Fedora Core 6 Update: xen-3.0.3-3.fc6

Daniel Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Tue Jan 16 22:44:13 UTC 2007

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 6
Name        : xen
Version     : 3.0.3
Release     : 3.fc6
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.

Update Information:

Collection of many small bug fixes backported from latest
upstream xen-devel repository / RHEL-5 xen RPM. 
* Tue Jan  9 2007 Daniel P. Berrange <berrange at redhat.com> - 3.0.3-3.fc6
- Bump release number, just so that we're newer than FC-5 Xen RPM.
* Tue Jan  9 2007 Daniel P. Berrange <berrange at redhat.com> - 3.0.3-2.fc6
- 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)

This update can be downloaded from:

f6a82576cfb5516dc6e670d144e05035a3f76629  SRPMS/xen-3.0.3-3.fc6.src.rpm
f6a82576cfb5516dc6e670d144e05035a3f76629  noarch/xen-3.0.3-3.fc6.src.rpm
12f6bdb1ae2d89f5772fe615275fb0a792bf257c  x86_64/xen-3.0.3-3.fc6.x86_64.rpm
025002cfb33ed0b79a9458d8e708f22fa6492fe3  x86_64/xen-libs-3.0.3-3.fc6.x86_64.rpm
1231ff03e61ab6800114dbefad521e635970959c  x86_64/debug/xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-3.fc6.x86_64.rpm
f6465bc3e0e24b96362362a9ce2ee207f8d0785c  x86_64/xen-devel-3.0.3-3.fc6.x86_64.rpm
acec3a8f1d647d9c1f8c732c97d0f5999185bb80  i386/xen-devel-3.0.3-3.fc6.i386.rpm
010bd0669d171d0a5beb10e9bd44660dba6dcc03  i386/xen-libs-3.0.3-3.fc6.i386.rpm
e6f1839a3bd774fcc4dff83eeda806923058225b  i386/xen-3.0.3-3.fc6.i386.rpm
f9a11c455944a65e3d42ca082aea60ff3c2e1570  i386/debug/xen-debuginfo-3.0.3-3.fc6.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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