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1.26. cpuspeed

1.26.1. RHBA-2010:0035: bug fix update

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This update has already been released (prior to the GA of this release) as FASTRACK errata RHBA-2010:0035
An updated cpuspeed package that fixes some initscript exit statuses, avoids loading on problematic CPUs, and starts only after syslogd is now available.
The cpuspeed package configures CPU frequency scaling.
This update fixes the following bugs:
* some exit status codes from the initscript were not in line with LSB standards. The codes were updated, and are now compliant. (BZ#495049)
* where Intel Xeon Processor 7100 series processors were used with Hyper-Threading Technology enabled, cpuspeed loading could create system deadlocks. The cpuspeed settings were changed and system deadlocks no longer occur on this hardware. (BZ#449004)
* the cpuspeed initscript uses syslog to log important information about its status. However, cpuspeed was being started before syslog on boot, and log messages generated by the cpuspeed init script were not being captured. The cpuspeed init script now runs after the syslog init script, and all log messages are now being recorded. (BZ#516224)
Users should upgrade to this updated package, which resolves these issues.

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