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Bug Fix Advisory initscripts bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2011:0647-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2011-05-19
Last updated on: 2011-05-19
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Details

An enhanced initscripts package that fixes various bugs and provides an
enhancement is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The initscripts package contains system scripts to boot your system, change
runlevels, activate and deactivate most network interfaces, and shut the system
down cleanly.

This updated initscripts package includes numerous bug fixes and enhancements.
Space precludes documenting all of these changes in this advisory. Users are
directed to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 Technical Notes for information on
the most significant of these changes:

https://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html/6.1_Technical_Notes/index.html

All initscripts users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
provide numerous bug fixes and enhancements.


Solution

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

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
initscripts-9.03.23-1.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 2fa07f0bba52b8b89e98ac36c94a3aad
SHA-256: c1cf09b1541c3ad66f8a1c83784e8d898918bdcb3de0da8ea15c929330b3f68d
 
IA-32:
debugmode-9.03.23-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 2cb42d8de8e089df54c72a30fd139e99
SHA-256: 7cb4d8b11b3d353867dd990a40b696fdfe96e79a851dadf0f14a0daf59ace530
initscripts-9.03.23-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: acddee2aa405c9f9dd7fe50b7cd9a7d2
SHA-256: ad756c7247ebd9c13ca773a969134bbe17e7ea0653d351fb18209e725f68df9f
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.23-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: bfe704a10d21051243de6121aea0d64b
SHA-256: 8d95d8b68defcf3a3f0b44a1942a0d035c9337d09aac9e96c52575ee336202f7
 
x86_64:
debugmode-9.03.23-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: a126571b7abc64539b370ea7c48477d1
SHA-256: ab3c934534ecbb921005fa58a0531d293fac816600e77e7585c727a27fc222dc
initscripts-9.03.23-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 5904769c2b2fca3c15c0fd81455a2b0c
SHA-256: fddd3242700ed1cc02a1756ae15354bab6171f2167b55e77018540c7f350a498
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.23-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 20ffc8f8265c74aca670b05bf2914e73
SHA-256: 2e6acab43e126ad7ba6abca57f5c11c73f5b58321570d0239434b7ca7de6887c
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)

SRPMS:
initscripts-9.03.23-1.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 2fa07f0bba52b8b89e98ac36c94a3aad
SHA-256: c1cf09b1541c3ad66f8a1c83784e8d898918bdcb3de0da8ea15c929330b3f68d
 
x86_64:
debugmode-9.03.23-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: a126571b7abc64539b370ea7c48477d1
SHA-256: ab3c934534ecbb921005fa58a0531d293fac816600e77e7585c727a27fc222dc
initscripts-9.03.23-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 5904769c2b2fca3c15c0fd81455a2b0c
SHA-256: fddd3242700ed1cc02a1756ae15354bab6171f2167b55e77018540c7f350a498
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.23-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 20ffc8f8265c74aca670b05bf2914e73
SHA-256: 2e6acab43e126ad7ba6abca57f5c11c73f5b58321570d0239434b7ca7de6887c
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
initscripts-9.03.23-1.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 2fa07f0bba52b8b89e98ac36c94a3aad
SHA-256: c1cf09b1541c3ad66f8a1c83784e8d898918bdcb3de0da8ea15c929330b3f68d
 
IA-32:
debugmode-9.03.23-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 2cb42d8de8e089df54c72a30fd139e99
SHA-256: 7cb4d8b11b3d353867dd990a40b696fdfe96e79a851dadf0f14a0daf59ace530
initscripts-9.03.23-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: acddee2aa405c9f9dd7fe50b7cd9a7d2
SHA-256: ad756c7247ebd9c13ca773a969134bbe17e7ea0653d351fb18209e725f68df9f
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.23-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: bfe704a10d21051243de6121aea0d64b
SHA-256: 8d95d8b68defcf3a3f0b44a1942a0d035c9337d09aac9e96c52575ee336202f7
 
PPC:
debugmode-9.03.23-1.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: becabeca8dacf982dea9a41101273644
SHA-256: fe78d8a954c1d343ad27e32d6376d247b0aba6c074d560254c014fb757bfaee7
initscripts-9.03.23-1.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 2773e960f0a52b1aab9c0ca6b7f846c8
SHA-256: df9a730b0aa73b8a1290ea8637ca6e4a35619986036d9caf3d720d8ff9596897
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.23-1.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: edf5769181253ce2315ee596dcc1f770
SHA-256: 5dd9a607f49cb876bf86140fda420d42a7fc14a6c73a42fef4504fe162d4674a
 
s390x:
debugmode-9.03.23-1.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 45f77d15f460ba4f64af70aa3171eef4
SHA-256: 80cafc3d11970ceadb0295dc6c1a83211f814b59f5b89b65b08cb1b81994a7b1
initscripts-9.03.23-1.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 57ef49d96e9a9b7721bf91b06df8c5bd
SHA-256: 2e0c37b031ddddd81edeac755569d2de1e8eb76e21b90f82d3bb5d41bb7c0b24
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.23-1.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 84d6135ead11de9e961f624bc2ed817e
SHA-256: 1e666d82589e24e2df9e70a550f7d668eeee5d1ca56af39b259d4e0731fc3dda
 
x86_64:
debugmode-9.03.23-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: a126571b7abc64539b370ea7c48477d1
SHA-256: ab3c934534ecbb921005fa58a0531d293fac816600e77e7585c727a27fc222dc
initscripts-9.03.23-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 5904769c2b2fca3c15c0fd81455a2b0c
SHA-256: fddd3242700ed1cc02a1756ae15354bab6171f2167b55e77018540c7f350a498
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.23-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 20ffc8f8265c74aca670b05bf2914e73
SHA-256: 2e6acab43e126ad7ba6abca57f5c11c73f5b58321570d0239434b7ca7de6887c
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
initscripts-9.03.23-1.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 2fa07f0bba52b8b89e98ac36c94a3aad
SHA-256: c1cf09b1541c3ad66f8a1c83784e8d898918bdcb3de0da8ea15c929330b3f68d
 
IA-32:
debugmode-9.03.23-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 2cb42d8de8e089df54c72a30fd139e99
SHA-256: 7cb4d8b11b3d353867dd990a40b696fdfe96e79a851dadf0f14a0daf59ace530
initscripts-9.03.23-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: acddee2aa405c9f9dd7fe50b7cd9a7d2
SHA-256: ad756c7247ebd9c13ca773a969134bbe17e7ea0653d351fb18209e725f68df9f
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.23-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: bfe704a10d21051243de6121aea0d64b
SHA-256: 8d95d8b68defcf3a3f0b44a1942a0d035c9337d09aac9e96c52575ee336202f7
 
x86_64:
debugmode-9.03.23-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: a126571b7abc64539b370ea7c48477d1
SHA-256: ab3c934534ecbb921005fa58a0531d293fac816600e77e7585c727a27fc222dc
initscripts-9.03.23-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 5904769c2b2fca3c15c0fd81455a2b0c
SHA-256: fddd3242700ed1cc02a1756ae15354bab6171f2167b55e77018540c7f350a498
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.23-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 20ffc8f8265c74aca670b05bf2914e73
SHA-256: 2e6acab43e126ad7ba6abca57f5c11c73f5b58321570d0239434b7ca7de6887c
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

598850 - halt fails due to hwclock failure
612934 - NetworkManager or ifup script cannot handle interface correctly
620461 - halt error with bind-mount fstab entries
629257 - sulogin fighting with login shell for input when 'init s' is run
633323 - [6.1 FEAT] Apply System z optimized sysctl settings per default in System z via sysctl.conf - initscripts part
633984 - Problems with IP alias / multiple IP on interface handling
637058 - ntpdate doesn't care with UTC settings
645861 - /etc/ppp/ipv6-up uses nonexistent ipv6_exec_ip alias
648966 - DEVICETYPE isn't calculated correctly for IPoIB child interfaces
654101 - sit module loaded on system shutdown
660036 - shmmax and shmall defaults are not the same as in RHEL5
664051 - Special symbol '#' appears in interface names and confuses scripts.
667211 - sysctl calls fail with VLANs (mostly breaking IPv6)
669110 - Bonded interface will not start slave if the MASTER value is in double quotes
670154 - /sbin/ifdown fails for bridge devices when NetworkManager is running
674397 - sys-unconfig(8) manpage fix
676708 - [PATCH] VLAN configs do not work when renaming ethernet interfaces to non-numeric.
682879 - hung task warnings when NFS server is unavailable during writeback
696110 - /etc/rc3.d/S25netfs: line 47: mdadm: command not found



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