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Recommended update for iprutils


(Last modified: 14MAR2007)

solutions Recommended update for iprutils SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (91332c9867e7c14d51f1fede336e64eb)

Applies to

Package: iprutils
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 2794
Release: 20070314
Obsoletes: none


This package is the update for Service Pack 1 of SUSE Linux Enterprise 10.
Install it to have your system at SP1 level.



Problem description

  • fix comparison with string literal warning (226402)
  • update to version 2.2.3 (218770 - LTC28528 - FATE301562)
    • Fix SAS disk hotplug dual path bug.
    • Change default QERR setting for SAS to 0.
  • fix man page permissions
  • update to version 2.2.3
    • Fix iprconfig set-format-timeout.
    • Reduce default JBOD queue depth to 3.
    • Fix iprconfig -c set-bus-speed.
    • Fix a race condition with hotplug events which could cause the ipr daemons to run before newly added devices are completed added to the system.
    • Fix a segfault in iprdbg when using the macro function
  • update to version 2.2.0
    • Fix for command line SES microcode update.
    • Use IOA's default format timeout for AF DASD instead of using a hard coded default.
    • Add support to iprinit for it to handle disks going from JBOD <-> AF format across an adapter reset. When this is detected, iprinit will now attempt to delete the disk and then rescan that slot.
    • Fixed an ncurses screen drawing bug which resulted in the screen getting paged down if the cursor was on the last item on the screen and 't' was pressed to toggle the display.
    • Added disk concurrent maintenance support for handling dual pathed SAS disks.
    • Improve iprdbg's logging
    • Print better status for devices when IOA is offline/dead.
  • update to version 2.1.5
    • Fix to allow for compiling with libsysfs 2.0.0
    • Remove RAID support for some older drives that should never have been supported.


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 iprutils.rpm

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