ELBA-2011-1796 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.9 kernel bug fix update

Release Date:2011-12-08


- [net] 8139cp: fix oops on cp_get_ethtool_stats when nic down (Joe Jin) [orabug 10396632]
- [kernel] fix up Red Hat's replacement for Oracle patch
linux-2.6-x86_64-7708133-fix-fp-corruption.patch (Chuck Anderson) [orabug 7708133]
- [XEN] fix cpu hotplug crash (Joe Jin) [orabug 7521308]
- [XEN] Bring up vcpus before khelper init (Joe Jin) [orabug 7521308]
- [XEN] flush the tlb cache immediately (Dave McCracken, Scott Shi) [orabug 9138767]
- fix skb alignment that was causing sendto() to fail with EFAULT
(Olaf Kirch) [orabug 6845794] - fix enomem due to larger mtu size page alloc (Zach Brown) [orabug 5486128]
- backout patch sysrq-b that queues upto keventd thread (Guru Anbalagane)
[orabug 6125546]
- netrx/netpoll race avoidance (Tina Yang) [orabug 6143381]
- use lfence instead of cpuid instruction to implement memory barriers
(Herbert van den Bergh) [orabug 7452412]
- add netpoll support to xen netfront (Tina Yang) [orabz 7261]
- [xen] execshield: fix endless GPF fault loop (Stephen Tweedie)
[orabug 7175395]
- [xen]: port el5u2 patch that allows 64-bit PVHVM guest to boot with 32-bit
dom0 [orabug 7452107] xenstore
- [mm] update shrink_zone patch to allow 100% swap utilization (John Sobecki,
Chris Mason, Chuck Anderson, Dave McCracken) [orabug 7566319,6086839]
- [kernel] backport report_lost_ticks patch from EL5.2 (John Sobecki)
[orabug 6110605]
- check to see if hypervisor supports memory reservation change (Chuck Anderson) [orabug7556514]
- [XEN] use hypercall to fixmap pte updates (Mukesh Rathor) [orabug 8433329]
- fix oops in nlmclnt_mark_reclaim (Trond Myklebust) [orabug 8568878]
- [x86_64] Allowed machine_reboot running on boot_cpu (Joe Jin) [orabug 8425237]
- FP register state is corrupted during the handling a SIGSEGV (Chuck Anderson)
[orabug 7708133]
- [x86_64]: fix x86_64 largesmp kernel reboot hang (Joe Jin) [orabug bug9126592]
- [nfs]: fix file attribute caching (Chuck Lever, Herbert van den Bergh)
[orabug 8449921]
- [mm] revert patch #2042 (John Sobecki) [orabug 8895251]
- [x86_64] Add compat32 support for readahead and fadvise64 (John Haxby)
[orabug 9458826]
- [XEN] free pte on hugetlb_prefault to avoid the clear_page race
(Dave McCracken, Joe Jin) [orabug 9493665]
- [XEN] Flush tlb cache immediately to avoid clear_page race (Dave McCracken,
Joe Jin) [orabug 9488844]
- [aio] remove limit on number of retries (Srinivas Eeda) [orabug 10044782]

- bonding: stop interface flapping when no traffic is flowing (Andy Gospodarek) [735184]
- x86_64: flush TLB entry in fault handler (Laszlo Ersek) [654210]
- misc: Fix Legacy PTY range (Mauro Carvalho Chehab) [683117]

-bnx2: fix crash when the reset fails (Flavio Leitner) [721147]

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