SUSE-RU-2016:1648-1: moderate: Recommended update for mdadm

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Tue Jun 21 12:08:16 MDT 2016

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for mdadm

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2016:1648-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #853944 #939124 #953595 #954769 #956236 #957886 
                    #958597 #966773 #974154 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1

   An update that has 9 recommended fixes can now be installed.


   This update for mdadm fixes the following issues:

   - A segmentation fault when a disk is re-added to the system shortly after
     being removed. (bsc#974154)
   - A problem when adding a spare disk to a degraded array. (bsc#958597)
   - A misleading error code returned by mdadm --detail on inactive arrays.
   - "Insufficient head-space for reshape" error when attempting to expand
     array on s390x systems. (bsc#953595)
   - Message "Starting Activate md array even though degraded..." could be
     erroneously printed at boot time. (bsc#853944)
   - The mdcheck script could try to check a non-existent '/dev/md?*' device.
   - The mdcheck script could fail to parse the output of mdadm --detail.
   - Add sample crontab file to schedule mdcheck execution if enabled in
     sysconfig. (bsc#957886)
   - An issue when displaying detailed information on Number and RaidDevice
     fields. (bsc#954769)
   - A crash when running --detail on a dm device which contains an md
     device. (bsc#939124)
   - Ignore multipath devices when not yet ready. (bsc#956236)

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-982=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-982=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 (x86_64):



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