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Recommended update for ocfs2-tools and ocfs2console


(Last modified: 05DEC2005)

solutions Recommended update for ocfs2-tools and ocfs2console SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (88d7671f38628ed20bd7f9e8fad96dcc)

Applies to

Package: ocfs2-tools
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
Patch: patch-10622
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none


All users of OCFS2 should upgrade.



Problem description

This package fixes several small issues compared to the one released in SP2 and brings ocfs2-tools and ocfs2console uptodate with regards to the Oracle version.
Issues addressed include:
  • heartbeat deadtime settable from o2cb init script
  • don't rewrite cluster.conf in-place, which could fail if the disk was full.
  • fsck updates.
Init script now depends on iscsi to allow OCFS2 volumes to be hosted on networked storage.


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 ocfs2-tools.rpm ocfs2console.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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