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Bug Fix Advisory lvm2 bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2011:1071-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2011-07-21
Last updated on: 2011-07-21
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. Refer to the
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 Technical Notes for information about these
changes:

https://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/5/html/5.7_Technical_Notes/lvm2.html#RHBA-2011-1071

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


Solution

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

This update is available via 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:
lvm2-2.02.84-6.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 60aced50d45f4211c5892e8af7a4d90d
SHA-256: 85210e2665ed997512d4bee39f4c3644b889a74fa67fdb0bab54b0fc07423b18
 
IA-32:
lvm2-2.02.84-6.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 9e3763250a04a86a567eb3b746a40c5c
SHA-256: e8496a0b30544b0a68f0673d056ee2c2fdddd985ca15e82dc23b85d13e0dbb57
 
IA-64:
lvm2-2.02.84-6.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 4d0e9a764f57ed855ca8deb386bdb8ad
SHA-256: 5405b822d608999ff91833c91682fba03d3b96447b5bfe226bb9f1f7daadd20e
 
PPC:
lvm2-2.02.84-6.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 4f33be272e6330f0fb57fa81133f1e03
SHA-256: 1d5f9a00ec1ff92218d70f2da5f793e9cce6c24ef6b1bd74cc2c677000a8e2c2
 
s390x:
lvm2-2.02.84-6.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 1ff91b0cd78a87b3c82808c6c4efe68a
SHA-256: ffde96b6332093ef0e430aaf5daab305a6d54576e37d4392981c6c825db314e0
 
x86_64:
lvm2-2.02.84-6.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 8eb759d9d0696e3dfcb929dcc54253ad
SHA-256: fd1e4bdc5c055e6df02ac9178e1045eb76b6673eeec9470aa4a07eabf49e8037
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
lvm2-2.02.84-6.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 60aced50d45f4211c5892e8af7a4d90d
SHA-256: 85210e2665ed997512d4bee39f4c3644b889a74fa67fdb0bab54b0fc07423b18
 
IA-32:
lvm2-2.02.84-6.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 9e3763250a04a86a567eb3b746a40c5c
SHA-256: e8496a0b30544b0a68f0673d056ee2c2fdddd985ca15e82dc23b85d13e0dbb57
 
x86_64:
lvm2-2.02.84-6.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2013:1352
    MD5: 8eb759d9d0696e3dfcb929dcc54253ad
SHA-256: fd1e4bdc5c055e6df02ac9178e1045eb76b6673eeec9470aa4a07eabf49e8037
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

189462 - Request for automatic umount of full snapshots
213942 - super long char names can confuse lvm
427298 - automatically extend nearly-full snapshots through dmeventd
433768 - [RFE] mirror allocation policies for multiple storage systems
640051 - mirror leg down conversion during log up conversion leads to issues when specifying devs to be removed
640101 - mirror leg allocation fails when 1/3 legs is failed along with 1/2 logs
643500 - lvm could report Internal error: Maps lock for some operation
644079 - allocate log fault policy doesn't work for redundant mirrored logs losing one device
644578 - slow performance of lvm2 commands with a failed PV
651590 - failure to lock LV results in failure to repair mirror after transient error
653643 - vgextend --restoremissing "passes" when just one of the multiple devices attempted works
656394 - non root user can no longer view lvm devices
659264 - pvmove(8) has too few examples
667174 - lvcreate --test reports error that appears that test failed
671459 - Setting up Logical Volume Management: File-based locking initialisation failed.
672816 - LVM2: lvs output is missing an existing lv
673083 - LVM: Run-Time Regression for LVM commands in RHEL5.6.
680961 - Upgrade lvm2 to 2.02.84 version
697959 - vgimportclone fails because lvm query commands (pvs, pvdisplay) fail to report vgname when given cloned PV
709388 - enforcing MLS: lvmdump causes AVCs
710618 - mirrored stripe volume gets corrupted when reduce only alters one leg


References



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