Updated Scientific Linux 6.0 Images Available For Download

We have re-revved all of the Scientific 6.0 images: this brings in all packages updates as well as tweaks and improvements described below. The impending release of CentOS 6.0 templates will be based on the same build scripts and configuration.

Scientific Linux 6.0 x86 Downloads
Scientific Linux 6.0 x86-64 Downloads

From the Scientific Linux Website:
"SL is a Linux release put together by Fermilab, CERN, and various other labs and universities around the world. The base SL distribution is basically Enterprise Linux, recompiled from source."


  • Xen: root block device is now xvda instead of xvda1
  • Xen: changed console and xencons argument in pygrub kernel command line
  • VMWare & KVM: ext4 root filesystem; also reference disk label instead of device node
  • All: Created /etc/grub.conf symlink to /boot/grub/grub.conf; simplified /etc/fstab by removing unneeded entries

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