Recommended update for md_monitor

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for md_monitor
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0124-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1123046 #1125281 #1136542 #1139268 #1149316
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4

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


This update for md_monitor fixes the following issues:

  • md_monitor: Check for device and alias name in 'lookup_md_new()' function. (bsc#1125281)
  • md_monitor: send 'SIGHUP' to thread before cancellation. (bsc#1125281)
  • md_monitor: Do not set 'REMOVED' state if 'ioctl' fails. (bsc#1125281)
  • md_monitor: Close race in setting dev-thread. (bsc#1125281)
  • md_monitor: Add 'pthread' synchronisation points. (bsc#1125281)
  • md_monitor: Fix md structure initialisation. (bsc#1125281)
  • md_monitor: Fix possible corruption of 'pending_list'. (bsc#1149316)
  • md_monitor: Fix locking of 'md_dev_status_lock' in 'mdadm_exec_thread()'. (bsc#1149316)
  • md_monitor: Use correct blocksize in 'io_prep_pread()'. (bsc#1139268)
  • md_monitor: Add newly (re-)discovered devices to the device list. (bsc#1136542)
  • md_monitor: Skip non-RAID10 arrays. (bsc#1123046)

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-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-124=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-124=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (s390x):
    • md_monitor-6.5+0+g5f1f461-7.7.1
    • md_monitor-debuginfo-6.5+0+g5f1f461-7.7.1
    • md_monitor-debugsource-6.5+0+g5f1f461-7.7.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (s390x):
    • md_monitor-6.5+0+g5f1f461-7.7.1
    • md_monitor-debuginfo-6.5+0+g5f1f461-7.7.1
    • md_monitor-debugsource-6.5+0+g5f1f461-7.7.1