[El-errata] Oracle Linux Release 5 Update 7 for x86 (32 bit) and x86_64 (64 Bit) architectures

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Mon Aug 1 16:00:43 PDT 2011

Oracle is pleased to announce the general availability of Oracle Linux Release 5 Update 7 for x86 (32 bit) and x86_64 (64 Bit) architectures.

Oracle Linux 5.7 ships with following three sets of kernel packages

      * Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [kernel-uek-2.6.32-200.13.1.el5uek]
            oInstalled and booted by default
      * Red Hat compatible Kernel [kernel-2.6.18-274.el5].
            oInstalled by default
      * Red Hat compatible Kernel with  bug fixes added by Oracle [kernel-2.6.18-]
            o This kernel, available on x86 and x86-64, can only be installed manually.

This update includes the following kernel/driver changes:

Bug Fixes added  by Oracle

     * Fix __put_nfs_open_context() NULL pointer panic [orabug 12687646]
     * Fix scsi hotplug and rescan race [orabug 10260172]
     * Fix filp_close() race [orabug 10335998]
     * Fix missing aio_complete() in end_io [orabug 10365195]
     * Make xenkbd.abs_pointer=1 by default [orabug 67188919]
     * Check to see if hypervisor supports memory reservation change [orabug 7556514]
     * Enable entropy for bnx2,bnx2x,e1000e,igb,ixgb,ixgbe,ixgbevf [orabug 10315433]
     * Add xen pv netconsole support [orabug 6993043] [bz 7258]
     * shrink_zone patch [orabug 6086839]
     * Fix aacraid not to reset during kexec [orabug 8516042]
     * Patch rds to 1.4.2-20 [orabug 9471572, 9344105]
     * Fix BUG_ONs to not fire when in a tasklet -RDS
     * Fix lockup of the tx queue - ipoib
     * Do not call set_page_dirty() with irqs off - RDS
     * Properly unmap when getting a remote access error - RDS
     * Fix locking in rds_send_drop_to() - RDS
     * Too many getattr and access calls after direct I/O [orabug 9348191]
     * Fix PVHVM guest with PoD crash under memory pressure [orabug 9107465]
     * Fix PV guest with FC HBA hang during shutdown [orabug 9764220]
     * Support 256GB+ memory for pv guest [orabug 9450615]
     * Fix overcommit memory to use percpu_counter [orabug 6124033]
     * Make configurable timeouts for kcs of ipmi [orabug 9752208]
     * Fix memory corruption - ipoib [orabug 9972346]
     * Patch removes limit on number of retries an aio can submit [orabug 10044782]
     * Do not call loop_unplug for not configured loop device [orabug 10314497]

Driver Updates from the upstream distribution provider


     * Added atl1e driver.
     * Updated 1000e driver to version 1.3.10.
     * Updated be2net driver to add support for multicast filter on the Lancer family of CNAs.
     * Updated bna driver to version
     * Updated bnx2x driver to version 1.62.00-6.
     * Updated bnx2x firmware to version
     * Updated bnx2 driver to version 2.0.18+.
     * Updated cxgb4 and cxgb3 drivers.
     * Updated e1000 driver to add support for the Marvell Alaska M88E1118R PHY and CE4100 reference platform.
     * Updated enic driver version
     * Updated igb driver.
     * Updated igbvf driver.
     * Updated ixgbe driver to version 3.2.9-k2 to add support for FCoE and kcq2 support on the 57712 device.
     * Updated ixgbevf driver to version 2.0.0-k2.
     * Updated myri10ge driver version 1.5.2.
     * Updated netxen driver to version 4.0.75 to add support for GbE port settings.
     * Updated qlcnic driver to version 5.0.13 to add support for large receive offload (LRO) and generic receive offload (GRO).
     * Updated tg3 driver to version 3.116 and added support for EEE.
     * Updated iwl6000-firmware to version


     * Updated arcmsr driver.
     * Updated be2iscsi driver.
     * Updated bfa driver to the current scsi-misc version.
     * Updated bnx2i driver to version
     * Updated cciss driver.
     * Updated ibmvfc driver version 1.0.9.
     * Updated lpfc driver to version
     * Updated megaraid driver to version 5.34.
     * Updated mpt2sas driver to version
     * Updated mptfusion driver to version to 3.04.18rh.
     * Updated qla2xxx driver to version
     * Updated qla24xx and 25xx firmware is to version 5.03.16.

_*Software Accessibility
All packages are available via ULN (http://linux.oracle.com).

Installable binary and source ISO images will be available athttp://edelivery.oracle.com  <athttp://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 visithttp://linux.oracle.com  <visithttp://linux.oracle.com>

Thank you


Oracle Linux Team

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