Linux 3.6 Release

This post summarizes new features, bugfixes and changes in Linux 3.6 kernel release. There are 785182 lines of Linux source code changed/added in Linux 3.6 release compared to Linux 3.5 release. To view the source code of Linux 3.6 kernel release online, please check the linux-stable tree for Linux 3.6. If you would like to […]

Linux 3.6 [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "Linux 3.6" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sun Sep 30 16:47:46 2012 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is a0d271c (patch) which is from upstream commit 8110e16. The same Linux upstream change may have […]

Merge tag ‘iommu-fixes-v3.6-rc7’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/joro/iommu [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘iommu-fixes-v3.6-rc7’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/joro/iommu" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sat Sep 29 10:37:04 2012 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 6a3e3db (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 21e9893 0774e39 Merge tag […]

Merge git://git.infradead.org/users/willy/linux-nvme [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "Merge git://git.infradead.org/users/willy/linux-nvme" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sat Sep 29 10:31:52 2012 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 21e9893 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 9c603e5 a09115b Merge git://git.infradead.org/users/willy/linux-nvme Pull NVMe driver […]

mtdchar: fix offset overflow detection [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "mtdchar: fix offset overflow detection" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sat Sep 8 12:57:30 2012 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 9c603e5 (patch). mtdchar: fix offset overflow detection Sasha Levin has been running […]

Merge branch ‘for-linus-3.6-rc-final’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rw/uml [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "Merge branch ‘for-linus-3.6-rc-final’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rw/uml" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Fri Sep 28 10:00:52 2012 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 9795660 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: c3a086e 9429ec9 Merge branch […]

Merge tag ‘dm-3.6-fixes’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/agk/linux-dm [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘dm-3.6-fixes’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/agk/linux-dm" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Fri Sep 28 10:00:01 2012 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is c3a086e (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 99a1300 1d55f6b Merge tag […]

thp: avoid VM_BUG_ON page_count(page) false positives in __collapse_huge_page_copy [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "thp: avoid VM_BUG_ON page_count(page) false positives in __collapse_huge_page_copy" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange [at] redhat.com> on Fri Sep 28 14:35:31 2012 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 99a1300 (patch). thp: avoid VM_BUG_ON page_count(page) false positives in […]

iommu/amd: Fix wrong assumption in iommu-group specific code [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "iommu/amd: Fix wrong assumption in iommu-group specific code" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Joerg Roedel <joerg.roedel [at] amd.com> on Fri Sep 28 16:14:44 2012 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 0774e39 (patch). iommu/amd: Fix wrong assumption in iommu-group specific […]

netdev: octeon: fix return value check in octeon_mgmt_init_phy() [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "netdev: octeon: fix return value check in octeon_mgmt_init_phy()" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Wei Yongjun <yongjun_wei [at] trendmicro.com.cn> on Thu Sep 27 19:04:21 2012 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is df555b6 (patch). netdev: octeon: fix return value check in […]

Merge tag ‘usb-3.6-rc7’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/usb [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘usb-3.6-rc7’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/usb" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Thu Sep 27 16:49:15 2012 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is a31fb69 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 8dce30c 0d00dc2 Merge tag […]

ALSA: snd-usb: fix next_packet_size calls for pause case [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "ALSA: snd-usb: fix next_packet_size calls for pause case" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Daniel Mack <zonque [at] gmail.com> on Thu Sep 27 10:26:01 2012 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 8dce30c (patch). ALSA: snd-usb: fix next_packet_size calls for pause […]

Merge tag ‘asoc-3.6’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/broonie/sound [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘asoc-3.6’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/broonie/sound" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Thu Sep 27 16:42:35 2012 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 9a7c590 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: e556cb3 d0e12f3 Merge tag […]

inetpeer: fix token initialization [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "inetpeer: fix token initialization" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Nicolas Dichtel <nicolas.dichtel [at] 6wind.com> on Thu Sep 27 04:11:00 2012 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is bc9259a (patch). inetpeer: fix token initialization When jiffies wraps around (for example, 5 […]

bnx2: Clean up remaining iounmap [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "bnx2: Clean up remaining iounmap" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Neil Horman <nhorman [at] tuxdriver.com> on Wed Sep 26 07:22:02 2012 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 64f605c (patch). bnx2: Clean up remaining iounmap commit c0357e975afdbbedab5c662d19bef865f02adc17 modified bnx2 to […]

Merge tag ‘gpio-fixes-v3.6’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/linusw/linux-gpio [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘gpio-fixes-v3.6’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/linusw/linux-gpio" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Thu Sep 27 15:45:20 2012 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 3961843 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: d1d4bb9 b1268d3 Merge tag […]

trivial select_parent documentation fix [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "trivial select_parent documentation fix" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by J. Bruce Fields <bfields [at] fieldses.org> on Tue Sep 18 16:35:51 2012 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is fd51790 (patch). trivial select_parent documentation fix “Search list for X” sounds like […]

net: phy: smsc: Implement PHY config_init for LAN87xx [Linux 3.6]

This Linux kernel change "net: phy: smsc: Implement PHY config_init for LAN87xx" is included in the Linux 3.6 release. This change is authored by Marek Vasut <marex [at] denx.de> on Tue Sep 25 10:17:42 2012 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is b629820 (patch). net: phy: smsc: Implement PHY config_init for […]