[El-errata] Oracle Linux Release 5 Update 10 for x86 (32 bit) and x86_64 (64 Bit) architectures

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Tue Oct 8 11:13:02 PDT 2013

Oracle is pleased to announce the general availability of Oracle Linux Release 5 Update 10 for x86 (32 bit) and x86_64 (64 Bit) architectures.

Oracle Linux 5.10 ships with following three sets of kernel packages

       * Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [kernel-uek-2.6.39-400.209.1.el5uek]
             o Installed and booted by default
       * Red Hat compatible Kernel [kernel-2.6.18-371.el5].
             o Installed by default
       * Red Hat compatible Kernel with  bug fixes added by Oracle [kernel-2.6.18-371.]
             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*

  * i386: fix MTRR code [orabug 15862649]
  * [oprofile] x86, mm:Add_get_user_pages_fast() [orabug 14277030]
  * [oprofile] export_get_user_pages_fast() function [orabug 14277030]
  * [oprofile] x86: Fix nmi-unsafe callgraph support [orabug 14277030]
  * [oprofile] Use KM_NMI slot for kmap_atomic [orabug 14277030]
  * [oprofile] i386 add get_user_pages_fast support [orabug 14277030]
  * [kernel] Initialize the local uninitialized variable stats [orabug
  * [fs] JBD:make jbd support 512B blocks correctly for OCFS2 [orabug
  * [x86] fxi fpu context corrupt when preempt in signal context [orabug
  * [mm] fix hugetlb page leak[orabug 12375075]
  * fix ia64 build error due to add-support-above-32-vcpus.patch
  * [x86] use dynamic vcpu_info remap to support more than 32 vcpus
  * [x86] fix lvt0 reset when hvm boot up with noapic param
  * [scsi] Remove printk's when doing I/O to a dead device [orabug 12342275]
  * [char] ipmi: fix IPMI errors due to timing problems [orabug 12561346]
  * [scsi] Fix race when removing SCSI devices [orabug 12404566]
  * [net] Redo the broken redhat netconsole over bonding [orabug 12740042]
  * [fs] nfs: Fix_put_nfs_open_context() NULL pointer panic [orabug
  * fix filp_close() race [orabug 10335998]
  * make xenkbd.abs_pointer=1 by default [orabug 67188919]
  * [xen] check to see if hypervisor supports memory reservation change
    [orabug 7556514]
  * [net] Enable entropy for bnx2, bnx2x, e1000e, igb, ixgb, ixgbe,
    ixgbevf[orabug 10315433]
  * [net] Add xen pv netconsole support [orabug 6993043] [bz 7258]
  * [mm] Patch shrink_zone to yield during severe mempressure events,
    avoiding hands and evictions [orabug 6086839]
  * [mm] Enhance shrink_zone patch allow full swap utilization and also
    be NUMA-aware [orabug 9245919]
  * fix aacraid not to reset during kexec [orabug 8516042]
  * [xen]PVHVM guest with PoD crashes under memory pressure[orabug 9107465]
  * [xen]PV guest with FC HBA hangs during shutdown [orabug 9764220]
  * Support 256GB+ memory for pv guest[orabug 9450615]
  * Fix overcommit memory to use percpu_counter for el5 [orabug 6124033]
  * [ipmi]Make configurable timeouts for kcs of ipmi [orabug 9752208]
  * [ib]Fix memory corruption [orabug 9972346]
  * [usb]usbcore: fix endpoint device creation [orabug 14795203]
  * [usb]usbcore: fix refcount bug in endpoint removal [orabug 14795203]

*Driver Updates to Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel*

  In close cooperation with hardware and storage vendors, several device 
drivers have been updated by Oracle.

          Storage Drivers

  * AACRAID driver updated to 1.2-0[30200]-ms
  * Cisco FCoE HBA driver (fnic) updated to
  * Emulex Fibre Channel HBA driver (lpfc) updated to 0:
  * Intel C600 serieal attached SCSI (SAS) module (isci) updated to 1.0.0
  * LSI Fusion-MPT base driver (mptbase) updated to
  * LSI Fusion-MPT-ioctl driver (mptctl) updated to
  * LSI Fusion-MPT Fibre Channel host driver (mptfc) updated to
  * LSI Fusion-MPT IP over Fibre Channel driver (mptlan) updated to
  * LSI Fusion-MPT SAS driver(mptsas)) updated to
  * LSI Fusion-MPT SCSI host driver (mptscsih) updated to
  * LSI Fusion-MPT SPI host driver (mptspi) updated to
  * LSI Fusion-MPT SAS 2.0 driver (mpt2sas) updated to
  * LSI Fusion-MPT SAS 3.0 driver (mpt3sas) updated to added.
    Supports up to 12 Gb/s host controllers
  * MegaRAID SAS driver (megaraid_sas) updated to 06.600.18.00
  * Qlogic iSCSI driver (qla4xxx) updated to
    Supports Open-iSCSI
  * Xsigo Core services module driver (xscore) version 6.0.r7269 added.
    Required by all Xsigo modules
  * Xsigo Virtual HBA driver (xsvhba) verion 6.0.r7269 added

*Network Drivers*

  * Broadcom Tigon3 Ethernet adapter driver (tg3) updated to 3.131d.
  * Emulex Blade Engine 2 10Gbps adapter driver (be2net) updated to
  * Intel Pro/1000 PCI-Express Gigabit network adapter driver (e1000e)
    updated to 2.4.14
  * Intel Gigabit Ethernet network adapter driver (igb) updated to 4.3.0
  * Intel Gigabit Linux driver (igbvf) updated to 2.3.2. Provides
    82576-based virtual funtion devices on kernels that support Single
    Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV)
  * Intel 10 Gigabit PCI-Express network adapter driver (ixgbe) updated
    to 3.15.1
  * Qlogic 1/10 GbE Converged/Intelligent Ethernet Adapter driver
    (qlcnic) updated to 5.2.43
  * Xsigo Core Services module driver (xscore) version 6.0.r7269 added.
    Required by all other Xsigo modules.
  * Xsigo Virtual Ethernet driver (xve) added
  * Xsigo Virtual NIC driver (xsvnic) version 0.316.0.r7269

*Driver Updates from the upstream distribution provider*


  * The mptfusion driver has been updated to version 3.04.20, which adds
    the following device ID: SAS1068_820XELP

*Software Accessibility*

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

Installable binary and source ISO images will be available on theOracle Software Delivery Cloud  <http://edelivery.oracle.com/linux>  shortly.

If ISO images are needed before they are available on theOracle Software Delivery Cloud  <http://edelivery.oracle.com/linux>, please request these via a My Oracle Support service request.

For more information  please visithttp://linux.oracle.com  

Thank you


Oracle Linux Team

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