Linux 4.3 Release

This post summarizes new features, bugfixes and changes in Linux 4.3 kernel release. There are 977292 lines of Linux source code changed/added in Linux 4.3 release compared to Linux 4.2 release. To view the source code of Linux 4.3 kernel release online, please check the linux-stable tree for Linux 4.3. If you would like to […]

Linux 4.3 [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "Linux 4.3" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sun Nov 1 16:05:25 2015 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 6a13feb (patch) which is from upstream commit 95fc00a. The same Linux upstream change may have […]

Merge tag ‘md/4.3-rc7-fixes’ of git://neil.brown.name/md [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘md/4.3-rc7-fixes’ of git://neil.brown.name/md" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sat Oct 31 21:20:49 2015 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is af7eba0 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: d59ebbf d01552a Merge tag […]

Merge branch ‘overlayfs-linus’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mszeredi/vfs [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "Merge branch ‘overlayfs-linus’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mszeredi/vfs" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sat Oct 31 14:49:19 2015 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 4bb0fb5 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: c94eee8 5ffdbe8 Merge branch […]

x86/vm86: Set thread.vm86 to NULL on fork/clone [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "x86/vm86: Set thread.vm86 to NULL on fork/clone" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Andy Lutomirski <luto [at] kernel.org> on Fri Oct 30 22:42:46 2015 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 2459ee8 (patch). x86/vm86: Set thread.vm86 to NULL on fork/clone thread.vm86 […]

selftests/x86: Add a fork() to entry_from_vm86 to catch fork bugs [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "selftests/x86: Add a fork() to entry_from_vm86 to catch fork bugs" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Andy Lutomirski <luto [at] kernel.org> on Fri Oct 30 22:42:45 2015 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 226f1f7 (patch). selftests/x86: Add a fork() to […]

Merge tag ‘pci-v4.3-fixes-2’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/helgaas/pci [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘pci-v4.3-fixes-2’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/helgaas/pci" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Fri Oct 30 18:47:18 2015 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is f9793e3 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 9b971e7 1266963 Merge tag […]

Merge tag ‘omap-for-v4.3/fixes-rc7’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tmlind/linux-omap into fixes [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘omap-for-v4.3/fixes-rc7’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tmlind/linux-omap into fixes" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Olof Johansson <olof [at] lixom.net> on Sat Oct 31 01:41:45 2015 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 53dd186 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 4db7062 8f2279d […]

drm: Correct arguments to list_tail_add in create blob ioctl [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "drm: Correct arguments to list_tail_add in create blob ioctl" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Maneet Singh <mmaneetsingh [at] nvidia.com> on Thu Oct 8 10:10:24 2015 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 8731b26 (patch). drm: Correct arguments to list_tail_add in […]

Revert "md: allow a partially recovered device to be hot-added to an array." [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "Revert “md: allow a partially recovered device to be hot-added to an array.”" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by NeilBrown <neilb [at] suse.com> on Sat Oct 31 11:00:56 2015 +1100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is d01552a (patch). Revert “md: allow […]

drm: crtc: integer overflow in drm_property_create_blob() [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "drm: crtc: integer overflow in drm_property_create_blob()" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter [at] oracle.com> on Thu Oct 29 16:37:54 2015 +0300. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 9ac0934 (patch). drm: crtc: integer overflow in drm_property_create_blob() The size here […]

Merge tag ‘please-pull-syscalls’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/aegl/linux [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘please-pull-syscalls’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/aegl/linux" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Fri Oct 30 16:56:44 2015 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 7c0f488 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 8a28d67 d305c47 Merge tag […]

md/raid5: fix locking in handle_stripe_clean_event() [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "md/raid5: fix locking in handle_stripe_clean_event()" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Roman Gushchin <klamm [at] yandex-team.ru> on Sat Oct 31 10:53:50 2015 +1100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is b8a9d66 (patch). md/raid5: fix locking in handle_stripe_clean_event() After commit 566c09c53455 (“raid5: relieve […]

rbd: require stable pages if message data CRCs are enabled [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "rbd: require stable pages if message data CRCs are enabled" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Ronny Hegewald <ronny.hegewald [at] online.de> on Thu Oct 15 18:50:46 2015 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is bae818e (patch). rbd: require stable pages if […]

arm64/efi: do not assume DRAM base is aligned to 2 MB [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "arm64/efi: do not assume DRAM base is aligned to 2 MB" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel [at] linaro.org> on Thu Oct 29 15:07:25 2015 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 73effcc (patch). arm64/efi: do not assume […]

drm/radeon: fix dpms when driver backlight control is disabled [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "drm/radeon: fix dpms when driver backlight control is disabled" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Alex Deucher <alexander.deucher [at] amd.com> on Tue Oct 27 10:56:44 2015 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ae93580 (patch). drm/radeon: fix dpms when driver backlight […]

drm/radeon: move bl encoder assignment into bl init [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "drm/radeon: move bl encoder assignment into bl init" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Alex Deucher <alexander.deucher [at] amd.com> on Wed Oct 28 14:26:32 2015 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 4cee6a9 (patch). drm/radeon: move bl encoder assignment into bl […]

Revert "Merge branch ‘ipv6-overflow-arith’" [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "Revert “Merge branch ‘ipv6-overflow-arith’”" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Hannes Frederic Sowa <hannes [at] stressinduktion.org> on Wed Oct 28 13:21:03 2015 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 1e0d69a (patch). Revert “Merge branch ‘ipv6-overflow-arith'” Linus dislikes these changes. To not […]

usb: musb: omap2430: Fix regression caused by driver core change [Linux 4.3]

This Linux kernel change "usb: musb: omap2430: Fix regression caused by driver core change" is included in the Linux 4.3 release. This change is authored by Tony Lindgren <tony [at] atomide.com> on Wed Oct 28 10:16:04 2015 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 8f2279d (patch). usb: musb: omap2430: Fix regression […]