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Recommended update for udev

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(Last modified: 03JAN2005)


solutions Recommended update for udev SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (cf25b7b5895696949cc91878d448bd89)

Applies to

Package: udev
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-9587
Release: 20050103
Obsoletes: none

Indications

SLES9 SP1 Update for udev

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

  • Fix udev to accept symlink-only rules (#48478)
  • Update persistent device names for iscsi multipathing (#45861)
  • Include 'false' and 'true' as klibc binaries.
  • Remove duplicate symlinks from the database (#47493).
  • Update scsi_id to handle serial numbers with spaces (#47493)
  • Update sysfsutils to version 1.2.0 (#47650 - LTC12081)
  • fix ipconfig for static ip addresses (#34258 - LTC6040) do not require the dhcp option if static ip is given on cmdline assign netmask correctly if provided via cmdline
  • fix mem corruption in dhcp options reply parsing
  • change sgi_fetchop entry in udev.permissions to sgi_* (#47090)
  • add legacy bsd devices to udev.permissions (#42940 - LTC9911)

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 udev.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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