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Bug Fix Advisory anaconda enhancement and bug fix update

Advisory: RHBA-2006:0524-21
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2006-08-10
Last updated on: 2006-08-10
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

Details

Updated anaconda packages that add various enhancements and fix various
bugs are now available.

The anaconda package contains portions of the installation program that can
be run by the user for reconfiguration and advanced installation options.

These packages include the following bug fixes:

- corrected terminal handling in rescue mode
- corrected terminal handling on ppc systems
- fixed checking for removable drives
- corrected creation of the rpm lock file directory during installation
- fixed libraries for command line utilities on network boot images
- fixed loading of driver disks from USB keys
- added a work-around for broken networks with DHCP
- added the missing LTC24094-adp94xx driver to initrd for i386, AMD64, and
Intel EM64T
- allowed the MTU to be set in syslinux.cfg or ks.cfg
- fixed incorrect kernel module dependency resolution

They also include the following enhancements:

- more robust detection of systems with many processors
- added support for nfs mount options on the boot command line
- improved handling of lvm kickstart configuration
- improved handling of ethtool network configuration options
- improved documentation of selinux kickstart parameters
- improved documentation of vnc options
- improved handling of unformatted DASD drives in kickstart
- improved handling of swap file labels on CCISS devices

All users of anaconda are advised to upgrade to these updated packages.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

Updated packages

Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)

IA-32:
anaconda-10.1.1.46-1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: a97e8229d8b3716e09bec1d947cebaf0
anaconda-runtime-10.1.1.46-1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: ce85275b298a6b854ea27ebc6657bb55
 
x86_64:
anaconda-10.1.1.46-1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 3d87f8d72fca57eedd7c478e836e939f
anaconda-runtime-10.1.1.46-1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 65c90045343d4811308de02cd076ebb2
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

IA-32:
anaconda-10.1.1.46-1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: a97e8229d8b3716e09bec1d947cebaf0
anaconda-runtime-10.1.1.46-1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: ce85275b298a6b854ea27ebc6657bb55
 
IA-64:
anaconda-10.1.1.46-1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 5b7aec9236753f49b919cb97a6082a29
anaconda-runtime-10.1.1.46-1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 7f771691911cdc85b4e1aa37428d67a8
 
PPC:
anaconda-10.1.1.46-1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 307b7aabbf419ac9a97358e37931fa24
anaconda-runtime-10.1.1.46-1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 7c3d072f4b4f6730d94df3cce606a4fa
 
s390:
anaconda-10.1.1.46-1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: c87fda5b5f1b010fc628e6daeb8b7ce2
anaconda-runtime-10.1.1.46-1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: b51fa4d2d63531d58e3f9fa8384e66f8
 
s390x:
anaconda-10.1.1.46-1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 3f6a095a61454694e743474f26881c7c
anaconda-runtime-10.1.1.46-1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 382b66bf2467a06b964d9072819f2766
 
x86_64:
anaconda-10.1.1.46-1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 3d87f8d72fca57eedd7c478e836e939f
anaconda-runtime-10.1.1.46-1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 65c90045343d4811308de02cd076ebb2
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

IA-32:
anaconda-10.1.1.46-1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: a97e8229d8b3716e09bec1d947cebaf0
anaconda-runtime-10.1.1.46-1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: ce85275b298a6b854ea27ebc6657bb55
 
IA-64:
anaconda-10.1.1.46-1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 5b7aec9236753f49b919cb97a6082a29
anaconda-runtime-10.1.1.46-1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 7f771691911cdc85b4e1aa37428d67a8
 
x86_64:
anaconda-10.1.1.46-1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 3d87f8d72fca57eedd7c478e836e939f
anaconda-runtime-10.1.1.46-1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 65c90045343d4811308de02cd076ebb2
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

IA-32:
anaconda-10.1.1.46-1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: a97e8229d8b3716e09bec1d947cebaf0
anaconda-runtime-10.1.1.46-1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: ce85275b298a6b854ea27ebc6657bb55
 
IA-64:
anaconda-10.1.1.46-1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 5b7aec9236753f49b919cb97a6082a29
anaconda-runtime-10.1.1.46-1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 7f771691911cdc85b4e1aa37428d67a8
 
x86_64:
anaconda-10.1.1.46-1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 3d87f8d72fca57eedd7c478e836e939f
anaconda-runtime-10.1.1.46-1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:0978
    MD5: 65c90045343d4811308de02cd076ebb2
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

168384 - extra_opts not parsed before calling nfsmount in anaconda
170500 - [RHEL 4] Anaconda mkswap labels confusing
175368 - command-line.txt needs help
176918 - KickStart with network --ethtool="..." doesn't quote ETHTOOL_OPTS
186559 - Can't load driver disk from USB key drive
194036 - Can't boot after install with MPT Fusion controller



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