Article ID: 116946, created on Aug 27, 2013, last review on Apr 25, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo hypervisor 5.0
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Synopsis:          New Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0 kernel provides
                   an update with a fix for an important stability issue.
Product:           Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0
Keywords:          'stability'

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This document provides information on the new Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0
kernel, version 2.6.32-042stab079.6.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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

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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 Enterprise Linux 6.4 kernel (2.6.32-358.14.1.el6).
The updated kernel includes an important stability fix.

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2. UPDATES DESCRIPTION

This update contains a fix for the following issue:

* Hardware Nodes with Broadcom network cards supported by the bnx2 network
  driver could crash in case of heavy network traffic passing through the venet
  virtual network interface (PSBM-21178).

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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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