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Recommended update for Linux kernel (k_timer)

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(Last modified: 21MAY2002)


solutions Recommended update for Linux kernel (k_timer) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c7aaa523817c73d32149bde7364f899e)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries

Package: k_timer
Release: 20020521
Obsoletes: ffa636bf8a54633eab21a2807d3a5364

Indications

This update should be installed.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This kernel fixes a Shared Memory bug, which may hang the whole system.

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 -Uvh k_timer.rpm zipl
Now shutdown the Linux system with:
shutdown -h now
(substitute "now" with an appropriate amount of time if you want to give local users a chance to log out before the Linux system goes down.)
After the system has shut down, re-IPL.

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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