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Recommended update for yast2-storage


(Last modified: 05DEC2005)

solutions Recommended update for yast2-storage SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (bbd360fb6bc1600b855293705c04b678)

Applies to

Package: yast2-storage
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-10657
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

  • fix bug formatting XFS with nonstandard parameters (#83489)
  • prevent segfault when removing VG in lvm_config (#100502)
  • prevent Win/DOS partition descriptions from being overwritten (#84552)
  • fix bug in extending unsued swap LVM LV (#83482)
  • fix truncations of LVM LVs larger than 4 Terabytes (#87173)
  • fix bug when sda and sdap is present (#129021)
  • ignore disk label type "loop" known by parted on disks (#129021)
  • set Storage::ZeroNewPartitions when deleteing partiton table to prevent bug #80903 during OES install


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 yast2-storage.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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