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

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