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Recommended update for module-init-tools

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(Last modified: 18SEP2007)


solutions Recommended update for module-init-tools SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (abd2972df2f05a6c6efcfe91dfcfef94)

Applies to

Package: module-init-tools
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 4318
Release: 20070918
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes two problems in the module-init-tools package:
  • The depmod command generated incorrect blacklist of unsupported modules, making it possible automatic load unsupported modules even if the LOAD_UNSUPPORTED_MODULES_AUTOMATICALLY sysconfig variable was set to "no".
  • The weak-modules script had a bug that triggered when updating to a new version of a KMP built against an older kernel version.

Solution

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 module-init-tools.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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