[El-errata] Enterprise Linux Release 5 Update 5 for x86 (32 bit) and x86_64 (64 Bit) architectures

Errata Announcements for Enterprise Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Wed Apr 7 16:05:13 PDT 2010

Oracle is pleased to announce the general availability of Enterprise Linux Release 5 Update 5 for x86 (32 bit) and x86_64 (64 Bit) architectures.

This update includes the following kernel/driver changes:

Bug Fixes added  by Oracle 

    * Fix qla not to query hccr  [orabug 8746702]
    * update rds to 4.0-ora-1.4.2-10  [orabug 9168046]
    * Revert return code check to avoid EIO  [orabug 9448515]
    * Check to see if hypervisor supports memory reservation change [orabug 7556514]
    * Add entropy support to igb  [orabug 7607479]
    * Convert ENETUNREACH to ENOTCONN [orabug 7689332]
    * Add xen pv/bonding netconsole support [orabug 6993043]
    * Shrink zone patch [orabug 6086839]
    * Fix aacraid not to reset during kexec  [orabug 8516042]
    * Fix failure of file creation from hpux client  [orabug 7579314]
    * FP register state is corrupted during the handling a SIGSEGV [orabug 7708133]

  Fixes/Additions from the upstream distribution provider

    * Introduced support for Intel's new platforms, code-named
      Boxboro-EX and Boxboro-MC, AMD's new processor family, code-named
    * Added new kernel flag CONFIG_DETECT_HUNG_TASK to enable detecting
      tasks stuck in D-state. When set to "y" tasks stuck in the D-State
      are detected; when set to n it is off. The default value for this
      flag is y.
    * Added new flag CONFIG_BOOTPARAM_HUNG_TASK_PANIC .When set to y, a
      kernel panic is triggered when a task is detected to be stuck in
      the D-State. The default value for this flag flag is n.
    * The recommended minimal memory requirement on x86 and x86_64  is
      now 1GB per logical CPU.

   Driver Updates


    * Added Solarflare driver (sfc) .
    * Enabled ath9k driver for Atheros 802.11n wireless LAN adapters .
    * The following drivers are updated
          o vxge driver for Neterion's X3100 Series 10GbE PCIe devices .
          o be2net driver for ServerEngines BladeEngine2 10Gbps network devices.
          o enic driver for Cisco 10G Ethernet devices to version
          o qlge driver for QLogic 10 Gigabit PCI-E ethernet devices to version
          o tg3 driver for Broadcom Tigon3 ethernet devices .
          o igb driver for Intel Gigabit Ethernet Network.
          o ixgbe driver for Intel 10 Gigabit PCI Express Network devices.
          o e1000 driver for Intel PRO/1000 network devices.
          o netxen driver for NetXen Multi port (1/10) Gigabit Network devices.
          o bnx2x driver for Broadcom Everest network devices to version 1.52.1-5.
          o bnx2 driver for Broadcom NetXtreme II network devices to version 2.0.2
          o bnx2i driver for Broadcom NetXtreme II iSCSI .
          o r8169 driver for RealTek 8169 ethernet devices.


    * Updated qla2xxx driver for QLogic Fibre Channel HBAs to version
    * Updated hptiop driver for HighPoint RocketRAID 3xxx/4xxx controllers to support for RR44xx adapters.
    * Updated lpfc driver for Emulex Fibre Channel HBAs to version
    * Updated mpt2sas driver that supports the SAS-2 family of adapters from LSI  to version
    * Updated mptque base driver for devices using LSI Fusion MPT firmware to version 3.4.13rh.
    * Updated  megaraid_sas driver for LSI MegaRAID SAS controllers to version 4.17-RH1.


    * Updated the hpilo driver for HP iLO/iLO2 management processors.
    * Updated the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA).
    * Updated the i2c device driver for the iic-bus interface to add support for the SB900 SMBus controller.
    * Updated the mlx4 driver for Mellanox ConnectX HCA InfiniBand devices to version 1.4.1

_*Software Accessibility*_

All packages are available via ULN (http://linux.oracle.com).

Installable binary and source ISO images will be available at http://edelivery.oracle.com shortly. 

If ISO images are needed before they are available on eDelivery, please request these via a Metalink service request.

For more information  please visit http://linux.oracle.com

Thank you


Enterprise Linux Team

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