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Recommended update for e2fsprogs

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(Last modified: 25MAY2005)


solutions Recommended update for e2fsprogs SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ec6d21915ceadb9d9f3ea104367574d3)

Applies to

Package: e2fsprogs
e2fsprogs-devel
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
Patch: patch-10130
Release: 20050525
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Update of e2fsprogs for Service Pack 2.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

  • This e2fsprogs update fixes various problems found since the SP1 release.
  • Make mke2fs work with filesystems larger than 2 TB
  • fix endian unsafeness in option parsing.
  • Update to version 1.36 final

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 e2fsprogs.rpm e2fsprogs-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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