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Release Notes for Oracle Linux 7 Update 6 (aarch64)

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November 2018

Table of Contents

1 System Requirements and Limits
1.1 File System, Storage, and Address Space Limitations
2 Shipped Kernels
3 New Features and Changes
3.1 Clustering
3.2 MySQL Community Packages
3.3 DTrace
3.4 Developer Toolchain
3.5 Networking
3.6 Virtualization
3.7 Technology Preview
4 Fixed Issues
4.1 Kdump Vmcore Save Service fixed to resolve start issue on aarch64 platforms
4.2 OpenSSL packages updated to fix security issues, including CVE-2018-0739
5 Known Issues
5.1 Support limited to text-mode environments and server software
5.2 Installation Issues
5.2.1 Alternate installation options
5.2.2 Graphical installer allows users to edit kickstart settings
5.2.3 Kernel panic for QLogic cnic module on ThunderX2 during installation
5.2.4 Uninstalling libpcap can result in the removal of a large number of libvirt packages
5.2.5 Remove fence-agents-azure-arm-4.0.11-86.el7_5.3.aarch64 package before upgrade from Oracle Linux 7 Update 5 (aarch64)
5.2.6 Remove libvirt-autonuma-config-hook and other associated packages before upgrade from Oracle Linux 7 Update 5 (aarch64)
5.2.7 Upgrade failure if open files limit is too low and rpm-plugin-systemd-inhibit is installed
5.3 File System Bugs
5.3.1 btrfs: Convert operation results in a file system that cannot be mounted
5.4 Automatic Bug Reporting Tool
5.5 Manual execution of shim first-stage boot loader may fail in the UEFI shell
5.6 Kdump tools fail to create vmcore-dmesg.txt on systems with many CPUs
5.7 Snapshots of KVM guests using UEFI fail and are unsupported
5.8 Virtual machine with copied disk fails to boot
5.9 Error with PXE-based installation of a UEFI virtual machine
5.10 grubby fatal error during kernel upgrade when /boot is on a btrfs subvolume
5.11 Hebrew LaTeX fonts
5.12 Unable to create Oracle Linux 7 LXC containers on NFS
5.13 Segmentation fault when running bluedevil-wizard
5.14 dsktune command fails with an unsupported error message
5.15 dmstats report output does not return any data
6 Installation and Availability
6.1 Installation of ISO
6.2 Installation of Raspberry Pi™ 3 Image
A Package Changes from the Upstream Release
A.1 Changes to Binary Packages
A.1.1 Added Binary Packages by Oracle
A.1.2 Modified Binary Packages
A.1.3 Modified Optional Binary Packages
A.1.4 New Binary Packages
A.1.5 Removed Binary Packages
A.2 Changes to Source Packages
A.2.1 Added Source Packages by Oracle
A.2.2 Modified Source Packages
A.2.3 Modified Optional Source Packages
A.2.4 New Source Packages
A.2.5 Removed Source Packages