[El-errata] Oracle Linux 7 Update 5 Release for x86_64

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Tue Apr 17 10:55:17 PDT 2018

Oracle is pleased to announce the general availability of Oracle Linux 7 
Update 5

Oracle Linux 7 Update 5 ships with the following kernel packages:

             Red Hat Compatible Kernel (RHCK).

             Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 4 update 6 (UEK R4u6), which is the default kernel.

Oracle Linux maintains user space compatibility with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), which is independent of the kernel version that underlies the operating system.
Existing applications in user space will continue to run unmodified on Oracle Linux 7 Update 5 with the UEK Release 4 and no re-certifications are needed for
applications already certified with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 or Oracle Linux 7.

There are a number of new features available across key focus areas like security, networking, storage and virtualization.
For more details, please take a look at ourannouncement 

Oracle Linux will continue to provide production support for the btrfs file system with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK).

For more information, please refer to the online release notes available at:

Software Accessibility

All packages are available on theUnbreakable Linux Network <http://linux.oracle.com>    .

Install-able 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.

Thank You


The Oracle Linux Team

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