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Optional update for sysvinit


(Last modified: 11AUG2004)

solutions Optional update for sysvinit SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f216e5a2ff9c1192ae61baabf7f521f1)

Applies to

Package: sysvinit
Product(s): 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

Release: 20040811
Obsoletes: none


Wrong reboot time returned by last(1) or getutent(3).



Problem description

Get correct values out of gettimeofday syscall on 64-bit systems
with 32-bit compatibility to be able to write correct reboot time
into /var/log/wtmp.


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 sysvinit.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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