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1.136. numactl

1.136.1. RHBA-2010:0319: bug fix update

An updated numactl package that fixes a bug is now available
numactl adds simple Non-Uniform Memory Access (NUMA) policy support. It consists of a numactl program to run other programs with a specific NUMA policy and a libnuma to do allocations with NUMA policy in applications.
This updated package addresses the following issue:
* libvirt tools reported unnecessary warning messages to stderror during execution. This caused problems with scripts calling these tools. Those warning messages have been repressed, and the scripts are no longer affected. (BZ#555805)
Users are advised to upgrade to this updated numactl package which resolves this issue.

1.136.2. RHBA-2009:1626: bug fix update

Note

This update has already been released (prior to the GA of this release) as FASTRACK errata RHBA-2009:1626
Updated numactl packages that resolve several issues are now available.
numactl is Simple NUMA policy support. It consists of a numactl program to run other programs with a specific NUMA policy, and the libnuma library, which performs allocations with NUMA policy in applications.
These updated numactl packages provide fixes for the following bugs:
* systems with NUMA nodes which were not ordered contiguously caused numactl to return incorrect and therefore invalid NUMA data. With this update, numactl shows correct and valid data for systems with NUMA nodes which are discontiguous in addition to those which are contiguous. (BZ#491689)
* the "numactl" command possesses an '-H' short option that corresponds to the long option, '--hardware', which is used to show the inventory of available nodes on the system. However, numactl did not recognize the short '-H' option. With this update, numactl now recognizes the '-H' option, which once again has the same affect as '--hardware'. (BZ#502241)
All users of numactl are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these issues.

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