8.129. lsvpd

Updated lsvpd packages that fix several bugs and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The lsvpd packages provide a set of tools to gather and display the Vital Product Data (VPD) information about hardware components. This information can be used by higher-level serviceability tools.
This update also fixes the following bugs:

Note

The lsvpd packages has been upgraded to upstream version 1.7.4, which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version. (BZ#739121)
This update also fixes the following bugs:

Bug Fixes

BZ#868757
Previously, the output from the lscfg command contained duplicate entries for various hardware components. This bug has been fixed and lscfg no longer returns duplicate entries.
BZ#1088401
Previously, it was not possible to link code between the libsvpd and librtas libraries, because libsvpd is distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL) whereas librtas is under commercial public license (CPL). This update grants a special permission to link part of the code for libsvpd against the librtas library and distribute linked combinations which include both libraries. You must obey the GNU General Public License in all respects for all of the code used other than librtas.
The lsvpd packages has been upgraded to upstream version 1.7.4, which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version. (BZ#739121)
In addition, this update adds the following

Enhancement

BZ#1006855
This update adds support for the Firmware Entitlement Checking on IBM PowerPC server systems.
Users of lsvpd are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs and add these enhancements.