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Fedora 11 Update: etherboot-5.4.4-16.fc11



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-7024
2009-06-27 01:17:00
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Name        : etherboot
Product     : Fedora 11
Version     : 5.4.4
Release     : 16.fc11
URL         : http://etherboot.org
Summary     : Etherboot collection of boot roms
Description :
Etherboot is a software package for creating ROM images that can
download code over an Ethernet network to be executed on an x86
computer. Many network adapters have a socket where a ROM chip can be
installed. Etherboot is code that can be put in such a ROM

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Update Information:

This update fixes PXE failure due to bogus packets sent by the e1000 NIC.
Also, this update enables the PXE_DHCP_STRICT compile-time option as it is
reported to fix PXE booting for some users and disables the ASK_BOOT option as
it was was causing an unnecessary 3 second delay.
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Jun 23 2009 Mark McLoughlin <markmc redhat com> - 5.4.4-16
- Fix e1000 PXE boot - caused by compiler optimization (bug #507391)
* Fri Jun 19 2009 Mark McLoughlin <markmc redhat com> - 5.4.4-15
- Disable ASK_BOOT (bug #506616)
* Mon May 25 2009 Mark McLoughlin <markmc redhat com> - 5.4.4-14
- Enable PXE_DHCP_STRICT to fix PXE boot failures (bug #494541)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #507391 - qemu-kvm PXE boot with e1000 results in bogus packets
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=507391
  [ 2 ] Bug #506616 - EASYFIX [qemu netboot] Eliminate 3 second delay on PXE boot
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=506616
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update etherboot' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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