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Recommended update for ps

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(Last modified: 19NOV2003)


solutions Recommended update for ps SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (64a813a1c23399ab623beb5b3592f6be)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for PowerPC
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IBM zSeries

Package: ps
Release: 20031119
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update to this version.

Problem description

If the kernel accidentially reports a number of ticks that is negative, top
would spit out bogus numbers. If it's zero it would crash. This update fixes
the described problem with top and some kernel versions.

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 -Fvh ps.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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