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Optional update for hwinfo


(Last modified: 10APR2006)

solutions Optional update for hwinfo SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (68103f173bbb45db31e52d08b9e2743e)

Applies to

Package: hwinfo
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-10937
Release: 20060410
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using systems with QLogic iSCSI controller should update.



Problem description

This update fixes two different problems:
  • Monitor detection was overly cautious when BIOSes appeared to be broken.
  • Make hardware detection recognize QLogic iSCSI controller as storage controller.


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 hwinfo.rpm hwinfo-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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