Updated libhugetlbfs packages that fix several bugs and add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The libhugetlbfs packages provide the library and utilities that are used to interact with the Linux hugetlbfs file system to make large pages available to applications in a transparent manner.
The libhugetlbfs packages have been upgraded to upstream version 2.12, which provide a number of bug fixes and add additional administrator support for using large pages over the previous version. The libhugetlbfs library and utilities now increase overall system performance, especially for large memory systems. The packages are synchronized with kernel support. (BZ#630171
All users of libhugetlbfs are advised to upgrade to these updated packages which fix these bugs and add this enhancement.