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Stable kernel 2.6.22.5 is Out

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The 2.6.22.5 stable kernel update is out. It contains about 20 patches for serious problems; none of them appear to be security-related.

Some changes include:

x86_64: Check for .cfi_rel_offset in CFI probe

ACPICA: Clear reserved fields for incoming ACPI 1.0 FADTs

i386: Fix double fault handler

hwmon: fix w83781d temp sensor type setting

Hibernation: do not try to mark invalid PFNs as nosave

forcedeth: fix random hang in forcedeth driver when using netconsole

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