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Recommended update for Xen

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(Last modified: 31OCT2007)


solutions Recommended update for Xen SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (3ad3411e17712e7ec5e4130a6bb2bb82)

Applies to

Package: libvirt
libvirt-devel
libvirt-python
virt-manager
xen
xen-KMP
xen-devel
xen-doc-html
xen-doc-pdf
xen-doc-ps
xen-libs
xen-tools
xen-tools-domU
xen-tools-ioemu
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 4606
Release: 20071031
Obsoletes: none

Indications

All users of Xen should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes the following issues in Xen.
  • 275899: libvirt: dom0 does not open details windows
  • 286859: domUloader does not reliably boot PV Xen VM on SAN
  • 289569: Modify network-bridge script to handle vlan
  • 296928: mac address not set when creating VM from existing disk
  • 306415: Xen live migration fails.
  • 330406: sles9-sp4 x86 domU - installation freeze
  • 332965: xm manpage not correct for block-attach
  • 334445: VUL-0: Xen: xenbaked insecure file accesss.
  • 334933: SLES 9 virtualization mode should default to paravirtualization

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh libvirt.rpm libvirt-devel.rpm libvirt-python.rpm virt-manager.rpm xen.rpm xen-KMP.rpm xen-devel.rpm xen-doc-html.rpm xen-doc-pdf.rpm xen-doc-ps.rpm xen-libs.rpm xen-tools.rpm xen-tools-domU.rpm xen-tools-ioemu.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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