8.185. ppc64-diag

Updated ppc64-diag packages that fix several bugs and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The ppc64-diag packages provide diagnostic tools for Linux on the 64-bit PowerPC platforms. The platform diagnostics write events reported by the firmware to the service log, provide automated responses to urgent events, and notify system administrators or connected service frameworks about the reported events.
This update also fixes the following bug:

Upgrade to an upstream version

The ppc64-diag packages have been upgraded to upstream version 2.6.6, which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version. (BZ#929278)
This update also fixes the following bug:

Bug Fix

BZ#988237
Previously, there were file conflicts between the ppc64-diag and powerpc-utils packages. As a consequence, installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux which contained recent versions of these packages failed. This update fixes the conflicts between ppc64-diag and powerpc-utils, and installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux now completes successfully.
The ppc64-diag packages have been upgraded to upstream version 2.6.6, which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version. (BZ#929278)
In addition, this update adds the following

Enhancement

BZ#949612
This update adds the LightPath Diagnostics framework to the ppc64-diag tool set. This new feature helps identify failed hardware components through LED lights and then facilitate replacement.
All users of ppc64-diag are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs and add these enhancements.