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Bug Fix Advisory initscripts bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2011:1528-2
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2011-12-06
Last updated on: 2011-12-06
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 updated initscripts package that fixes number of bugs and adds various
enhancements 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 6.2 Technical Notes for information on
the most significant of these changes:

https://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html/6.2_Technical_Notes/initscripts.html#RHBA-2011-1528

All initscripts users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
provides 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
https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
initscripts-9.03.27-1.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 195ff21d570df4fe6251205f866be5de
SHA-256: a0be1a93a709d0aea8494ff7875027f7b8ecdb09b5da2685e9a471f4a062101a
 
IA-32:
debugmode-9.03.27-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 2c738b4ac13b5e4aef84c84e7d48165f
SHA-256: b422a845f40b3dc775486bdd09856a8fe946c09e4738e0dd4c4785d8b196d3fd
initscripts-9.03.27-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 2e187d7b7c1dc9e137f6ccad83695c4b
SHA-256: 5a86560570fe3616ac4a9160da57548b6315602acf27d870a1366e3e3bc7d746
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.27-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 3580e03ac2dd345e84aef7fa5213d42d
SHA-256: dbf253b15cf291ff7c2c3ac7efd0831bdbdfafd79d77f7be7de9a643551b039d
 
x86_64:
debugmode-9.03.27-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: d7ad54464842067fa4c4733351ac33bf
SHA-256: 98c76e368ef4c6ad4184e7bef7e03efafa6dad654e26fe38a53d7b6fdb6e4478
initscripts-9.03.27-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: a11bc5590ec919544d09eee86c301300
SHA-256: bd07ceac821398c587a1244d8f307631117fe45cbd3fb7d2d7774a09e89d182c
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.27-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 8a2a29b02c4d9cc627da7b2e8830920f
SHA-256: e248f5466df151f901cd8291856458ff8bade548218879f85ea02bf7b402fccb
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)

SRPMS:
initscripts-9.03.27-1.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 195ff21d570df4fe6251205f866be5de
SHA-256: a0be1a93a709d0aea8494ff7875027f7b8ecdb09b5da2685e9a471f4a062101a
 
x86_64:
debugmode-9.03.27-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: d7ad54464842067fa4c4733351ac33bf
SHA-256: 98c76e368ef4c6ad4184e7bef7e03efafa6dad654e26fe38a53d7b6fdb6e4478
initscripts-9.03.27-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: a11bc5590ec919544d09eee86c301300
SHA-256: bd07ceac821398c587a1244d8f307631117fe45cbd3fb7d2d7774a09e89d182c
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.27-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 8a2a29b02c4d9cc627da7b2e8830920f
SHA-256: e248f5466df151f901cd8291856458ff8bade548218879f85ea02bf7b402fccb
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
initscripts-9.03.27-1.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 195ff21d570df4fe6251205f866be5de
SHA-256: a0be1a93a709d0aea8494ff7875027f7b8ecdb09b5da2685e9a471f4a062101a
 
IA-32:
debugmode-9.03.27-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 2c738b4ac13b5e4aef84c84e7d48165f
SHA-256: b422a845f40b3dc775486bdd09856a8fe946c09e4738e0dd4c4785d8b196d3fd
initscripts-9.03.27-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 2e187d7b7c1dc9e137f6ccad83695c4b
SHA-256: 5a86560570fe3616ac4a9160da57548b6315602acf27d870a1366e3e3bc7d746
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.27-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 3580e03ac2dd345e84aef7fa5213d42d
SHA-256: dbf253b15cf291ff7c2c3ac7efd0831bdbdfafd79d77f7be7de9a643551b039d
 
PPC:
debugmode-9.03.27-1.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 4c48bf4e2ff9e0f0b119f8aa63b5a1fc
SHA-256: 89c66b0b7ecc73986bb520999458d238bc3e7a266d581961b3636dc155eb3033
initscripts-9.03.27-1.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 9948b1f586ce2d70096affe2ae9d1f10
SHA-256: edf03cf3147fa31c071a3f0e0e37619a804fffccedf29c6e35b5339fd8b5b279
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.27-1.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 1abbb2e0caad4ceb98a7ec312b8e0503
SHA-256: a588244dabb34da045116a13d375712558d55ca114f9d82d503f24d656d9ecd9
 
s390x:
debugmode-9.03.27-1.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 3804c47669b8aafc00534ca58694094a
SHA-256: b50d2a1bf0f42e99065b2591cda4ef540d2fb504e8aef705a7fe7257c36e9140
initscripts-9.03.27-1.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 4285bcc59c62d48643b6037bd0d02c7e
SHA-256: 27b3c6b3e4a76b71587d353afda200ddf6985cce231b15e29487b7b058c658ec
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.27-1.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: bbde59722f821b1fc9a8f44235871f7f
SHA-256: e866e99edd9a84d0ec50b6a69d636b9838b8d47d07703001c1e170af34df2991
 
x86_64:
debugmode-9.03.27-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: d7ad54464842067fa4c4733351ac33bf
SHA-256: 98c76e368ef4c6ad4184e7bef7e03efafa6dad654e26fe38a53d7b6fdb6e4478
initscripts-9.03.27-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: a11bc5590ec919544d09eee86c301300
SHA-256: bd07ceac821398c587a1244d8f307631117fe45cbd3fb7d2d7774a09e89d182c
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.27-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 8a2a29b02c4d9cc627da7b2e8830920f
SHA-256: e248f5466df151f901cd8291856458ff8bade548218879f85ea02bf7b402fccb
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
initscripts-9.03.27-1.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 195ff21d570df4fe6251205f866be5de
SHA-256: a0be1a93a709d0aea8494ff7875027f7b8ecdb09b5da2685e9a471f4a062101a
 
IA-32:
debugmode-9.03.27-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 2c738b4ac13b5e4aef84c84e7d48165f
SHA-256: b422a845f40b3dc775486bdd09856a8fe946c09e4738e0dd4c4785d8b196d3fd
initscripts-9.03.27-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 2e187d7b7c1dc9e137f6ccad83695c4b
SHA-256: 5a86560570fe3616ac4a9160da57548b6315602acf27d870a1366e3e3bc7d746
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.27-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 3580e03ac2dd345e84aef7fa5213d42d
SHA-256: dbf253b15cf291ff7c2c3ac7efd0831bdbdfafd79d77f7be7de9a643551b039d
 
x86_64:
debugmode-9.03.27-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: d7ad54464842067fa4c4733351ac33bf
SHA-256: 98c76e368ef4c6ad4184e7bef7e03efafa6dad654e26fe38a53d7b6fdb6e4478
initscripts-9.03.27-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: a11bc5590ec919544d09eee86c301300
SHA-256: bd07ceac821398c587a1244d8f307631117fe45cbd3fb7d2d7774a09e89d182c
initscripts-debuginfo-9.03.27-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2014:0190
    MD5: 8a2a29b02c4d9cc627da7b2e8830920f
SHA-256: e248f5466df151f901cd8291856458ff8bade548218879f85ea02bf7b402fccb
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

675079 - Specifying bonding arp_ip_target options in modprobe.conf can prevent restarting network
681357 - kernel parameter "emergency" ignored
689593 - Should netfs mount GFS2 partitions?
689899 - add comment to some mount lines to avoid confusion
692410 - [RFE] Add code in network-scripts to enable more ETHTOOL_OPTS options
696788 - [RFE] Add code in network-scripts to load static arp entries from ethers file
698520 - A possible logical error in rc.sysinit
700184 - ifup doesn't assign address specified with IPADDR0
703210 - System halt does not unmount mount points with nfs in the path name.
729359 - Not releasing IPv6 leases - wrong PID file name.
743222 - Cannot run screen in MLS mode


References



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