Article ID: 11158, created on Mar 23, 2011, last review on Apr 17, 2012

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux 4.6

Release notes

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Synopsis:          New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6 kernel provides
                            a fix for running the NFS server on a Hardware Node.
Issue date:        2011-03-23
Product:             Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6
Keywords:         'bugfix' 'NFSD'
 
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This document provides information on the new Virtuozzo Containers 4.6 kernel,
version 2.6.18-028stab085.3.
 
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
1. About This Release
2. Updates Description
3. Obtaining New Kernel
4. Installing New Kernel
5. Required RPMs
 
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1. ABOUT THIS RELEASE
 
The current update for the Virtuozzo Containers 4.6 kernel provides a fix for
running the NFS server on a Hardware Node.
 
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2. UPDATES DESCRIPTION
 
This update contains a fix for the following issue:
 
* Sometimes, running the NFS server may cause a kernel panic.
  (PSBM-7432)
 
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3. OBTAINING NEW KERNEL
 
You can download and install this kernel update using the vzup2date utility
included in the Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6 distribution set.
 
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4. INSTALLING NEW KERNEL
 
To install the update, do the following:
 
I. Use the "rpm -ihv" command to install the new kernel and Virtuozzo modules.
 
# rpm -ivh vzkernel-2.6.18-028stab085.3.i686.rpm \
vzmodules-2.6.18-028stab085.3.i686.rpm
Preparing...                ################################# [100%]
    1:vzkernel               ################################# [50%]
    2:vzmodules              ################################# [100%]
 
    Please DO NOT USE the "rpm -Uhv" command to install the kernel. Otherwise,
    all the kernels previously installed on your system may be removed from
    the Hardware Node.
 
II. You can adjust your boot loader configuration file to have the new kernel
    loaded by default. If you use the LILO bootloader, please do not forget to
    execute the 'lilo' command to write the changes to the boot sector:
 
     # lilo
     Added Virtuozzo2 *
     Added Virtuozzo1
     Added linux
     Added linux-up
 
III. Reboot your computer with the "shutdown -r now" command to boot the new
     kernel.
 
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5. REQUIRED RPMS
 
Depending on the processor installed on the Hardware Node, the following RPM
packages are included in the kernel update:
 
x86 kernels:
 
- SMP:
   vzkernel-2.6.18-028stab085.3.i686.rpm
   vzmodules-2.6.18-028stab085.3.i686.rpm
 
- Enterprise:
   vzkernel-ent-2.6.18-028stab085.3.i686.rpm
   vzmodules-ent-2.6.18-028stab085.3.i686.rpm
 
- Enterprise with the 4GB split feature disabled:
   vzkernel-PAE-2.6.18-028stab085.3.i686.rpm
   vzmodules-PAE-2.6.18-028stab085.3.i686.rpm
 
 
x86_64 kernels:
 
- SMP:
   vzkernel-2.6.18-028stab085.3.x86_64.rpm
   vzmodules-2.6.18-028stab085.3.x86_64.rpm
 
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