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Fedora Core 5 Update: xen-3.0.3-3.fc5



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-062
2007-01-16
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Product     : Fedora Core 5
Name        : xen
Version     : 3.0.3
Release     : 3.fc5
Summary     : Xen is a virtual machine monitor
Description :
This package contains the Xen hypervisor and Xen tools, needed to
run virtual machines on x86 systems, together with the kernel-xen*
packages.  Information on how to use Xen can be found at the Xen
project pages.

Virtualisation can be used to run multiple versions or multiple
Linux distributions on one system, or to test untrusted applications
in a sandboxed environment.

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Update Information:

Collection of many small bug fixes backported from latest
upstream xen-devel repository / RHEL-5  xen RPM.

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* Tue Jan  9 2007 Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com> - 3.0.3-3.fc5
- fix core dumps of 32 bit guests >2GB RAM (bz 215796)
- write the /local/domain/vm node early in the startup process (bz 215269)
- fix memory boundary checking in qemu-dm (bz 221119)
- add --force option to xenbus device detach code (bz 217853)
- fix keeping track of HVM vnc password (bz 218050)
- enable DMA on HVM virtual cdrom drive (bz 218357)
- new paravirt framebuffer, as merged upstream (bz 218050)
- more cosmetic pygrub fixing (bz 215316)
- make ballooning work right (bz 212069)
- do not auto-start a domain that was restored from a save (bz 217295)
- use log level info for messages that are not errors (bz 218759)
- Allows HTTP request to dump core of a domain (bz 214913)
- catch it when an HVM guest tries to use hde (bz 217736)
- make "xm list" display how much memory a domain really has (bz 217443)
- pass qemu and blktap I/O errors back to the guest (bz 217765, 217859)
- fix 2TB overflow/wraparound in blktap (bz 217580)
- various fixes from Herbert Xu's security audit
- allow HVM virtual floppy to be a device on dom0 (bz 216449)
- make uppercase characters always work in HVM console (bz 217554)
- move the dump path to /var/lib/xen (bug 212558)
* Tue Nov 14 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com> - 3.0.3-2.fc5
- add vmxassist fix from RHEL5.
* Mon Oct 30 2006 Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com> - 3.0.3-1.fc5
- Update to xen-3.0.3 changeset 11774
- Pull in paravirt framebuffer patches
- Pull in VNC password patches for full & para-virt framebuffer
- Fix xenguest-install.py to use a read-write libvirt connection
- Make /etc/xen & /var/log/xen mode 0700 restricted to protect VNC password
- Add /var/lib/xen/images as a dir for storing file based disk images
- Added pygrub fixes for many kernels & cursor cosmetics
* Wed Sep 20 2006 Juan Quintela <quintela redhat com> - 3.0.2-4.FC5
- Update to xen-unstable cset: 11540.
* Wed Jun 21 2006 Daniel Veillard <veillard redhat com> - 3.0.2-3.FC5
- Add missing xen-compat.h needed to compile on the new xen sources
* Tue Jun 20 2006 Stephen C. Tweedie <sct redhat com> - 3.0.2-2.FC5
- Add BuildRequires: for gnu/stubs-32.h so that x86_64 builds pick up
  glibc32 correctly
- Update to xen-unstable cset 10278 (from rawhide) to enable kernel rebase

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This update can be downloaded from:
    http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/5/

7df5b42368cdadc106e2b3e2cec8d2df1ff6dd2e  SRPMS/xen-3.0.3-3.fc5.src.rpm
7df5b42368cdadc106e2b3e2cec8d2df1ff6dd2e  noarch/xen-3.0.3-3.fc5.src.rpm
6e78399fc49da8d06dc78b3e7b3c01ebcc03dd77  x86_64/debug/xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-3.fc5.x86_64.rpm
4a4de3976ffba4aa991a2172e366ce1247ebc04d  x86_64/xen-3.0.3-3.fc5.x86_64.rpm
5382f94b749716b4ed45af1dafc1f97949c56745  i386/xen-3.0.3-3.fc5.i386.rpm
36c37a3d8aac8ac96dd872e0ee2d4d283d4e370b  i386/debug/xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-3.fc5.i386.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.
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