Security update for Linux Kernel (k_deflt)
(Last modified: 17MAY2002)
solutions Security update for Linux Kernel (k_deflt) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (687362a3837c20cf4dcc0289d8619210)
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- security fixes for netfilter code and SYN ACK storm
- Foster (full Hyperthreading) support
- Better support for huge memory machines (>1 GB RAM)
- Lots of USB and IDE fixes
- Lots of driver updates (esp. QLogic QLA2x00, Adaptec aic7xxx, IBM ServeRAID)
- Some additional drivers (eg for Broadcom Gigabit NICs)
- fix endless loop for big number of running processes (> 32000)
- fixes required by LSB (Linux Standard Base); mainly error handling
- MXT support (hardware memory compression by IBM)
- enhanced (more detailed) I/O disk statistics
rpm -Uhv k_deflt.rpm mk_initrd lilo
(substitute 'now' with an appropriate amount of time if you want to give local users a chance to log out before the Linux system goes down, for example '+10' for 10 minutes.)
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