Bug Fix Advisory cmirror bug fix update

Advisory: RHBA-2010:0307-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2010-03-30
Last updated on: 2010-03-30
Affected Products: RHEL Cluster-Storage (v. 5 server)


Updated cmirror packages that fix various bugs are now available.

The cmirror package is necessary for LVM-based mirroring (RAID1) in a
cluster environment.

This update addresses the following issues:

* the cmirror init script was reporting false errors in some 'stop'
instances. (BZ#520915)

* the cluster log daemon was unable to recover if the cluster was shutdown
and restarted without also restarting the cluster log daemon. (BZ#518665)

* communication structure used between nodes was not in a
mixed-architecture or upgrade friendly format. (BZ#488102)

* certain failure scenarios during cluster mirror device creation could
lead to future kernel panics. (BZ#544253)

All cmirror users should install these updated packages which fix these


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

Updated packages

RHEL Cluster-Storage (v. 5 server)

File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0017
    MD5: e3feb47343e8be75401d3ce5bf124536
SHA-256: 5d04abd11eeb3882a272bcd6caf5d29532a8dcaf803fe93a464d790d01780e34
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0017
    MD5: 8c4c49c632a87c6c351fd9620a47be54
SHA-256: 1e05a8407b9bf4bcadfaca3151795a569e4009459bd64b77b116188027653dbc
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0017
    MD5: 54d9108ce7236cadc9921cc8381495b6
SHA-256: 887c3f3b6140d20e7840b6759040eaeafbab1d450aa3ff321f163242bee8e995
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0017
    MD5: ee0a3f572a150aa6c45f8aa2c4114609
SHA-256: a252fd456d81f41ea0502c0c4996e58918d94d6f85e8e713293e7f65c6ddfeeb
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:0017
    MD5: ab77dbcae07ee80c8f56d29756ff5450
SHA-256: d861ae638c0d5c29c0799db270afb43d4bd247340c4c84dd9ea70e8d66dd0711
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

488102 - Cluster mirrors does not do mixed architecture clusters
518665 - RHEL5 cmirror tracker: need to handle case where cluster is stopped and restarted with cmirror still running
520915 - cmirror init script should use killproc
570608 - Surrogate component for bug 544253 - cmirror kernel panic

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