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1.48. etherboot

1.48.1. RHBA-2010:0227: bug fix update

Updated etherboot packages that fix several bugs are now available.
Etherboot is a software package for creating ROM images (zrom files) that can download code over an Ethernet network to be executed on an x86 computer. Many network adapters have a socket where a ROM chip can be installed. Etherboot is code that can be put in such a ROM.
* the zrom file for use with NE2000-compatible Ethernet cards used by etherboot when network booting using such a card failed to obtain an IP address. Consequently network booting a system with an NE2000-compatible Ethernet card failed, returning an error as follows:
Probing pci nic... Probing isa nic... [NE*000]
With this update the zrom file used by etherboot has been updated and network booting a KVM guest via PXE using NE2000 network card emulation now succeeds as expected. (BZ#511912)
* Change glibc32 BuildRequires to file-based BuildRequires. (BZ#521901)
* Use update-alternatives to provide the common /usr/share/qemu-pxe-roms directory. (BZ#546016)
* Use 0644 permission on all rom files. (BZ#547773)
All etherboot users should install this update which addresses these issues.

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