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Old 04-22-2011, 05:53 PM
Leann Ogasawara
 
Default Update to v2.6.38.4

Pushed to Natty master-next.

BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/769042

SRU Justification

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
v2.6.38.4 upstream stable patch set is now available. It should be
included in the Ubuntu kernel as well.

git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6-stable.git linux-2.6.38.y

TEST CASE: TBD

The following patches are in the v2.6.38.4 stable release:

* Linux 2.6.38.4
* ip: ip_options_compile() resilient to NULL skb route
* bridge: reset IPCB in br_parse_ip_options
* perf tool: Fix gcc 4.6.0 issues
* Bluetooth: Fix HCI_RESET command synchronization
* radeon: Fix KMS CP writeback on big endian machines.
* USB: Fix unplug of device with active streams
* USB: xhci - also free streams when resetting devices
* USB: xhci - fix math in xhci_get_endpoint_interval()
* USB: xhci - fix unsafe macro definitions
* USB: fix formatting of SuperSpeed endpoints in /proc/bus/usb/devices
* USB: EHCI: unlink unused QHs when the controller is stopped
* usb: qcserial add missing errorpath kfrees
* usb: qcserial avoid pointing to freed memory
* usb: Fix qcserial memory leak on rmmod
* powerpc/perf_event: Skip updating kernel counters if register value shrinks
* powerpc: Fix oops if scan_dispatch_log is called too early
* proc: do proper range check on readdir offset
* next_pidmap: fix overflow condition
* USB: option: Added support for Samsung GT-B3730/GT-B3710 LTE USB modem.
* USB: ftdi_sio: add ids for Hameg HO720 and HO730
* USB: ftdi_sio: add PID for OCT DK201 docking station
* USB: ftdi_sio: Added IDs for CTI USB Serial Devices
* usb: musb: temporarily make it bool
* brk: COMPAT_BRK: fix detection of randomized brk
* vmscan: all_unreclaimable() use zone->all_unreclaimable as a name
* sched: Fix erroneous all_pinned logic
* RTC: add missing "return 0" in new alarm func for rtc-bfin.c
* i2c-algo-bit: Call pre/post_xfer for bit_test
* ARM: 6864/1: hw_breakpoint: clear DBGVCR out of reset
* vfs: Fix absolute RCU path walk failures due to uninitialized seq number
* x86, amd: Disable GartTlbWlkErr when BIOS forgets it
* x86, AMD: Set ARAT feature on AMD processors
* UBIFS: fix oops when R/O file-system is fsync'ed
* MAINTAINERS: update STABLE BRANCH info
* oom-kill: remove boost_dying_task_prio()
* ramfs: fix memleak on no-mmu arch
* mm/thp: use conventional format for boolean attributes
* kstrto*: converting strings to integers done (hopefully) right
* futex: Set FLAGS_HAS_TIMEOUT during futex_wait restart setup
* sparc64: Fix build errors with gcc-4.6.0
* sparc32: Pass task_struct to schedule_tail() in ret_from_fork
* sparc32: Fix might-be-used-uninitialized warning in do_sparc_fault().
* sparc: Fix .size directive for do_int_load
* bridge: Reset IPCB when entering IP stack on NF_FORWARD
* vlan: should take into account needed_headroom
* xfrm: Refcount destination entry on xfrm_lookup
* tcp: avoid cwnd moderation in undo
* sctp: Pass __GFP_NOWARN to hash table allocation attempts.
* pppoe: drop PPPOX_ZOMBIEs in pppoe_flush_dev
* net_sched: fix ip_tos2prio
* net ipv6: Fix duplicate /proc/sys/net/ipv6/neigh directory entries.
* l2tp: fix possible oops on l2tp_eth module unload
* gianfar: Fall back to software tcp/udp checksum on older controllers
* fib: add rtnl locking in ip_fib_net_exit
* bridge: Fix possibly wrong MLD queries' ethernet source address
* perf: Fix task context scheduling
* UBIFS: fix assertion warnings
* vm: fix mlock() on stack guard page
* mca.c: Fix cast from integer to pointer warning
* tioca: Fix assignment from incompatible pointer warnings
* x86: Fix a bogus unwind annotation in lib/semaphore_32.S
* NET: cdc-phonet, handle empty phonet header
* ALSA: hda - Fix pin-config of Gigabyte mobo
* UBIFS: restrict world-writable debugfs files
* video: sn9c102: world-wirtable sysfs files
* cifs: wrap received signature check in srv_mutex
* cifs: set ra_pages in backing_dev_info
* cifs: check for private_data before trying to put it
* cifs: always do is_path_accessible check in cifs_mount
* drm/radeon/kms: fix suspend on rv530 asics
* drm/radeon/kms: pll tweaks for rv6xx
* vm: fix vm_pgoff wrap in stack expansion


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