SUSE-RU-2018:3856-1: moderate: Recommended update for drbd, drbd-utils

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for drbd, drbd-utils

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2018:3856-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1037109 #1064402 #1097571 #1110860 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12-SP2

   An update that has four recommended fixes can now be


   This update for drbd, drbd-utils provides the following fixes:

   Changes in drbd-utils:
   - Update to version 9.4.0, including the following changes:
     * drbdmeta: Don't exit with negative return codes.
     * usage counts: Only register if we know driver version.
     * drbdsetup,v9: Expose detailed verify/resync statistics.
     * drbdsetup,v9,json: Use saner types for client/peer-client/quorum on
     * drbdsetup,v9: Expose client/peer-client in status if !isatty().
   - Remove hardcoded local5 of logfacility. (bsc#1064402)
   - Make sure drbdmeta propagates full bitmap. (bsc#1037109)

   Changes in drbd:
   - Update to version 9.0.11, including the following changes (bsc#1097571,
     * Fix bug in compat code: without this fix large bios are not split.
     * Fix occasionally forgotten resyncs in installations where disk-less
       primaries are present.
     * Fix an issue that causes unexpected split-brain upon connect.
     * In a cluster with a disk-less primary, when a server goes away and is
       not outdated,
       outdate it upon reconnect.
     * Fix update of exposed data UUID on disk-less primaries.
     * Fix a possible OOPS when in a debug message regarding bitmap locking.
     * Fix left over bits in bitmap on SyncSource after resync.
     * Fix peers becoming unexpectedly displayed as D_OUTDATED at the end of
       a resync.
     * Fix a race between auto promote and auto demote of multiple volumes in
       a single resource.
     * Speed up down of many resources by using call_rcu() instead of
     * Make it compatible with the soon to be released 4.13 kernel.

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 High Availability 12-SP2:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-HA-12-SP2-2018-2735=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12-SP2 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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