Article ID: 113169, created on Jan 16, 2012, last review on Apr 30, 2014

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  • Virtuozzo hypervisor 5.0

Release notes


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Synopsis:          New Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0 kernel provides
                   an update with stability fixes.
Issue date:        2012-01-17
Product:           Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0
Keywords:          'bugfix' 'openSUSE 12.1'

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This document provides information on the new Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0
kernel, version 2.6.32-042stab044.17.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. About This Release
2. Updates Description
3. Obtaining New Kernel
4. Required RPMs

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1. ABOUT THIS RELEASE

The current update for the Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0 kernel provides a new
kernel based on the Red Hat 6.1 kernel (2.6.32-131.21.1.el6). The updated kernel
includes stability fixes and provides support for the openSUSE 12.1 OS template.

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2. UPDATES DESCRIPTION

This update contains fixes for the following issues:

* Under certain conditions, a kernel panic could occur while processing network
  traffic in bridged mode. (PSBM-10853)

* When creating a new user, PostgreSQL could get stuck in the step of confirming
  the user name if running inside a Container based on openSUSE 12.1 template.
  (PCLIN-30612)

* A Container backup process could cause a kernel panic in case /vz partition
  was previuosly shrunk. (PCLIN-30610)

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3. OBTAINING NEW KERNEL

You can download and install this kernel update using the vzup2date utility
included in the Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0 distribution set.

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4. REQUIRED RPMS

Depending on the processor installed on the Hardware Node, the following RPM
packages are included in the kernel update:

   vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab044.17.x86_64.rpm
   vzkernel-firmware-2.6.32-042stab044.17.noarch.rpm
   vzmodules-2.6.32-042stab044.17.x86_64.rpm
   parallels-kmod-5.0.13271.709218-1.2.6.32_042stab044.17.x86_64.rpm

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