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Recommended update for iprutils


(Last modified: 05DEC2005)

solutions Recommended update for iprutils SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (504860fb5abf57d93fd7757e7edd58e9)

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
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-10577
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using iprutils should update.



Problem description

  • Don't show enclosures in list of devices to remove in concurrent remove screens of iprconfig.
  • Fix concurrent disk remove function in iprconfig for certain disk enclosures.
  • Fix string length calculation in ipr_get_hotplug_dir
  • Fix: iprconfig: IOA microcode update would leave AF DASD (disks that are in disk arrays) in a state where they were no longer tagged queueing. Fix iprconfig to run iprinit on the adapter after a microcode download to ensure all attached devices are properly setup after a microcode download.
  • Fix iprinit: If an IOA was reset for some reason at runtime, this would cause AF DASD devices to get tagged queueing turned off and it would never get turned back on. Change iprinit to detect this and turn tagged queueing back on if this happens.
  • Changing the queue depth for a disk array was broken. Fix iprinit to properly restore the queue depth from the ipr configuration file.
  • Fix iprconfig to handle disk format failures better
  • Fix potential iprutils segfaults when iterating over disk arrays
  • Fix: iprconfig: Concurrent remove/add of disks would display the same slot multiple times on some hardware due to SES devices returning bogus data. Work around this by only not showing duplicate slots.
  • Fix: iprconfig: including a disk to a RAID 5 array when multiple RAID 5 arrays were attached would sometimes cause the disk to get included into the wrong array.
  • fix uninitalized variables, use RPM_OPT_FLAGS


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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