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Recommended update for multipath-tools

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(Last modified: 15JAN2007)


solutions Recommended update for multipath-tools SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f2283db48640ac4c859730486795a628)

Applies to

Package: multipath-tools
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE SLES 10 for x86
SUSE SLES 10 for IPF
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM POWER
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE SLES 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T

Release: 20070115
Obsoletes: none

Indications

All users of multipath-tools should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes several issues with multipathing:
  • Paths would get deleted if boot.multipath is run twice
  • Multipath tables would not get setup correctly when using rr_weight=priorities
  • Support high minor numbers for ALUA prioritizer
  • Fixup EMC checker handling for LUNZ
  • Do not print the same info multiple times when called with '-d'
  • Garbled multipath output upon renaming
  • Fixup Hitachi HDS prioritizer name
  • Fixup handling of HP storage arrays
  • Some minor fixes

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 multipath-tools.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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