Recommended update for multipath-tools

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for multipath-tools
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:1653-2
Rating: moderate
References: #1056526 #1060616 #1066893 #1069037 #1073622 #1074013 #1086237 #1088801
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL

An update that has 8 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for multipath-tools provides the following fixes:

  • kpartx: Add helper functions for name and uuid generation. (bsc#1073622)
  • kpartx: Search partitions by UUID, and rename symlinks. (bsc#1073622)
  • kpartx-compat.rules: Keep the "scsi-mpatha" links for compatibility. (bsc#1086237)
  • kpartx/test-kpartx: Fix a problem that could cause kpartx to delete foreign mapping if UUID is empty. (bsc#1074013)
  • kpartx.rules: Fix by-id/scsi-* for user_friendly_names. (bsc#1066893)
  • multipath-tools: Update the licenses in the package and create a LICENSES directory with the text of all used licenses. (bsc#1088801)
  • libmultipath: Make sure the partition_delimiter configuration option is respected. (bsc#1056526)
  • libmultipath: Fix unit to seconds in log message for checker timeout. (bsc#1069037)
  • multipathd.service: Set TasksMax=infinity. (bsc#1060616)

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-SP2-BCL:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-1118=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL (x86_64):
    • kpartx-0.6.2+suse20180416.3b893f9-71.16.5
    • kpartx-debuginfo-0.6.2+suse20180416.3b893f9-71.16.5
    • multipath-tools-0.6.2+suse20180416.3b893f9-71.16.5
    • multipath-tools-debuginfo-0.6.2+suse20180416.3b893f9-71.16.5
    • multipath-tools-debugsource-0.6.2+suse20180416.3b893f9-71.16.5