SUSE-RU-2020:1230-1: moderate: Recommended update for md_monitor

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Mon May 11 03:46:32 MDT 2020

   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


   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.
   - 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.
   - 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):



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