Kernel 2.6 based: Archive: October 2005 stream


2005-10-14 kernel 2.6.13 base patch ("October 2005") superseded

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linux-2.6.13-s390-base-october2005.tar.gz / MD5 ... accumulated patch, recommended (superseded) (2005-10-14)

linux-2.6.13-s390-base-october2005-patches.tar.gz / MD5 ... single patches, recommended (superseded) (2005-10-14)

This tarball contains the initial kernel 2.6.13 patches for the Linux on System z9 and zSeries "October 2005 stream" with bug-fixes.

With this base-patch, the "October 2005 stream" has all (applicable) bug-fixes previously provided for the "April 2004 stream" kernel 2.6.5.

Kernel 2.6.13 contains a lot of new functionality, of which - from the Linux on System z9 and zSeries perspective - the following items are of special interest:

Furthermore, the kerntypes for this kernel are included.

Everybody should apply this patch.

To create the complete linux kernel sources, the following patches need to be applied in sequence:

linux-2.6.13.tar.gz (see
+ linux-2.6.13-s390-base-october2005.diff (IBM)

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