[Karmic] Update to Stable Kernel

Bug #510674 reported by Surbhi Palande
This bug affects 2 people
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linux (Ubuntu)
Surbhi Palande
Fix Released

Bug Description

SRU Justification/Impact:
The upstream stable patch set is now available. It should also be included in the Ubuntu kernel.
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 either by originating directly from Linus' tree or by being minimally backported from some patch in Linus' tree.



The Upstream Stable Kernel brings in the following 14 patches:

* fasync: split 'fasync_helper()' into separate add/remove functions
* hwmon: (adt7462) Fix pin 28 monitoring
* kernel/signal.c: fix kernel information leak with print-fatal-signals=1
* netfilter: ebtables: enforce CAP_NET_ADMIN
* netfilter: nf_ct_ftp: fix out of bounds read in update_nl_seq()
* quota: Fix dquot_transfer for filesystems different from ext4
* fix braindamage in audit_tree.c untag_chunk()
* fix more leaks in audit_tree.c tag_chunk()
* ipv6: skb_dst() can be NULL in ipv6_hop_jumbo().
* ACPI: sleep: another HP DMI entry for init_set_sci_en_on_resume
* ACPI: add DMI entry for SCI_EN resume quirk on HP dv4
* ACPI: sleep: another HP/Compaq DMI entries for init_set_sci_en_on_resume
* ACPI: DMI init_set_sci_en_on_resume for HP-Compaq C700
* Linux

We also include two excluded patches from which caused a regression, the fix of which is available in this patchset.
* quota: decouple fs reserved space from quota reservation
* ext4: Convert to generic reserved quota's space management.
The regression caused by the above two patches is fixed by "quota: Fix dquot_transfer for filesystems different from ext4"

== Fixes Bugs ==

Surbhi Palande (csurbhi)
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Surbhi Palande (csurbhi)
description: updated
Surbhi Palande (csurbhi)
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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Wolfgang Pietsch (wolfgang-pietsch) wrote :

Hello, but...

is it really RELEASED? Nothing on karmic-updates, -proposed, launchpad build farm yet. Kernel queue ubuntu-karmic shows the entry but it seems they're still working on something more.

Changing status to COMMITTED, o.k.?

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Released → Fix Committed
Martin Pitt (pitti)
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Invalid
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Karmic):
status: New → Fix Committed
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Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote : Please test proposed package

Accepted linux into karmic-proposed, the package will build now and be available in a few hours. Please test and give feedback here. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you in advance!

tags: added: verification-needed
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Lollerke (pumba88) wrote :

Everything is working perfectly with 2.6.31-21.59-generic.

Martin Pitt (pitti)
tags: added: verification-done
removed: verification-needed
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Wolfgang Pietsch (wolfgang-pietsch) wrote :

I agree with comment #3, no flaws here, huawei hsdpa modem recoveries o.k., dvb-t o.k., so please move 2.6.31-21.59 from proposed to updates to get ready for next round, ...31.13 is out on kernel.org.

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 2.6.31-21.59

linux (2.6.31-21.59) karmic-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Andy Whitcroft ]

  * [Config] generic-pae switch to M586TSC
    - LP: #519448

  [ Chris Wilson ]

  * (pre-stable) drm/i915: Increase fb alignment to 64k
    - LP: #404064

  [ Colin Ian King ]

  * Input: i8042 - bypass AUX IRQ delivery test on laptops
    - LP: #534448

  [ Jerone Young ]

  * SAUCE: Fix volume hotkeys for Dell Studio 1557
    - LP: #465250

  [ Mirsal Ennaime ]

  * SAUCE: aufs: Fix header files inclusion in debug.h
    - LP: #517151

  [ Stefan Bader ]

  * [Config] Enable all CGROUP configuration options
    - LP: #480739

  [ Surbhi Palande ]

  * Revert "[Upstream] acerhdf: Limit modalias matching to supported
    - LP: #509730
  * [Config] ext3 defaults to ordered mode
    - LP: #510067

  [ Tim Gardner ]

  * [Config] Fix sub-flavours package conflicts
    - LP: #454827

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * PCI/cardbus: Add a fixup hook and fix powerpc
    - LP: #455723
  * fnctl: f_modown should call write_lock_irqsave/restore
    - LP: #519436
  * ACPI: enable C2 and Turbo-mode on Nehalem notebooks on A/C
    - LP: #516325
  * tg3: Add 57788, remove 57720
    - LP: #515390
  * HID: ignore all recent SoundGraph iMON devices
    - LP: #488443
  * Input: ALPS - add interleaved protocol support (Dell E6x00 series)
    - LP: #296610
  * acerhdf: limit modalias matching to supported
    - LP: #509730
  * ASoC: Do not write to invalid registers on the wm9712.
    - LP: #509730
  * cifs: NULL out tcon, pSesInfo, and srvTcp pointers when chasing DFS
    - LP: #509730
  * clockevents: Prevent clockevent_devices list corruption on cpu hotplug
    - LP: #509730
  * dma: at_hdmac: correct incompatible type for argument 1 of
    - LP: #509730
  * drivers/net/usb: Correct code taking the size of a pointer
    - LP: #509730
  * Libertas: fix buffer overflow in lbs_get_essid()
    - LP: #509730
  * md: Fix unfortunate interaction with evms
    - LP: #509730
  * pata_cmd64x: fix overclocking of UDMA0-2 modes
    - LP: #509730
  * pata_hpt3x2n: fix clock turnaround
    - LP: #509730
  * SCSI: fc class: fix fc_transport_init error handling
    - LP: #509730
  * sound: sgio2audio/pdaudiocf/usb-audio: initialize PCM buffer
    - LP: #509730
  * USB: emi62: fix crash when trying to load EMI 6|2 firmware
    - LP: #509730
  * USB: Fix a bug on appledisplay.c regarding signedness
    - LP: #509730
  * USB: musb: gadget_ep0: avoid SetupEnd interrupt
    - LP: #509730
  * USB: option: support hi speed for modem Haier CE100
    - LP: #490068, #509730
  * x86, cpuid: Add "volatile" to asm in native_cpuid()
    - LP: #509730
  * e100: Use pci pool to work around GFP_ATOMIC order 5 memory allocation
    - LP: #509730
  * e100: Fix broken cbs accounting due to missing memset.
    - LP: #509730
  * hostap: Revert a toxic part of the conversion to net_device_ops
    - LP: #509730
  * hwmon: (fschmd) Fix check on unsigned in watchdog_write()
    - LP: #509730
  * hwmon: (sht15) Off-by-one error in array index + incorrect constants
    - LP: #509730
  * i2c/tsl2550: Fix...


Changed in linux (Ubuntu Karmic):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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