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Recommended update for LVM

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(Last modified: 05JUL2005)


solutions Recommended update for LVM SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e766399953fd71299268be7ea90cd577)

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-10288
Release: 20050705
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should install this fix.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

One bug in the lvm userland tools has been fixed:
  • Using vgextend is now possible on architectures with 64-bit kernels and 32-bit userspace tools.
One feature has been added to the lvm userland tools:
  • Added support for IBM Total Storage Multi-Pathing Device Driver (SDD).

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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