Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

5.8 Technical Notes

Detailed notes on the changes implemented in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8

Edition 8

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Abstract

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 Technical Notes list and document the changes made to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 operating system and its accompanying applications between Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 and minor release Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8.
Preface
1. Technology Previews
2. Known Issues
2.1. anaconda
2.2. autofs
2.3. cmirror
2.4. compiz
2.5. cpio
2.6. device-mapper-multipath
2.7. dmraid
2.8. dogtail
2.9. firstboot
2.10. gfs2-utils
2.11. gnome-volume-manager
2.12. initscripts
2.13. iscsi-initiator-utils
2.14. kernel-xen
2.15. kernel
2.16. kexec-tools
2.17. kvm
2.18. less
2.19. lftp
2.20. lvm2
2.21. mesa
2.22. mkinitrd
2.23. mod_revocator
2.24. openib
2.25. openmpi
2.26. perl-libxml-enno
2.27. pm-utils
2.28. rpm
2.29. redhat-release-notes
2.30. qspice
2.31. subscription-manager
2.32. systemtap
2.33. xen
2.34. virt-v2v
2.35. virtio-win
2.36. xorg-x11-drv-i810
2.37. xorg-x11-drv-nv
2.38. xorg-x11-drv-vesa
2.39. yaboot
3. New Packages
3.1. RHBA-2012:0286 — new package: binutils220
3.2. RHEA-2012:0224 — new package: iotop
3.3. RHEA-2012:0220 — new package: mysql-connector-odbc64
3.4. RHEA-2012:0171 — new package: pixman
3.5. RHEA-2012:0221 — new package: postgresql-odbc64
3.6. RHEA-2012:0183 — new package: python-ctypes
3.7. RHEA-2012:0172 — new package: spice-client
3.8. RHEA-2012:0170 — new package: spice-protocol
3.9. RHEA-2012:0290 — new package: subscription-manager-migration-data
3.10. RHEA-2012:0225 — new package: virt-who
3.11. RHEA-2012:0222 — new packages: unixODBC64
4. Package Updates
4.1. acl
4.2. acpid
4.3. alsa-utils
4.4. anaconda
4.5. aspell
4.6. aspell-sr
4.7. audit
4.8. autofs
4.9. bind
4.10. bind97
4.11. binutils
4.12. boost
4.13. bootparamd
4.14. busybox
4.15. cdparanoia
4.16. certmonger
4.17. Cluster_Administration
4.18. clustermon
4.19. cman
4.20. cmirror
4.21. comps-extras
4.22. conga
4.23. crash
4.24. cups
4.25. curl
4.26. cvs
4.27. cyrus-imapd
4.28. dapl
4.29. dbus
4.30. Deployment_Guide
4.31. device-mapper
4.32. device-mapper-multipath
4.33. dhcp
4.34. dovecot
4.35. ecryptfs-utils
4.36. esound
4.37. fcoe-utils
4.38. fetchmail
4.39. file
4.40. firefox
4.41. firstboot
4.42. foomatic
4.43. freeipmi
4.44. freeradius2
4.45. freetype
4.46. gamin
4.47. gawk
4.48. gcc
4.49. gcc44
4.50. gdb
4.51. gdm
4.52. gfs-kmod
4.53. gfs-utils
4.54. gfs2-utils
4.55. ghostscript
4.56. glibc
4.57. Global_File_System
4.58. gnome-screensaver
4.59. gnome-system-monitor
4.60. gpart
4.61. groff
4.62. gtk2
4.63. hmaccalc
4.64. httpd
4.65. hwdata
4.66. ibutils
4.67. icu
4.68. ifd-egate
4.69. ImageMagick
4.70. initscripts
4.71. ipa-client
4.72. iproute
4.73. iprutils
4.74. iptables
4.75. iscsi-initiator-utils
4.76. java-1.6.0-openjdk
4.77. kdelibs
4.78. kernel
4.79. kexec-tools
4.80. krb5
4.81. ksh
4.82. kudzu
4.83. kvm
4.84. less
4.85. lftp
4.86. libcxgb3
4.87. libdhcp
4.88. libexif
4.89. libhbaapi
4.90. libmlx4
4.91. libpng
4.92. libusb
4.93. libvirt
4.94. libvorbis
4.95. libX11
4.96. libXcursor
4.97. libXfont
4.98. libxml2
4.99. lsof
4.100. ltrace
4.101. lvm2
4.102. lvm2-cluster
4.103. man-pages
4.104. man-pages-ja
4.105. man-pages-overrides
4.106. mesa
4.107. microcode_ctl
4.108. mkinitrd
4.109. mod_auth_kerb
4.110. mod_revocator
4.111. mrtg
4.112. mysql
4.113. mysql-connector-odbc
4.114. MySQL-python
4.115. net-snmp
4.116. net-tools
4.117. netpbm
4.118. nfs-utils
4.119. nfs-utils-lib
4.120. nfs4-acl-tools
4.121. nss
4.122. nss_ldap
4.123. ntp
4.124. oddjob
4.125. openais
4.126. openCryptoki
4.127. OpenIPMI
4.128. openldap
4.129. openmotif
4.130. openscap
4.131. openssh
4.132. openssl
4.133. openswan
4.134. oprofile
4.135. pam_krb5
4.136. pam_pkcs11
4.137. pango
4.138. parted
4.139. pciutils
4.140. pdksh
4.141. perl
4.142. perl-XML-SAX
4.143. php
4.144. php53
4.145. piranha
4.146. poppler
4.147. postgresql
4.148. postgresql84
4.149. ppc64-utils
4.150. procinfo
4.151. procps
4.152. python
4.153. python-rhsm
4.154. python-virtinst
4.155. PyXML
4.156. qt4
4.157. rdesktop
4.158. redhat-release
4.159. redhat-release-notes
4.160. rgmanager
4.161. rhn-client-tools
4.162. rhnlib
4.163. rhpl
4.164. rng-utils
4.165. rpm
4.166. rsh
4.167. rsync
4.168. rsyslog
4.169. ruby
4.170. s390utils
4.171. sabayon
4.172. samba
4.173. samba3x
4.174. sblim
4.175. scsi-target-utils
4.176. selinux-policy
4.177. sendmail
4.178. setroubleshoot
4.179. setup
4.180. shadow-utils
4.181. smartmontools
4.182. sos
4.183. spice-client
4.184. spice-usb-share
4.185. spice-xpi
4.186. squirrelmail
4.187. sssd
4.188. subscription-manager
4.189. sudo
4.190. syslinux
4.191. system-config-bind
4.192. system-config-cluster
4.193. system-config-date
4.194. system-config-display,
4.195. system-config-network
4.196. system-config-printer
4.197. system-switch-mail
4.198. systemtap
4.199. tog-pegasus
4.200. tomcat5
4.201. udev
4.202. unixODBC
4.203. util-linux
4.204. virt-manager
4.205. virtio-win
4.206. Virtualization_Guide
4.207. vixie-cron
4.208. vsftpd
4.209. xen
4.210. xenpv-win
4.211. xinetd
4.212. xkeyboard-config
4.213. xmlrpc-c
4.214. xorg-x11-drv-i810
4.215. xorg-x11-drv-mga
4.216. xorg-x11-drv-sis
4.217. xorg-x11-server
4.218. xulrunner
4.219. yaboot
4.220. yp-tools
4.221. ypserv
4.222. yum
4.223. yum-rhn-plugin
4.224. yum-utils
4.225. zsh
A. Package Manifest
A.1. Server
A.2. Client
B. Revision History