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How to Upgrade the UEK2 Kernel in a Big Data Cloud Service Cluster (Doc ID 2394933.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2018

Applies to:

Big Data Cloud Service - Version 1.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Purpose

How to upgrade a Big Data Cloud Service (BDCS) UEK2 kernel. The example used here provides steps to upgrade the kernel to mitigate the issue detailed in: Big Data Appliance (BDA) Remediation for CVE-2017-5753 (Spectre v1), CVE-2017-5715 (Spectre v2), and CVE-2017-5754 (Meltdown) Vulnerabilities (Doc ID 2357485.1).

Scope

 Anyone upgrading the BDCS UEK2 kernel in the DomU environment.

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Prerequisite Steps
 Kernel Upgrade Steps
 Post Upgrade Steps
References

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