Fedora Core 2 Update: kernel-2.6.7-1.494.2.2
Posted on: 08/03/2004 07:36 PM

An updated kernel package has been released for Fedora Core 2

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2004-247
2004-08-03
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Product : Fedora Core 2
Name : kernel
Version : 2.6.7
Release : 1.494.2.2
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:

This update kernel for Fedora Core 2 contains the security fixes as found by Paul Starzetz from isec.pl. In addition this kernel contains a significant number of bugfixes that are inherited from the newer kernel.org kernel this release is based on.


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* Wed Aug 04 2004 Arjan van de Ven arjanv@redhat.com

- fix ppos races

* Sat Jul 17 2004 Arjan van de Ven arjanv@redhat.com

- ppc32 embedded updates

* Fri Jul 16 2004 Arjan van de Ven arjanv@redhat.com

- make USB modules again and add Alan's real fix for the SMM-meets-USB bug
- 2.6.8-rc1-bk4

* Thu Jul 15 2004 Arjan van de Ven arjanv@redhat.com

- 2.6.8-rc1-bk3

* Wed Jul 14 2004 Arjan van de Ven arjanv@redhat.com

- add "enforcemodulesig" boot option to make the kernel load signed modules only

* Tue Jul 13 2004 Arjan van de Ven arjanv@redhat.com

- updated voluntary preempt
- 2.6.8-rc1

* Thu Jul 08 2004 Arjan van de Ven arjanv@redhat.com

- fix boot breakage that was hitting lots of people (Dave Jones)

* Wed Jul 07 2004 Arjan van de Ven arjanv@redhat.com

- add voluntary preemption patch from Ingo
- 2.6.7-bk19


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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/2/

7c34ff18c58199a9559e41e0a89989f1 SRPMS/kernel-2.6.7-1.494.2.2.src.rpm
2e5ad2234291cbae1717808e5e6b1091 x86_64/kernel-2.6.7-1.494.2.2.x86_64.rpm
8cad3b767b875d9eda43d28e0fe44dcc x86_64/kernel-smp-2.6.7-1.494.2.2.x86_64.rpm
b440fc206a2107c88ffbfda43d9de2ef x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.7-1.494.2.2.x86_64.rpm
7fc266322f905637c9d4cb13968c5d00 x86_64/kernel-sourcecode-2.6.7-1.494.2.2.noarch.rpm
c74e6ec7c9b3cc8bd0e37792aa6d0ba9 x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.7-1.494.2.2.noarch.rpm
e49810ed1e33f0be9841724e57da67dd i386/kernel-2.6.7-1.494.2.2.i586.rpm
866a4597feb9f75d8e9b44ac18e4e498 i386/kernel-smp-2.6.7-1.494.2.2.i586.rpm
2f3fe2937733e54dbdc40a920d310b21 i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.7-1.494.2.2.i586.rpm
d9edea58c35389d004397c10bcb95892 i386/kernel-2.6.7-1.494.2.2.i686.rpm
53ab1cccbb9e5d1db4f41484a04cfc4e i386/kernel-smp-2.6.7-1.494.2.2.i686.rpm
b06b13774f0320c064f16340757c053e i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.7-1.494.2.2.i686.rpm
7fc266322f905637c9d4cb13968c5d00 i386/kernel-sourcecode-2.6.7-1.494.2.2.noarch.rpm
c74e6ec7c9b3cc8bd0e37792aa6d0ba9 i386/kernel-doc-2.6.7-1.494.2.2.noarch.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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