[Hardy] Enable USB serial support on sparc

Bug #305188 reported by Stefan Bader on 2008-12-04
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linux (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Stefan Bader
Hardy
Wishlist
Stefan Bader

Bug Description

This is a tracking report for the request (fabbione) to enable the USB serial support for sparc builds. Only a small subset of USB serial drivers will get enabled.

fabbione: "Select USB_SERIAL_AIRPRIME, USB_SERIAL_GENERIC, USB_SERIAL_OPTION and USB_SERIAL_PL2303 features from USB_SERIAL set as those are the only one tested by me."

Stefan Bader (smb) on 2008-12-04
Changed in linux:
assignee: nobody → stefan-bader-canonical
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → In Progress
Stefan Bader (smb) wrote :

SRU justification

Impact: Currently no USB serial modules are build for sparc. Those are required to get a console over USB. Impact is small since this enablement only activates modules for sparc.

Fix: Change config options to build certain USB serial modules.

Testcase: Use a serial console with a serial USB adapter on sparc.

Stefan Bader (smb) wrote :
Changed in linux:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
milestone: none → ubuntu-8.04.3
Stefan Bader (smb) on 2009-01-12
Changed in linux:
milestone: ubuntu-8.04.3 → ubuntu-8.04.2
Steve Langasek (vorlon) wrote :

pushing target back to 8.04.3; the window for kernel updates in 8.04.2 is closed.

Changed in linux:
milestone: ubuntu-8.04.2 → ubuntu-8.04.3
Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2009-01-23
Changed in linux:
assignee: nobody → stefan-bader-canonical
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → In Progress
Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2009-01-23
Changed in linux:
milestone: ubuntu-8.04.3 → none
Steve Langasek (vorlon) wrote :

Accepted 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!

Changed in linux:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2009-05-01
tags: added: hw-specific
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 2.6.24-24.53

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linux (2.6.24-24.53) hardy-proposed; urgency=low

  [Stefan Bader]

  * Rebuild of 2.6.24-24.51 with 2.6.24-23.52 security patches applied.

linux (2.6.24-24.51) hardy-proposed; urgency=low

  [Alessio Igor Bogani]

  * rt: Updated PREEMPT_RT support to rt27
    - LP: #324275

  [Steve Beattie]

  * fix apparmor memory leak on deleted file ops
    - LP: #329489

  [Upstream Kernel Changes]

  * KVM: MMU: Add locking around kvm_mmu_slot_remove_write_access()
    - LP: #335097, #333409
  * serial: 8250: fix shared interrupts issues with SMP and RT kernels
    - LP: #280821
  * 8250.c: port.lock is irq-safe
    - LP: #280821
  * ACPI: Clear WAK_STS on resume
    - LP: #251338

linux (2.6.24-24.50) hardy-proposed; urgency=low

  [Alok Kataria]

  * x86: add X86_FEATURE_HYPERVISOR feature bit
    - LP: #319945
  * x86: add a synthetic TSC_RELIABLE feature bit
    - LP: #319945
  * x86: vmware: look for DMI string in the product serial key
    - LP: #319945
  * x86: Hypervisor detection and get tsc_freq from hypervisor
    - LP: #319945
  * x86: Use the synthetic TSC_RELIABLE bit to workaround virtualization
    anomalies.
    - LP: #319945
  * x86: Skip verification by the watchdog for TSC clocksource.
    - LP: #319945
  * x86: Mark TSC synchronized on VMware.
    - LP: #319945

  [Colin Ian King]

  * SAUCE: Bluetooth USB: fix kernel panic during suspend while streaming
    audio to bluetooth headset
    - LP: #331106

  [James Troup]

  * XEN: Enable architecture specific get_unmapped_area_topdown
    - LP: #237724

  [Stefan Bader]

  * Xen: Fix FTBS after Vmware TSC updates.
    - LP: #319945

  [Upstream Kernel Changes]

  * r8169: fix RxMissed register access
    - LP: #324760
  * r8169: Tx performance tweak helper
    - LP: #326891
  * r8169: use pci_find_capability for the PCI-E features
    - LP: #326891
  * r8169: add 8168/8101 registers description
    - LP: #326891
  * r8169: add hw start helpers for the 8168 and the 8101
    - LP: #326891
  * r8169: additional 8101 and 8102 support
    - LP: #326891
  * Fix memory corruption in console selection
    - LP: #329007

linux (2.6.24-23.52) hardy-security; urgency=low

  [Stefan Bader]
  * rt: Fix FTBS caused by shm changes
    - CVE-2009-0859

  [Steve Beattie]

  * fix apparmor memory leak on deleted file ops
    - LP: #329489

  [Upstream Kernel Changes]

  * NFS: Remove the buggy lock-if-signalled case from do_setlk()
    - CVE-2008-4307
  * sctp: Avoid memory overflow while FWD-TSN chunk is received with bad
    stream ID
    - CVE-2009-0065
  * net: 4 bytes kernel memory disclosure in SO_BSDCOMPAT gsopt try #2
    - CVE-2009-0676
  * sparc: Fix mremap address range validation.
    - CVE-2008-6107
  * copy_process: fix CLONE_PARENT && parent_exec_id interaction
    - CVE-2009-0028
  * security: introduce missing kfree
    - CVE-2009-0031
  * eCryptfs: check readlink result was not an error before using it
    - CVE-2009-0269
  * dell_rbu: use scnprintf() instead of less secure sprintf()
    - CVE-2009-0322
  * drivers/net/skfp: if !capable(CAP_NET_ADMIN): inverted logic
    - CVE-2009-0675
  * Ext4: Fix online res...

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Changed in linux (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Jeremy Foshee (jeremyfoshee) wrote :

Marking top level task as Fix Released as this was overlooked.

-JFo

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