Recommended update for mdadm

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for mdadm
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:1017-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1129900 #1139709
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4

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


This update for mdadm fixes the following issues:

  • Fix for issue to avoid unexpected switching from raid0 to raid4 by using option '--grow'. (bsc#1139709)

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-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-1017=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • mdadm-4.0-8.6.4
    • mdadm-debuginfo-4.0-8.6.4
    • mdadm-debugsource-4.0-8.6.4