Fedora Core 4 Update: kernel-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4
Posted on: 02/03/2006 06:52 AM

A new update is available for Fedora Core - Fedora Core 4 Update: kernel-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4. Here the announcement:

Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2006-077
2006-02-02
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Product : Fedora Core 4
Name : kernel
Version : 2.6.15
Release : 1.1830_FC4
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:

A rebase to 2.6.15.2, featuring many bugfixes.
For specific changelogs, refer to

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.15
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.15.2

Fedora specific changes are detailed below.

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* Thu Feb 2 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt; [2.6.15-1.1830_FC4]
- Remove r8169 debugging.
* Tue Jan 31 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt; [2.6.15-1.1829_FC4]
- 2.6.15.2
- Fix scsi_cmd_cache leak.
* Thu Jan 26 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt; [2.6.15-1.1828_FC4]
- Bump default number of serial ports registered.
* Thu Jan 26 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt; [2.6.15-1.1827_FC4]
- Fix udev dependancy.
* Thu Jan 26 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt; [2.6.15-1.1826_FC4]
- Enable debugging in r8169 driver.
* Wed Jan 25 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt;
- Add udev-071 minimum requirement.
* Wed Jan 25 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt;
- Disable yealink driver due to broken probing.
- Disable debug options again.
* Wed Jan 25 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt; [2.6.15-1.1825_FC4]
- Temporarily flip on some debugging options again.
* Tue Jan 24 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt;
- Fix it87 probing problem which caused reboots on some hardware.
- Fix inode leak in d_instantiate_unique()
* Sun Jan 15 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt;
- 2.6.15.1
- Disable slab debug.
* Thu Jan 12 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt; [2.6.15-1.1824_FC4]
- Remove broken vm debug patch.
- kill blk_attempt_merge() which was horribly broken.
- Fix booting issue on x86-64 ATI systems.
* Mon Jan 9 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt;
- Reenable Squashfs.
* Fri Jan 6 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt;
- Enable nvram driver for x86-64
- Fix posix-cpu-timers sched_time accumulation.
* Fri Jan 6 2006 Dave Jones lt;davej@redhat.comgt; [2.6.15-1.1823_FC4]
- Reduce block layer stack usage.
- Set reboot through BIOS for HP laptops.

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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/4/

e5ffb7b926d3a9908c3fa0846af0ba74e9e9fa58 SRPMS/kernel-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.src.rpm
dfd16e5c01b5d4ee77be2f80974647d7472b9983 ppc/kernel-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.ppc.rpm
fe8549776b80e04048d7b23663af943f07f40126 ppc/kernel-devel-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.ppc.rpm
09673c3dc75fa487ff3c0c59e73e99b8f7188c0e ppc/kernel-smp-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.ppc.rpm
5c81a031258e1de5c6e022fbe058d333f4dea344 ppc/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.ppc.rpm
b55077718f8ca3daaaeead4b453fc7929a496bad ppc/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.ppc.rpm
ff2d6f39446a0377bf64c5f9cbc0e1fd36ddf6bc ppc/kernel-doc-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.noarch.rpm
884e760bd3b9ea72723b3241ae1860167da896dc x86_64/kernel-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.x86_64.rpm
0c117812b17dd0c155dd151ff22eb099bf63ab66 x86_64/kernel-devel-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.x86_64.rpm
11547e76cef22bcfc9703fb25ab718ad943d9c5d x86_64/kernel-smp-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.x86_64.rpm
74464670dc83b7fb9869e1d69af34997d0614e2a x86_64/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.x86_64.rpm
3aa9b64ae2ddd69b6bb301c0b11502c50e0cc69f x86_64/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.x86_64.rpm
ff2d6f39446a0377bf64c5f9cbc0e1fd36ddf6bc x86_64/kernel-doc-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.noarch.rpm
ddda8e093fdeffc6d860e3fd3135b41c9a4699db i386/kernel-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.i586.rpm
06684bc0fc2becdb9db691b096fddff9cdedcdfb i386/kernel-devel-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.i586.rpm
25ef7e6ddc348767c8cfdbb4b4c94361ae4f8f75 i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.i586.rpm
627951d91a1f4ab7c0f5c07ab958bb8723a13619 i386/kernel-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.i686.rpm
feee1de0d89937927f057f472d1daaee51b62d7a i386/kernel-devel-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.i686.rpm
90523ed5286eca87cc783f4ad6dd8c6375ba25f1 i386/kernel-smp-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.i686.rpm
af55fb62761f44d0a266945a53a55c10cda58418 i386/kernel-smp-devel-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.i686.rpm
aa7dafcd9fee619111d079e6e92b13cf02665b6d i386/debug/kernel-debuginfo-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.i686.rpm
ff2d6f39446a0377bf64c5f9cbc0e1fd36ddf6bc i386/kernel-doc-2.6.15-1.1830_FC4.noarch.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program. Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line. For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.
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