Novell Delivers Enhancements for SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9

4 August 2005

Novell has released the second service pack (SP2) for SUSE™ LINUX Enterprise Server 9, delivering numerous security improvements, maintenance enhancements, and updates for the most popular open source projects within the distribution. SP2 also includes new software packages that facilitate improved clustering and server consolidation, providing a more scalable and efficient solution for enterprise customers.

SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 SP2 contains all the latest security patches and bug fixes that have been released for the Linux 2.6 kernel and associated packages, rigorously tested and fully integrated into the SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server environment. Included in this release are the new Oracle Cluster File System 2 for x86, AMD64®, Intel® EM64T®, and Intel Itanium® 2 processor family, and dual core CPU support for latest AMD64® and Intel® EM64T® processor and Intel Itanium2 processor family. SP2 also includes updated device drivers for the most recent generation of server hardware for all major hardware architectures (including x86, AMD64, EMT64, Intel® Itanium® 2 Processor Family, IBM POWER and IBM zSeries).

SP2 is available to SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server customers who have valid Upgrade Protection from Novell and can be accessed at

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