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Bug Fix Advisory xen bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2011:1070-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2011-07-21
Last updated on: 2011-07-21
Affected Products: RHEL Desktop Multi OS (v. 5 client)
RHEL Virtualization (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

Details

Updated xen packages that fix various bugs and add several enhancements are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The xen packages contain administration tools and the xend service for managing
the kernel-xen kernel for virtualization on Red Hat Enterprise
Linux.

These updated xen packages include a number of bug fixes and enhancements. Space
precludes documenting all of these changes in this advisory. Refer to the Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 Technical Notes for information about these changes:

https://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/5/html/5.7_Technical_Notes/xen.html#RHSA-2011-1070

All users of xen are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which provide
numerous bug fixes and an enhancement. The system must be rebooted for this
update to take effect.


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 Desktop Multi OS (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
xen-3.0.3-132.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 35bd50a128f1aad867a50969a3b42d22
SHA-256: f4402e7678892739218c63c3f30f4cc8f5953133cbb7eca78becfa3f43ce86e5
 
IA-32:
xen-3.0.3-132.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 74cb6603118a372aa031fdf372e0eb75
SHA-256: 7edaa8cd8841716a1e7f1715f023b070a8c55f633b0868f4485d1d8d386838f9
xen-devel-3.0.3-132.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: b9bee77ebff4e9c9cb36e0838fdbfdb5
SHA-256: 1550761deff03c3d5361a56fd87994de887ab8d0d53dbb699128124ffe4e8460
 
x86_64:
xen-3.0.3-132.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 220a4aa48e80e180b4ed74cdfda87523
SHA-256: 3e6a86b56dac78b8bf2474d5a0bcd3516b70a02154a940e7388e0bd4412ad011
xen-devel-3.0.3-132.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: b9bee77ebff4e9c9cb36e0838fdbfdb5
SHA-256: 1550761deff03c3d5361a56fd87994de887ab8d0d53dbb699128124ffe4e8460
xen-devel-3.0.3-132.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: feb09e76025d4a7ab5977431a9a176f7
SHA-256: 53f6cc577bf980206b87d99c994ce88a1a31b149833060a084cd10c9a35435c6
 
RHEL Virtualization (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
xen-3.0.3-132.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 35bd50a128f1aad867a50969a3b42d22
SHA-256: f4402e7678892739218c63c3f30f4cc8f5953133cbb7eca78becfa3f43ce86e5
 
IA-32:
xen-3.0.3-132.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 74cb6603118a372aa031fdf372e0eb75
SHA-256: 7edaa8cd8841716a1e7f1715f023b070a8c55f633b0868f4485d1d8d386838f9
xen-devel-3.0.3-132.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: b9bee77ebff4e9c9cb36e0838fdbfdb5
SHA-256: 1550761deff03c3d5361a56fd87994de887ab8d0d53dbb699128124ffe4e8460
 
IA-64:
xen-3.0.3-132.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 24937124f1a84cc08dda9d59bc1f38d4
SHA-256: 60ff6e7d86b35b4741b8ebcf8546bbcc3c51aae37eafe6a7deac6c833a074eb8
xen-devel-3.0.3-132.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 45d45cff2953f89c51f28607b8d433d5
SHA-256: 2d6cceb370efd3bf9a14fa386aefc8569c1aabd9554f51fe23a3d58cbc8d0b19
 
x86_64:
xen-3.0.3-132.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 220a4aa48e80e180b4ed74cdfda87523
SHA-256: 3e6a86b56dac78b8bf2474d5a0bcd3516b70a02154a940e7388e0bd4412ad011
xen-devel-3.0.3-132.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: b9bee77ebff4e9c9cb36e0838fdbfdb5
SHA-256: 1550761deff03c3d5361a56fd87994de887ab8d0d53dbb699128124ffe4e8460
xen-devel-3.0.3-132.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: feb09e76025d4a7ab5977431a9a176f7
SHA-256: 53f6cc577bf980206b87d99c994ce88a1a31b149833060a084cd10c9a35435c6
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
xen-3.0.3-132.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 35bd50a128f1aad867a50969a3b42d22
SHA-256: f4402e7678892739218c63c3f30f4cc8f5953133cbb7eca78becfa3f43ce86e5
 
IA-32:
xen-libs-3.0.3-132.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: e4f3fe44bfeb812eac7d45a7f9d1a7ef
SHA-256: c8c68c7e868b9444d2d98af60e8fd364047f7fa2f1fae1afdfa1c1acd6c686d2
 
IA-64:
xen-libs-3.0.3-132.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: afc509a1095ab4856b48bf0f71b87e3f
SHA-256: f73336b9fe2c0940a725bd49b73a62f8737c99456ce7e1cda2ff1876530eb3fe
 
x86_64:
xen-libs-3.0.3-132.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: e4f3fe44bfeb812eac7d45a7f9d1a7ef
SHA-256: c8c68c7e868b9444d2d98af60e8fd364047f7fa2f1fae1afdfa1c1acd6c686d2
xen-libs-3.0.3-132.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: e23199ed9e7f0e66e7e684b138d27abc
SHA-256: 513b107421c4af45cfeae8dd01347d7f6d771de6b6e26dc22fe9e31730b08c7d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
xen-3.0.3-132.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: 35bd50a128f1aad867a50969a3b42d22
SHA-256: f4402e7678892739218c63c3f30f4cc8f5953133cbb7eca78becfa3f43ce86e5
 
IA-32:
xen-libs-3.0.3-132.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: e4f3fe44bfeb812eac7d45a7f9d1a7ef
SHA-256: c8c68c7e868b9444d2d98af60e8fd364047f7fa2f1fae1afdfa1c1acd6c686d2
 
x86_64:
xen-libs-3.0.3-132.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: e4f3fe44bfeb812eac7d45a7f9d1a7ef
SHA-256: c8c68c7e868b9444d2d98af60e8fd364047f7fa2f1fae1afdfa1c1acd6c686d2
xen-libs-3.0.3-132.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0846
    MD5: e23199ed9e7f0e66e7e684b138d27abc
SHA-256: 513b107421c4af45cfeae8dd01347d7f6d771de6b6e26dc22fe9e31730b08c7d
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

593339 - xenconsoled dies randomly and makes it impossible to create new guests
605956 - Need a command to switch ISO image of CDROM device of guest.
625368 - xend should give warning message to prevent creating when guest vcpus >32 on ia64 platform
626806 - [RHEL 5.5] 32-bit pvhvm guest on 64-bit host crash w/xm mem-set
627551 - SCSI inquiry error message in rhel6 guest when there is qemu emulated scsi disk
630814 - Can not use mouse in hvm guest when using "sdl" display method
637351 - xend should check device_model before really creating the HVM guest
641541 - "xentop" show no changes after "xm rename" changes the domain name
651710 - xmdomain.cfg man page mistake: on_shutdown
651912 - BSOD 0x101 or hang for Windows guests running with emulated IDE devices
652150 - Restart xend causes losing running guest after crash with "on_crash=rename-restart"
652310 - xen hvmloader: fix off-by-one-bit error when initializing PCI devices
657187 - Output message is a little confused when starting xendomains with invalid image
658712 - xend: Add syntax check for block devices
661277 - hotplug: check image file existence
663933 - tap device is assigned a random MAC address that can interrupt bridge connectivity
665011 - backport various fixes for memory leaks
665017 - lost double clicks on slow connections
665032 - NIC unplug in qemu-dm will also unplug passthrough NICs
668365 - domain info isn't cleared in xenstore after destroy
668747 - PV guest stuck after start
669388 - bogus do_FLR call in XendDomain.py
671337 - Unable to restart domain on crash with on_crash="rename-restart"
672224 - Domain reboot failed when two disks attached
673456 - Zombie-RHEL-pv-guest appears after save/restore PV guest to an insufficient partition and destroy the guest.
674516 - xenctx shows nonsensical values for 32-on-64 and HVM domains
674763 - Cannot start hvm guest with empty cdrom
675733 - Debian 6.0 within a DomU, RHEL5.6 as Dom0
679138 - Update domctl.h to kernel version
679280 - Domain creation failed when previous domains have lots of vbds
680407 - xm block-attach fails to attach more than ~20 images
682101 - failed to save windows guests
683437 - backport xz compression for domU kernel images
684700 - peth0: received packet with own address as source address
688162 - failure to create domains on NUMA machines?
690760 - Error message in Xend log when block device hot detach with a PV guest
692034 - xvda disk inaccessible when installing from hdc device
702248 - SVVP's job SMBIOS can not pass if guest memory is bigger or equal 32G


References



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