Recommended update of Linux kernel sources
(Last modified: 15JAN2002)
solutions Recommended update of Linux kernel sources SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (7e3abea2fab01255f59edf6bb9acb0a5)
SuSE Linux Connectivity Server
- Lack of stability on some machines
- Poor performance, depending on the amount of memory and applications used, due to VM implementation.
- Potential local DoS vulnerability due to unsufficient checks on symbolic links.
- Potential system crash due to unsufficient parameter checks in binfmt_misc loader.
- Numerous small bugs.
rpm -Uvh kernel-source.rpm
Now configure the kernel to your needs, compile it and reconfigure your boot loader (i.e. run
'lilo'). Please note that we cannot support your system if you are using self-compiled kernels. Furthermore your installation may be considered unsupported or uncertified by several third-party software vendors in this case. Please use one of the SuSE standard kernels to avoid this.
Also note that you will need updated utilities for the new
kernel, please refer to the Maintenance Web article
'Recommended update for kernel utils and modules' for details.
Download Source Packages
Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.
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