[El-errata] Oracle Linux 7 Update 1 Release for x86_64
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Thu Mar 12 02:17:27 PDT 2015
Oracle is pleased to announce the general availability of Oracle Linux 7 Update 1
Oracle Linux 7 Update 1 includes the following kernels:
Red Hat Compatible Kernel (RHCK).
Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3 (UEK R3), which is the default kernel.
The following features are still under development, but are made available for testing and evaluation purposes with UEK R3:
* DRBD (Distributed Replicated Block Device)
* Transcendent memory
* UEFI Secure Boot
For the RHCK, the following features are currently under technology preview:
* Active Directory and LDAP sudo providers.
* Block and object storage layouts for parallel NFS (pNFS).
* Block device caching by LVM, which allows small, fast devices to act as caches for large, slow devices.
* btrfs file system. Oracle supports btrfs with UEK R3.
* Crash kernel can be configured to boot with more than a single CPU.
* DIF/DIX for data integrity checking on SCSI devices.
* LSI Syncro CS feature in the megaraid_sas driver to support High-Availability Direct-Attached storage (HA-DAS) adapters.
* LVM API.
* More than 32 PCI slots can be configured with PCI Bridge in QEMU.
* OpenLMI Software Provider.
* PCI Express Bus, AHCI Bus, and USB 3.0 host adapter emulation are provided for KVM guests.
* SCAP Workbench and the OSCAP Anaconda add-on.
* Single-Root I/O virtualization (SR-IOV) in the qlcnic driver.
* Storage array management, which includes a command-line interface and the libStorageMgmt API.
* The dm-era device-mapper target records changes made to blocks over a specified time period.
* Trusted Network Connect.
* virtio-blk-data-plane in Quick EMUlator (QEMU) improves block I/O performance.
For more information, please refer to the online release notes available at:
All packages are available on theUnbreakable Linux Network <http://linux.oracle.com>.
Installable binary and source ISO images will available onOracle Software Delivery Cloud <http://edelivery.oracle.com/linux> shortly.
If ISO images are needed before they are available on Oracle Software Delivery Cloud, please request these via a My Oracle Support service request.
The Oracle Linux Team
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