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Recommended update for udev


(Last modified: 16NOV2007)

solutions Recommended update for udev SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e85c79ec7bdcc550fb745a6ab874c36e)

Applies to

Package: udev
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 POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-11688
Release: 20071116
Obsoletes: none


Every user with cciss devices should install this update.



Problem description

This update adds a udev rule to create persistent symlinks for cciss
devices. Additionally it fixes a problem where error messages might be printed
for unconfigured cciss devices. This update fixes a problem where the by-path
persistent device name might change when reconfiguring cciss devices. This
update fixes a hang, where the boot process might hang during device node


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 udev.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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