Linux 4.5 Release

This post summarizes new features, bugfixes and changes in Linux 4.5 kernel release. There are 2001148 lines of Linux source code changed/added in Linux 4.5 release compared to Linux 4.4 release. To view the source code of Linux 4.5 kernel release online, please check the linux-stable tree for Linux 4.5. If you would like to […]

Linux 4.5 [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "Linux 4.5" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sun Mar 13 21:28:54 2016 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is b562e44 (patch) which is from upstream commit a265554. The same Linux upstream change may have […]

MIPS: smp.c: Fix uninitialised temp_foreign_map [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "MIPS: smp.c: Fix uninitialised temp_foreign_map" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by James Hogan <james.hogan [at] imgtec.com> on Fri Mar 4 10:10:51 2016 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is d825c06 (patch). MIPS: smp.c: Fix uninitialised temp_foreign_map When calculate_cpu_foreign_map() recalculates the cpu_foreign_map […]

ld-version: Fix awk regex compile failure [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "ld-version: Fix awk regex compile failure" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by James Hogan <james.hogan [at] imgtec.com> on Tue Mar 8 16:47:53 2016 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 4b7b1ef (patch). ld-version: Fix awk regex compile failure The ld-version.sh script […]

MIPS: Fix build with DEBUG_ZBOOT and MACH_JZ4780 [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "MIPS: Fix build with DEBUG_ZBOOT and MACH_JZ4780" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Aaro Koskinen <aaro.koskinen [at] iki.fi> on Tue Mar 8 00:06:36 2016 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ba9e72c (patch). MIPS: Fix build with DEBUG_ZBOOT and MACH_JZ4780 Ingenic […]

block: don’t optimize for non-cloned bio in bio_get_last_bvec() [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "block: don’t optimize for non-cloned bio in bio_get_last_bvec()" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Ming Lei <ming.lei [at] canonical.com> on Sat Mar 12 22:56:19 2016 +0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 90d0f0f (patch). block: don’t optimize for non-cloned bio in […]

x86/efi: Fix boot crash by always mapping boot service regions into new EFI page tables [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "x86/efi: Fix boot crash by always mapping boot service regions into new EFI page tables" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Matt Fleming <matt [at] codeblueprint.co.uk> on Fri Mar 11 11:19:23 2016 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 452308d (patch). […]

x86/fpu: Fix eager-FPU handling on legacy FPU machines [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "x86/fpu: Fix eager-FPU handling on legacy FPU machines" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Borislav Petkov <bp [at] alien8.de> on Fri Mar 11 12:32:06 2016 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 6e68670 (patch). x86/fpu: Fix eager-FPU handling on legacy FPU […]

Merge tag ‘for-linus-20160311’ of git://git.infradead.org/linux-mtd [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘for-linus-20160311’ of git://git.infradead.org/linux-mtd" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Fri Mar 11 16:34:18 2016 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 03c668a (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 3ab0a0f 9df4f91 Merge tag […]

mm/mempool: avoid KASAN marking mempool poison checks as use-after-free [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "mm/mempool: avoid KASAN marking mempool poison checks as use-after-free" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Matthew Dawson <matthew [at] mjdsystems.ca> on Fri Mar 11 13:08:07 2016 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 7640131 (patch). mm/mempool: avoid KASAN marking mempool poison […]

Merge tag ‘media/v4.5-5’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mchehab/linux-media [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘media/v4.5-5’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mchehab/linux-media" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Fri Mar 11 12:32:02 2016 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 95f41fb (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 20698c9 b2cd274 Merge tag […]

ARM: mvebu: fix overlap of Crypto SRAM with PCIe memory window [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "ARM: mvebu: fix overlap of Crypto SRAM with PCIe memory window" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni [at] free-electrons.com> on Tue Mar 8 16:59:57 2016 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is d7d5a43 (patch). ARM: mvebu: fix overlap […]

Merge tag ‘dmaengine-fix-4.5’ of git://git.infradead.org/users/vkoul/slave-dma [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘dmaengine-fix-4.5’ of git://git.infradead.org/users/vkoul/slave-dma" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Fri Mar 11 10:57:18 2016 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 20698c9 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 7ae9c76 25c5e96 Merge tag […]

Merge tag ‘pm+acpi-4.5-final’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rafael/linux-pm [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘pm+acpi-4.5-final’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rafael/linux-pm" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Fri Mar 11 10:45:03 2016 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 7ae9c76 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 2a62ec0 5b3e7e05 Merge tag […]

Merge tag ‘xfs-for-linus-4.5-rc7’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/dgc/linux-xfs [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘xfs-for-linus-4.5-rc7’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/dgc/linux-xfs" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Fri Mar 11 10:21:32 2016 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 2a62ec0 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 63cf207 7f6aff3a Merge tag […]

Merge branches ‘device-properties-fixes’ and ‘acpica-fixes’ [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "Merge branches ‘device-properties-fixes’ and ‘acpica-fixes’" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki [at] intel.com> on Fri Mar 11 14:22:54 2016 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 5b3e7e0 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: f6cede5 77812034 0dda885 […]

drm/i915: Actually retry with bit-banging after GMBUS timeout [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "drm/i915: Actually retry with bit-banging after GMBUS timeout" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Ville Syrjälä <ville.syrjala [at] linux.intel.com> on Mon Mar 7 17:56:57 2016 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 0bbca27 (patch). drm/i915: Actually retry with bit-banging after GMBUS […]

MAINTAINERS: add a maintainer for the NAND subsystem [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "MAINTAINERS: add a maintainer for the NAND subsystem" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Boris BREZILLON <boris.brezillon [at] free-electrons.com> on Wed Mar 9 21:57:24 2016 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 9df4f91 (patch). MAINTAINERS: add a maintainer for the NAND […]

[media] media-device: map new functions into old types for legacy API [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "[media] media-device: map new functions into old types for legacy API" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab [at] osg.samsung.com> on Sat Mar 5 07:13:39 2016 -0300. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is b2cd274 (patch). [media] media-device: map […]