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Recommended update for parted

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(Last modified: 11JAN2005)


solutions Recommended update for parted SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ac173b4c281d2c4b035f1c02769e3b61)

Applies to

Package: parted
parted-devel
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-9696
Release: 20050111
Obsoletes: none

Indications

SLES9 SP1 Update for parted

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

  • add possible fix developed by snwint@suse.de for bug (#39426)
  • put new parted package into SLES9 SP1 (#47340 and #47431)
  • add support for ATA over ethernet
  • add support for partitioning device-mapper devices (for dmraid)
  • update to new version 1.6.15
  • greatly simplify always-resize-part.dif by using ped_constraint_exact
  • prevent unwanted modifying of partition start and end due to alignment constraints during resize (#45013, #44699)

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 parted.rpm parted-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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