Recommended update for mdadm

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for mdadm
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:0796-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1095141 #1100864 #1112272 #1116337 #1123814
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3

An update that has 5 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for mdadm fixes the following issues:

  • Fixes a typo in new udev rule (bsc#1116337)
  • Device names were truncated when calling 'mdadm --detail --export' (bsc#1123814)
  • Fixes an issue when assemble an md array with huge numbers of DASD devices (bsc#1100864, bsc#1095141)

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-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-796=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2019-796=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • mdadm-4.0-6.24.1
    • mdadm-debuginfo-4.0-6.24.1
    • mdadm-debugsource-4.0-6.24.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • mdadm-4.0-6.24.1
    • mdadm-debuginfo-4.0-6.24.1
    • mdadm-debugsource-4.0-6.24.1