Red Hat Enterprise 5.4 Released

By Ali Hammad Baig on 12:22 AM

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Red Hat is pleased to announce the availability of the latest update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, release 5.4 (with kernel-2.6.18-164.el5) for a family of products including:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Advanced Platform for x86, AMD64/Intel® 64, Itanium Processor Family, Power Systems and System z
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server for x86, AMD64/Intel® 64, Itanium Processor Family, Power Systems and System z
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop for x86 and AMD64/Intel® 64

The following list summarizes improvements to this release:
  • Hardware
    • 10 GigE drivers with GRO support
    • FCoE support on standard NICs
    • SR I/OV support
  • System
    • Kernel tracepoints for systemtap use
    • Per process I/O accounting
    • FIEMAP support
  • Virtualization
    • Hypervisor scalability to 192 CPUS and 1GB hugepages
    • Additional hypervisor - Kernel Based Virtual Machine (KVM)

Enjoy the latest update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

News source: Red Hat
View : Press Release
View : A Technical Introduction To Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 (PDF file, 572707 bytes)
Video: Webcast

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