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Recommended update for LVM2


(Last modified: 05DEC2005)

solutions Recommended update for LVM2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (7855ab45440c5e590bf6f7027c49a5d4)

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
Open Enterprise Server
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10581
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using LVM2 should update.



Problem description

  • update to new version 2.01.14 to get rid of 64k metadatasize limit
  • fix bug on some archs (e.g. S390) when metadatasize needs to be reallocated
  • add fix_striped_old_format.diff allow striped volumes with old metadata format
  • add fix_dm_as_pv.diff to allow usage of dm devices as PVs


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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