[CentOS] [CentOS5beta] kernel crash due to a known bug
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Tue Mar 13 23:29:27 UTC 2007
Akemi Yagi wrote:
> After a successful installation of CentOS5 beta, I "successfully" crashed
> the system twice already. This is caused by a known bug in the cifs
> kernel module. The patch became available in January:
> FC5 and FC6 are running the patched kernel but, unfortunately, RHEL5 will
> not. Steve Dickson of RedHat says:
> "I will not be able to get these in the initial RHEL5
> release, since that is currently lock down... very tightly...
> so I will try to get them in early in the 5.1 pool..."
> I am wondering...if it is possible for the CentOS team to apply the patch
> ahead of the upstream. Or I would have to wait for CentOS5.1? In that
> case, I will need to compile the cifs module with the patched file.
if you expect something to happen - open an issue report with max
details at http://bugs.centos.org/ While the chances for including a
patch like that in the distro kernel are absolutely zero, we do have
some flexibility with the CentOSplus kernel(s).
Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq
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