[El-errata] ELBA-2021-3052 Oracle Linux 8 kexec-tools bug fix and enhancement update

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Wed Aug 11 18:28:47 PDT 2021

Oracle Linux Bug Fix Advisory ELBA-2021-3052


The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 8 have been uploaded to the Unbreakable Linux Network:




Description of changes:

- Added the following patches from https://github.com/makedumpfile version 1.6.8++ [Orabug: 32851262]
- Added Patch1009, orabug32851262-PATCH-2-3-arm64-Make-use-of-NUMBER-VA_BITS-in-vmcore.patch
- Added Patch1010, orabug32851262-PATCH-3-3-arm64-support-flipped-VA-and-52-bit-kernel.patch
- Removed Patch701 which was in conflict with Patch1010
- Remove -s setting for KEXEC_ARGS in kdump.sysconfig.aarch64 [Orabug: 3280449]
- 99kdumpbase: Do not append ip=<devname>:dhcp if ip=single-dhcp is present [Orabug: 32404661]
- kdump-lib: Fix get_bind_mount_source to support btrfs and fstab [Orabug: 32297893]
- kdump: add threshold for the required memory (Chen Zhou) [Orabug: 32258986]
- Fix duplicate -s option for kexec [Orabug: 32127375]
- kdump: append no_timer_check to kdump kernel cmdline on xen guests [Orabug: 30928441]
- arm64: skip purgatory integrity checks to speed up reboot [Orabug: 30822387]
- kdump: append iommu=off to kdump kernel cmdline [Orabug: 30832988]
- 99kdumpbase: Do not append ip=<devname>:dhcp if ip=dhcp is present [Orabug: 29518713]
- rebase kexec-tools-2.0.8-dracut-module-setup-ibft-avoid-dup-config.patch [Orabug: 28872281]
- don't patch files in SOURCES directory. That breaks building from the srpm (dave.kleikamp at oracle.com)
- dracut-module-setup: avoid duplicate config for ibft [Orabug: 22780125]
- kdumpctl: exclude default_hugepagesz setting from kdump kernel cmdline
  (Sriharsha Yadagudde) [Orabug: 19134999]
- kdumpctl: verify if kernel support securelevel interface
  (Sriharsha Yadagudde) [Orabug: 18905671]
  (Sriharsha Yadagudde) [Orabug: 18905671]
  (Sriharsha Yadagudde) [Orabug: 18905671]

- Write to `/var/lib/kdump` if $KDUMP_BOOTDIR not writable

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