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Optional update for makedumpfile


(Last modified: 20MAR2007)

solutions Optional update for makedumpfile SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1fdb49223bd4cf9d677f15bc51ab93c3)

Applies to

Package: makedumpfile
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 2856
Release: 20070320
Obsoletes: none


This package is the update for Service Pack 1 of SUSE Linux Enterprise 10.
Install it to have your system at SP1 level.



Problem description

  • fix partial dump on ppc64 (pgdat_list fix, backport from 1.1.[01]) (#243810)
  • fix the calculation of page size (backport from 1.0.9)
  • created a new package for FATE 301539.
  • initial version: 1.0.8
  • build statically with elfutils-1.2.4 since elfutils conflicts with the existing libelf.
  • fixed optimization flags to use $RPM_OPT_FLAGS
  • fix a minor compile error with C99 standard.


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 -Uvh makedumpfile.rpm

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