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Recommended update for LVM

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(Last modified: 08MAR2005)


solutions Recommended update for LVM SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d25bfb71015632e480205b94845a282b)

Applies to

Package: lvm
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-9927
Release: 20050308
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using LVM should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

  • Fix for IBM vpath
  • Fix vgscan -f
  • From older not released patchinfo: dd13425efae9a4765435158c79351ddc
  • Fix problem with vgscan -f, add support for EMC Powerpath and IBM Shark
  • backport fix for vgscan -f problem from lvm-1.0.8 (#44600, #49648)
  • add support to use devices driven be IBM SDD driver (Shark Array) (#42434)
  • add support for EMC powerpath (#34836)

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 lvm.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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