Oracle® Linux

Release Notes for Release 6 Update 5

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February 2014


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Document generated on: 2014-02-09 (revision: 1655)

Table of Contents

1 New Features and Changes
1.1 Supported Kernels
1.2 Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 2
1.3 Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3
1.3.1 Notable New Features of UEK R3
1.4 FUSE Mount Option
1.5 Notable New Security Features
1.6 Technology Preview Features
1.6.1 Technology Preview Features in UEK R2
1.6.2 Technology Preview Features in UEK R3
1.6.3 Technology Preview Features in RHCK
2 Fixed and Known Issues
2.1 Fixed Issues
2.2 Known Issues
3 Upgrading to Oracle Linux 6 Update 5
3.1 Supported Upgrade Paths
3.2 Obtaining Oracle Linux 6 Update 5 Packages
3.2.1 About the Unbreakable Linux Network
3.2.2 About Public Yum
3.2.3 About Oracle Linux Installation Media
3.3 Upgrading the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel
3.4 Applying the Update
A Packages
A.1 Packages Added to the Upstream Release
A.2 Packages Modified from the Upstream Release
A.3 Packages Removed from the Upstream Release
A.4 Packages Added by Oracle