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crm print undefined symbol: PyFPE_jbuf

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After installing the recent updates, crm print the following error: 
ha3:~ # crm status 
Fatal error:
    /usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/lxml/ undefined symbol: PyFPE_jbuf

In public cloud, repository access will be affected and the following output will be seen when running registercloudguest:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/sbin/registercloudguest", line 42, in <module>
    import cloudregister.registerutils as utils
  File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/cloudregister/", line 32, in <module>
    from lxml import etree
ImportError: /usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/lxml/ undefined symbol: PyFPE_jbuf


Install an older version from libpython3_6m1_0 : 
zypper in --oldpackage libpython3_6m1_0=3.6.12-3.64.2

An update was released for libpython3_6m1_0. Kindly use 3.6.12-3.70.1 version. 

In public cloud since repository access is affected, execute the following steps:
pip uninstall lxml
pip install lxml
zypper update libpython3_6m1_0
rm -Rf /usr/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/lxml-4.6.2.dist-info/


python3 - libpython3_6m1_0 version 3.6.12-3.67.2 was not compiled with --with-fpectl


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  • Document ID:000019818
  • Creation Date: 07-Jan-2021
  • Modified Date:07-Jan-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

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