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Technical Notes

Detailed notes on the changes implemented in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5

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Abstract
The Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 Technical Notes list and document the changes made to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 operating system and its accompanying applications between minor release Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 and minor release Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5.

Preface
1. Package Updates
1.1. acl
1.2. acpid
1.3. aide
1.4. anaconda
1.5. apr-util
1.6. at
1.7. audit
1.8. autofs
1.9. automake
1.10. avahi
1.11. bind
1.12. binutils
1.13. bogl
1.14. bootparamd
1.15. booty
1.16. brltty
1.17. checkpolicy
1.18. chkconfig
1.19. cman
1.20. cmirror
1.21. cmirror-kmod
1.22. conga
1.23. coolkey
1.24. coreutils
1.25. cpio
1.26. cpuspeed
1.27. crash
1.28. ctdb
1.29. cups
1.30. curl
1.31. cyrus-imapd
1.32. cyrus-sasl
1.33. dbus
1.34. dbus-python
1.35. device-mapper
1.36. device-mapper-multipath
1.37. dhcp
1.38. dhcpv6
1.39. dmidecode
1.40. dmraid
1.41. dogtail
1.42. dosfstools
1.43. dstat
1.44. e4fsprogs
1.45. elilo
1.46. elinks
1.47. esc
1.48. etherboot
1.49. ethtool
1.50. evince
1.51. exim
1.52. fetchmail
1.53. filesystem
1.54. firefox
1.55. firstboot
1.56. freeradius
1.57. gail
1.58. gcc
1.59. gd
1.60. gdb
1.61. gfs-kmod
1.62. gfs-utils
1.63. gfs2-utils
1.64. glibc
1.65. gnome-vfs2
1.66. gpart
1.67. gzip
1.68. hal
1.69. hmaccalc
1.70. httpd
1.71. hwdata
1.72. ia32el
1.73. iasl
1.74. inn
1.75. iproute
1.76. iprutils
1.77. iptables
1.78. iptstate
1.79. ipw2200-firmware
1.80. iscsi-initiator-utils
1.81. iwl3945-firmware
1.82. iwl4965-firmware
1.83. iwl5000-firmware
1.84. java-1.6.0-ibm
1.85. java-1.6.0-openjdk
1.86. java-1.6.0-sun
1.87. kdelibs
1.88. kernel
1.89. kexec-tools
1.90. krb5
1.91. ksh
1.92. ktune
1.93. kudzu
1.94. kvm
1.95. less
1.96. libXi
1.97. libXrandr
1.98. libXt
1.99. libaio
1.100. libcmpiutil
1.101. libevent
1.102. libgnomecups
1.103. libgtop2
1.104. libhugetlbfs
1.105. libsepol
1.106. libuser
1.107. libvirt
1.108. libvirt-cim
1.109. libvorbis
1.110. linuxwacom
1.111. lm_sensors
1.112. log4cpp
1.113. logwatch
1.114. lvm2
1.115. lvm2-cluster
1.116. man-pages
1.117. man-pages-ja
1.118. mcelog
1.119. mdadm
1.120. mesa
1.121. metacity
1.122. microcode_ctl
1.123. mkinitrd
1.124. module-init-tools
1.125. mtx
1.126. mysql
1.127. nautilus-open-terminal
1.128. neon
1.129. net-snmp
1.130. net-tools
1.131. NetworkManager
1.132. newt
1.133. nfs-utils
1.134. nspluginwrapper
1.135. nss_ldap
1.136. numactl
1.137. openCryptoki
1.138. openais
1.139. OpenIPMI
1.140. openib
1.141. openldap
1.142. openmotif
1.143. openoffice.org
1.144. openssh
1.145. openssl
1.146. openswan
1.147. oprofile
1.148. pam
1.149. pam_krb5
1.150. paps
1.151. parted
1.152. pax
1.153. pciutils
1.154. pcsc-lite
1.155. perl-Sys-Virt
1.156. perl-XML-SAX
1.157. pexpect
1.158. php
1.159. pidgin
1.160. piranha
1.161. pirut
1.162. policycoreutils
1.163. poppler
1.164. postgresql
1.165. ppc64-utils
1.166. procps
1.167. pykickstart
1.168. python-virtinst
1.169. PyXML
1.170. qspice
1.171. readahead
1.172. redhat-artwork
1.173. redhat-release
1.174. redhat-release-notes
1.175. rgmanager
1.176. rhn-client-tools
1.177. rhnlib
1.178. rhnsd
1.179. rhpxl
1.180. rsyslog
1.181. ruby
1.182. samba
1.183. samba3x
1.184. sblim
1.185. screen
1.186. scsi-target-utils
1.187. selinux-policy
1.188. sendmail
1.189. shadow-utils
1.190. sosreport
1.191. squid
1.192. squirrelmail
1.193. star
1.194. strace
1.195. sudo
1.196. sysklogd
1.197. system-config-cluster
1.198. system-config-lvm
1.199. system-config-securitylevel
1.200. system-config-services
1.201. systemtap
1.202. tar
1.203. taskjuggler
1.204. tcpdump
1.205. tcsh
1.206. tog-pegasus
1.207. util-linux
1.208. valgrind
1.209. vconfig
1.210. vino
1.211. virt-manager
1.212. vixie-cron
1.213. vsftpd
1.214. wdaemon
1.215. wget
1.216. wpa_supplicant
1.217. xen
1.218. xerces-j2
1.219. xmlsec1
1.220. xorg-x11-drivers
1.221. xorg-x11-drv-ast
1.222. xorg-x11-drv-evdev
1.223. xorg-x11-drv-fbdev
1.224. xorg-x11-drv-i810
1.225. xorg-x11-drv-mga
1.226. xorg-x11-drv-nv
1.227. xorg-x11-drv-qxl
1.228. xorg-x11-drv-vesa
1.229. xorg-x11-server
1.230. xorg-x11-xdm
1.231. xterm
1.232. yaboot
1.233. yp-tools
1.234. yum
1.235. yum-rhn-plugin
2. New Packages
2.1. RHEA-2010:0305: freeradius2
2.2. RHEA-2010:0240: gpxe
2.3. RHEA-2010:0199: gsl
2.4. RHEA-2010:0217: iwl1000-firmware
2.5. RHEA-2010:0220: iwl6000-firmware
2.6. RHEA-2010:0276: postgresql84
2.7. RHEA-2010:0268: python-dmidecode
2.8. RHEA-2010:0249: tunctl
2.9. RHEA-2010:0189: xz
3. Technology Previews
4. Capabilities and Limits
5. Known Issues
5.1. anaconda
5.2. cmirror
5.3. compiz
5.4. ctdb
5.5. device-mapper-multipath
5.6. dmraid
5.7. dogtail
5.8. firstboot
5.9. gfs2-utils
5.10. gnome-volume-manager
5.11. initscripts
5.12. iscsi-initiator-utils
5.13. kernel-xen
5.14. kernel
5.15. kexec-tools
5.16. krb5
5.17. kvm
5.18. less
5.19. libcmpiutil
5.20. libvirt
5.21. lvm2
5.22. mesa
5.23. mkinitrd
5.24. openib
5.25. openmpi
5.26. qspice
5.27. systemtap
5.28. virtio-win
5.29. xorg-x11-drv-i810
5.30. xorg-x11-drv-nv
5.31. xorg-x11-drv-vesa
5.32. yaboot
5.33. xen
A. Package Manifest
A.1. Added Packages
A.2. Dropped Packages
A.3. Updated Packages
B. Revision History

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