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Recommended update for udev


(Last modified: 05DEC2006)

solutions Recommended update for udev SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f3f70d4088fdc8473c2b7d44afa82b30)

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 Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11330
Release: 20061205
Obsoletes: none


Every user of persistent names for tapes should install this update.



Problem description

This updates fixes some errors for persistent names for tapes; a race condition in the generation of the symlinks has been fixed, and occasional spurious tape rewind has been avoided.


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 udev.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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