Friday, March 20, 2009

Kernel Upgrades

Slackware's kernel in -Current has been upgraded to 2.6.28 according to the latest -Current changelog which is released today. Along with the update, there are several packages which are also recompiled, such as gcc dan glibc. Also there has been some updated package as well, such as gimp. Here's the rather small changelog:
Thu Mar 19 20:35:06 CDT 2009
a/glibc-solibs-2.9-i486-2.tgz: Recompiled against 2.6.28.8 headers.

a/glibc-zoneinfo-2.9-noarch-2.tgz: Upgraded to tzdata2009c.

a/kernel-firmware-2.6.28.8-noarch-1.tgz: Upgraded to Linux 2.6.28.8 firmware.

a/kernel-generic-2.6.28.8-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to Linux 2.6.28.8.

a/kernel-generic-smp-2.6.28.8_smp-i686-1.tgz: Upgraded to Linux 2.6.28.8.

a/kernel-huge-2.6.28.8-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to Linux 2.6.28.8.

a/kernel-huge-smp-2.6.28.8_smp-i686-1.tgz: Upgraded to Linux 2.6.28.8.

a/kernel-modules-2.6.28.8-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to Linux 2.6.28.8.

a/kernel-modules-smp-2.6.28.8_smp-i686-1.tgz: Upgraded to Linux 2.6.28.8.

ap/hplip-3.9.2-i486-2.tgz: Patched an issue that could cause high CPU utilization after switching to a different user.

d/kernel-headers-2.6.28.8_smp-x86-1.tgz: Upgraded to Linux 2.6.28.8.


k/kernel-source-2.6.28.8_smp-noarch-1.tgz: Upgraded to Linux 2.6.28.8.

l/glibc-2.9-i486-2.tgz: Recompiled.

l/glibc-i18n-2.9-i486-2.tgz: Rebuilt.

l/glibc-profile-2.9-i486-2.tgz: Recompiled.

l/lesstif-0.95.0-i486-3.tgz: Patched to compile with gcc-4.3.x.

xap/gimp-2.6.6-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to gimp-2.6.6.

xap/gimp-help-2-0.8-noarch-1.tgz: Removed. This is out of date, the newer versions are very large, and using the online help (which is the built-in default) works fine.

extra/grub/grub-0.97-i486-7.tgz: Patched to fix loading x86-64 Linux kernels.

extra/linux-2.6.28.8-nosmp-sdk/: Updated SMP to no-SMP kernel source patch.

isolinux/initrd.img: Rebuilt with newly compiled kernel modules.

usb-and-pxe-installers/: Rebuilt usbboot.img with newly compiled kernel modules.