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patriehecky
 Posted: Mar 20 2012, 06:57 PM
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Scientific Linux "SL 5.8" Beta 1 March 20, 2012

See SL.documentation for Upstream vendor release notes.

Send comments/issues/test reports to scientific-linux-devel@fnal.gov

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DOWNLOAD INFO
CHANGES from last testing release
INFO
ERRATA
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DOWNLOAD INFO
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http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/5rolling/i386/
http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/5rolling/x86_64/

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CHANGES from last testing release
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Intel wireless firmware (ucode)

Updated to a more current version

ipw2100-firmware-1.3-10.noarch.rpm
ipw2200-firmware-3.1-3.noarch.rpm
iwl1000-firmware-128.50.3.1-2.el5.noarch.rpm
iwl3945-firmware-15.32.2.9-4.el5.noarch.rpm
iwl5000-firmware-8.24.2.12-3.el5.noarch.rpm

Ralink wireless firmware

Updated to a more current version

rt61pci-firmware-1.2-5.el5.noarch.rpm
rt73usb-firmware-1.8-5.el5.noarch.rpm

OpenAFS

Correctly updated the 32 bit userspace tools.
Thanks to Stephan Wiesand for pointing out the oversight

sl-release

lsb_release -r now reports a minor version number
Was
$ lsb_release -r
5.rolling
Is now
$ lsb_release -r
5.8.rolling

Thanks to Stephan Wiesand for suggesting this change

Default bookmarks for firefox are now correctly deployed for
new profiles.
Thanks to Jon Peatfield for reporting this error.

xfs group in comps.xml i386

This group was returned to the i386 arch.
Thanks to Elena Korytko for pointing out this change

kmod-kvm
kmod-gfs

These modules have been rebuilt to link against the 5.8 kernel
and require the correct kernel symbols

Thanks to Elena Korytko and Akemi Yagi for reporting this.


We have returned the following tools for spacewalk clients at the suggestion of Stephan Wiesand

rhn-check
rhn-client-tools
rhnlib
rhn-setup
rhn-setup-gnome
yum-rhn-plugin

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Web Site

https://www.scientificlinux.org

FTP

http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/5rolling/
http://ftp1.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/5rolling/
ftp://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/5rolling/

Upstream release notes available at

http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/5rolling/i386/SL.documentation/


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ERRATA
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i386:
* cman-2.0.115-96.el5_8.1.i386.rpm
* cman-devel-2.0.115-96.el5_8.1.i386.rpm
* firefox-10.0.3-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
* glibc-2.5-81.el5_8.1.i386.rpm
* glibc-2.5-81.el5_8.1.i686.rpm
* glibc-common-2.5-81.el5_8.1.i386.rpm
* glibc-devel-2.5-81.el5_8.1.i386.rpm
* glibc-headers-2.5-81.el5_8.1.i386.rpm
* glibc-utils-2.5-81.el5_8.1.i386.rpm
* nscd-2.5-81.el5_8.1.i386.rpm
* thunderbird-10.0.3-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
* xulrunner-10.0.3-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
* xulrunner-devel-10.0.3-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
* ypserv-2.19-9.el5_8.1.i386.rpm

x86_64:
* cman-2.0.115-96.el5_8.1.x86_64.rpm
* cman-devel-2.0.115-96.el5_8.1.i386.rpm
* cman-devel-2.0.115-96.el5_8.1.x86_64.rpm
* firefox-10.0.3-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
* firefox-10.0.3-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
* glibc-2.5-81.el5_8.1.i686.rpm
* glibc-2.5-81.el5_8.1.x86_64.rpm
* glibc-common-2.5-81.el5_8.1.x86_64.rpm
* glibc-devel-2.5-81.el5_8.1.i386.rpm
* glibc-devel-2.5-81.el5_8.1.x86_64.rpm
* glibc-headers-2.5-81.el5_8.1.x86_64.rpm
* glibc-utils-2.5-81.el5_8.1.x86_64.rpm
* nscd-2.5-81.el5_8.1.x86_64.rpm
* thunderbird-10.0.3-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
* xulrunner-10.0.3-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
* xulrunner-10.0.3-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
* xulrunner-devel-10.0.3-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
* xulrunner-devel-10.0.3-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
* ypserv-2.19-9.el5_8.1.x86_64.rpm


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