Linux 4.7 Release

This post summarizes new features, bugfixes and changes in Linux 4.7 kernel release. There are 853470 lines of Linux source code changed/added in Linux 4.7 release compared to Linux 4.6 release. To view the source code of Linux 4.7 kernel release online, please check the linux-stable tree for Linux 4.7. If you would like to […]

Linux 4.7 [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "Linux 4.7" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sun Jul 24 12:23:50 2016 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 523d939 (patch) which is from upstream commit 68093c4. The same Linux upstream change may have […]

Merge tag ‘ceph-for-4.7-rc8’ of git://github.com/ceph/ceph-client [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘ceph-for-4.7-rc8’ of git://github.com/ceph/ceph-client" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sun Jul 24 10:00:31 2016 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 68093c4 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 107df03 930c532 Merge tag […]

Merge tag ‘drm-fixes-for-v4.7-rc8-intel-kbl’ of git://people.freedesktop.org/~airlied/linux [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘drm-fixes-for-v4.7-rc8-intel-kbl’ of git://people.freedesktop.org/~airlied/linux" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sat Jul 23 12:51:52 2016 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is d15ae81 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 3f2625d cad7d8d Merge tag […]

Merge tag ‘drm-fixes-for-v4.7-rc8-intel’ of git://people.freedesktop.org/~airlied/linux [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘drm-fixes-for-v4.7-rc8-intel’ of git://people.freedesktop.org/~airlied/linux" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sat Jul 23 12:46:42 2016 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 3f2625d (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 2321884 84ade45 Merge tag […]

Merge tag ‘m68k-for-v4.8-tag1’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/geert/linux-m68k [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘m68k-for-v4.8-tag1’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/geert/linux-m68k" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sat Jul 23 12:39:08 2016 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 2321884 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 7825e0c 6bd80f3 Merge tag […]

Merge tag ‘gpio-v4.7-6’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/linusw/linux-gpio [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘gpio-v4.7-6’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/linusw/linux-gpio" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sat Jul 23 12:03:21 2016 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ee62f09 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 62cd69d 0bfb85c Merge tag […]

Merge tag ‘mmc-v4.7-rc7’ of git://git.linaro.org/people/ulf.hansson/mmc [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘mmc-v4.7-rc7’ of git://git.linaro.org/people/ulf.hansson/mmc" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sat Jul 23 11:43:17 2016 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ea4b3cf (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: b6cbeca b3802db Merge tag […]

Merge tag ‘sound-4.7-fix2’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘sound-4.7-fix2’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sat Jul 23 11:28:06 2016 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is b6cbeca (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: ff8d6fa 76df529 Merge tag […]

tools/vm/slabinfo: fix an unintentional printf [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "tools/vm/slabinfo: fix an unintentional printf" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter [at] oracle.com> on Wed Jul 20 15:45:05 2016 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 2d6a4d6 (patch). tools/vm/slabinfo: fix an unintentional printf The curly braces are missing […]

testing/radix-tree: fix a macro expansion bug [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "testing/radix-tree: fix a macro expansion bug" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter [at] oracle.com> on Wed Jul 20 15:45:03 2016 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is b301aac (patch). testing/radix-tree: fix a macro expansion bug There are no […]

radix-tree: fix radix_tree_iter_retry() for tagged iterators. [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "radix-tree: fix radix_tree_iter_retry() for tagged iterators" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Andrey Ryabinin <aryabinin [at] virtuozzo.com> on Wed Jul 20 15:45:00 2016 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 3cb9185 (patch). radix-tree: fix radix_tree_iter_retry() for tagged iterators. radix_tree_iter_retry() resets slot […]

mm: memcontrol: fix cgroup creation failure after many small jobs [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "mm: memcontrol: fix cgroup creation failure after many small jobs" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Johannes Weiner <hannes [at] cmpxchg.org> on Wed Jul 20 15:44:57 2016 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 73f576c (patch). mm: memcontrol: fix cgroup creation […]

gpio: tegra: don’t auto-enable for COMPILE_TEST [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "gpio: tegra: don’t auto-enable for COMPILE_TEST" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Arnd Bergmann <arnd [at] arndb.de> on Wed Jul 6 14:54:03 2016 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 0bfb85c (patch). gpio: tegra: don’t auto-enable for COMPILE_TEST I stumbled over […]

libceph: apply new_state before new_up_client on incrementals [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "libceph: apply new_state before new_up_client on incrementals" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Ilya Dryomov <idryomov [at] gmail.com> on Tue Jul 19 03:50:28 2016 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 930c532 (patch). libceph: apply new_state before new_up_client on incrementals Currently, […]

crypto: rsa-pkcs1pad – fix rsa-pkcs1pad request struct [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "crypto: rsa-pkcs1pad – fix rsa-pkcs1pad request struct" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Herbert Xu <herbert [at] gondor.apana.org.au> on Fri Jul 22 17:58:21 2016 +0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 87dcdeb (patch). crypto: rsa-pkcs1pad – fix rsa-pkcs1pad request struct To […]

ovl: verify upper dentry in ovl_remove_and_whiteout() [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "ovl: verify upper dentry in ovl_remove_and_whiteout()" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Maxim Patlasov <mpatlasov [at] virtuozzo.com> on Thu Jul 21 18:24:26 2016 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is cfc9fde (patch). ovl: verify upper dentry in ovl_remove_and_whiteout() The upper dentry […]

packet: propagate sock_cmsg_send() error [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "packet: propagate sock_cmsg_send() error" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Soheil Hassas Yeganeh <soheil [at] google.com> on Wed Jul 20 18:01:18 2016 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is f8e7718 (patch). packet: propagate sock_cmsg_send() error sock_cmsg_send() can return different error codes […]

crypto: qat – make qat_asym_algs.o depend on asn1 headers [Linux 4.7]

This Linux kernel change "crypto: qat – make qat_asym_algs.o depend on asn1 headers" is included in the Linux 4.7 release. This change is authored by Jan Stancek <jstancek [at] redhat.com> on Thu Jun 30 12:23:51 2016 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 81dc036 (patch). crypto: qat – make qat_asym_algs.o depend […]