Linux 5.2 Release

This post summarizes new features, bugfixes and changes in Linux 5.2 kernel release. There are 1157382 lines of Linux source code changed/added in Linux 5.2 release compared to Linux 5.1 release. To view the source code of Linux 5.2 kernel release online, please check the linux-stable tree for Linux 5.2. If you would like to […]

Linux 5.2 [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "Linux 5.2" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sun Jul 7 15:41:56 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 0ecfebd (patch) which is from upstream commit 46713c3. The same Linux upstream change may have […]

Merge tag ‘for-linus-20190706’ of git://git.kernel.dk/linux-block [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘for-linus-20190706’ of git://git.kernel.dk/linux-block" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sat Jul 6 11:48:39 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 46713c3 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: bcc0e65 7e41c3c Merge tag […]

Merge tag ‘mips_fixes_5.2_2’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mips/linux [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘mips_fixes_5.2_2’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mips/linux" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sat Jul 6 10:32:12 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is bcc0e65 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 2692982 f2ff671 Merge tag […]

Merge tag ‘dmaengine-fix-5.2’ of git://git.infradead.org/users/vkoul/slave-dma [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘dmaengine-fix-5.2’ of git://git.infradead.org/users/vkoul/slave-dma" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sat Jul 6 10:06:37 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 2692982 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 4f8b490 f603422 Merge tag […]

blk-mq: fix up placement of debugfs directory of queue files [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "blk-mq: fix up placement of debugfs directory of queue files" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh [at] linuxfoundation.org> on Sat Jul 6 17:50:32 2019 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 7e41c3c (patch). blk-mq: fix up placement of […]

Revert "mm: page cache: store only head pages in i_pages" [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "Revert “mm: page cache: store only head pages in i_pages”" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Fri Jul 5 19:55:18 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 69bf4b6 (patch). Revert “mm: page cache: store […]

Merge tag ‘mtd/fixes-for-5.2-final’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mtd/linux [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘mtd/fixes-for-5.2-final’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mtd/linux" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Fri Jul 5 19:07:57 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 0e63665 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 881ed91 c7a87ce Merge tag […]

Merge tag ‘nfsd-5.2-2’ of git://linux-nfs.org/~bfields/linux [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘nfsd-5.2-2’ of git://linux-nfs.org/~bfields/linux" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Fri Jul 5 19:00:37 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is a8f46b5 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: 3f9c4dc 3b2d4dc Merge tag […]

mtd: rawnand: sunxi: Add A23/A33 DMA support with extra MBUS configuration [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "mtd: rawnand: sunxi: Add A23/A33 DMA support with extra MBUS configuration" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal [at] bootlin.com> on Mon Apr 8 09:41:46 2019 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is c7a87ce (patch). mtd: rawnand: sunxi: Add […]

Revert "mtd: rawnand: sunxi: Add A23/A33 DMA support" [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "Revert “mtd: rawnand: sunxi: Add A23/A33 DMA support”" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal [at] bootlin.com> on Fri Jul 5 11:25:29 2019 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 4f03264 (patch). Revert “mtd: rawnand: sunxi: Add A23/A33 DMA […]

fs: VALIDATE_FS_PARSER should default to n [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "fs: VALIDATE_FS_PARSER should default to n" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Geert Uytterhoeven <geert [at] linux-m68k.org> on Mon Apr 1 13:53:57 2019 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 75f2d86 (patch). fs: VALIDATE_FS_PARSER should default to n CONFIG_VALIDATE_FS_PARSER is a […]

KVM: arm64/sve: Fix vq_present() macro to yield a bool [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "KVM: arm64/sve: Fix vq_present() macro to yield a bool" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Zhang Lei <zhang.lei [at] jp.fujitsu.com> on Wed Jul 3 18:42:50 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is e644fa1 (patch). KVM: arm64/sve: Fix vq_present() macro to […]

dmaengine: qcom: bam_dma: Fix completed descriptors count [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "dmaengine: qcom: bam_dma: Fix completed descriptors count" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Sricharan R <sricharan [at] codeaurora.org> on Fri Jun 28 17:39:46 2019 +0530. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is f603422 (patch). dmaengine: qcom: bam_dma: Fix completed descriptors count One […]

dmaengine: imx-sdma: remove BD_INTR for channel0 [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "dmaengine: imx-sdma: remove BD_INTR for channel0" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Robin Gong <yibin.gong [at] nxp.com> on Fri Jun 21 16:23:06 2019 +0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 3f93a4f (patch). dmaengine: imx-sdma: remove BD_INTR for channel0 It is possible […]

dmaengine: imx-sdma: fix use-after-free on probe error path [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "dmaengine: imx-sdma: fix use-after-free on probe error path" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Sven Van Asbroeck <thesven73 [at] gmail.com> on Mon Jun 24 10:07:31 2019 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 2b8066c (patch). dmaengine: imx-sdma: fix use-after-free on probe […]

dmaengine: jz4780: Fix an endian bug in IRQ handler [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "dmaengine: jz4780: Fix an endian bug in IRQ handler" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter [at] oracle.com> on Mon Jun 24 16:49:40 2019 +0300. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 4c89cc7 (patch). dmaengine: jz4780: Fix an endian bug […]

Merge tag ‘drm-fixes-2019-07-05-1’ of git://anongit.freedesktop.org/drm/drm [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘drm-fixes-2019-07-05-1’ of git://anongit.freedesktop.org/drm/drm" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Fri Jul 5 14:10:30 2019 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 3f9c4dc (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: ee39d46 a0b2cf7 Merge tag […]

Merge tag ‘imx-drm-fixes-2019-07-04’ of git://git.pengutronix.de/git/pza/linux into drm-fixes [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "Merge tag ‘imx-drm-fixes-2019-07-04’ of git://git.pengutronix.de/git/pza/linux into drm-fixes" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Dave Airlie <airlied [at] redhat.com> on Fri Jul 5 12:54:48 2019 +1000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is a0b2cf7 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: b5252bd 5aeab2b […]