Recommended update for md_monitor

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for md_monitor
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:1230-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1081286 #1091619 #1095141 #1096363 #1104770 #1116560 #1123046 #1125281 #1136542 #1139268 #1149316 #1157098 #1157754
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15-SP1

An update that has 13 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for md_monitor fixes the following issues:

  • Fix for preventing too long I/O after maintenance of a 'Direct Access Storage Device'. (bsc#1116560)
  • Fix for a potential memory leak can be triggered by database I/O. (bsc#1157754)
  • Fix for an issue when 'md_monitor' thread remains in system shutdown and blocks 'Direct Access Storage Device' offline action by grabbing the device. (bsc#1125281, bsc#1157098)
  • Fix for 'ArrayResync' and 'MonitorStatus' by md_monitor not working properly. (bsc#1149316)
  • Fix 'md_monitor' to use correct blocksize and prevent disk failure. (bsc#1139268)
  • Add newly (re-)discovered devices to the device list. (bsc#1136542)
  • Fix for an issue when md_monitor is stopped with process fault during system start and the host has only RAID0 array. (bsc#1123046)
  • Fix for an issue when 'md_monitor' does not get 'MirrorStatus' and 'MonitorStatus' properly. (bsc#1104770, bsc#1095141)
  • Fix crash on 'MonitorStatus' calling update request for 'md_monitor'. (bsc#1096363, bsc#1081286)
  • Ignore NewArray message if does not exists yet (bsc#1091619)

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 Server Applications 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-SP1-2020-1230=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • md_monitor-6.6-3.3.1
    • md_monitor-debuginfo-6.6-3.3.1
    • md_monitor-debugsource-6.6-3.3.1