[CentOS-virt] CentOS virt-sig Linux kernel 4.9.155 build

Mon Feb 11 03:35:56 UTC 2019
Karl Johnson <karljohnson.it at gmail.com>


I built 4.9.155 for both el6 and el7, you can test them here:


It works fine for me so far on el6, I'll update my pull request later on
GitHub with this version.

[root at node-tmp1 ~]# cat /proc/version
Linux version 4.9.155-34.el6.x86_64 (mockbuild at build.aerisnetwork.net) (gcc
version 7.3.1 20180303 (Red Hat 7.3.1-5) (GCC) ) #1 SMP Sun Feb 10 11:20:04
EST 2019


On Sat, Feb 9, 2019 at 10:32 AM Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik at iki.fi> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> Some of you might remember discussions earlier in 2017 (huh, long time
> ago) on centos-virt list about Linux kernel tty/ldisc related bug, which
> caused Xen dom0 kernel crashes for some people (and also more easy to
> trigger crashes on other arches, like on hp pa-risc), but the bug was
> difficult to reproduce for others/most people.
> Fix for this issue was merged to centos virt-sig Linux 4.9.48-29 kernel
> earlier in 2017, but reverted/deleted in 4.9.75-30 due to problems with the
> patch. The patch in question was also merged to upstream Linux kernel, and
> later reverted there aswell.
> But now finally the issue has been resolved in upstream Linux, and the
> patches have been already backported to Linux 4.9.152 longterm stable
> kernel. Changelog:
> https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.9.152
> You can find the tty/ldisc patches there.
> So I propose we build the latest 4.9.155 kernel for CentOS virt-sig for
> centos6 and centos7.
> Thanks,
> -- Pasi
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