Impact: The upstream process for stable tree updates is quite similar in scope
to the Ubuntu SRU process, e.g., each patch has to demonstrably fix a bug, and
each patch is vetted by upstream by originating either directly from Linus'
tree or in a minimally backported form of that patch.
The 2.6.33.y upstream stable tree contains two commits which enable the megaraid_sas
driver to recognise the new models of MegaRaid SAS controllers at issue in this
Two commits from the 2.6.33.y tree were applied to a Lucid test build and tested
by at least one subscriber to this bug who verified it resolved the issue for
Brad Figg (1):
UBUNTU: SAUCE: [SCSI] megaraid_sas: allocate the application cmds to
Yang, Bo (1):
UBUNTU: SAUCE: [SCSI] megaraid_sas: Add new megaraid SAS 2 controller
support to the driver