Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

6.3 Technical Notes

Detailed notes on the changes implemented in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3

Edition 3

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Abstract

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 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 6.2 and minor release Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3.
Preface
1. Important Changes to External Kernel Parameters
2. Technology Previews
2.1. Storage and File Systems
2.2. Networking
2.3. Clustering and High Availability
2.4. Authentication
2.5. Security
2.6. Devices
2.7. Kernel
2.8. Virtualization
2.9. Resource Management
3. Known Issues
3.1. Installation
3.2. Entitlement
3.3. Deployment
3.4. Virtualization
3.5. Storage and File Systems
3.6. Networking
3.7. Clustering
3.8. Authentication
3.9. Devices
3.10. Kernel
3.11. Desktop
3.12. Tools
4. New Packages
4.1. RHEA-2012:0842 — new package: byzanz
4.2. RHEA-2012:0797 — new packages: crash-gcore-command
4.3. RHEA-2012:0831 — new package: device-mapper-persistent-data
4.4. RHEA-2012:0814 — new package: i2c-tools
4.5. RHEA-2012:0829 — new packages: ipset and libmnl
4.6. RHEA-2012:0840 — new packages: java-1.7.0-ibm
4.7. RHEA-2012:0981 — new packages: java-1.7.0-openjdk
4.8. RHEA-2012:0838 — new package: java-1.7.0-oracle
4.9. RHEA-2012:1038 — new packages: kmod-bnx2x, kmod-bnx2, kmod-bnx2i, kmod-bnx2fc
4.10. RHEA-2012:1576 — new packages: kmod-pch_gbe
4.11. RHEA-2012:0825 — new package: ledmon
4.12. RHEA-2012:0812 — new package: libqb
4.13. RHEA-2012:0798 — new packages: libreoffice
4.14. RHEA-2012:0868 — new packages: libwacom
4.15. RHEA-2012:0890 — new package: numad
4.16. RHEA-2012:0826 — new package: ppc64-diag
4.17. RHEA-2012:0806 — new packages: scl-utils
4.18. RHEA-2012:0823 — new package: subscription-manager-migration-data
4.19. RHEA-2012:0853 — new packages: usbredir
4.20. RHEA-2012:0965 — new package: virt-p2v
4.21. RHEA-2012:0786 — new packages: kmod-hpsa
5. Package Updates
5.1. 389-ds-base
5.2. abrt and libreport
5.3. abrt, libreport, btparser, and python-meh
5.4. acroread
5.5. alsa-utils
5.6. anaconda
5.7. atlas
5.8. audit
5.9. augeas
5.10. authconfig
5.11. autofs
5.12. axis
5.13. bacula
5.14. bind-dyndb-ldap
5.15. bind
5.16. binutils
5.17. biosdevname
5.18. brltty
5.19. busybox
5.20. byacc
5.21. c-ares
5.22. cdrkit
5.23. certmonger
5.24. chkconfig
5.25. cifs-utils
5.26. cluster and gfs2-utils
5.27. cluster-glue
5.28. clustermon
5.29. cluster
5.30. conman
5.31. control-center
5.32. coolkey
5.33. coreutils
5.34. corosync
5.35. cpio
5.36. cpuspeed
5.37. crash
5.38. crash-trace-command
5.39. createrepo
5.40. cryptsetup-luks
5.41. ctdb
5.42. cups
5.43. cvs
5.44. cyrus-sasl
5.45. dash
5.46. db4
5.47. dbus
5.48. device-mapper-multipath
5.49. dhcp
5.50. ding-libs
5.51. dmraid
5.52. dnsmasq
5.53. docbook-utils
5.54. dracut
5.55. dropwatch
5.56. dvd+rw-tools
5.57. e2fsprogs
5.58. efibootmgr
5.59. elinks
5.60. espeak
5.61. expect
5.62. fcoe-target-utils
5.63. fcoe-utils
5.64. febootstrap
5.65. fence-agents
5.66. fence-virt
5.67. file
5.68. firefox
5.69. firstboot
5.70. flash-plugin
5.71. fontforge
5.72. fprintd
5.73. freeradius
5.74. freetype
5.75. ftp
5.76. gawk
5.77. gcc
5.78. gdb
5.79. gdm
5.80. gd
5.81. gegl
5.82. geronimo-specs
5.83. ghostscript
5.84. gimp
5.85. glib2
5.86. glibc
5.87. gnome-desktop
5.88. gnome-keyring
5.89. gnome-packagekit
5.90. gnome-power-manager
5.91. gnome-screensaver
5.92. gnome-settings-daemon
5.93. gnome-system-monitor
5.94. gnome-terminal
5.95. graphviz
5.96. grep
5.97. grubby
5.98. grub
5.99. gstreamer-plugins-base
5.100. gtk2
5.101. gvfs
5.102. hivex
5.103. hsqldb
5.104. hwdata
5.105. icedtea-web
5.106. imsettings
5.107. indent
5.108. initscripts
5.109. iok
5.110. ipa
5.111. ipmitool
5.112. iproute
5.113. iprutils
5.114. iptraf
5.115. ipvsadm
5.116. irqbalance
5.117. irssi
5.118. iscsi-initiator-utils
5.119. jakarta-commons-httpclient
5.120. java-1.5.0-ibm
5.121. java-1.6.0-ibm
5.122. java-1.6.0-openjdk
5.123. java-1.6.0-sun
5.124. java-1.7.0-ibm
5.125. java-1.7.0-openjdk
5.126. java-1.7.0-oracle
5.127. jss
5.128. kabi-whitelists
5.129. kdeartwork
5.130. kdebase
5.131. kdebase-workspace
5.132. kdelibs3
5.133. kdelibs
5.134. kdepim
5.135. kernel
5.136. kexec-tools
5.137. keyutils
5.138. krb5
5.139. ksh
5.140. latencytop
5.141. libbonobo
5.142. libburn
5.143. libcgroup
5.144. libdvdread
5.145. liberation-fonts
5.146. libevent
5.147. libexif
5.148. libguestfs
5.149. libgweather
5.150. libhbaapi
5.151. libhbalinux
5.152. libibverbs-rocee and libmlx4-rocee
5.153. libproxy
5.154. libreoffice
5.155. libselinux
5.156. libservicelog
5.157. libssh2
5.158. libtar
5.159. libtiff
5.160. libunistring
5.161. libusb1
5.162. libuser
5.163. libvirt-cim
5.164. libvirt-java
5.165. libvirt-qmf
5.166. libvirt
5.167. libxklavier
5.168. libxml2
5.169. libxslt
5.170. lldpad
5.171. lm_sensors
5.172. logrotate
5.173. lohit-kannada-fonts
5.174. lohit-telugu-fonts
5.175. lsof
5.176. lsvpd
5.177. ltrace
5.178. luci
5.179. lvm2
5.180. m2crypto
5.181. mailman
5.182. make
5.183. man-pages-fr
5.184. man-pages-overrides
5.185. man
5.186. matahari
5.187. mcelog
5.188. mdadm
5.189. metacity
5.190. microcode_ctl
5.191. mingw32-libxml2
5.192. mingw32-matahari
5.193. mingw32-qpid-cpp
5.194. mkbootdisk
5.195. mlocate
5.196. mod_auth_kerb
5.197. mod_authz_ldap
5.198. mod_nss
5.199. module-init-tools
5.200. mod_wsgi
5.201. mrtg
5.202. mt-st
5.203. mysql-connector-java
5.204. mysql
5.205. nautilus
5.206. net-snmp
5.207. NetworkManager-openswan
5.208. NetworkManager
5.209. nfs4-acl-tools
5.210. nfs-utils
5.211. nmap
5.212. nspluginwrapper
5.213. nss, nss-util, and nspr
5.214. nss-pam-ldapd
5.215. nss
5.216. numactl
5.217. numpy
5.218. openjpeg
5.219. openldap
5.220. openmotif
5.221. openssh
5.222. openssl
5.223. openswan
5.224. oprofile
5.225. ORBit2
5.226. pacemaker
5.227. PackageKit
5.228. pam_pkcs11
5.229. pango
5.230. parted
5.231. pcre
5.232. pcsc-lite
5.233. perl-DBD-Pg
5.234. perl-GSSAPI
5.235. perl-IPC-Run3
5.236. perl-IPC-Run
5.237. perl-SOAP-Lite
5.238. perl-Sys-Virt
5.239. perl
5.240. php-pecl-apc
5.241. php-pecl-memcache
5.242. php
5.243. pidgin
5.244. piranha
5.245. pki-core
5.246. pm-utils
5.247. policycoreutils
5.248. portreserve
5.249. postgresql and postgresql84
5.250. postgresql-jdbc
5.251. ppc64-utils
5.252. procps
5.253. psacct
5.254. pulseaudio
5.255. pykickstart
5.256. PyQt4
5.257. python-configshell
5.258. python-memcached
5.259. python-paste-script
5.260. python-repoze-who
5.261. python-rhsm
5.262. python-rtslib
5.263. python
5.264. python-virtinst
5.265. qemu-kvm
5.266. ql2400-firmware
5.267. ql2500-firmware
5.268. qpid-cpp, python-qpid, and saslwrapper
5.269. qpid
5.270. qt
5.271. quagga
5.272. quota
5.273. rdesktop
5.274. rdma
5.275. RDMA
5.276. readline
5.277. redhat-release
5.278. redhat-rpm-config
5.279. Red Hat Enterprise Linux Release Notes
5.280. resource-agents
5.281. rgmanager
5.282. rhn-client-tools and yum-rhn-plugin
5.283. ricci
5.284. rpcbind
5.285. rpmdevtools
5.286. rpm
5.287. rsync
5.288. rsyslog
5.289. rusers
5.290. s390utils
5.291. samba
5.292. sanlock
5.293. sblim-cim-client2
5.294. scsi-target-utils
5.295. SDL
5.296. seabios
5.297. sed
5.298. selinux-policy
5.299. servicelog
5.300. setroubleshoot
5.301. setup
5.302. slapi-nis
5.303. slf4j
5.304. smartmontools
5.305. sos
5.306. spice-client
5.307. spice-gtk
5.308. spice-protocol
5.309. spice-server
5.310. spice-xpi
5.311. squid
5.312. sssd
5.313. strace
5.314. subscription-manager
5.315. subversion and neon
5.316. sudo
5.317. sysfsutils
5.318. syslinux
5.319. sysstat
5.320. system-config-date-docs
5.321. system-config-kdump
5.322. system-config-keyboard
5.323. system-config-language
5.324. system-config-lvm
5.325. system-config-printer
5.326. system-config-users
5.327. systemtap
5.328. tar
5.329. tboot
5.330. tcpdump
5.331. telnet
5.332. thunderbird
5.333. tog-pegasus
5.334. tomcat6
5.335. trace-cmd
5.336. tsclient
5.337. tuned
5.338. tzdata
5.339. udev
5.340. unixODBC
5.341. upstart
5.342. usbredir
5.343. util-linux-ng
5.344. valgrind
5.345. vim
5.346. vino
5.347. vios-proxy
5.348. virtio-win
5.349. virt-manager
5.350. virt-top and ocaml-libvirt
5.351. virt-v2v
5.352. virt-viewer
5.353. virt-who
5.354. vsftpd
5.355. wget
5.356. wordnet
5.357. wpa_supplicant
5.358. xfig
5.359. xfsprogs
5.360. xinetd
5.361. xmlrpc-c
5.362. xorg-x11-drv-ati and mesa
5.363. xorg-x11-drv-intel
5.364. xorg-x11-drv-mga
5.365. xorg-x11-drv-qxl
5.366. xorg-x11-drv-wacom
5.367. xorg-x11-server
5.368. xulrunner
5.369. yaboot
5.370. yum
5.371. yum-utils
5.372. zsh
5.373. rhnlib
5.374. rhn-client-tools
A. Revision History