Software Update: Linux Kernel

The kernel team of the Linux 2.6 Kernel has released yet another patch release and assigned it 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:


  • Andi Kleen:
    • x86_64: Fix ptrace boundary check
    • x86_64: avoid SMP boot up race
  • Chris Wright:
    • Linux
  • 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
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License typeGPL