Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

6.1 Technical Notes

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Abstract

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 Technical Notes list and document the changes made to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 operating system and its accompanying applications between Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 and minor release Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1.
1. Package Updates
1.1. 389-ds-base
1.2. abrt
1.3. acroread
1.4. anaconda
1.5. apr
1.6. at
1.7. authconfig
1.8. audit
1.9. autofs
1.10. avahi
1.11. bash
1.12. bfa-firmware
1.13. bind
1.14. bind-dyndb-ldap
1.15. binutils
1.16. blktrace
1.17. boost
1.18. btrfs-progs
1.19. busybox
1.20. ca-certificates
1.21. certmonger
1.22. chkconfig
1.23. cifs-utils
1.24. cluster and gfs2-utils
1.25. compat-dapl
1.26. coolkey
1.27. coreutils
1.28. corosync
1.29. cracklib
1.30. crash
1.31. crda
1.32. cronie
1.33. cryptsetup-luks
1.34. cups
1.35. curl
1.36. cyrus-imapd
1.37. dapl
1.38. dbus
1.39. device-mapper-multipath
1.40. dhcp
1.41. dmidecode
1.42. dovecot
1.43. dracut
1.44. e2fsprogs
1.45. ebtables
1.46. eclipse
1.47. ecryptfs-utils
1.48. edac-utils
1.49. efibootmgr
1.50. elfutils
1.51. emacs
1.52. epydoc
1.53. evolution
1.54. evolution-data-server
1.55. evolution-mapi
1.56. fakechroot
1.57. fcoe-utils
1.58. febootstrap
1.59. fence-agents
1.60. fence-virt
1.61. file
1.62. fipscheck
1.63. firefox
1.64. firstaidkit
1.65. firstboot
1.66. foomatic
1.67. freeradius
1.68. freetype
1.69. fuse
1.70. gcc
1.71. gdb
1.72. ghostscript
1.73. gimp
1.74. glib2
1.75. glibc
1.76. gnome-panel
1.77. gnome-power-manager
1.78. gnome-terminal
1.79. gpxe
1.80. grub
1.81. gtk2
1.82. gvfs
1.83. hal
1.84. hivex
1.85. hplip
1.86. httpd
1.87. hwdata
1.88. ibus
1.89. ibus-chewing
1.90. ibus-hangul
1.91. ibus-m17n
1.92. ibutils
1.93. icedtea-web
1.94. im-chooser
1.95. imsettings
1.96. initscripts
1.97. iok
1.98. ipa
1.99. ipmitool
1.100. iproute
1.101. iprutils
1.102. iptables
1.103. iputils
1.104. irqbalance
1.105. iscsi-initiator-utils
1.106. iwl5000-firmware
1.107. iwl6000-firmware
1.108. iwl6050-firmware
1.109. java-1.5.0-ibm
1.110. java-1.6.0-ibm
1.111. java-1.6.0-openjdk
1.112. java-1.6.0-sun
1.113. jss
1.114. kabi-whitelists
1.115. kdelibs
1.116. kernel
1.117. kexec-tools
1.118. krb5
1.119. krb5-appl
1.120. ldapjdk
1.121. libarchive
1.122. libcacard
1.123. libcgroup
1.124. libcmpiutil
1.125. libcxgb3
1.126. libdfp
1.127. libgcrypt
1.128. libgssglue
1.129. libguestfs
1.130. libguestfs-winsupport
1.131. libhbalinux
1.132. libica
1.133. libnl
1.134. libpciaccess
1.135. libpng
1.136. librsvg2
1.137. libselinux
1.138. libsndfile
1.139. libsoup
1.140. libssh2
1.141. libtdb
1.142. libtirpc
1.143. libvirt
1.144. libvirt-cim
1.145. libvirt-java
1.146. libvirt-qpid
1.147. libvpd
1.148. libXfont
1.149. lldpad
1.150. lohit-devanagari-fonts
1.151. lohit-kannada-fonts
1.152. lohit-oriya-fonts
1.153. lohit-tamil-fonts
1.154. lsvpd
1.155. luci
1.156. lvm2
1.157. m17n-contrib
1.158. m17n-lib
1.159. man-pages
1.160. man-pages-ja
1.161. man-pages-overrides
1.162. mcelog
1.163. mdadm
1.164. memtest86+
1.165. mesa
1.166. microcode_ctl
1.167. mipv6-daemon
1.168. mksh
1.169. mod_nss
1.170. mutt
1.171. net-snmp
1.172. net-tools
1.173. netcf
1.174. netlabel_tools
1.175. NetworkManager
1.176. NetworkManager-openswan
1.177. nfs-utils
1.178. nfs-utils-lib
1.179. nspr
1.180. nss
1.181. nss-pam-ldapd
1.182. nss-softokn
1.183. nss_db
1.184. oddjob
1.185. openais
1.186. opencryptoki
1.187. openldap
1.188. openmpi
1.189. openscap
1.190. openssh
1.191. openssl
1.192. openswan
1.193. openwsman
1.194. oprofile
1.195. pacemaker
1.196. PackageKit
1.197. pam
1.198. pam_krb5
1.199. pam_ldap
1.200. pam_pkcs11
1.201. papi
1.202. paps
1.203. parted
1.204. perl
1.205. perl-Mozilla-LDAP
1.206. perl-Sys-Virt
1.207. php
1.208. php-pecl-memcache
1.209. php53
1.210. pidgin
1.211. plymouth
1.212. portreserve
1.213. postfix
1.214. postgresql
1.215. powerpc-utils
1.216. powertop
1.217. prelink
1.218. procps
1.219. psacct
1.220. pykickstart
1.221. python
1.222. python-dmidecode
1.223. python-ethtool
1.224. python-meh
1.225. python-nss
1.226. python-psycopg2
1.227. python-pycurl
1.228. python-qpid
1.229. python-rhsm
1.230. python-urlgrabber
1.231. python-virtinst
1.232. qemu-kvm
1.233. ql2400-firmware
1.234. ql2500-firmware
1.235. qpid-cpp
1.236. qpid-tests
1.237. qpid-tools
1.238. qt
1.239. quota
1.240. rds-tools
1.241. Red Hat Enterprise Linux Release Notes
1.242. redhat-lsb
1.243. redhat-release
1.244. redhat-rpm-config
1.245. report
1.246. resource-agents
1.247. rgmanager
1.248. rhn-client-tools
1.249. rhnlib
1.250. ricci
1.251. rng-tools
1.252. rpm
1.253. rsyslog
1.254. ruby
1.255. s390utils
1.256. samba
1.257. saslwrapper
1.258. screen
1.259. scsi-target-utils
1.260. seabios
1.261. selinux-policy
1.262. setup
1.263. shadow-utils
1.264. smartmontools
1.265. sos
1.266. spice-client
1.267. spice-server
1.268. spice-xpi
1.269. squashfs-tools
1.270. squid
1.271. srptools
1.272. sssd
1.273. strace
1.274. subscription-manager
1.275. subversion
1.276. sudo
1.277. syslinux
1.278. sysstat
1.279. system-config-firewall
1.280. system-config-kickstart
1.281. system-config-users
1.282. systemtap
1.283. sysvinit-tools
1.284. tcsh
1.285. thunderbird
1.286. tigervnc
1.287. tomcat6
1.288. tuned
1.289. udev
1.290. upstart
1.291. util-linux-ng
1.292. valgrind
1.293. vgabios
1.294. vim
1.295. virt-manager
1.296. virt-top
1.297. virt-v2v
1.298. virt-viewer
1.299. virtio-win
1.300. volume_key
1.301. vte
1.302. watchdog
1.303. xerces-j2
1.304. xguest
1.305. xinetd
1.306. xkeyboard-config
1.307. xmlrpc-c
1.308. xorg-x11-drv-intel
1.309. xorg-x11-drv-mga
1.310. xorg-x11-drv-nouveau
1.311. xorg-x11-drv-qxl
1.312. xorg-x11-drv-wacom
1.313. xorg-x11-drv-xgi
1.314. xorg-x11-server
1.315. yaboot
1.316. yum
1.317. yum-metadata-parser
1.318. yum-rhn-plugin
1.319. yum-utils
2. New Packages
2.1. RHEA-2011:0533 — new package: 389-ds-base
2.2. RHEA-2011:0664 — new package: PyPAM
2.3. RHEA-2011:0644 — new package: biosdevname
2.4. RHEA-2011:0589 — new package: compat-openldap
2.5. RHEA-2011:0562 — new package: ding-libs
2.6. RHEA-2011:0635 — new package: foghorn
2.7. RHEA-2011:0579 — new package: hwloc
2.8. RHEA-2011:0658 — new package: icedtea-web
2.9. RHEA-2011:0631 — new package: ipa
2.10. RHEA-2011:0624 — new package: ipa-pki-theme
2.11. RHEA-2011:0811 — new package: iwl100-firmware
2.12. RHEA-2011:0552 — new package: iwl6000g2a-firmware
2.13. RHEA-2011:0553 — new package: iwl6000g2b-firmware
2.14. RHEA-2011:0660 — new package: kdewebdev
2.15. RHEA-2011:0777 — new package: libcxgb4
2.16. RHEA-2011:0656 — new package: libnes
2.17. RHEA-2011:0669 — new package: matahari
2.18. RHEA-2011:0629 — new package: mod_revocator
2.19. RHEA-2011:0625 — new package: netxen-firmware
2.20. RHEA-2011:0572 — new package: nuxwdog
2.21. RHEA-2011:0528 — new package: omping
2.22. RHEA-2011:0626 — new package: osutil
2.23. RHEA-2011:0623 — new package: perl-Class-MethodMaker
2.24. RHEA-2011:0709 — new package: perl-IO-Tty
2.25. RHEA-2011:0723 — new package: perl-IPC-Run
2.26. RHEA-2011:0617 — new package: perl-Parse-RecDescent
2.27. RHEA-2011:0640 — new package: perl-Term-ProgressBar
2.28. RHEA-2011:0605 — new package: perl-TermReadKey
2.29. RHEA-2011:0627 — new package: pki-core
2.30. RHEA-2011:0612 — new package: python-kerberos
2.31. RHEA-2011:0613 — new package: python-krbV
2.32. RHEA-2011:0622 — new package: python-netaddr
2.33. RHEA-2011:0630 — new package: python-pyasn1
2.34. RHEA-2011:0608 — new package: python-rhsm
2.35. RHEA-2011:0805 — new package: qpid-qmf
2.36. RHEA-2011:0654 — new package: ras-utils
2.37. RHEA-2011:0691 — new package: ruby-shadow
2.38. RHEA-2011:0671 — new package: scons
2.39. RHEA-2011:0670 — new package: sigar
2.40. RHEA-2011:0575 — new package: slapi-nis
2.41. RHEA-2011:0585 — new package: spice-protocol
2.42. RHEA-2011:0576 — new package: spice-vdagent
2.43. RHEA-2011:0611 — new package: subscription-manager
2.44. RHEA-2011:0532 — new package: svrcore
2.45. RHEA-2011:0727 — new package: system-switch-java
2.46. RHEA-2011:1442 — new packages: tdb-tools
2.47. RHEA-2011:0657 — new package: tomcatjss
2.48. RHEA-2011:0604 — new package: virt-what
3. Technology Previews
4. Known Issues
4.1. Installer
4.2. Deployment
4.3. Virtualization
4.4. Storage and Filesystems
4.5. Networking
4.6. Clustering
4.7. Authentication
4.8. Devices
4.9. Kernel
4.10. Desktop
A. Revision History
The Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 Technical Notes list and document the changes made to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 operating system and its accompanying applications between Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 and minor release Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1.
For system administrators and others planning Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 upgrades and deployments, the Technical Notes provide a single, organized record of the bugs fixed in, features added to, and Technology Previews included with this new release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
For auditors and compliance officers, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 Technical Notes provide a single, organized source for change tracking and compliance testing.
For every user, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 Technical Notes provide details of what has changed in this new release.

Note

Previous versions of the Technical Notes contained a Package Manifest appendix. The Package Manifest is now available as a seperate document.