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Recommended update for reiserfs tools

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(Last modified: 16NOV2004)


solutions Recommended update for reiserfs tools SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f922b6578bab93ea49d737710f8415b1)

Applies to

Package: reiserfs
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: 20041116
Obsoletes: none

Indications

This updated reiserfs tools package fixes a problem with rebuild operations on
big endian (ppc, ppc64, s390, s390x) machines.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

reiserfsck incorrectly fixed objectid corruption on big endian
systems. During a --rebuild-tree or --fix-fixable
operation, reiserfsck would mis-identify corruption, and fix it
incorrectly. This updated version fixes this problem.

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 reiserfs.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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