Recommended update for mdadm

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for mdadm
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:0862-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1049126 #1082766 #1095177 #1095729 #1101110 #1101348 #1123814
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

An update that has 7 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for mdadm fixes the following issues:

  • Assemble: prevent segfault with faulty "best" devices (bsc#1082766, bsc#1095729)
  • Bugfix: MD RAID grow doesn't start for size larger than 2147483647 K (bsc#1095177)
  • Bugfix: Wrong size after grow of IMSM Volume (bsc#1101110)
  • Bugfix: LICENSE file gets now installed in the correct directory.
  • Bugfix: Device names were truncated when calling 'mdadm --detail --export' (bsc#1123814)

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 Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-862=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • mdadm-4.0-10.9.1
    • mdadm-debuginfo-4.0-10.9.1
    • mdadm-debugsource-4.0-10.9.1