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Recommended update for numactl


(Last modified: 05DEC2005)

solutions Recommended update for numactl SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (19b7d1999d58b11bddf18d12bab9e18c)

Applies to

Package: numactl
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10579
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using NUMA systems with a large number of CPUs should update.



Problem description

  • Adds numactl for 64bit IBM POWER (numactl-32bit contains runtime libraries, numactl contains 64bit runtime libraries and 64bit applications)
  • Fixes a problem in parsing large number of CPUs from sysfs in libnuma.
  • Fixes wrong include in NUMA policy system call manpages.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh numactl.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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