Recommended update for sysstat

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for sysstat
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2014:0133-1
Rating: moderate
References: #799920 #816833 #839091
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2

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

    Description:


    This update for sysstat provides the following fixes:

    * Fix 'iostat -n' crashing on nfs volumes. (bnc#799920)
    * Handle overflow of the {rd,wr}_ticks counters.
    (bnc#839091)
    * Inform user if sar is called without parameters and
    data collecting isn't enabled. (bnc#816833)

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware:
      zypper in -t patch slessp2-sysstat-8718
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch slessp2-sysstat-8718
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch sledsp2-sysstat-8718

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware (i586 x86_64):
    • sysstat-8.1.5-7.38.40.1
    • sysstat-isag-8.1.5-7.38.40.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • sysstat-8.1.5-7.38.40.1
    • sysstat-isag-8.1.5-7.38.40.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64):
    • sysstat-8.1.5-7.38.40.1

    References:

    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/799920
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/816833
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/839091
    • http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=6f6fa7ad2e166aa4e95eeb3642c7d2b2