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Recommended update for Kernel (kernel-source)


(Last modified: 25JUL2002)

solutions Recommended update for Kernel (kernel-source) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (377e817c8b584169d9dd7e40d1042aeb)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for PowerPC

Package: kernel-source
Release: 20020725
Obsoletes: 0d6cb1077079bb6382694daa7979d229


This patch provides the updated kernel sources for the
2.4.13 ppc64 kernel.



Problem description

You will need to install this patch if you want to compile your own ppc64 kernel for iSeries or pSeries.
The following problems have been fixed / features have been added:
  • viodasd fix for randomness
  • icom - added new adapters and /proc values
  • added PCI bus error events
  • viodasd fix for major reporting in /proc/devices
  • add diag support to icom driver
  • send error message to stderr when adding a RAM disk and system map
  • fix a build problem in veth.c
  • fix for potential panic in ppc32_select
  • ReiserFS fixes
  • update JFS to 1.0.20
  • update Intel EtherExpress driver e100 to 2.0.30 and e1000 to 4.2.17


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Uvh kernel-source.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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