[CentOS] CentOS-announce Digest, Vol 143, Issue 3

Thu Jan 5 12:00:03 UTC 2017
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Today's Topics:

   1. Release for CentOS 7.3.1611 on ARM64/AArch64 (Jim Perrin)


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Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2017 11:45:51 -0600
From: Jim Perrin <jperrin at centos.org>
To: centos-announce at centos.org, Conversations around CentOS on ARM
	hardware <arm-dev at centos.org>
Subject: [CentOS-announce] Release for CentOS 7.3.1611 on
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I am pleased to announce the general availability of CentOS Linux 7
(1611) for AArch64/ARM64 machines.

== Changes
The kernel has been rebased from 4.2.0 to 4.5.0, and includes several
patches recently merged into the upstream. The kernel patches and
modifications can be found at
https://git.centos.org/summary/sig-altarch!kernel.git in the
sig-altarch7-aarch64 branch.

== Download
You can download new images and isos via

Images and sha256sums:

== Known Issues
1. Mustang based boards must be on the most recent firmware version,
otherwise the network may lose connectivity when using 4.5.0-19+ based
kernels. Please ensure your hardware is running the most recent firmware
available to avoid network issues.

2. Merlin based boards should be on the most recent firmware version, in
order to take full advantage of recent kernel improvements.

3. Some ThunderX based boards have been reported to have MAC address
inconsistency when using older firmware versions. Please make sure you
have the most recent firmware applied to your hardware to avoid network

Jim Perrin
The CentOS Project | http://www.centos.org
twitter: @BitIntegrity | GPG Key: FA09AD77


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