Red Hat Updates Enterprise Linux Lines
Red Hat on Friday released Update 1 for its Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 line of its open-source distribution. The update fixes bugs, improves security and boosts performance, according to the company.Red Hat Inc. on Friday released Update 1 for its Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 line of its open-source distribution. The new software improves performance and server platform support as well as beefier security the company said. The update applied to all Enterprise Linux AS, Enterprise Linux ES, Enterprise Linux WS, Developer Suite and Cluster Suite products. All are sold on an annual subscription basis. According to documents from the Raleigh, N.C.-based company, the update provides improved performance for AMD64 non-uniform memory access (NUMA) systems; and provides better platform support for IBM servers and Intel Itanium 2-based servers.
The update also provides a number of security and bug fixes; and drivers for a variety of system hardware devices such as audio cards. It also offers improved driver support for RAID storage systems from IBM and LSI Logic Corp. as well as availability of updated CD1, Extras and other ISO images via Red Hat Network.