Oracle® Linux

Release Notes for Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 5

Oracle Legal Notices
Oracle Documentation License

E95779-06

December 2018


Table of Contents

Preface
1 New Features and Changes
1.1 Notable Features and Changes
1.1.1 64-bit Arm (aarch64) architecture
1.1.2 Core Kernel Functionality
1.1.3 Cryptography
1.1.4 DTrace
1.1.5 File Systems
1.1.6 Memory Management
1.1.7 Networking
1.1.8 NUMA
1.1.9 RDMA
1.1.10 Security
1.1.11 Storage
1.1.12 Virtualization
1.2 Driver Updates
1.2.1 Notable Driver Features
1.3 New and Updated Packages
1.4 Compatibility
1.5 Certification of UEK R5 for Oracle products
2 Security Fixes for CVEs
2.1 List of CVEs fixed in this release
3 Known Issues
3.1 Unusable or Unavailable Features for Arm
3.2 [aarch64] IOMMU issues
3.3 [aarch64] Kdump issues
3.4 [aarch64] CPU hotplug functionality not functional in KVM
3.5 File System Issues
3.5.1 ext4: Frequent repeated system shutdowns can cause file system corruption
3.6 RDMA Issues
3.7 Docker Issues
3.8 LXC Issues
3.9 NVMe device names change across reboots
3.10 NVMe device hotplug unplug procedure change
3.11 KVM guest crashes when using memory hotplug operation to shrink available memory
3.12 HP DL380 system reboot issue with SD card slot enabled in Legacy mode
4 Installation and Availability
4.1 Installation Overview
4.2 Subscribing to ULN Channels
4.3 Enabling Access to Oracle Linux Yum Server Repositories
4.4 Upgrading Your System
4.5 Installing Oracle-Supported RDMA Packages
A Driver Modules in Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 5 (x86_64)
A.1 acpi Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.2 ata Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.3 atm Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.4 auxdisplay Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.5 bcma Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.6 block Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.7 bluetooth Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.8 cdrom Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.9 char Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.10 cpufreq Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.11 crypto Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.12 dax Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.13 dca Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.14 devfreq Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.15 dma Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.16 edac Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.17 firewire Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.18 firmware Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.19 gpu Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.20 hid Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.21 hv Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.22 hwmon Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.23 i2c Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.24 iio Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.25 infiniband Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.26 input Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.27 iommu Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.28 isdn Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.29 leds Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.30 md Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.31 media Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.32 memstick Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.33 message Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.34 mfd Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.35 misc Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.36 mmc Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.37 mtd Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.38 net Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.39 ntb Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.40 nvdimm Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.41 nvme Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.42 parport Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.43 pci Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.44 pcmcia Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.45 pinctrl Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.46 platform Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.47 power Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.48 pps Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.49 ptp Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.50 regulator Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.51 rtc Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.52 scsi Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.53 ssb Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.54 staging Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.55 target Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.56 thermal Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.57 tty Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.58 uio Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.59 usb Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.60 uwb Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.61 vfio Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.62 vhost Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.63 video Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.64 virtio Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.65 w1 Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.66 watchdog Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)
A.67 xen Drivers in UEK R5 (x86_64)