We are pleased to announce the availability of Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3 Quarterly Update 2 (UEK R3U2) for Oracle Linux 6. This is the second quarterly update release for UEK R3 (Version 3.8.13-35) and includes driver updates as well as a consolidation of fixes for bugs and security issues.
Some notable highlights include:
- Support for the Intel XL710 family of Ethernet Controllers
- Updates to paravirtualization drivers to support Oracle Linux guests running on Microsoft Hyper-V
- Updates to the DTrace profile provider to include profile-n probes, which can fire at fixed intervals at high-interrupt level on all active CPUs. This is similar to the tick-n probe, which fires at fixed intervals at high interrupt level on one CPU per interval
- Device driver updates (e.g. storage devices, network cards) from key partners, such as:
For more details, please review the release notes.
The source code is available on our public git repository.