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Recommended update for hotplug


(Last modified: 05DEC2005)

solutions Recommended update for hotplug SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (a7a0a381d2facbf1246ce9a376f2d4c3)

Applies to

Package: hotplug
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-10592
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

This patch fixes the following problems:
  • hotplug needs to be started earlier in the boot sequence for partitioned multipath devices to be handled correctly.
  • an error message from hwscanqueue called in usb.agent (This patch removes wrong options from call to hwscanqueue)
  • when setting up bonding interfaces there were error messages, but it worked nevertheless. The reason was that bonding interfaces were handled from hotplug what was wrong. The same applies to vlan: hotplug now skips vlan, too.
  • an unimportant error message at shutdown
  • missing PCI class 07 in COLDPLUG_PCI_CLASS_WHITELIST (only for ppc)


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 hotplug.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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