Mike Pagano | 17 Nov 16:05 2008
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[ANNOUNCE] genpatches-2.6.27-5 release

This is an automated email announcing the release of genpatches-2.6.27-5

CHANGES SINCE 2.6.27-4
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Revision 1371: 
Patch to fix setkey policy breakage (mpagano)
Added: 2001_setkey-policy-breakage-fix.patch

Revision 1372: 
Patch to retrieve sensor information from the IT8720 chipset and type values fixes (mpagano)
Added: 2900_IT8720-chipset-support-and-type-values-fix.patch

Revision 1373: 
Linux patch version 2.6.27.5 (mpagano)
Added: 1004_linux-2.6.27.5.patch

Revision 1374: 
patch to restore tcp option ordering included in 2.6.27.5 (mpagano)
Deleted: 2000_tcp-option-ordering-restore.patch

Revision 1375: 
HP Laptop dmi quirk fix (mpagano)
Added: 1700_HP-laptop-dmi-quirk-fix.patch

Revision 1376: 
Linux 2.6.27.6 patch (mpagano)
Added: 1005_linux-2.6.27.6.patch

Revision 1377: 
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Daniel Drake | 19 Nov 12:55 2008
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[ANNOUNCE] genpatches-2.6.26-4 release

This is an automated email announcing the release of genpatches-2.6.26-4

CHANGES SINCE 2.6.26-3
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Revision 1378: 
Fix clockevents-related resume regression, thanks to Olivier Crete in bug #245927 (dsd)
Added: 2905_clockevents-resume-regression.patch

Revision 1379: 
Disable high-resolution scheduler ticks to avoid performance regression, thanks to Kerin Millar in bug
#247453 (dsd)
Added: 1800_sched-disable-hrtick.patch

Revision 1380: 
Fix libertas buffer overflow (dsd)
Added: 2400_libertas-scan-buffer-overflow.patch

Revision 1381: 
Fix hfs security issue with long catalog names (dsd)
Added: 1905_hfs-namelength-corruption.patch

Revision 1382: 
hfsplus security fixes (dsd)
Added: 1910_hfsplus-unchecked-page-mapping.patch
Added: 1915_hfsplus-buffer-overflow.patch

Revision 1383: 
update to Linux 2.6.26.8 (dsd)
Added: 1006_linux-2.6.26.7.patch
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Daniel Drake | 21 Nov 20:26 2008
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[ANNOUNCE] genpatches-2.6.27-6 release

This is an automated email announcing the release of genpatches-2.6.27-6

CHANGES SINCE 2.6.27-5
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Revision 1402: 
Adding linux patch version 2.6.27.7 (mpagano)
Added: 1006_linux-2.6.27.7.patch

Revision 1403: 
2.6.27-6 release (dsd)

PATCHES
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When the website updates, the complete patch list and split-out patches will be
available here:
http://dev.gentoo.org/~dsd/genpatches/patches-2.6.27-6.htm
http://dev.gentoo.org/~dsd/genpatches/tarballs/genpatches-2.6.27-6.base.tar.bz2
http://dev.gentoo.org/~dsd/genpatches/tarballs/genpatches-2.6.27-6.extras.tar.bz2

ABOUT GENPATCHES
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genpatches is the patchset applied to some kernels available in Portage.

For more information, see the genpatches homepage:
http://dev.gentoo.org/~dsd/genpatches

For a simple example of how to use genpatches in your kernel ebuild, look at a
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Andrey Vul | 22 Nov 04:42 2008
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Patch for 2.6.27-r3; needed for r8169 to compile

Greetings, gentoo-sources maintainers!

 The following patch fixes ERROR: "mii_ethtool_gset"
 [drivers/net/r8169.ko] undefined!
 Please add this to the -r3 patchset if possible (otherwise -r3 and -r4
 for 2.6.27.6 is excessive).

 From LKML:

 Hi,

  The r8169 module needs the MII hardware support library.

 Here is a patch for the drivers/net/Kconfig

 Jean.

 diff -uNr linux-2.6.27.6.orig/drivers/net/Kconfig
 linux-2.6.27.6/drivers/net/Kconfig
 --- linux-2.6.27.6.orig/drivers/net/Kconfig     2008-11-13
12:56:21.000000000 -0500
 +++ linux-2.6.27.6/drivers/net/Kconfig  2008-11-18 12:24:46.000000000 -0500
  <at>  <at>  -2046,6 +2046,7  <at>  <at> 
        tristate "Realtek 8169 gigabit ethernet support"
        depends on PCI
        select CRC32
 +       select MII
        ---help---
          Say Y here if you have a Realtek 8169 PCI Gigabit Ethernet adapter.

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