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Recommended update for LVM

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(Last modified: 15JAN2002)


solutions Recommended update for LVM SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d95d382fa2dcb97dd9e58bc4f254539f)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Admin-CD for Firewall
SuSE eMail Server III
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Firewall Adminhost VPN
SuSE Linux Connectivity Server

Package: a1/lvm
Architecture: i386,ia64
Release: 20020115
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using LVM should install this patch.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A segmentation fault occurs when pvcreate is run for a partition that does not exist.
For example, when lvmdiskscan only lists disks
/dev/hda1 and /dev/hda3, running
pvcreate /dev/hda2 results in pvcreate crashing
with a segmentation fault.

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 lvm.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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