[El-errata] ELBA-2021-2320 Oracle Linux 7 kexec-tools bug fix and enhancement update

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Thu Jun 17 08:05:52 PDT 2021

Oracle Linux Bug Fix Advisory ELBA-2021-2320


The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 7 have been uploaded to the Unbreakable Linux Network:



Description of changes:

- Mount sysroot inside kdump initramfs in specific FIPS cases [Orabug: 32179720]
- Check MokSBStateRT variable state to identify SecureBoot mode [Orabug: 31903240]
- Add delay to avoid upstream race condition [Orabug: 31121959]
- kdump: append no_timer_check to kdump kernel cmdline on xen guests [Orabug: 30928441]
- kdump: append iommu=off to kdump kernel cmdline [Orabug: 30832988]
- rebase on top makedumpfile 1.6.6 [Orabug: 30352094]
- makedumpfile: bump LATEST_VERSION to 5.4.9 [Orabug: 30521746]
- makedumpfile: backport needed upstream aarch64 patches [Orabug: 30352094]
- trigger initramfs cleanup for kernel-uek and kernel-uek-debug [Orabug: 30192631]
- change makedumpfile fixed size buffer for VMCOREINFO (isaac.chen at oracle.com) [Orabug: 29612733]
- rebase kexec-tools-2.0.8-dracut-module-setup-ibft-avoid-dup-config.patch (brian.maly at oracle.com) [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]

- Throttle kdump reload request triggered by udev event

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