Recommended update for multipath-tools

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for multipath-tools
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2014:0375-1
Rating: low
References: #830511 #831608 #834871 #839593 #845987 #846575 #846662 #854025 #854243 #854244 #855379 #860850 #861534 #862250
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3

  • An update that has 14 recommended fixes can now be installed.

    Description:


    This collective update for multipath-tools provides the
    following fixes and enhancements:

    * Blacklist HP Virtual devices. (bnc#862250)
    * Save 'root_mpath' variable in mkinitrd. (bnc#854243)
    * Remove trailing spaces from sysfs attributes.
    (bnc#839593)
    * Allow whitespaces in CLI commands. (bnc#846575)
    * Set priority to '0' for PATH_BLOCKED or PATH_DOWN.
    (bnc#831608)
    * Update multipathd man page. (bnc#834871)
    * Do not issue a table reload on every check.
    (bnc#854244)
    * Use RTPG data in RDAC checker. (bnc#854244)
    * Reset timezone information on reconfigure.
    (bnc#830511)
    * Double uevent stacksize yet again. (bnc#855379)
    * Do not fail discovery on individual devices.
    (bnc#860850)
    * Filter for missing property in get_refwwid.
    (bnc#862250)
    * Do not flush multipath tables on shutdown.
    (bnc#854025)
    * Prefer deprecated 'getuid' callout. (bnc#861534)
    * Skip paths with empty wwid. (bnc#861534)
    * Correctly terminate string in strlcpy(). (bnc#861534)
    * Include defaults for HP P6300. (bnc#845987)
    * Update NetApp defaults. (bnc#846662)

    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 SP3 for VMware:
      zypper in -t patch slessp3-kpartx-8921
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3:
      zypper in -t patch slessp3-kpartx-8921
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3:
      zypper in -t patch sledsp3-kpartx-8921

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware (i586 x86_64):
    • kpartx-0.4.9-0.95.1
    • multipath-tools-0.4.9-0.95.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • kpartx-0.4.9-0.95.1
    • multipath-tools-0.4.9-0.95.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 (i586 x86_64):
    • kpartx-0.4.9-0.95.1
    • multipath-tools-0.4.9-0.95.1

    References:

    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/830511
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/831608
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/834871
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/839593
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/845987
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/846575
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/846662
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/854025
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/854243
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/854244
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/855379
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/860850
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/861534
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/862250
    • http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=93f2659b352cf34d5cd04688c3e34135