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Posted: Oct 13 2014, 06:35 PM
Member No.: 837
Joined: 14-September 11
Scientific Linux 7.0 x86_64 RELEASED - Oct 13, 2014
== Information ==
Fermilab's intention is to continue the development and support of Scientific Linux and refine its focus as an operating system for scientific computing. Today we are announcing the release of Scientific Linux 7.
NOTE: Please review the SL Release Notes along with
The Upstream Vendor's Release Notes:
There is a great deal of information within those documents not listed here.
Send comments/issues/test reports to:
== Media ==
You can find the release media at:
NOTE: The 'everything' dvd image requires a Dual-Layer (DL) compatible
drive for both burning and booting off of.
Alternatively the livecd-iso-to-disk utility is able to convert
this to USB successfully. A USB device of sufficient size is
Alternatively you can utilize the dd command to write the
raw image to a USB device.
== UEFI Secure Boot ==
The status of UEFI Secure Boot for Scientific Linux is noted in detail at:
Booting SL7 with Secure Boot enabled works but requires a manual step. This is because the "shim" has not been signed by the UEFI CA. Instructions are included within the SL7 Release Notes.
NOTE: The kernels in sl7-security have not yet been built with
the SL7 Secure Boot Certificate and may not function
in secure boot environments.
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