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Recommended update for YaST2 module yast2-storage


(Last modified: 13DEC2002)

solutions Recommended update for YaST2 module yast2-storage SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d1dd1790efdb0bc208d5dcf65678c634)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4

Package: yast2-storage
Release: 20021213
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should install this update.



Problem description

Various bugs have been found in the YaST2 storage modules, this patch contains the following changes:
  • fix for a bug that prevented removal of existing md RAIDs
  • removed the option for blocksize selection for xfs; the blocksize has to be equal to the memory page size, this option is not needed for xfs
  • added a check for at least two partitions in RAID0
  • renumber created partitions if one of the created partitions is removed afterwards again


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 yast2-storage.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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