Oracle® Linux

Release Notes for Oracle Linux 7 Update 1

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E60259-09

March 2016


Table of Contents

Preface
1 New Features and Changes
1.1 System Requirements
1.2 File System, Storage, and Address Space Limitations
1.3 Supported Kernels
1.4 Kdump Configuration During Installation
1.5 Load Balancing and High Availability
1.6 MySQL Community and MariaDB Packages
1.7 Spacewalk Client Registration
1.8 UPEK Fingerprint Readers
1.9 Technology Preview
1.10 Compatibility
1.11 Unsupported Emulex Devices
2 Fixed Issues
2.1 avahi-daemon Failure to Start with UEK R3
2.2 btrfs-convert Failure
2.3 Error Messages on Restarting the RDMA Service
2.4 Installation Failure for ext3 / and /boot
2.5 Installation Failure if a btrfs Partition Exists
2.6 Keyboard Input During Installation Under Hyper-V
2.7 LDAP Authentication Failure for Large UID
2.8 lxc-snapshot
2.9 SELinux Warnings from sosreport
2.10 XFS File Attributes Leading to Panic or Reboot
3 Known Issues
3.1 Updating Oracle Linux Fails if the kernel-uek Package Cannot Be Updated
3.2 Automatic Bug Reporting Tool
3.3 Autocompletion of Commands in the bash Shell
3.4 Ceph Block Devices
3.5 Crash Kernel auto Setting
3.6 firewalld Does Not Currently Support IPv6 NAT Under UEK R3
3.7 grubby Sets Incorrect Saved Entry
3.8 Hebrew LaTeX Fonts
3.9 InfiniBand Issues
3.9.1 Configuring Internet Protocol over InfiniBand (IPoIB)
3.9.2 Changing the IPoIB mode of an InfiniBand Interface
3.9.3 Disabling a Switch Port Generates Warnings
3.10 Installation Issues
3.10.1 Configuring Encryption and /boot During Installation
3.10.2 Network Installation
3.11 Intel QuickAssist Acceleration Technology
3.12 multipath Messages Relating to zram
3.13 net_prio Control Group
3.14 Network Connection Icon Reports Incorrect State for Interfaces
3.15 Network Teaming
3.16 NFS Issues
3.16.1 Using NFS v4 with an lxc-oracle Container Fails
3.16.2 Enabling and Disabling NFS
3.17 Oracle ASM Fails to Initialize with SELinux in Enforcing Mode
3.18 Oracle Linux 7 Guests on Oracle VM and Xen
3.19 Per-CPU Allocation Fails when Loading kvm_intel Module with UEK R3
3.20 systemctl Does Not Support Some Service Actions
3.21 systemd Fails to Load the autofs4 and ipv6 Modules with UEK R3
3.22 Update Fails Unless i686 Kerberos Packages Are Removed
3.23 Upgrade Issues
3.23.1 cgconfig and cgred Packages Must Be Restored Separately
3.23.2 Postupgrade Fails if Web Proxy Is Required
3.23.3 Rebooting Fails if preupg Is Not Run
3.23.4 Red Hat Compatible Kernel Is Not Removed
3.23.5 Upgrade Tool Does Not Exit if UEK R3 Is Not Installed
3.23.6 Using an Old Version of yum Causes Dependency Errors
3.24 XFS Issues
3.24.1 Kernel Panic if All Inodes Are Used
3.24.2 xfs_copy Fails for Sector Size Larger than 512 Bytes
4 Installation and Availability
4.1 Upgrading from Oracle Linux 6
4.2 Installing or Upgrading the Oracle-Supported OFED Packages
4.2.1 Installing Oracle Linux 7 Update 1 from ULN if the Oracle-Supported OFED Packages Are Already Installed
4.2.2 Installing Oracle Linux 7 Update 1 from Public Yum if the Oracle-Supported OFED Packages Are Already Installed
4.2.3 Installing the Oracle-Supported OFED Packages from ULN if the Default OFED Packages Are Not Already Installed
4.2.4 Installing the Oracle-Supported OFED Packages from Public Yum if the Default OFED Packages Are Not Already Installed
4.2.5 Installing the Oracle-Supported OFED Packages from ULN if the Default OFED Packages Are Already Present
4.2.6 Installing the Oracle-Supported OFED packages from Public Yum if the Default OFED Packages Are Already Present
A Package Changes from the Upstream Release
A.1 Removed Packages
A.2 Modified Packages
A.3 New Packages
A.4 Modified Optional Packages
A.5 Packages Added by Oracle
B Removed Modules