Recommended update for mdadm

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for mdadm
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:1813-1
Rating: important
References: #1163727 #1168953 #1173137
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

An update that has three recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for mdadm fixes the following issues:

  • OnCalendar format fix of mdcheck_start.timer (bsc#1173137)
  • Detail: differentiate between container and inactive arrays (bsc#1163727)
  • Monitor: improve check_one_sharer() for checking duplicated process (bsc#1168953)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-1813=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • mdadm-4.1-4.8.1
    • mdadm-debuginfo-4.1-4.8.1
    • mdadm-debugsource-4.1-4.8.1