[El-errata] Upcoming end-of-life for Ksplice on Oracle Linux 5.10 and earlier
Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux
el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Fri May 5 04:27:50 PDT 2017
Under the lifetime support policy for Oracle Linux, Premier Support for
Oracle Linux 5 ends in June 2017 and no further errata will be released.
Customers wishing to remain on Oracle Linux 5 for an extended period may
purchase Oracle Linux Extended Support which will provide critical
security fixes until June 2020.
At the end of Premier Support for Oracle Linux 5, Ksplice updates will
no longer be released and customers without an Extended Support add-on
are advised to upgrade to Oracle Linux 6 or Oracle Linux 7. For
customers with an Extended Support subscription, Ksplice updates will
continue for all Oracle Linux 5.11 kernels (2.6.18-398.el5 and later)
during the Extended Support period.
Beginning in June 2017, the following kernel products will no longer
receive zero-downtime updates via Ksplice:
- All Oracle Linux 5.10 and earlier Red Hat Compatible kernels
(2.6.18-371.12.1.el5 and earlier).
- All Oracle Linux 5.10 and earlier Red Hat Compatible kernels with
Oracle enhancements (2.6.18-318.104.22.168.1.el5 and earlier).
Ksplice support is available at ksplice-support_ww at oracle.com.
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