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Old 01-16-2011, 08:24 PM
Sebastian Pipping
 
Default genkernel 3.4.11 released

Hello!


I have just released genkernel 3.4.11 to the testing tree.

From a high level point of view this release brings:
- Slightly faster startup
- Updated versions of busybox, LVM, e2fsprogs/blkid
- A few new features, e.g. GnuPG support
- A bunch of bug fixes (see below)

Below you can find details on the changes since 3.4.10.908.

Besides the people contributing bug reports special thanks go to:
- Amadeusz Zolnowski (LVM update)
- Christian Giessner (UUID crypt_root)
- dacook (GnuPG 1.x support)
- Denis Kaganovich (Busybox patch porting)
- devsk (Multi-device patch)
- Fabio Erculiani (Slowusb fixes)
- Kai Dietrich (Symlink analysis)
- Kolbjorn Barmen (Arithmetic fix)

Please open bugs for any issues you run into.


New features
============
217959 Add GnuPG 1.x support
315467 Add support for UUID to crypt_root
303529 Add minimal btrfs support
267383 Add virtio support by updating LVM
244651 Run "make firmware_install" if CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL != y

Component updates
=================
291822 Update e2fsprogs/blkid to 1.41.14
331971 Update busybox to 1.18.1
255196 Update LVM to 2.02.74

Bug fixes
=========
351047 Do not sleep after vgscan
271528 Handle missing kernel .config better
323317 Improve slowusb handling
246370 Check return codes of cpio
307855 Create /bin/vg* symlinks when called as /linuxrc, too
303531 Pick first device when several devices are matching real_root
347213 Fix warning "cannot remove `/var/cache/genkernel/src'"
326593 Allow configuring the list of busybox applets
339789 Fix arithmetic bug in defaults/initrd.scripts


Thanks for your interest.



Sebastian
 

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