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Recommended update for xfsdump


(Last modified: 05DEC2005)

solutions Recommended update for xfsdump SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (85083418ad8eb97c6a1d74cff9762e76)

Applies to

Package: xfsdump
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-10642
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using xfsdump/xfsrestore should update.



Problem description

filesystem temporarily has larger used disk space after xfsrestore than before
the xfsdump This means, if a 99% full filesystem should be dumped and
restored, the restore may fail.


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 xfsdump.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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