Fedora Core alert: Updated kernel packages

Posted by dave on Feb 11, 2004 4:20 AM EDT
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Red Hat has released a new kernel update, giving no information as to the problems fixed. The changelog was last updated on January 26th.

Fedora Security Update Notification

Name : kernel Version : 2.4.22 Release : 1.2166.nptl Summary : The Linux kernel (the core of the Linux operating system) Description : The kernel package contains the Linux kernel (vmlinuz), the core of your Fedora Core Linux operating system. The kernel handles the basic functions of the operating system: memory allocation, process allocation, device input and output, etc.


* Mon Jan 26 2004 Dave Jones - Fix error in wan config files that broke some configurators. - Reenable VIA DRI.

* Fri Jan 16 2004 Dave Jones - Merge VM updates from post 2.4.22 - Fix AMD64 ptrace security hole. (CAN-2004-0001) - Fix NPTL SMP hang. - Merge bits from 2.4.25pre - R128 DRI limits checking. (CAN-2004-0003) - Various ymfpci fixes. - tmpfs readdir does not update dir atime - Minor IPV4/Netfilter changes. - Fix userspace dereferencing bug in USB Vicam driver. - Merge a few more bits from 2.4.23pre - Numerous tmpfs fixes. - Use list_add_tail in buffer_insert_list - Correctly dequeue SIGSTOP signals in kupdated - Update laptop-mode patch to match mainline.

* Wed Jan 14 2004 Dave Jones - Merge a few more missing netfilter fixes from upstream.

* Tue Jan 13 2004 Dave Jones - Reenable Tux. - Lots of updates from the 2.4.23 era.

* Mon Jan 12 2004 Dave Jones - Avoid deadlocks in USB storage.

* Fri Jan 09 2004 Dave Jones - Fix thread creation race.

* Thu Jan 08 2004 Dave Jones - USB storage: Make Pentax Optio S4 work - Config file tweaking. Only enable CONFIG_SIBLINGS_2 on the kernels that need it.

--------------------------------------------------------------------- This update can be downloaded from: http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/1/

553f4944dcb4efacd5c121e3b393e3b5 SRPMS/kernel-2.4.22-1.2166.nptl.src.rpm edda6d7c8e61b35e70429dd3554b947c i386/kernel-source-2.4.22-1.2166.nptl.i386.rpm 6b826de879e4f6d9251faebf4238e328 i386/kernel-doc-2.4.22-1.2166.nptl.i386.rpm b32053e5046cd01734eb9ce9baf52f93 i386/kernel-BOOT-2.4.22-1.2166.nptl.i386.rpm 41bf2bba0664246ed2607c3a3feb88fe i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.4.22-1.2166.nptl.i386.rpm e4f4674f933c69dcdbad6f05229d59be i386/kernel-2.4.22-1.2166.nptl.i586.rpm 925b246a817cce46c817bd274442ed98 i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.4.22-1.2166.nptl.i586.rpm def776965b602ec0816b8ab53c13e8bb i386/kernel-2.4.22-1.2166.nptl.i686.rpm 06b4703c7d2a060bba8e7ebc2e3ae381 i386/kernel-smp-2.4.22-1.2166.nptl.i686.rpm 52691d36723c08cc88e240e174d91186 i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.4.22-1.2166.nptl.i686.rpm a6ac8355b5fa29f5e60eb8ed916b02b8 i386/kernel-2.4.22-1.2166.nptl.athlon.rpm 7520911214522bad67f0229aab79607d i386/kernel-smp-2.4.22-1.2166.nptl.athlon.rpm d52fdb74c33f4b7414f4449882e026c3 i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.4.22-1.2166.nptl.athlon.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command. ---------------------------------------------------------------------

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