Novell is now a part of Micro Focus

Recommended update for package iproute2


(Last modified: 24JAN2005)

solutions Recommended update for package iproute2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (8dab534b8689dc9853324732edfeee76)

Applies to

Package: iproute2
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
Patch: patch-9781
Release: 20050124
Obsoletes: 9874b4d93537973f551c3a967fce6726


Everyone should install this update.

Problem description

Due to a bug in the 2.6 kernel it is needed for iproute2 to confirm
the address family before flushing it. This fixes the situations where
wanting to flush IPv6 addresses only, also flushes IPv4 addresses.


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 -Fhv iproute2.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


The Origin of this information may be internal or external to Novell. Novell makes all reasonable efforts to verify this information. However, the information provided in this document is for your information only. Novell makes no explicit or implied claims to the validity of this information.

Any trademarks referenced in this document are the property of their respective owners. Consult your product manuals for complete trademark information.

© Copyright Micro Focus or one of its affiliates