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Updating FC14 to fix kernel panics with an AMD Phenom II X6

When you run a fresh copy of Fedora Core 14 x86_64 GNU/Linux on an AMD Phenom II X6 system, everything will seem great at first. However, if you exercise an ssh tunnel heavily, you will soon encounter a kernel panic:
Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception in interrupt
Pid: XXXX, comm:  sshd Tainted
2.6.35.6-45.fc14.x86_64 #1
panic occurred, switching back to text console.

The Fix

Fortunately the fix is easy. Just go to System/Administration/Software Update and install the updates. The new kernel fixes the panics and is rock-solid.
Last modified on 14 Mar 2011 by AO

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