Oracle® Linux 7

Release Notes for Oracle Linux 7 Update 2

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Oracle Documentation License

E67200-18

September 2019


Table of Contents

Preface
1 New Features and Changes
1.1 System Requirements
1.2 File System, Storage, and Address Space Limitations
1.3 Shipped Kernels
1.4 makedumpfile Support for Large Memory Images
1.5 Kdump Configuration During Installation
1.6 Load Balancing and High Availability
1.7 MySQL Community and MariaDB Packages
1.8 Spacewalk Client Registration
1.9 Technology Preview
1.10 Compatibility
1.11 Unsupported Emulex Devices
2 Fixed Issues
2.1 Kernel Panic if All Inodes Are Used
2.2 Network Teaming
3 Known Issues
3.1 Automatic Bug Reporting Tool
3.2 Autocompletion of Commands in the bash Shell
3.3 Ceph Block Devices
3.4 Crash Kernel auto Setting
3.5 Database Installation and Operation Fails if RemoveIPC=yes Is Configured for systemd
3.6 Docker Fails to Start if SELinux Is Enabled
3.7 firewalld Does Not Currently Support IPv6 NAT Under UEK R3
3.8 grubby Sets Incorrect Saved Entry
3.9 Hebrew LaTeX Fonts
3.10 InfiniBand Issues
3.10.1 Configuring Internet Protocol over InfiniBand (IPoIB)
3.10.2 Changing the IPoIB mode of an InfiniBand Interface
3.10.3 Disabling a Switch Port Generates Warnings
3.11 Installation Issues
3.11.1 Configuring Encryption and /boot During Installation
3.11.2 Network Installation
3.11.3 Installation on an iSCSI Disk
3.11.4 Installation on an Oracle Server X5-2 System with iSCSI Storage
3.11.5 Installation on an HP 3PAR TPVV
3.12 Intel QuickAssist Acceleration Technology
3.13 iSCSI Boot Firmware Table Incorrectly Initialized under UEK R3 on Oracle Server X5-2 Systems
3.14 MariaDB Installation
3.15 multipath Messages Relating to zram
3.16 net_prio Control Group
3.17 Network Connection Icon Reports Incorrect State for Interfaces
3.18 NFS Issues
3.18.1 Using NFS v4 with an lxc-oracle Container Fails
3.18.2 Enabling and Disabling NFS
3.19 Oracle ASM Fails to Initialize with SELinux in Enforcing Mode
3.20 Oracle Linux 7 Guests on Oracle VM and Xen
3.21 Per-CPU Allocation Fails when Loading kvm_intel Module with UEK R3
3.22 systemctl Does Not Support Some Service Actions
3.23 systemd Fails to Load the autofs4 and ipv6 Modules with UEK R3
3.24 Update Fails Unless i686 Kerberos Packages Are Removed
3.25 Upgrade Issues
3.25.1 cgconfig and cgred Packages Must Be Restored Separately
3.25.2 Postupgrade Fails if Web Proxy Is Required
3.25.3 Rebooting Fails if preupg Is Not Run
3.25.4 Red Hat Compatible Kernel Is Not Removed
3.25.5 Upgrade Tool Does Not Exit if UEK R3 Is Not Installed
3.25.6 Using an Old Version of yum Causes Dependency Errors
3.26 xfs_copy Fails for Sector Size Larger than 512 Bytes
3.27 Power Button Defaults to ACPI Suspend
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 2 from ULN if the Oracle-Supported OFED Packages Are Already Installed
4.2.2 Installing Oracle Linux 7 Update 2 from Oracle Linux Yum Server 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 Oracle Linux Yum Server 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 Oracle Linux Yum Server 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