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Fedora 11 Update: firmware-tools-2.1.5-1.1.fc11



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-4998
2009-05-15 22:45:11
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Name        : firmware-tools
Product     : Fedora 11
Version     : 2.1.5
Release     : 1.1.fc11
URL         : http://linux.dell.com/libsmbios/download/
Summary     : Scripts and tools to manage firmware and BIOS updates
Description :
The firmware-tools project provides tools to inventory hardware and a plugin
architecture so that different OEM vendors can provide different inventory
components. It is intended to tie to the package system to enable seamless
installation of updated firmware via your package manager, as well as provide
a framework for BIOS and firmware updates.

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Update Information:

Significant rewrite  by upstream.  Necessary for updating Dell  BIOS whose
payloads now require firmware-tools > 2.0.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu May 14 2009 Matt Domsch <mdomsch fedoraproject org> - 2.1.5-1.1
- rebase to upstream release
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #454204 - firmware-tools needs a bump
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454204
  [ 2 ] Bug #499260 - firmware-tools and firmware-addon-dell are out of date
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=499260
  [ 3 ] Bug #499939 - yum segfault during plugin load - can't update
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=499939
  [ 4 ] Bug #487690 - version in rawhide too old
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=487690
  [ 5 ] Bug #468637 - firmware-tools and firmware-addon-dell too old to flash newer bioses
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=468637
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update firmware-tools' 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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