2.6.18 Xen 3.1.0 kernel

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This is a Xenified version of the 2.6.18 Linux kernel, it includes the patch for the recent 'vmsplice' root exploit(CVE-2008-0600) - along with statically linked Xen drivers.


Submitted By: Attila@AWS
US East AMI ID: aki-9b00e5f2
AMI Manifest: ec2-public-images/vmlinuz-2.6.18-xenU-ec2-v1.0.i386.aki.manifest.xml
Operating System: Other
Created On: March 27, 2008 2:29 AM GMT
Last Updated: January 3, 2009 11:20 PM GMT
Some specific points from the kernel configuration:
  • Default HZ timers set to 1000.
  • xennet and and xenblk are statically compiled.
  • xennet driver includes buffering improvements.
The exhaustive changelog for the 2.6.18 Linux kernel can be found at http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.18.

The full configuration (.config) file as well as all the modules can be downloaded at http://ec2-downloads.s3.amazonaws.com/ec2-modules-2.6.18-xenU-ec2-v1.0-i686.tgz.

The source code can be downloaded from http://ec2-downloads.s3.amazonaws.com/xen-3.1.0-src-ec2-v1.0.tgz.

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