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Recommended update for iprutils


(Last modified: 29DEC2004)

solutions Recommended update for iprutils SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1da5bdab05e8f94b25ec877e62a7b03f)

Applies to

Package: iprutils
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-9588
Release: 20041229
Obsoletes: none


SLES9 SP1 Update for iprutils.



Problem description

  • update to version (#47633/#47039)
  • Fix iprinit to wait for scsi generic devices to show up in case we are racing with hotplug.
  • Improve iprupdate error logs to indicate where to download microcode from.
  • Set default tcq queue depth for AS400 disks to 16.
  • Don't log errors in iprdump if CONFIG_IPR_DUMP not enabled in the kernel
  • Fix sysfs parsing to handle new sdev target kernel change
  • Rescan JBOD devices following recovery format to make the device usable if it was originally in an unsupported sector size.
  • Display correct adapter serial number in iprconfig.
  • Support for microcode download to new adapters.
  • Support for iSeries disk microcode update using microcode images from the pSeries microcode website.


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 iprutils.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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