Advisory:
RHBA-2014:0532-1
Type:
Bug Fix Advisory
Severity:
N/A
Issued on:
2014-05-21
Last updated on:
2014-05-21
Affected Products:
RHEL Hardware Certification
Details

Updated hwcert-client packages that fixes several bugs and adds multipleenhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux HardwareCertification.

hwcert-client, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux hardware certification test suite,verifies the compatibility of hardware devices. Each hwcert-client test runbuilds a results database for submission to Red Hat’s hardware catalog as an RPMpackage. hwcert-client replaces v7, and Red Hat Hardware Test Suite (HTS) forcertifying hardware for use with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.This updated hwcert-client package includes numerous enhancements. Spaceprecludes documenting all of these changes in this advisory. Users are directedto the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hardware Certification Test Suite TechnicalNotes for information on the most significant of these changes:https://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux_Hardware_Certification/1/html/Test_Suite_Release_Notes/index.htmlUsers of hwcert-client are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichfix these bugs and add these enhancements.

Solution
Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released erratarelevant to your system have been applied.This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the RedHat Network to apply this update are available at https://access.redhat.com/site/articles/11258
Updated packages

RHEL Hardware Certification

SRPMS:
hwcert-client-1.6.5.2-20140430.el6.src.rpm
    MD5: 8d3373314c7a8dd79a9bc1e71036c8deSHA-256: 56dcb328bd48fa6b49cae088986b4739de5511076e12fb78977a7b342ec20bb8
 
IA-32:
hwcert-client-1.6.5.2-20140430.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: b82d0cfdcbb49eeb9763ec828a2415f4SHA-256: 046258a9679e76248a0e31c3ca46030301cdf875152789a417d821fd12debe8a
hwcert-server-1.6.5.2-20140430.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: d9199d7d073c709341cf28adae2f7ae8SHA-256: 4eeaa81b0d5931941c29e2fff50c523b4cb61f58d98651ae48e66cc5b90c72d7
 
PPC:
hwcert-client-1.6.5.2-20140430.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: b82d0cfdcbb49eeb9763ec828a2415f4SHA-256: 046258a9679e76248a0e31c3ca46030301cdf875152789a417d821fd12debe8a
hwcert-server-1.6.5.2-20140430.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: d9199d7d073c709341cf28adae2f7ae8SHA-256: 4eeaa81b0d5931941c29e2fff50c523b4cb61f58d98651ae48e66cc5b90c72d7
 
s390x:
hwcert-client-1.6.5.2-20140430.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: b82d0cfdcbb49eeb9763ec828a2415f4SHA-256: 046258a9679e76248a0e31c3ca46030301cdf875152789a417d821fd12debe8a
hwcert-server-1.6.5.2-20140430.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: d9199d7d073c709341cf28adae2f7ae8SHA-256: 4eeaa81b0d5931941c29e2fff50c523b4cb61f58d98651ae48e66cc5b90c72d7
 
x86_64:
hwcert-client-1.6.5.2-20140430.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: b82d0cfdcbb49eeb9763ec828a2415f4SHA-256: 046258a9679e76248a0e31c3ca46030301cdf875152789a417d821fd12debe8a
hwcert-server-1.6.5.2-20140430.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: d9199d7d073c709341cf28adae2f7ae8SHA-256: 4eeaa81b0d5931941c29e2fff50c523b4cb61f58d98651ae48e66cc5b90c72d7
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

1014199 – hwcert web server submit traceback if cert ID is not set for an existing certification1016382 – hwcert-client no longer logging “Test Parameters”1019521 – hwcert-client-info should be split off as a separate package (not a subpackage of hwcert-client)1022749 – traceback on empty results.xml file1032696 – FEAT: [1.6] Test tags should be added for new specifically-named tests1032701 – save command return value is non-zero on success1040534 – missing wget dependency1040734 – hwcert-server error downloading attached python files.1043517 – v7 cannot handle yum errors1045134 – plan prompt for test server is confusing1053795 – xml parser errors reading output logs1054345 – hwcert stuck in loop checking catalog for outstanding tests1055803 – hwcert-backend certify doesn’t run expected tests1056161 – hwcert-server filtering of saved results by date doesn’t work.1056272 – cpuscaling test hang waiting for work processes1070360 – E7-4890 V2 fails cpuscaling – Cannot hit top turboboost speed – too many cores being tested1073634 – FEAT: add pci passthrough testing to FV testing1076081 – Core clocktest : Warning: could not determine clocksource1076946 – packaging past results leaves existing results1077954 – info test: “Environment instance has no attribute Environment instance has no attribute” messages1079358 – hwcert-backend plan ignores –server on first run1080221 – hwcert-client-1.6.5 storage tests still use ext3 filesystems for benchmark performance1080479 – Application Error: 32000 searching for certification via hwcert-client “hwcert”1081670 – hwcert traceback on searching for open certifications1083333 – ppc64 traceback after core test1084579 – certify returns “Test plan is not frozen” Fault code: -320001085926 – client version string incorrect1088007 – Bandwidth Failure marked as Pass1090820 – [hwcert-client-1.6.5.2-20140416] i386 memory test fail to complete1091783 – The test tool cannot create 40G network plan on RHEL6.5.915482 – infiniband test should plan via detection of mlx4 driver

References

https://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux_Hardware_Certification/1/html-single/Test_Suite_Release_Notes/index.html

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