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Bug Fix Advisory lvm2 bug fix update

Advisory: RHBA-2010:0433-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2010-05-21
Last updated on: 2010-05-21
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

Details

Updated lvm2 packages that fix various bugs are now available.

The lvm2 packages contain support for Logical Volume Management (LVM).

These updated lvm2 package include fixes for the following bugs:

* fixes a crash in pvs -a command if some device in Volume Group is missing.
(BZ#583995)

* avoids repeated full device scans if using internally-cached VG metadata
(which happens on system with missing device in Volume Group). (BZ#584705)

* disallows removal of primary mirror image (using lvconvert) if the mirror is
not fully synchronised yet. (BZ#584801)

* fixes unexpected symbolic link removal if device is still active after
deactivation failure. (BZ#580831)

All users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which resolves these
issues.


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
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
lvm2-2.02.56-8.el5_5.4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: d517247ed6b882e9e2ed8754cc9f1578
SHA-256: e1c6ebc687d0f297f626b4776dfdf389e5cf5a16bb567e285de0f921abde5034
 
IA-32:
lvm2-2.02.56-8.el5_5.4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 2930902e2541fc2039830f7dec70dfe8
SHA-256: 7826b15854a2034eeb2de9ac4024a9f48461d0a28748827d791cbe041466c0f8
 
IA-64:
lvm2-2.02.56-8.el5_5.4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: d14830efe3655e36a10ea61352e5ac9c
SHA-256: b6c16a364f22c0ce7e8a2ce5e0d4919f78e3e7fd2df039a0f35dbd24ad0085f1
 
PPC:
lvm2-2.02.56-8.el5_5.4.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 8b54c970373032dbeba8da0fad5342f6
SHA-256: db3c444fbcaf4378a44927a4bb65215723a974803280df338d5e6a0c79efd715
 
s390x:
lvm2-2.02.56-8.el5_5.4.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: d37e6d409f34fad8be88dfe4ad4211bf
SHA-256: e333bbdf8e790218fb61ba5bf43029efecdaac7fe48e7ce4706841e0209076cf
 
x86_64:
lvm2-2.02.56-8.el5_5.4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: b35c87c4994dc3ff8b3adcbce4ee1498
SHA-256: 8bdca25049ede838357c2a0d435bb25c077d2f01b90f2a1587d6d9cca4770b6d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
lvm2-2.02.56-8.el5_5.4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: d517247ed6b882e9e2ed8754cc9f1578
SHA-256: e1c6ebc687d0f297f626b4776dfdf389e5cf5a16bb567e285de0f921abde5034
 
IA-32:
lvm2-2.02.56-8.el5_5.4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 2930902e2541fc2039830f7dec70dfe8
SHA-256: 7826b15854a2034eeb2de9ac4024a9f48461d0a28748827d791cbe041466c0f8
 
x86_64:
lvm2-2.02.56-8.el5_5.4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: b35c87c4994dc3ff8b3adcbce4ee1498
SHA-256: 8bdca25049ede838357c2a0d435bb25c077d2f01b90f2a1587d6d9cca4770b6d
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

580831 - lvchange -an fails for an lv in use but deletes symlink /dev/VGNAME/LVNAME
583995 - SEGFAULT occurs by pvs command with all option
584705 - Execution time of pvdisplay is 3 times longer in RHEL5.5 if missing PVs detected
584801 - CRM#2000874 - lvm should disallow removal of primary image during up-convert
586021 - 2 leg down convert request with only one PV specified behavior changed



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