Fedora 17 Update: kernel-3.4.4-5.fc17

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-10325
2012-07-06 20:46:26
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Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 3.4.4
Release     : 5.fc17
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.

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Update Information:

Assorted bugfixes.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Jul  5 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Fix device misprobe for Gobi devices (rhbz 829880)
- Fix breakage in nouveau with nv_two_heads (rhbz 830359)
- Apply patch to fix tg3 watchdog hangs on BCM5906 devices (rhbz 825123)
- Move sch_htb module into main kernel package (rhbz 836185)
* Thu Jul  5 2012 Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at fedoraproject.org>
- Enable OMAP freq scaling driver
- Initial support for Beaglebone in OMAP kernel
* Wed Jul  4 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Patch from Stanislaw Gruszka to fix rt2x00 USB access point (rhbz 828824)
* Tue Jul  3 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Allow ACPI backlight to still work if _DOS isn't present (rhbz 834910)
* Fri Jun 29 2012 John W. Linville <linville at redhat.com>
- ath9k: fix panic caused by returning a descriptor we have... (rhbz 832927)
* Thu Jun 28 2012 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us>
- include the mach- headers on arm arches if they are available
* Thu Jun 28 2012 Justin M. Forbes <jforbes at redhat.com>
- Team driver update
* Tue Jun 26 2012 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> 3.4.4-3
- Add mm-correctly-synchronize-rss-counters-at-exit-exec.patch (rhbz 832867)
* Tue Jun 26 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Add task_work_add backport from Anton Arapov
- Add patch to fix mount hangs (rhbz 835019)
* Tue Jun 26 2012 John W. Linville <linville at redhat.com>
- ath9k_htc: configure bssid on ASSOC/IBSS change (rhbz 828731)
* Fri Jun 22 2012 Justin M. Forbes <jforbes at redhat.com> 3.4.4-1
- Linux 3.4.4
* Fri Jun 22 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Add uprobe backports from Anton Arapov (rhbz 832083)
- Disable UDL DRM driver per Dave Airlie
* Wed Jun 20 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Fix incorrect logic in irqpoll patch
* Tue Jun 19 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Add proposed patch to fix READ_CAPACITY command on usb keys (rhbz 831807)
* Mon Jun 18 2012 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>
- Output taint info when the RSS counter check trips up.
* Mon Jun 18 2012 Justin M. Forbes <jforbes at redhat.com> 3.4.3-1
- Linux 3.4.3
* Mon Jun 18 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Add patch to fix CIFS password mount option parsing (rhbz 832741)
- Add patch to fix udl device binding (rhbz 832188)
* Wed Jun 13 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Add patches to fix NFS shutdown panic (rhbz 830862)
* Tue Jun 12 2012 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us>
- build in RTC modules on arm boards as the module gets loaded after the rtc is read
* Mon Jun 11 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Add virtual provides for kernel-module to kernel-modules-extra (rhbz 770444)
- Add patch to fix xen domU 32bit (rhbz 829016)
- Add two upstream commits to fix flaky iwlwifi (rhbz 825491)
* Sat Jun  9 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com> 3.4.2-1
- Linux v3.4.2
* Fri Jun  8 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Enable HV assisted KVM on ppc64
* Fri Jun  8 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Backport edid header fixup threashold patch from Adam Jackson (rhbz 582559)
* Wed Jun  6 2012 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us> 3.4.1-2
- add patch from calxeda to enable the highbank kernel to boot
- on real hardware
* Tue Jun  5 2012 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us>
- add patch to register omapdrm to the platforms so that we get
- working console framebuffer and X on panda and beagle boards
* Tue Jun  5 2012 Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at fedoraproject.org>
- Update ARM config options for 3.4
- Enable MTD/UBI/JFFS2 on ARM platforms
* Mon Jun  4 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com> 3.4.1-1
- Linux v3.4.1
* Mon Jun  4 2012 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>
- Disable 32bit NX emulation.
* Sat Jun  2 2012 Justin M. Forbes <jforbes at redhat.com> 3.4.0-1
- Linux 3.4
- Stable queue updates
* Wed May 30 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- CVE-2012-2390 huge pages: memory leak on mmap failure (rhbz 824352 824345)
* Fri May 25 2012 Mauro	Carvalho Chehab	<mchehab at redhat.com>
- Don't	manually customise tuners/frontends (rhbz 825203)
* Thu May 24 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- CVE-2012-2372 mm: 32bit PAE pmd walk vs populate SMP race (rhbz 822821 822825)
* Wed May 23 2012 Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com>
- drm-i915-lvds-dual-channel.patch: Scrape dual-channel-ness for LVDS out
  of the VBT, rather than just making things up. (#819343)
* Mon May 21 2012 Justin M. Forbes <jforbes at redhat.com> 3.3.7-1
- Linux 3.3.7
- Disable CONFIG_RELOCATABLE for 32bit builds. Turn back on for 3.4
* Fri May 18 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Additional fixes for CVE-2011-4131 (rhbz 822874 822869)
* Thu May 17 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Fix rtlwifi async firmware load race condition (rhbz 822120)
- Enable cpu_idle drivers for ppc64/pseries (requested by Ben Herrenschmidt)
* Wed May 16 2012 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us>
- set arch for arm kernel to VEXPRESS allows v7 emulation
- enable SMP everywhere but disable on kirkwood as its up only
* Wed May 16 2012 Justin M. Forbes <jforbes at redhat.com> 3.3.6-3
- fix rtl8187: ->brightness_set can not sleep (rhbz 795176)
* Wed May 16 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Update the vgaarb patches to pick up a small switcheroo fix from airlied
* Tue May 15 2012 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us>
- add patch to setup usb correctly on beagleboards
- allows networking to work
* Tue May 15 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Fixup atl1c register programming (rhbz 749276)
* Mon May 14 2012 Justin M. Forbes <jforbes at redhat.com> 3.3.6-1
- Linux 3.3.6
* Mon May 14 2012 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>
- Enable DRM_VIA again per Adam Jackson
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #832927 - Kernel bug in driver for Atheros Communications Inc. AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=832927
  [ 2 ] Bug #834910 - Screen backlight not functioning after kernel update
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=834910
  [ 3 ] Bug #829880 - With 3.4.0-1 Kernel upgrade, Network Manager does not detect my Internal Wireless WAN Card
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=829880
  [ 4 ] Bug #830359 - kernel update to 3.4 breaks graphics (NVIDIA 560ti, using nouveau)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=830359
  [ 5 ] Bug #828824 - USB Wi-Fi dongle not working as access point
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=828824
  [ 6 ] Bug #825123 - tg3: WARNING: at net/sched/sch_generic.c:256 dev_watchdog+0x1d7/0x1e0()
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=825123
  [ 7 ] Bug #836185 - Kernel package should contain sch_htb module
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=836185
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
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