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Recommended update for lvm2


(Last modified: 11MAY2006)

solutions Recommended update for lvm2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (67a4ef73149acefb41e38a89596eda97)

Applies to

Package: lvm2
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-10983
Release: 20060511
Obsoletes: none


Everybody using lvm2 should update.



Problem description

The following bugs were fixed:
  • running multiple vgscan at the same time makes vgchange to not work any more (#136161)
  • LVM root VG device nodes not updated (#139740)
  • Reader/Writer race in LVM (#138128)


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 lvm2.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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