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Recommended update for net-tools

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(Last modified: 15NOV2007)


solutions Recommended update for net-tools SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (dede210cc91f499ee9018c2122bb3f51)

Applies to

Package: net-tools
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
Open Enterprise Server
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-11614
Release: 20071115
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update...
  • makes the counter not wrap at 4 billion (2^32).
  • prevents line speed from being showed on bonded interfaces

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 net-tools.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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