Software Update: Linux Kernel 2.6.11.12

The kernel team of the Linux 2.6 Kernel has released yet another patch release and assigned it 2.6.11.12 as the version number. Among other things, the team has added a number of improvements for the x86-64 platform and the Leadtek WinFast VC100 XP capture card. It changelog looks like this:

Version 2.6.11.12:

  • Andi Kleen:
    • x86_64: Fix ptrace boundary check
    • x86_64: avoid SMP boot up race
  • Chris Wright:
    • Linux 2.6.11.12
  • Colin Leroy:
    • fix hfsplus oops, hfs and hfsplus leak
  • Harald Welte:
    • Fix deadlock with ip_queue and tcp local input path.
  • Jan Kara:
    • ext3: fix log_do_checkpoint() assertion failure
  • Pete Jewell:
    • Fix for bttv driver (v0.9.15) for Leadtek WinFast VC100 XP capture cards
  • Stephen Hemminger:
    • netem: duplication fix
    • prevent bad forwarding table updates
  • William Lee Irwin III:
    • try_to_unmap_cluster() passes out-of-bounds pte to pte_unmap()

Version number2.6.11.12
Operating systemsLinux
Websitekernel.org
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License typeGPL
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