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Security update for Linux kernel

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(Last modified: 06DEC2005)


solutions Security update for Linux kernel SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ec7b33664a2fda23420e224c6c991b4d)

Applies to

Package: kernel-s390
kernel-source
kernel-syms
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
Patch: patch-10729
Release: 20051206
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using the Linux Kernel should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Support many new hardware components via driver and PCI ID updates.

Solution

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 -Fvh kernel-s390.rpm kernel-syms.rpm zipl
Finally, reboot the system with
shutdown -r now
to load the new kernel (replace "now" with the appropriate amount of time to allow local users to cleanly log out, for example "+5" for five minutes.)

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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