Fedora 18 Update: kernel-3.6.0-0.rc2.git2.1.fc18

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Fedora Update Notification
2012-08-24 00:11:45.410520

Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 3.6.0
Release     : 0.rc2.git2.1.fc18
URL         : http://www.kernel.org/
Summary     : The Linux kernel
Description :
The kernel package contains the Linux kernel (vmlinuz), the core of any
Linux operating system.  The kernel handles the basic functions
of the operating system: memory allocation, process allocation, device
input and output, etc.

Update Information:

- Fixes rpm macro evaluation on non-x86_64 for pesign
- Provides signed grub2 and kernel images

  [ 1 ] Bug #849244 - Include signed grub2 and kernel in Alpha
  [ 2 ] Bug #850003 - One machine is crashing when running kernel-PAE-3.6.0-0.rc2.git0.1.fc18.i686 but not kernel-PAE-3.6.0-0.rc1.git0.2.fc18.i686
  [ 3 ] Bug #843860 - "fb: conflicting fb hw usage cirrusdrmfb vs EFI VGA - removing generic driver" results in no further console output
  [ 4 ] Bug #846037 - suspicious RCU usage. security/selinux/netnode.c:178
  [ 5 ] Bug #847548 - kernel BUG at include/linux/scatterlist.h:67 (vp_set / virtscsi_init / virtscsi_complete_free) kernel panics when virtio-scsi module is loaded

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update kernel' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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