[linux-yocto] v4.8.x - stable updates comprising v4.8.28

Bruce Ashfield bruce.ashfield at windriver.com
Wed Mar 7 09:59:09 PST 2018

On 03/07/2018 11:15 AM, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> Bruce, Yocto kernel folks:
> Here is a quick 4.8.x stable update. There are only about 10 patches
> here as this release is primarily to set the stage for better
> compatibility with the existing preempt-rt content in Yocto.
> To that end, I've tested it with the Yocto kernel-cache preempt-rt
> patches applied, and I've also done test merges of it to standard/base
> and standard/preempt-rt/base.  As the merge to -rt required some
> manual intervention, I'll provide you with those test merges out of
> band for your reference while you are updating linux-yocto-4.8
> 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
> -build and boot test merge of this with -rt in Yocto.
> I bumped the Makefile and did the signed tag just as per the previously
> released 4.8.x versions.
> Please find a signed v4.8.28 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

Thanks Paul,

This is now merged.


> for merge to standard/base in linux-yocto-4.8 and then out from there
> into the other base and BSP branches.
> For those who are interested, the raw commits can be found 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 reference.
> Paul.
> --

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