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Bug Fix Advisory lvm2 bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2012:0161-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2012-02-20
Last updated on: 2012-02-20
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

Details

An updated lvm2 package that fixes a number of bugs and adds various
enhancements is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The lvm2 package contains support for Logical Volume Management (LVM).

These updated lvm2 packages include a number of bug fixes and enhancements.
Space precludes documenting all of these changes in this advisory. Users are
directed to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 Technical Notes for information on
the most significant of these changes:

https://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/5/html/5.8_Technical_Notes/lvm2.html#RHBA-2012-0161

All lvm2 users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which provides a
number of bug fixes and enhancements.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
lvm2-2.02.88-7.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: d70b1efa2b5569ad981f501bab3af3f2
SHA-256: a0689352ecbf11594ad4b07332f677b210141f72495717c14b2707eca7d14cd3
 
IA-32:
lvm2-2.02.88-7.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 60a2be73d7a0fcb4e0173896edaf9330
SHA-256: 8920b56083f2cade2ac36af4fa3300428570ccd654ea6907cd5ab79cb9fc5f15
 
IA-64:
lvm2-2.02.88-7.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: a2434fe478570b76510a28d6f14d441d
SHA-256: 42add5e728e97d5688290950edb145be1ab10bc7f52c2d2d3bcee4b9e9988bad
 
PPC:
lvm2-2.02.88-7.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 3c825d6bf222207669a1a84825cb2d44
SHA-256: 770781ce5ece20321cc0fb59d60630aa6b60672b77eef1c571709b2c499d2a9d
 
s390x:
lvm2-2.02.88-7.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: bf61816db98e07428e0985b0a2faaf4b
SHA-256: 33eb11f11d19af111c263ae42c05362812e2aca004d12dcdf212277011480634
 
x86_64:
lvm2-2.02.88-7.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 49339529db5a02a8f9e3846592ebacb0
SHA-256: 185ad49bf7468ecf73f9ae1f36fe9fa9393bac1d56d8193fbdd26da416076191
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
lvm2-2.02.88-7.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: d70b1efa2b5569ad981f501bab3af3f2
SHA-256: a0689352ecbf11594ad4b07332f677b210141f72495717c14b2707eca7d14cd3
 
IA-32:
lvm2-2.02.88-7.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 60a2be73d7a0fcb4e0173896edaf9330
SHA-256: 8920b56083f2cade2ac36af4fa3300428570ccd654ea6907cd5ab79cb9fc5f15
 
x86_64:
lvm2-2.02.88-7.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 49339529db5a02a8f9e3846592ebacb0
SHA-256: 185ad49bf7468ecf73f9ae1f36fe9fa9393bac1d56d8193fbdd26da416076191
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

523324 - RFE: lvm should better attempt to use whole devices when adding mirror legs
575967 - lvm doesn't scale LV operations well
636991 - two device alloc anywhere leg placement has regressed
654447 - unable to fix (vgreduce --removemissing) a VG containing a mirror with snapshot volumes and a stripe
702065 - HA LVM mirror repair fails: Unable to send cluster log request [DM_CLOG_CTR] to server: -3
706036 - pvmove stuck waiting for I/O to complete
707056 - Extension of snapshot finishing is reported twice
708444 - snapshot extension operations are reported even when the threshold is turned off
711185 - apparent "corruption" when attempting to extend mirror using cling tags beyond available tagged extents
719760 - pvcreate with "linear" md device causes "sysfs attr level not in expected format: linear"
746302 - Upgrade lvm2 to 2.02.88 version
749359 - "Internal error: Performing unsafe table load" error during mirror image split
749650 - divisibility issues when attempting to create striped mirrors
750613 - unable to create mirror on 1K extent size VG due to dirty region log being too small
750882 - unable to create a redundant logged mirror on a VG with small extents due to invalid dirty region size
754198 - snapshot auto extend feature fails to execute a second time when needed
754598 - core to disk log conversion fails: Internal error: _alloc_parallel_area called without any allocation to do
755762 - LVM: vgsplit does not work with mirrors that have mirrored logs
758833 - snapshot deletion issues when created on lvm1 meta formated volume
769053 - 'Internal error: Maps lock < unlock messages' when running hundreds of lvm ops


References



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