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Optional update for util-linux


(Last modified: 13FEB2006)

solutions Optional update for util-linux SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e6a5a6d9614d9475759cc0cd033571e8)

Applies to

Package: util-linux
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-10852
Release: 20060213
Obsoletes: none


Install this update if you are using NFS in a failover.



Problem description

This update was requested by Veritas.
sm-notify is used to notify NFS clients when a server was rebooted (or vice versa). The -v command line option allows the administator to specify an IP source address (in dotted quad notation) from which to send these notifications.
This patch allows you to specify a host name for the -v option.


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 util-linux.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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