oracle linux 5 update 6 highlights

Oracle Linux 5 update 6 highlights (from http://oss.oracle.com/el5/docs/RELEASE-NOTES-U6-en.html)

  • Red Hat rhn-client-tools and rhnsd are replaced by Oracle up2date
  • PHP 5.1.6 and PHP 5.3.3 are included !
  • Python 2.4.3

You have a choice of kernels (3 if you are have a x86-64 processor!)

  • Red Hat compatible 2.6.18-238
  • Red Hat compatible with extra oracle bug fixes 2.6.18-238
  • Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 2.6.31-100 (64 bit processors only)

Unbreakable enterprise kernel includes support for

  • tickless kernel
  • latencytop
  • SSD detection (solid state drive) support
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