Recommended update for btrfsprogs

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for btrfsprogs
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0643-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1135486
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.

Description:

This update for btrfsprogs fixes the following issue:

  • Initialize "stripesize" to the value of "sectorsize". (bsc#1135486) The Stripe unit is the size of the data written per disk. The "stripesize" should ideally be set to the value of "sectorsize". However previous versions of btrfs-progs/mkfs.btrfs had set stripesize to a value of 4096.

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 Software Development Kit 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2020-643=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-643=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • btrfsprogs-debuginfo-4.5.3-26.3.1
    • btrfsprogs-debugsource-4.5.3-26.3.1
    • libbtrfs-devel-4.5.3-26.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • btrfsprogs-4.5.3-26.3.1
    • btrfsprogs-debuginfo-4.5.3-26.3.1
    • btrfsprogs-debugsource-4.5.3-26.3.1
    • libbtrfs0-4.5.3-26.3.1
    • libbtrfs0-debuginfo-4.5.3-26.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (noarch):
    • btrfsprogs-udev-rules-4.5.3-26.3.1

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