percpu() fails to allocate percpu data
  * vfs: fix data leak in nobh_write_end()
  * pci: revert SMBus unhide on HP Compaq nx6110
  * vmcoreinfo: add the symbol "phys_base"
  * USB: Allow initialization of broken keyspan serial adapters.
  * USB: serial: fix regression in Visor/Palm OS module for kernels >=
  * USB: serial: ti_usb_3410_5052: Correct TUSB3410 endpoint requirements.
  * CRYPTO xcbc: Fix crash when ipsec uses xcbc-mac with big data chunk
  * mtd: fix broken state in CFI driver caused by FL_SHUTDOWN
  * ipmi: change device node ordering to reflect probe order
  * AX25 ax25_out: check skb for NULL in ax25_kick()
  * NET: include <linux/types.h> into linux/ethtool.h for __u* typedef
  * SUNGEM: Fix NAPI assertion failure.
  * INET: inet_frag_evictor() must run with BH disabled
  * LLC: Restrict LLC sockets to root
  * netpoll: zap_completion_queue: adjust skb->users counter
  * PPPOL2TP: Make locking calls softirq-safe
  * PPPOL2TP: Fix SMP issues in skb reorder queue handling
  * NET: Add preemption point in qdisc_run
  * sch_htb: fix "too many events" situation
  * SCTP: Fix local_addr deletions during list traversals.
  * NET: Fix multicast device ioctl checks
  * TCP: Fix shrinking windows with window scaling
  * TCP: Let skbs grow over a page on fast peers
  * VLAN: Don't copy ALLMULTI/PROMISC flags from underlying device
  * SPARC64: Fix atomic backoff limit.
  * SPARC64: Fix __get_cpu_var in preemption-enabled area.
  * SPARC64: flush_ptrace_access() needs preemption disable.
  * libata: assume no device is attached if both IDENTIFYs are aborted
  * sis190: read the mac address from the eeprom first
  * bluetooth: hci_core: defer hci_unregister_sysfs()
  * SPARC64: Fix FPU saving in 64-bit signal handling.
  * DVB: tda10086: make the 22kHz tone for DISEQC a config option
  * HFS+: fix unlink of links
  * plip: replace spin_lock_irq with spin_lock_irqsave in irq context
  * signalfd: fix for incorrect SI_QUEUE user data reporting
  * POWERPC: Fix build of modular drivers/macintosh/apm_emu.c
  * PARISC futex: special case cmpxchg NULL in kernel space
  * PARISC pdc_console: fix bizarre panic on boot
  * PARISC fix signal trampoline cache flushing
  * acpi: bus: check once more for an empty list after locking it
  * fbdev: fix /proc/fb oops after module removal
  * macb: Call phy_disconnect on removing
  * file capabilities: remove cap_task_kill()
  * locks: fix possible infinite loop in fcntl(F_SETLKW) over nfs

Stefan Bader (smb) on 2008-11-24
Changed in linux:
assignee: nobody → stefan-bader-canonical
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → In Progress
description: updated
Stefan Bader (smb) wrote :

Committed to be included for 2.6.24-23.46

Changed in linux:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Tim Gardner (timg-tpi) on 2008-11-26
Changed in linux:
assignee: nobody → stefan-bader-canonical
importance: Undecided → High
milestone: none → ubuntu-8.04.4
status: New → Fix Committed
assignee: stefan-bader-canonical → nobody
status: Fix Committed → Invalid
importance: Medium → Undecided
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Accepted linux into hardy-proposed, please test and give feedback here. Please see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you in advance!

Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2009-01-08
Changed in linux:
milestone: ubuntu-8.04.4 → ubuntu-8.04.2
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 2.6.24-23.46

linux (2.6.24-23.46) hardy-proposed; urgency=low

  [Alessio Igor Bogani]

  * rt: Updated PREEMPT_RT support to rt21
    - LP: #302138

  [Amit Kucheria]

  * SAUCE: Update lpia patches from moblin tree
    - LP: #291457

  [Andy Whitcroft]

  * SAUCE: replace gfs2_bitfit with upstream version to prevent oops
    - LP: #276641

  [Colin Ian King]

  * isdn: Do not validate ISDN net device address prior to interface-up
    - LP: #237306
  * hwmon: (coretemp) Add Penryn CPU to coretemp
    - LP: #235119
  * USB: add support for Motorola ROKR Z6 cellphone in mass storage mode
    - LP: #263217
  * md: fix an occasional deadlock in raid5
    - LP: #208551

  [Stefan Bader]

  * SAUCE: buildenv: Show CVE entries in printchanges
  * SAUCE: buildenv: Send git-ubuntu-log informational message to stderr
  * Xen: dma: avoid unnecessarily SWIOTLB bounce buffering
    - LP: #247148
  * Update openvz patchset to apply to latest stable tree.
    - LP: #301634
  * XEN: Fix FTBS with stable updates
    - LP: #301634

  [Steve Conklin]

  * Add HID quirk for dual USB gamepad
    - LP: #140608

  [Tim Gardner]

    - LP: #257684
  * SAUCE: Correctly blacklist Thinkpad r40e in ACPI
    - LP: #278794
  * SAUCE: ALPS touchpad for Dell Latitude E6500/E6400
    - LP: #270643

  [Upstream Kernel Changes]

  * Revert "[Bluetooth] Eliminate checks for impossible conditions in IRQ
    - LP: #217659
  * KVM: VMX: Clear CR4.VMXE in hardware_disable
    - LP: #268981
  * iov_iter_advance() fix
    - LP: #231746
  * Fix off-by-one error in iov_iter_advance()
    - LP: #231746
  * USB: serial: ch341: New VID/PID for CH341 USB-serial
    - LP: #272485
  * x86: Fix 32-bit x86 MSI-X allocation leakage
    - LP: #273103
  * b43legacy: Fix failure in rate-adjustment mechanism
    - LP: #273143
  * x86: Reserve FIRST_DEVICE_VECTOR in used_vectors bitmap.
    - LP: #276334
  * openvz: merge missed fixes from vanilla 2.6.24 openvz branch
    - LP: #298059
  * openvz: some autofs related fixes
    - LP: #298059
  * openvz: fix ve stop deadlock after nfs connect
    - LP: #298059
  * openvz: fix netlink and rtnl inside container
    - LP: #298059
  * openvz: fix wrong size of ub0_percpu
    - LP: #298059
  * openvz: fix OOPS while stopping VE started before binfmt_misc.ko loaded
    - LP: #298059
  * x86-64: Fix "bytes left to copy" return value for copy_from_user()
  * NET: Fix race in dev_close(). (Bug 9750)
    - LP: #301608
  * IPV6: Fix IPsec datagram fragmentation
    - LP: #301608
  * IPV6: dst_entry leak in ip4ip6_err.
    - LP: #301608
  * IPV4: Remove IP_TOS setting privilege checks.
    - LP: #301608
  * IPCONFIG: The kernel gets no IP from some DHCP servers
    - LP: #301608
  * IPCOMP: Disable BH on output when using shared tfm
    - LP: #301608
  * IRQ_NOPROBE helper functions
    - LP: #301608
  * MIPS: Mark all but i8259 interrupts as no-probe.
    - LP: #301608
  * ub: fix up the conversion to sg_init_table()
    - LP: #301608
  * x86: adjust enable_NMI_through_LVT0()
    - LP: #301608
  * SCSI ips: handle scsi_add_host() failure, and other err cl...

Changed in linux:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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