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Recommended update for util-linux


(Last modified: 16JUN2003)

solutions Recommended update for util-linux SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5469966bb57361a8ce4a1397498908ae)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0

Package: util-linux
Release: 20030616
Obsoletes: none


When swap files larger than 2 GB is needed.

Problem description

Using swap files larger than 2 GB does not work in all cases. This
package remedies the problem.


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 util-linux.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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