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Old 07-14-2008, 03:36 PM
Andreas Radke
Default security update: kernel26-

new kernel is in testing for both arches. no further changes
expect the version bump. please signoff quickly.


We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the

It contains one bugfix, any user of the 2.6.25 kernel on x86-64 with
untrusted local users is very STRONGLY recommended to upgrade.

I'll also be replying to this message with a copy of the patch between and

The updated 2.6.25.y git tree can be found at:
and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser:


greg k-h


Makefile | 2 +-
include/asm-x86/desc.h | 4 ++--
2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

Greg Kroah-Hartman (1):

Michael Karcher (1):
x86: fix ldt limit for 64 bit

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Old 07-14-2008, 05:08 PM
Andreas Radke
Default security update: kernel26-

Am Mon, 14 Jul 2008 19:45:46 +0300
schrieb "Grigorios Bouzakis" <grbzks@gmail.com>:

> Signed off x86_64
> Greg

Moved because x86_64 is the main affected architecture.

Now please somebody signoff i686.

Old 07-14-2008, 05:32 PM
Andreas Radke
Default security update: kernel26-

Am Mon, 14 Jul 2008 13:24:01 -0400
schrieb Dale Blount <dale@archlinux.org>:

> Why even package for i686 if it's the same as
> Seems like a waste of time/bandwidth.
> Dale

Maybe you are right. But I'm only helping out here on kernel stuff and
I'm not sure if this change doesn't touch i686 architecture at all:

Makefile | 2 +-
include/asm-x86/desc.h | 4 ++--

And we always want to satisfy our users with all the latest release
even if they won't get any gain


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