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Posted by Nathan on Wed, February 15th, 2012 at 22:23 - 0 Comments
 
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Release Notes for Scientific Linux 6.2 February 15 2012  
The full release notes are available at http://www.scientificlinux.org/distributions/6x/62/


Differences from SL6.1

anaconda
Added the Scientific Linux install classes
DVD installs do not ask for the network unless needed

OpenAFS
Updated to version 1.6.0-97.z2.sl6
This packages includes a patch to disable NAT pings to avoid a race condition

livecd-tools, liveusb-creator
Updated from upstream to version 13.4
Added support for SL 6.2

redhat-rpm-config
Changed to recognize Scientific Linux as an Enterprise Linux

sl-release
removed Troy Dawson's GPG key
added CERN's GPG
added EULA

yum-autoupdate
yum-autoupdate has had PRERUN and POSTRUN scripts added for more flexibility

External Repositories for yum
The yum-conf-* packages now require yum-fastestmirror by popular request
The new x86_64 adobe repo is now available

mingw32, hivex, openmpi-psm
Removed these packages from the i386 tree as they do not belong in that tree

RHN related tools present in SL6.1 have been removed
rhn-client-tools, rhnlib, rhnsd, rhn-setup-gnome, subscription-manager, yum-rhn-plugin

Removed compared to Enterprise 6

RHN related tools
* rhn-client-tools
* rhnlib
* rhnsd
* rhn-setup-gnome
* subscription-manager
* yum-rhn-plugin

VDSM
* Was accidentally released by TUV. This is a part of RHEV and not Enterprise Linux.



Download
http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.2/
http://ftp1.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.2/
ftp://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.2/

Iso Download area
http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.2/i386/iso/
http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.2/i386/iso/readme
http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.2/x86_64/iso/
http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.2/x86_64/iso/readme

Note: the boot.iso in the 'iso' directory is just a hard link of the one from images.

The 6x link has been updated.


The full release notes are available at http://www.scientificlinux.org/distributions/6x/62/


 
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