[linux-yocto] v4.8.x - stable updates comprising v4.8.26

Bruce Ashfield bruce.ashfield at windriver.com
Thu Nov 16 06:21:03 PST 2017

On 11/13/2017 03:07 PM, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> Bruce, Yocto kernel folks:
> Here is another 4.8.x stable update.  Continuing on top of the
> previously released v4.8.25 kernel, we now have the appropriate content
> from 4.9.25 --> 4.9.29 (inclusive) applied on top of the latest 4.8
> baseline.  Once again, I've combined several 4.9.x which results in
> just about 200 backported commits out of that original 4.9.x range.
> As usual, I've put this 4.8.x queue through the various testing that I
> figured made sense, which includes but is not limited to:
> -x86-64 sanity boot test + workloads of defconfig on COTS Core2 box.
> -build MIPS, PPC, ARM, ARM64 with defconfig
> -build x86-64 allmodconfig/allyesconfig
> -build i386 allmodconfig/allyesconfig
> I bumped the Makefile and did the signed tag just as per the previously
> released 4.8.x versions.
> Please find a signed v4.8.26 tag using this key:
> http://pgp.mit.edu/pks/lookup?op=vindex&search=0xEBCE84042C07D1D6
> in the repo in my kernel.org directory here:
>     https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/paulg/linux-4.8.y.git/
>     git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/paulg/linux-4.8.y.git
> for merge to standard/base in linux-yocto-4.8 and then out from there
> into the other base and BSP branches.

Thanks Paul,

I've now grabbed the tag and merged it into the 4.8 tree.



> For those who are interested, the evolution of the commits is here:
>     https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/paulg/longterm-queue-4.8.git/
> This repo isn't needed for anything; it just exists for transparency and
> so people can see how the commits were adjusted to apply to the 4.8.x
> kernel baseline in case people are interested.
> Paul.
> --

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