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Fri Mar 24 23:10:35 2006 UTC (14 years, 8 months ago) by johnm
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1 README
2 --------------------------------------------------------------------------
3 This patchset is to be the 2.6 series of gentoo-sources.
4 it is designed for cross-compatibility, fixes and stability, with performance and additional features/driver support being a second.
5
6 Unless otherwise stated and marked as such, this kernel should be suitable for all environments.
7
8 Patchset Numbering Scheme
9 --------------------------------------------------------------------------
10 1XXX critical fixes
11 1XX stable releases
12 4XX backported stable
13 7XX security
14 8XX arch-compat
15 9XX other
16 2XXX driver related patches
17 1XX network
18 3XX raid/storage
19 5XX graphics/sound
20 7XX motherboard
21 9XX other
22 3XXX performance patches
23 1XX cpu-task schedular & related
24 3XX disk/memory/swap I/O and management
25 5XX graphics/sound
26 9XX other
27 4XXX additional features.
28 1XX network
29 3XX raid/storage
30 5XX graphics/sound
31 7XX filesystem
32 9XX other
33 5XXX experimental patches
34 1XX network
35 3XX raid/storage
36 5XX graphics/sound
37 7XX filesystem
38 9XX other
39
40 Individual Patch Descriptions:
41 --------------------------------------------------------------------------
42
43 Patch: 1100_1_sysctl-unregistration.patch
44 From: Linux 2.6.14.1
45 Desc: Fix an oops on sysctl unregistration (CVE-2005-2709)
46
47 Patch: 1101_2_airo_cs-correct-prototypes.patch
48 From: 2.6.14.2
49 Desc: airo.c/airo_cs.c: correct prototypes
50
51 Patch: 1102_2_cfq-io-sched-fix.patch
52 From: 2.6.14.2
53 Desc: Oops on suspend after on-the-fly switch to anticipatory i/o scheduler
54
55 Patch: 1103_2_fix-alpha-breakage.patch
56 From: 2.6.14.2
57 Desc: fix alpha breakage
58
59 Patch: 1104_2_thread-sendqueue-race.patch
60 From: 2.6.14.2
61 Desc: fix de_thread() vs send_group_sigqueue() race
62
63 Patch: 1105_2_ptrace-self-attach.patch
64 From: 2.6.14.2
65 Desc: Fix ptrace self-attach rule
66
67 Patch: 1106_2_signal-live-leak.patch
68 From: 2.6.14.2
69 Desc: fix signal->live leak in copy_process()
70
71 Patch: 1107_2_zero-size-datagram.patch
72 From: 2.6.14.2
73 Desc: [NET] Fix zero-size datagram reception
74
75 Patch: 1108_2_ipvs-connection-leak.patch
76 From: 2.6.14.2
77 Desc: ipvs: fix connection leak if expire_nodest_conn=1
78
79 Patch: 1109_2_prism54-frame-size.patch
80 From: 2.6.14.2
81 Desc: prism54 : Fix frame length
82
83 Patch: 1110_2_tcp-bic-max-increment.patch
84 From: 2.6.14.2
85 Desc: tcp: BIC max increment too large
86
87 Patch: 1111_2_usb-interface-modalias.patch
88 From: 2.6.14.2
89 Desc: USB: always export interface information for modalias
90
91 Patch: 1112_2_xfs-modular-quota.patch
92 From: 2.6.14.2
93 Desc: fix XFS_QUOTA for modular XFS
94
95 Patch: 1113_3_4GB-memory-intel-dual-core.patch
96 From: 2.6.14.3
97 Desc: x86_64/i386: Compute correct MTRR mask on early Noconas
98
99 Patch: 1114_3_ctnetlink-protoinfo.patch
100 From: 2.6.14.3
101 Desc: [NETFILTER] ctnetlink: check if protoinfo is present
102
103 Patch: 1115_3_ctnetlink-no-icmp-oops.patch
104 From: 2.6.14.3
105 Desc: [NETFILTER] ctnetlink: Fix oops when no ICMP ID info in message
106
107 Patch: 1116_3_eicon-signature.patch
108 From: 2.6.14.3
109 Desc: ISDN eicon/os_4bri.c: correct the xdiLoadFile() signature
110
111 Patch: 1117_3_ipv6-ah-length.patch
112 From: 2.6.14.3
113 Desc: [IPV6]: Fix calculation of AH length during filling ancillary data.
114
115 Patch: 1118_3_file-lease-leak.patch
116 From: 2.6.14.3
117 Desc: VFS: Fix memory leak with file leases
118
119 Patch: 1119_3_ipv6-advapi-memory.patch
120 From: 2.6.14.3
121 Desc: [IPV6]: Fix memory management error during setting up new advapi sockopts.
122
123 Patch: 1120_3_ipv6-extension-headers.patch
124 From: 2.6.14.3
125 Desc: [IPV6]: Fix sending extension headers before and including routing header.
126
127 Patch: 1121_3_alsa-rtc-soft-lockup.patch
128 From: 2.6.14.3
129 Desc: Fix soft lockup with ALSA rtc-timer
130
131 Patch: 1122_3_hdlc-netif-carrier.patch
132 From: 2.6.14.3
133 Desc: Generic HDLC WAN drivers - disable netif_carrier_off()
134
135 Patch: 1123_3_hwmon-it87-fan-speed-limits.patch
136 From: 2.6.14.3
137 Desc: hwmon: Fix missing it87 fan div init
138
139 Patch: 1124_3_hwmon-lm78-vid.patch
140 From: 2.6.14.3
141 Desc: hwmon: Fix lm78 VID conversion
142
143 Patch: 1125_3_hwmon-w83627hf-limits.patch
144 From: 2.6.14.3
145 Desc: hwmon: Fix missing boundary check when setting W83627THF in0 limits
146
147 Patch: 1126_3_conntrack-high-ports.patch
148 From: 2.6.14.3
149 Desc: [NETFILTER] ip_conntrack: fix ftp/irc/tftp helpers on ports >= 32768
150
151 Patch: 1127_3_conntrack-syn-push.patch
152 From: 2.6.14.3
153 Desc: [NETFILTER] ip_conntrack TCP: Accept SYN+PUSH like SYN
154
155 Patch: 1128_3_nat-refcount.patch
156 From: 2.6.14.3
157 Desc: [NETFILTER] NAT: Fix module refcount dropping too far
158
159 Patch: 1129_3_netfilter-queue-oops.patch
160 From: 2.6.14.3
161 Desc: [NETFILTER] nf_queue: Fix Ooops when no queue handler registered
162
163 Patch: 1130_3_packet-writing-oops-fix.patch
164 From: 2.6.14.3
165 Desc: packet writing oops fix
166
167 Patch: 1131_3_ppc64-numa.patch
168 From: 2.6.14.3
169 Desc: ppc64 memory model depends on NUMA
170
171 Patch: 1132_3_pptp-endianness.patch
172 From: 2.6.14.3
173 Desc: [NETFILTER] PPTP helper: Fix endianness bug in GRE key / CallID NAT
174
175 Patch: 1133_3_pptp-call-id.patch
176 From: 2.6.14.3
177 Desc: [NETFILTER] PPTP helper: fix PNS-PAC expectation call id
178
179 Patch: 1134_3_trace-auto-reap.patch
180 From: 2.6.14.3
181 Desc: Don't auto-reap traced children
182
183 Patch: 1135_3_netfilter-refcount-leak.patch
184 From: 2.6.14.3
185 Desc: [NETFILTER] refcount leak of proto when ctnetlink dumping tuple
186
187 Patch: 1136_4_acpi-nx8200-boot-hang.patch
188 From: 2.6.14.4
189 Desc: ACPI: fix HP nx8220 boot hang regression
190
191 Patch: 1137_4_invalidate-inode-pages-overflow.patch
192 From: 2.6.14.4
193 Desc: 32bit integer overflow in invalidate_inode_pages2()
194
195 Patch: 1138_4_kauditd-try-to-freeze.patch
196 From: 2.6.14.4
197 Desc: Add try_to_freeze to kauditd
198
199 Patch: 1139_4_bonding-features.patch
200 From: 2.6.14.4
201 Desc: bonding: fix feature consolidation
202
203 Patch: 1140_4_cciss-big-pass-thru.patch
204 From: 2.6.14.4
205 Desc: cciss: bug fix for BIG_PASS_THRU
206
207 Patch: 1141_4_cciss-hpacucli.patch
208 From: 2.6.14.4
209 Desc: cciss: bug fix for hpacucli
210
211 Patch: 1142_4_dpt-i20-null-deref.patch
212 From: 2.6.14.4
213 Desc: drivers/scsi/dpt_i2o.c: fix a user-after-free
214
215 Patch: 1143_4_dvb-budget-ci-depends.patch
216 From: 2.6.14.4
217 Desc: DVB: BUDGET CI card depends on STV0297 demodulator
218
219 Patch: 1144_4_ptrace-poke-hugepage.patch
220 From: 2.6.14.4
221 Desc: Fix crash when ptrace poking hugepage areas
222
223 Patch: 1145_4_listxattr-security-bounds.patch
224 From: 2.6.14.4
225 Desc: Fix listxattr() for generic security attributes
226
227 Patch: 1146_4_netlink-fib_lookup.patch
228 From: 2.6.14.4
229 Desc: NETLINK: Fix processing of fib_lookup netlink messages
230
231 Patch: 1147_4_serverworks-tlb-flush.patch
232 From: 2.6.14.4
233 Desc: AGPGART: Fix serverworks TLB flush.
234
235 Patch: 1148_4_i82365-resources.patch
236 From: 2.6.14.4
237 Desc: i82365: release all resources if no devices are found
238
239 Patch: 1149_4_i8k-blank-service-tags.patch
240 From: 2.6.14.4
241 Desc: I8K: fix /proc reporting of blank service tags
242
243 Patch: 1150_4_ls120-eject.patch
244 From: 2.6.14.4
245 Desc: ide-floppy: software eject not working with LS-120 drive
246
247 Patch: 1151_4_infiniband-null-deref.patch
248 From: 2.6.14.4
249 Desc: drivers/infiniband/core/mad.c: fix a use-after-free
250
251 Patch: 1152_4_libata-locking-rewrite.patch
252 From: 2.6.14.4
253 Desc: libata: locking rewrite (== fix)
254
255 Patch: 1153_4_i2o-pci-null-deref.patch
256 From: 2.6.14.4
257 Desc: drivers/message/i2o/pci.c: fix a use-after-free
258
259 Patch: 1154_4_nm256-reset-workaround.patch
260 From: 2.6.14.4
261 Desc: ALSA: nm256: reset workaround for Latitude CSx
262
263 Patch: 1155_4_bridge-features-recompute.patch
264 From: 2.6.14.4
265 Desc: BRIDGE: recompute features when adding a new device
266
267 Patch: 1156_4_setkeys-needs-root.patch
268 From: 2.6.14.4
269 Desc: setkeys needs root
270
271 Patch: 1157_4_microtek-scanner-scsi.patch
272 From: 2.6.14.4
273 Desc: USB: Adapt microtek driver to new scsi features
274
275 Patch: 1158_4_dtt761x-analog-ntsc.patch
276 From: 2.6.14.4
277 Desc: V4L/DVB: Fix analog NTSC for Thomson DTT 761X hybrid tuner
278
279 Patch: 1159_4_pinnacle-pctv-init.patch
280 From: 2.6.14.4
281 Desc: V4L/DVB (3135) Fix tuner init for Pinnacle PCTV Stereo
282
283 Patch: 1160_5_ctnetlink-attribute-size.patch
284 From: 2.6.14.5
285 Desc: Fix CTA_PROTO_NUM attribute size in ctnetlink
286
287 Patch: 1161_5_ctnetlink-read_unlock_bh.patch
288 From: 2.6.14.5
289 Desc: Fix unbalanced read_unlock_bh in ctnetlink
290
291 Patch: 1162_5_acpi-video-brightness-null-deref.patch
292 From: 2.6.14.5
293 Desc: apci: fix NULL deref in video/lcd/brightness
294
295 Patch: 1163_5_dpt_i20-deadlock.patch
296 From: 2.6.14.5
297 Desc: dpt_i2o fix for deadlock condition
298
299 Patch: 1164_5_skb_postpull_rcsum-fix.patch
300 From: 2.6.14.5
301 Desc: Fix hardware checksum modification
302
303 Patch: 1165_5_vlan-hardware-checksum.patch
304 From: 2.6.14.5
305 Desc: Fix hardware rx csum errors
306
307 Patch: 1166_5_nat-init-order-fix.patch
308 From: 2.6.14.5
309 Desc: Fix NAT init order
310
311 Patch: 1167_5_ip6_nf_target_nfqueue-depend-fix.patch
312 From: 2.6.14.5
313 Desc: Fix incorrect dependency for IP6_NF_TARGET_NFQUEUE
314
315 Patch: 1168_5_rtnlgrp-definitions-fix.patch
316 From: 2.6.14.5
317 Desc: Fix RTNLGRP definitions in rtnetlink.h
318
319 Patch: 1169_5_bridge-nf-ipv6-length-check.patch
320 From: 2.6.14.5
321 Desc: Fix bridge-nf ipv6 length check
322
323 Patch: 1170_5_route-lifetime-fix.patch
324 From: 2.6.14.5
325 Desc: Perform SA switchover immediately
326
327 Patch: 1171_5_hid-input-oops.patch
328 From: 2.6.14.5
329 Desc: Input: fix an OOPS in HID driver
330
331 Patch: 1172_5_params-sysfs-access.patch
332 From: 2.6.14.5
333 Desc: kernel/params.c: fix sysfs access with CONFIG_MODULES=n
334
335 Patch: 1173_5_scsi-transfer-direction-fix.patch
336 From: 2.6.14.5
337 Desc: SCSI: fix transfer direction in sd (kernel panic when ejecting iPod)
338
339 Patch: 1174_5_scsi_lib-st-transfer-direction-fix.patch
340 From: 2.6.14.5
341 Desc: SCSI: fix transfer direction in scsi_lib and st
342
343 Patch: 1175_5_nfs-setacl-check-fix.patch
344 From: 2.6.14.5
345 Desc: setting ACLs on readonly mounted NFS filesystems (CVE-2005-3623)
346
347 Patch: 1176_6_gem_remove_one-no-devexit.patch
348 From: 2.6.14.6
349 Desc: gem_remove_one() shouldn't be __devexit in drivers/net/sungem.c
350
351 Patch: 1177_6_ieee80211_crypt_tkip-kconfig-depends.patch
352 From: 2.6.14.6
353 Desc: ieee80211_crypt_tkip depends on NET_RADIO
354
355 Patch: 1178_6_proc-insanity-avoidance.patch
356 From: 2.6.14.6
357 Desc: Clean up legacy /proc interfaces (CVE-2005-4605)
358
359 Patch: 1179_6_sysctl-string-termination.patch
360 From: 2.6.14.6
361 Desc: sysctl: make sure to terminate strings with a NUL
362
363 Patch: 1180_6_ufs-release-i_sem.patch
364 From: 2.6.14.6
365 Desc: UFS: inode->i_sem is not released in error path
366
367 Patch: 1181_6_sparc-blade-100-video-fix.patch
368 From: 2.6.14.6
369 Desc: Fix onboard video on SPARC Blade 100
370
371 Patch: 1182_7_irq-affinity-broken-with-msi.patch
372 From: 2.6.14.7
373 Desc: setting irq affinity is broken in ia32 with MSI enabled
374
375 Patch: 1183_7_bridge-netfilter-ip-fragments.patch
376 From: 2.6.14.7
377 Desc: Don't match tcp/udp source/destination port for IP fragments
378
379 Patch: 1184_7_sparc64-ptrace.patch
380 From: 2.6.14.7
381 Desc: Don't clobber register %l0 in syscall return path
382
383 Patch: 1185_7_sparc64-fstat64.patch
384 From: 2.6.14.7
385 Desc: Fix sys_fstat64() entry in 64-bit syscall table
386
387 Patch: 1186_7_netfilter-pptp-crash-1.patch
388 From: 2.6.14.7
389 Desc: [NETFILTER]: Fix crash in ip_nat_pptp (CVE-2006-0036)
390
391 Patch: 1187_7_netfilter-pptp-crash-2.patch
392 From: 2.6.14.7
393 Desc: [NETFILTER]: Fix another crash in ip_nat_pptp (CVE-2006-0037)
394
395 Patch: 1400_15.1_ppc-ml300-ep405-boot.patch
396 From: 2.6.15.1
397 Desc: ppc32: Re-add embed_config.c to ml300/ep405
398
399 Patch: 1401_15.1_vgacon-doublescan.patch
400 From: 2.6.15.1
401 Desc: vgacon: fix doublescan mode
402
403 Patch: 1402_15.1_workqueue-oops-during-cpu-offline.patch
404 From: 2.6.15.1 (backport)
405 Desc: fix workqueue oops during cpu offline
406
407 Patch: 1403_15.1_netlink-oops-fix.patch
408 From: 2.6.15.1
409 Desc: netlink oops fix due to incorrect error code
410
411 Patch: 1404_15.1_moxa-capability-check.patch
412 From: 2.6.15.1
413 Desc: moxa serial: add proper capability check
414
415 Patch: 1405_15.1_sparc64-64k-hugetlb-depends.patch
416 From: 2.6.15.1
417 Desc: arch/sparc64/Kconfig: fix HUGETLB_PAGE_SIZE_64K dependencies
418
419 Patch: 1406_15.2_kill-blk_attempt_remerge.patch
420 From: 2.6.15.2 (backport)
421 Desc: Remove problematic blk_attempt_remerge() function (used by ide-cd)
422
423 Patch: 1407_15.2_input-hid-oops-fix.patch
424 From: 2.6.15.2 (backport)
425 Desc: fix an oops in PID initialization code
426
427 Patch: 1408_15.2_sys_mq_open-double-decrement.patch
428 From: 2.6.15.2 | http://bugs.gentoo.org/119087
429 Desc: double decrement in sys_mq_open (CVE-2005-3356)
430
431 Patch: 1409_15.2_ufs-mount-oops-fix.patch
432 From: 2.6.15.2
433 Desc: Fix oops in ufs_fill_super at mount time
434
435 Patch: 1410_15.2_sparc64-timekeeping-fix.patch
436 From: 2.6.15.2
437 Desc: Fix timekeeping on sparc64 ultra-IIe machines
438
439 Patch: 1411_15.2_skb_reserve-signed-len.patch
440 From: 2.6.15.2
441 Desc: Make second arg to skb_reserved() signed to fix issues on 64-bit arches
442
443 Patch: 1412_15.2_pci-gart-mask-gfp-flags.patch
444 From: 2.6.15.2 (backport)
445 Desc: Fix a gfp.h BUG due to passing bad gfp flags into gfp_zone
446
447 Patch: 1413_15.2_reiserfs-mount-options-fix.patch
448 From: 2.6.15.2
449 Desc: Fix reiserfs v3 mount options breakage
450
451 Patch: 1414_15.2_i2o-scsi-abort-oops.patch
452 From: 2.6.15.2
453 Desc: Fix i2o_scsi oops on abort
454
455 Patch: 1700_rose-locking-fix.patch
456 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/103553
457 Desc: Security fix for ROSE hardware
458
459 Patch: 1705_irda-locking-fix.patch
460 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/103553
461 Desc: Security fix for donauboe irda hardware
462
463 Patch: 1710_set-mempolicy-dos.patch
464 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/117855
465 Desc: Local DoS through set_mempolicy (CVE-2005-3358)
466
467 Patch: 1715_dm-crypt-zero-key-material.patch
468 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/119562
469 Desc: dm-crypt module does not clear memory (CVE-2006-0095)
470
471 Patch: 1720_dvb-dst-buffer-overflow-fix.patch
472 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/119561
473 Desc: Buffer overflow in TwinHan DST DVB driver (CVE-2005-4639)
474
475 Patch: 1800_ppc64-multilib.patch
476 From: dostrow@gentoo.org
477 Desc: PPC64 makefile fix for multilib stuff
478
479 Patch: 1805_ppc-powerbook-5-8.patch
480 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/110899
481 Desc: Support new hardware on (5,8) powerbooks
482
483 Patch: 1810_numa-early-panic.patch
484 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/115620
485 Desc: Fix early NUMA/SPARSEMEM crash
486
487 Patch: 1815_ia64-assembler.patch
488 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/116670
489 Desc: Compatibility with new binutils
490
491 Patch: 1820_ppc-g5-overtemp.patch
492 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/100023
493 Desc: Fix overtemp conditions on ppc g5
494
495 Patch: 1840_sparc-obp64-naming.patch
496 From: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-sparc&m=110314220200915&w=2
497 Desc: Fix OBP naming on some sparc systems
498
499 Patch: 1860_sparc-kconfig-depends.patch
500 From: eradicator@gentoo.org
501 Desc: Fix depends statements for some drivers
502
503 Patch: 1862_sparc-kconfig-fb.patch
504 From: eradicator@gentoo.org
505 Desc: SPARC Kconfig cleanups to the framebuffer Kconfig
506
507 Patch: 1899_sparc-U1-hme-lockup.patch
508 From: sparc patch tarball
509 Desc: Fix hme related lockup on u1s
510
511 Patch: 1910_kconfig-no-nls.patch
512 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/99810
513 Desc: Fix compilation on uclinux systems
514
515 Patch: 2505_cx88-quiet.patch
516 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/112967
517 Desc: Quieten down the cx88 driver
518
519 Patch: 2705_ht-slowdown.patch
520 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/110661
521 Desc: Fix a problem where P4 HT's would run very slowly
522
523 Patch: 2710_ht-slowdown-2.patch
524 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/110661
525 Desc: Fix a problem where P4 HT's would run very slowly
526
527 Patch: 2715_ht-slowdown-3.patch
528 From: http://bugs.gentoo.org/110661
529 Desc: Fix a problem where P4 HT's would run very slowly
530
531 Patch: 4101_deprecate-sk98lin.patch
532 From: dsd@gentoo.org
533 Desc: Add a note suggesting users try skge
534
535 Patch: 4300_via-vt6410.patch
536 From: ide-dev-2.6
537 Desc: Add support for VIA VT6410 IDE into vt82xx driver
538
539 Patch: 4305_dm-bbr.patch
540 From: EVMS 2.5.2
541 Desc: Bad block relocation support for LiveCD users
542
543 Patch: 4320_promise-pdc2037x.patch
544 From: Jeff Garzik's libata-dev-2.6 tree
545 Desc: Adds support for Promise 2037x SATA controllers which have PATA ports
546
547 Patch: 4351_megaraid-compatibility.patch
548 From: dsd@gentoo.org
549 Desc: Allow both megaraid drivers to be built side-by-side
550
551 Patch: 4500_fbsplash-0.9.2-r4.patch
552 From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock
553 Desc: Bootsplash successor by Michal Januszewski
554
555 Patch: 4505_vesafb-tng-1.0-rc1-r1.patch
556 From: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spock/projects/vesafb-tng/
557 Desc: Updated vesafb driver for x86.
558
559 Patch: 4705_squashfs-2.2.patch
560 From: http://squashfs.sourceforge.net/
561 Desc: driver to support squashfs filesystems.
562
563 Patch: 4900_speakup-20051028.patch
564 From: dsd@gentoo.org from speakup cvs
565 Desc: Provides console speech to visually-impaired users
566
567 Patch: 4905_alpha-sysctl-uac.patch
568 From:
569 Desc: enable control of the unaligned access control policy from sysctl

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