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Enhancement Advisory conman enhancement update

Advisory: RHEA-2012:0401-1
Type: Product Enhancement Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2012-03-20
Last updated on: 2012-06-20
Affected Products: 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 conman package that adds one enhancement is now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 6.

ConMan is a serial console management program designed to support a large number
of console devices and simultaneous users. ConMan currently supports local
serial devices and remote terminal servers.

This update adds the following enhancement:

* Users are now able to configure the maximum number of open files. This allows
the conman daemon to easily manage a large number of nodes. (BZ#738967)

All users of conman are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which adds
this enhancement.


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 HPC Node (v. 6)

SRPMS:
conman-0.2.5-2.4.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: 26c477a8511ca4e8dc9497b0e54dba68
SHA-256: 6e5d89d76c350f4291a693f62e95ffce315e1cb9026b8d97bbb82d03e2c44fd4
 
x86_64:
conman-0.2.5-2.4.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: 7463b7063e2ba28025f4992e0c676a1b
SHA-256: b98da58e5cfddc12a8252f29dec74e4405f62852d9eced4eb4256d2cec9c95fa
conman-debuginfo-0.2.5-2.4.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: 252dfad3bbcf92a823d8b936e9038ebe
SHA-256: 028ac81c99626e921142ea75bbf6d870cef7579f24e429c863a588fe59dae96e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
conman-0.2.5-2.4.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: 26c477a8511ca4e8dc9497b0e54dba68
SHA-256: 6e5d89d76c350f4291a693f62e95ffce315e1cb9026b8d97bbb82d03e2c44fd4
 
IA-32:
conman-0.2.5-2.4.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: 1eee3ee4fd1a0e7ffb8562aba065a976
SHA-256: 962d5bf68800735321e69c62bd371be261b71b1306441a9ff965d3229b134d2b
conman-debuginfo-0.2.5-2.4.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: 70047a7c16cd8bcc04ee054d134b673e
SHA-256: bbf05929693f75ba1717e3842c449c62a38df556e26225607d20bfb1822b30a5
 
PPC:
conman-0.2.5-2.4.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: 6a6273fa9174d1230d25a68b3e7afd8b
SHA-256: 2f5812c93cf58250f6b16b3d369d0a661f9107046f31d709b4391d8972e2e1e2
conman-debuginfo-0.2.5-2.4.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: af9376df96fd433b26ecc7954e7c9c59
SHA-256: 05c08f5139ffa57ad16cda13ef1fe0ff8ba0709b5aa3a9accb023ac25496b695
 
s390x:
conman-0.2.5-2.4.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: 42f85e2c3a969239b85c99bd20e00451
SHA-256: 8ec6b353df8738e97d7e66bc6f9e6109fbf549016ced401a444abf42534aa111
conman-debuginfo-0.2.5-2.4.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: a21237f2effb392ca85fafcaa2104c9c
SHA-256: df87140f84256f328e020ec749378991841daea71df04f663992067eac441602
 
x86_64:
conman-0.2.5-2.4.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: 7463b7063e2ba28025f4992e0c676a1b
SHA-256: b98da58e5cfddc12a8252f29dec74e4405f62852d9eced4eb4256d2cec9c95fa
conman-debuginfo-0.2.5-2.4.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: 252dfad3bbcf92a823d8b936e9038ebe
SHA-256: 028ac81c99626e921142ea75bbf6d870cef7579f24e429c863a588fe59dae96e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
conman-0.2.5-2.4.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: 26c477a8511ca4e8dc9497b0e54dba68
SHA-256: 6e5d89d76c350f4291a693f62e95ffce315e1cb9026b8d97bbb82d03e2c44fd4
 
IA-32:
conman-0.2.5-2.4.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: 1eee3ee4fd1a0e7ffb8562aba065a976
SHA-256: 962d5bf68800735321e69c62bd371be261b71b1306441a9ff965d3229b134d2b
conman-debuginfo-0.2.5-2.4.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: 70047a7c16cd8bcc04ee054d134b673e
SHA-256: bbf05929693f75ba1717e3842c449c62a38df556e26225607d20bfb1822b30a5
 
x86_64:
conman-0.2.5-2.4.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: 7463b7063e2ba28025f4992e0c676a1b
SHA-256: b98da58e5cfddc12a8252f29dec74e4405f62852d9eced4eb4256d2cec9c95fa
conman-debuginfo-0.2.5-2.4.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1677
    MD5: 252dfad3bbcf92a823d8b936e9038ebe
SHA-256: 028ac81c99626e921142ea75bbf6d870cef7579f24e429c863a588fe59dae96e
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)


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