Recommended update for multipath-tools

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for multipath-tools
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:2172-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1038865 #1057820 #1118224 #1118495 #1119898 #1125507 #1129827 #1133861 #1134648 #1139369 #1140146
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1

An update that has 11 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for multipath-tools contains the following changes:

  • libmultipath: trigger uevents for partitions, too (bsc#1140146)
  • mpathpersist: optimize for setups with many LUNs (bsc#1134648)
  • mpathpersist: add option -f/--batch-file (bsc#1134648)
  • libmultipath: get_prio(): really don't reset prio for inaccessible paths (bsc#1118495)
  • Upstream bug fixes from dm-devel (bsc#1139369): * multipath: call store_pathinfo with DI_BLACKLIST * multipathd: fix REALLOC_REPLY with max length reply * libmultipath: make vector_foreach_slot_backwards work as expected * multipathd: fix client response for socket activation (bsc#1133861)
  • hwtable: add Lenovo DE series (bsc#1125507)
  • added basic NVMe ANA support (bsc#1119898, bsc#1118495)
  • setup_map: wait for pending path checkers to finish (bsc#1118224)
  • fixes for NVMe discovery and failover (bsc#1038865, bsc#1057820)

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-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-2172=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • kpartx-0.7.9+164+suse.e41fbd9-3.3.1
    • kpartx-debuginfo-0.7.9+164+suse.e41fbd9-3.3.1
    • libdmmp-devel-0.7.9+164+suse.e41fbd9-3.3.1
    • libdmmp0_2_0-0.7.9+164+suse.e41fbd9-3.3.1
    • libdmmp0_2_0-debuginfo-0.7.9+164+suse.e41fbd9-3.3.1
    • multipath-tools-0.7.9+164+suse.e41fbd9-3.3.1
    • multipath-tools-debuginfo-0.7.9+164+suse.e41fbd9-3.3.1
    • multipath-tools-debugsource-0.7.9+164+suse.e41fbd9-3.3.1
    • multipath-tools-devel-0.7.9+164+suse.e41fbd9-3.3.1