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Recommended update for Linux kernel


(Last modified: 23MAR2004)

solutions Recommended update for Linux kernel SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (85a0b6259b17eb4bd6b00ed3ec56f18a)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries

Package: kernel-ppc64
Release: 20040323
Obsoletes: none


This update enables enhanced data integrity checking on the the QLogic Fibrechannel driver.

Problem description

This kernel update fixes following issue:
Update of the QLogic Fibrechannel driver to enable enhanced data integrity checking.
You only need to apply it if you use a QLogic fibre channel adapter.


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 kernel-ppc64.rpm
Please run mk_initrd and lilo after the update and reboot the machine with shutdown -h now.
If you need the kernel sources you can install them by using the command:
rpm -Uvh kernel-source.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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