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by Robert Neumann

June 2018

Updated Linux images provided on 2018-06-05. Changes:

  • CentOS-7
    • Security fix for Spectre Variant-4 (CVE-2018-3639)

new version Debian 4.9.65-3+deb9u2

see: https://imagefactory.otc.t-systems.com/Blog-Review/SpecExLeak/Spectre_3a_4.html

Updated Linux images provided on 2018-06-01. Chang...

by Kurt Garloff

May 2018

Updated Linux images provided on 2018-05-16. Changes:

  • All SUSE images and EulerOS-2:
  • Updated the injected OTC Build Service Key as it has been extended in validity.
by Kurt Garloff

April 2018

Updated images provided on 2018-04-13. Major changes over previous versions:

Linux

  • All: Include all updates from the Linxu distributors

  • SLES 11 and SLES 12:

    • Updated bms-network-setup to handle scenarios, where network devices are ordered differently than assumed in network_config.json...
by Kurt Garloff

March 2018

Updated images provided on 2018-03-15. Major changes over previous versions:

Linux

  • New image Standard_Fedora_27_latest

  • Debian-9

    • add packages kbd and console-data (to enable 'sudo loadkeys [de,us]')
  • Redhat and Oracle images with retpoline kernel

  • Oracle7 BMS image available

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by Kurt Garloff

February 2018

All Linux images received significant work on the bootup speed:

  • The platform got a better performing Metadata Service (MDS)
  • The network start scripts were tuned (wait times, waiting for mds, ...)
  • cloud-init > 0.7.6 received a patch removing unnecessary retries on 404
  • The generation of an opt...