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Recommended update for iputils

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(Last modified: 08MAR2005)


solutions Recommended update for iputils SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (bf892f5ad151988d56f1a5976bf70153)

Applies to

Package: iputils
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-9937
Release: 20050308
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update if you have problems with hanging ping processes.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes a problem that a ping process could hang in an endless loop.

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 iputils.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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