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Recommended update fuer Linux kernel (kernel-source)


(Last modified: 03SEP2002)

solutions Recommended update fuer Linux kernel (kernel-source) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (28aedb5ebea336e361f549a85712ac25)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Office Server
SuSE Linux Connectivity Server

Package: kernel-source
Release: 20020903
Obsoletes: none


This update should be installed if you encountered stability problems with our previous update kernel.


If there are no stability problems, update is not necessary.

Problem description

This kernel fixes several stability problems:
  • Crashes on some machines with aic7xxx SCSI driver
  • Rare corrupted LVM snapshots on ReiserFS
  • P4 illegal instruction under high SMP load
  • Theoretical shared memory locking deadlock
  • AMD cache attribute bug


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update provides the source to the new update kernel. Please install it using this command:
rpm -Fhv kernel-source.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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