Scientific Linux 6.5 released
Posted on: 01/31/2014 12:08 PM

Scientific Linux 6.5 has been released

Scientific Linux 6.5 released


As a reminder, the SL6x repo always points to the most recent release. The
SL6x repo has been updated to SL6.5 at this time.

Users of the Scientific Linux 6x repo should run yum clean expire-cache
This should allow yum to notice the updated metadata within the 6x repo.

Mirror sites are encouraged to synchronize their mirrors at this time.

You can read the full release notes at:

http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.5/x86_64/os/sl-release-notes-6.5.html
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Download

http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.5/
http://ftp1.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.5/
ftp://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.5/

ISO Download area
i686:

http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.5/i386/iso/
http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.5/i386/iso/readme

x86_64:

http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.5/x86_64/iso/
http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.5/x86_64/iso/readme

Mirror List

http://www.scientificlinux.org/download/mirrors

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Major Differences from SL6.4

As always we encourage you to read the official release notes:
http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6.5/x86_64/os/sl-release-notes-6.5.html

OpenAFS
- OpenAFS has been updated to version 1.6.5.1 from openafs.org

- This package may have some issues. Please note there is a
possibility for system panic under certain conditions.
Packages that resolve this issue will be issued to correct
the error at a later date. Our exact strategy for resolving
this issue is still under investigation.

See: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1038315

- The way in which OpenAFS is packaged has changed between SL6.3
and SL6.4 it continues in SL 6.5.

- Patch to fix http://gerrit.openafs.org/10578 to fix RHBZ #1038315

alpine-2.10-3
- updated to more recent version (from Fedora)

yum-autoupdate-2-6.3
- Bug fixes for extra, useless reporting
- Remove the obsolete augeas lense

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