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Enhancement Advisory new package: python-ethtool

Advisory: RHEA-2011:1014-1
Type: Product Enhancement Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2011-07-21
Last updated on: 2011-07-21
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

Details

A new python-ethtool package is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The python-ethtool package makes the ethtool kernel interface available within
the Python programming environment to allow querying and changing of Ethernet
card settings, such as speed, port, auto-negotiation, and PCI locations.

This new package adds python-ethtool to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. (BZ#675232)

All users who require python-ethtool are advised to install this new package.


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 (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
python-ethtool-0.6-5.el5.src.rpm     MD5: 21cbae7940b72475ebd4c416444af3b0
SHA-256: 1de078aae1318bc99b074a2025250bb159b875398c843b70188d19265622402c
 
IA-32:
python-ethtool-0.6-5.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: 0b562ca6acdfa2d2701e6d02712d06cd
SHA-256: 343abfcdc379ff0b630179843c4de7b55401af2bc312ac268065b21efb44751e
 
IA-64:
python-ethtool-0.6-5.el5.ia64.rpm     MD5: b4861662a5596c0a8698c08a27fe7da5
SHA-256: 28462fca25a9f99234ad7a6231ea90bafdd151d888dc8ec1cdcb13aa015cbc84
 
PPC:
python-ethtool-0.6-5.el5.ppc.rpm     MD5: 31cae6e3efb8c0ee24f6ddd0af2562e3
SHA-256: fc4d0fc85f324f7367bfba36f2f9ecba5eb33604de305c57473eb4bdfc9f5e71
 
s390x:
python-ethtool-0.6-5.el5.s390x.rpm     MD5: 6555b80c414a235bb439997b142e1d38
SHA-256: b0cce17964884cb911feb7c3cf4dc2240c5d4d0defe67fe56b1d69476c41e03c
 
x86_64:
python-ethtool-0.6-5.el5.x86_64.rpm     MD5: d569d1e024949872cca4f4b19a4c5022
SHA-256: 3aa53b43d84a82fba1c76daefc66cc841fabfaf316b4d8005afb8b9500a85edc
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
python-ethtool-0.6-5.el5.src.rpm     MD5: 21cbae7940b72475ebd4c416444af3b0
SHA-256: 1de078aae1318bc99b074a2025250bb159b875398c843b70188d19265622402c
 
IA-32:
python-ethtool-0.6-5.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: 0b562ca6acdfa2d2701e6d02712d06cd
SHA-256: 343abfcdc379ff0b630179843c4de7b55401af2bc312ac268065b21efb44751e
 
x86_64:
python-ethtool-0.6-5.el5.x86_64.rpm     MD5: d569d1e024949872cca4f4b19a4c5022
SHA-256: 3aa53b43d84a82fba1c76daefc66cc841fabfaf316b4d8005afb8b9500a85edc
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

703083 - No documentation for pifconfig & pethtool, typo in pethtool help message



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