5.11 Release Notes
Release Notes for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.11
Chapter 1. Installation and Booting
dmidecode Supports SMBIOS
dmidecodeutility now supports System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) version 2.8, which enables
dmidecodeto automate builds and deployments on a wider variety of hardware.
Chapter 2. Kernel
Timeout Value Control
LSI 12 Gb/s adapters with the MegaRAID SAS driver
Chapter 3. Device Drivers
ProLiant Servers Support
Chapter 4. Networking
samba3x: New Format of the Trivial Database (TDB) Files
Chapter 5. Subscription Management
Enhanced Error Messaging in Red Hat Support Tool
Red Hat Support Toolnow displays better error messages when the tool is unable to download debug symbols, for example due to insufficient disk space.
redhat.repofile immediately after user attachment and does not wait for the
Subscription Typefield has been included in the Subscription Manager. You can view the field in the command-line interface as well as the graphical user interface to inform you about the kind of subscription that is used, which determines the attributes that drive subscription's behavior.
- In Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.11, the
rhsm-debug systemtool creates a tar file that contains files to be attached to bug reports.
- Two new fields have been added to the output of the
subscription-manager list --availablecommand. The
Providesfield shows the names of the products that the system is eligible for. The
Suggestedfield has been added to facilitate compliance and provide parity with the GUI.
- The output of the
subscription-manager list --availablecommand now includes the stock-keeping unit (SKU).
Chapter 6. Virtualization
Support for ESXi
virt-whoagent runs on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.11,
virt-whocan now communicate with VMWare ESXi and obtain the host and guest mapping information for Red Hat Subscription Manager.
Chapter 7. Industry Standards and Certification
NIST Certification for OpenSCAP
Appendix A. Revision History
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