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Linux kernel released

The kernel has been patched, updated and finally released!
Changelog here.

Download here.

The rest here:
From: Chris Wright <>
Subject: Linux
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2005 22:40:22 -0700

We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the kernel.

The diffstat and short summary of the fixes are below.

I'll also be replying to this message with a copy of the patch between and, as it is small enough to do so.

The updated 2.6.12.y git tree can be found at:
and can be browsed at the normal git web browser:



Makefile | 2 -
arch/ppc64/boot/zlib.c | 3 +
arch/x86_64/kernel/setup.c | 2 -
arch/x86_64/kernel/smp.c | 65 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
arch/x86_64/kernel/smpboot.c | 21 +++++++——
fs/isofs/compress.c | 6 +++
include/asm-x86_64/smp.h | 2 +
include/linux/zlib.h | 5 +++
kernel/module.c | 15 +++++++–
lib/inflate.c | 16 +++++—–
lib/zlib_inflate/inftrees.c | 2 -
mm/mempolicy.c | 2 -
security/keys/keyring.c | 6 +++
security/keys/process_keys.c | 2 -
14 files changed, 121 insertions(+), 28 deletions(-)

Summary of changes from v2.6.12.4 to v2.6.12.5

Andi Kleen:
Fix SRAT for non dual core AMD systems
x86_64: Fixing smpboot timing problem

Chris Wright:

David Howells:
CAN-2005-2098 Error during attempt to join key management session can leave semaphore pinned
CAN-2005-2099 Destruction of failed keyring oopses

Eric Dumazet:
sys_set_mempolicy() doesnt check if mode < 0

Linus Torvalds:
Check input buffer size in zisofs

Rusty Russell:
Module per-cpu alignment cannot always be met

Tim Yamin:
Update in-kernel zlib routines (CAN-2005-2458, CAN-2005-2459)

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