Advisory:
RHBA-2015:0796-1
Type:
Bug Fix Advisory
Severity:
N/A
Issued on:
2015-04-09
Last updated on:
2015-04-09
Affected Products:
Red Hat OpenStack 5.0 for RHEL 7
Details

Updated openvswitch packages that resolve an issue are now available for Red HatEnterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 (Icehouse) for RHEL 7.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform provides the facilities forbuilding a private or public infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloudrunning on commonly available physical hardware.This update addresses the following issues:An incompatibility between openvswitch-2.1.2-2.el7_0.1 and the Red HatEnterprise Linux 7.1 kernels could cause the ovs-vswitchd process to crash. Asa result, OpenVSwitch would cease to function, causing issues in OpenStackclouds which used OpenVSwitch. A fix was identified to resolve the issue, andthe result is correct functioning of OpenVSwitch (bz#1201455)

Solution
Before applying this update, ensure all previously released errata relevantto your system have been applied.Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5 runs on Red Hat EnterpriseLinux 7.1.The Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5 Release Notes contain thefollowing:* An explanation of the way in which the provided components interact toform a working cloud computing environment.* Technology Previews, Recommended Practices, and Known Issues.* The channels required for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5,including which channels need to be enabled and disabled.The Release Notes are available at:https://access.redhat.com/site/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux_OpenStack_Platform/5/html/Release_Notes/index.htmlThis update is available through the Red Hat Network. Details on how to usethe Red Hat Network to apply this update are available athttps://access.redhat.com/site/articles/11258
Updated packages

Red Hat OpenStack 5.0 for RHEL 7

SRPMS:
openvswitch-2.1.2-2.el7_0.2.src.rpm
    MD5: 1e98a13dc49b591c87e9038ef36353e3SHA-256: a0ed9d2720694558c47ada79b55fd8bd41a6feb5ba43a902a8b0c22e9fa607c8
 
x86_64:
openvswitch-2.1.2-2.el7_0.2.x86_64.rpm
    MD5: babbb8022fb9d5080fce28536ae9014aSHA-256: 70851e740484b3e6018ff5a791fd57527db6c38112d42f13e42d3f9af5307209
openvswitch-debuginfo-2.1.2-2.el7_0.2.x86_64.rpm
    MD5: eb5471619c3b42ea665e5d9f086fac77SHA-256: 9a2281448b53f4346b521dd6fa3a822f4d44f8b56316168f738e8e8104c07381
python-openvswitch-2.1.2-2.el7_0.2.noarch.rpm
    MD5: 631dce981c53a4dbe49f509d7aa9e564SHA-256: d7b1e26f4e719ea740518c8c6b9c4ff27ea86a72346d5e6a9ac9450a784b3b24
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

1201455 – ovs-vswitchd crashing with RHEL 7.1 kernels

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