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Bug Fix Advisory v7 bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2011:1436-2
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2011-11-08
Last updated on: 2011-11-08
Affected Products: RHEL Hardware Certification

Details

An updated v7 package that fixes several bugs and adds multiple enhancements is
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hardware Certification.

v7, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux hardware certification test suite, verifies the
compatibility of hardware devices. Each v7 test run builds a results database
for submission to Red Hat's hardware catalog as an RPM package. v7 replaces Red
Hat Hardware Test Suite (HTS) for certifying hardware for use with Red Hat
Enterprise Linux.

This updated v7 package includes numerous bug fixes and enhancements. Space
precludes documenting all of these changes in this advisory. Users are directed
to the v7 Hardware Certification Test Suite 1 Technical Notes for information on
the most significant of these changes:

https://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/v7_Hardware_Certification_Test_Suite/1/html/Technical_Notes/index.html

All users of v7 are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which provides
numerous bug fixes and enhancements.


Solution

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

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

Updated packages

RHEL Hardware Certification

SRPMS:
v7-1.4-38.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0667
    MD5: 2c50e07a1d5a25ba38c2cf2e980f84c5
SHA-256: fea08c87e464292027d6a007876aa58efc2f24f64115e69a497f3d00ca768441
v7-1.4-38.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0222
    MD5: a23436902d92a43781a9c277b5aa0696
SHA-256: 834648a46e31d522c76af534001807cbb95e621dbd55eaa1ecf1e6465081e571
 
IA-32:
v7-1.4-38.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0667
    MD5: 066363195c26dcb4046fe35d5491d0e0
SHA-256: 67cf1786143f9df9749e4b0cecc96cbb8eb2b73373a5a6f6064120af7f559f96
v7-1.4-38.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0222
    MD5: 815657dcb810f302f5e4cf39ae50e9fd
SHA-256: 16d78c4b6ad6d95fd33f374cf7b755d41b01cb73fa7c00bc85058b5a55c29dd6
v7-server-1.4-38.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0667
    MD5: 41b12eb16ba856324fc52aa2b90bc860
SHA-256: 6918f447f24eb08c432570471b9bf2c274a547e250149dfe92e3cf4af388d735
v7-server-1.4-38.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0222
    MD5: bd017024cb4d998365012d1c5f2c3d84
SHA-256: 0e164f817221a047d5072e51f6bcd795329874525b7242090f1e011293fa7ac8
 
IA-64:
v7-1.4-38.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0667
    MD5: 066363195c26dcb4046fe35d5491d0e0
SHA-256: 67cf1786143f9df9749e4b0cecc96cbb8eb2b73373a5a6f6064120af7f559f96
 
PPC:
v7-1.4-38.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0667
    MD5: 066363195c26dcb4046fe35d5491d0e0
SHA-256: 67cf1786143f9df9749e4b0cecc96cbb8eb2b73373a5a6f6064120af7f559f96
v7-1.4-38.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0222
    MD5: 815657dcb810f302f5e4cf39ae50e9fd
SHA-256: 16d78c4b6ad6d95fd33f374cf7b755d41b01cb73fa7c00bc85058b5a55c29dd6
v7-server-1.4-38.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0222
    MD5: bd017024cb4d998365012d1c5f2c3d84
SHA-256: 0e164f817221a047d5072e51f6bcd795329874525b7242090f1e011293fa7ac8
 
s390x:
v7-1.4-38.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0222
    MD5: 815657dcb810f302f5e4cf39ae50e9fd
SHA-256: 16d78c4b6ad6d95fd33f374cf7b755d41b01cb73fa7c00bc85058b5a55c29dd6
v7-server-1.4-38.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0222
    MD5: bd017024cb4d998365012d1c5f2c3d84
SHA-256: 0e164f817221a047d5072e51f6bcd795329874525b7242090f1e011293fa7ac8
 
x86_64:
v7-1.4-38.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0667
    MD5: 066363195c26dcb4046fe35d5491d0e0
SHA-256: 67cf1786143f9df9749e4b0cecc96cbb8eb2b73373a5a6f6064120af7f559f96
v7-1.4-38.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0222
    MD5: 815657dcb810f302f5e4cf39ae50e9fd
SHA-256: 16d78c4b6ad6d95fd33f374cf7b755d41b01cb73fa7c00bc85058b5a55c29dd6
v7-server-1.4-38.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0222
    MD5: bd017024cb4d998365012d1c5f2c3d84
SHA-256: 0e164f817221a047d5072e51f6bcd795329874525b7242090f1e011293fa7ac8
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

521609 - v7 plan --server says server has error: /var/v7/export
559834 - fv_* is not listed in v7 plan on rhel54-server-ia64-xen system
633652 - [RFE]: v7 bluray test fail on BD-R disk
684075 - the hardware <make/> tag in results.xml is never set.
701491 - kdump test should improve dependant rpm installation and logging
702140 - Unable to determine pass/fail state of logs after packaging with v7 submit
702695 - v7 server should have it's own package
705326 - fv_* tests incorrectly tagged as interactive, resulting in failures in auto mode
705844 - interactive tests run in --mode auto should fail
710173 - Remove test verification prompt if no errors found
711155 - v7: sh: kudzu: command not found
711161 - v7 usb test Error: test raised exception on zero-length/non-integer prompt response
714848 - Preview kernel taint should be error but not warning
716557 - Change v7_rteval.py maximum latency from 100us to 150us.
717779 - Reboot nfs test does not reliably grab an ip address causing the test to fail
725441 - FEAT: save command should store results on server for review
726512 - v7 installs old version of decimal module for the cpuscaling test
730918 - v7 server daemon fails on startup - can not create task file
731322 - network test gives 404 when trying fetching files from servers
731332 - reboot says: "global name 'mode' is not defined"
731337 - kdump says: "not all arguments converted during string formatting"
731611 - udp test is missing in network.py
732463 - v7 save command saves empty results
734985 - info: TypeError: coercing to Unicode: need string or buffer, NoneType found
736638 - v7 storage test won't work on 4K sector storage device
736666 - v7 storage test has an improper write/read sequence
736675 - v7 storage test sets an improper I/O records
736679 - v7 storage test: improper dt options for raw I/O test
737859 - bluray incur traceback: BluRayTest instance has no attribute 'mediaNames'
745212 - Traceback on blank Model Name in dmidecode
746918 - cpuscaling failure on v7-1-4-30 cpus don't settle to minimum frequency for On Demand test.
747379 - v7 1.4 R32 network test traceback when server validation fails.
747736 - v7 test 'profiler' terminates with backtrace
748062 - v7 1.4 R34 cpuscaling selects wrong measurement method
749068 - v7-1.4 is missing the kudzu devices data in hardware.log on RHEL6


References



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