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Recommended update for numactl

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(Last modified: 19NOV2007)


solutions Recommended update for numactl SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (224de5ab62c6f7021a0894d9c961451b)

Applies to

Package: numactl
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-11855
Release: 20071119
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using ppc64 machines using NUMA optimizations (POWER5/6) should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Fix a libnuma problem on big endian 64bit system. This allows to use libnuma/numactl on 16+ core POWER systems.

Solution

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 -Fhv numactl.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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