Enhancement Advisory device-mapper-persistent-data enhancement update

Advisory: RHEA-2013:1696-1
Type: Product Enhancement Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2013-11-20
Last updated on: 2013-11-20
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Details

Updated device-mapper-persistent-data packages that add various enhancements are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The device-mapper-persistent-data packages provide device-mapper thin
provisioning (thinp) tools.

This enhancement update adds important thin provisioning tools (repair, rmap,
and metadata_size) as well as caching tools (check, dump, restore, and repair)
to the device-mapper-persistent-data packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 as a
Technology Preview. (BZ#814790, BZ#960284, BZ#1006059, BZ#1019217)

More information about Red Hat Technology Previews is available here:
https://access.redhat.com/support/offerings/techpreview/

Users of device-mapper-persistent-data are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which add these 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/site/articles/11258

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)

SRPMS:
device-mapper-persistent-data-0.2.8-2.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: c36c6635d6a23cbef07b04f153dfdeeb
SHA-256: 6e3d63395f2995de78547ee6a168d502731e5bfbc6d1b88bda41464a29693ecd
 
IA-32:
device-mapper-persistent-data-0.2.8-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: 2433e91171bc4fb733ee01bbec43b4b8
SHA-256: ab29cdeaa9767bd7d34cbab2d1975b0f0a96ddcd839733b8ad9971c669ac1dde
device-mapper-persistent-data-debuginfo-0.2.8-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: 1e7706e5e7cc7729b04380c33e1cf052
SHA-256: 6c4a381c5436424dd9aeb061739cba3b8ed3732939a3a88e5c173a12771bacbd
 
x86_64:
device-mapper-persistent-data-0.2.8-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: cd0920052ed4c1cd2efdd90d69628364
SHA-256: 9b4e42e3c640a5726902647b3a724155b7c6d729da220923c3168996ccfad195
device-mapper-persistent-data-debuginfo-0.2.8-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: 86583a67bb3d59fea4b7ed389f273a9e
SHA-256: 4f2841e32d8b0f7cdbd569a9f4cbdc919a68c2935acfe2c24ed892471eb253ee
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6)

SRPMS:
device-mapper-persistent-data-0.2.8-2.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: c36c6635d6a23cbef07b04f153dfdeeb
SHA-256: 6e3d63395f2995de78547ee6a168d502731e5bfbc6d1b88bda41464a29693ecd
 
x86_64:
device-mapper-persistent-data-0.2.8-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: cd0920052ed4c1cd2efdd90d69628364
SHA-256: 9b4e42e3c640a5726902647b3a724155b7c6d729da220923c3168996ccfad195
device-mapper-persistent-data-debuginfo-0.2.8-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: 86583a67bb3d59fea4b7ed389f273a9e
SHA-256: 4f2841e32d8b0f7cdbd569a9f4cbdc919a68c2935acfe2c24ed892471eb253ee
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)

SRPMS:
device-mapper-persistent-data-0.2.8-2.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: c36c6635d6a23cbef07b04f153dfdeeb
SHA-256: 6e3d63395f2995de78547ee6a168d502731e5bfbc6d1b88bda41464a29693ecd
 
IA-32:
device-mapper-persistent-data-0.2.8-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: 2433e91171bc4fb733ee01bbec43b4b8
SHA-256: ab29cdeaa9767bd7d34cbab2d1975b0f0a96ddcd839733b8ad9971c669ac1dde
device-mapper-persistent-data-debuginfo-0.2.8-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: 1e7706e5e7cc7729b04380c33e1cf052
SHA-256: 6c4a381c5436424dd9aeb061739cba3b8ed3732939a3a88e5c173a12771bacbd
 
PPC:
device-mapper-persistent-data-0.2.8-2.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: 4b279280bf9ba69b1d3dd0cfad6b87b2
SHA-256: 9732637b0a78ad24ee832eedfbf76c82519c488e86ab6f526af06761a9095f28
device-mapper-persistent-data-debuginfo-0.2.8-2.el6.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: 772e4c73e2ef03ce081d31dc615f1aea
SHA-256: fe60d92ab6591674f36f5fec80344a375546ae7b67df4a5b572306f709e35945
 
s390x:
device-mapper-persistent-data-0.2.8-2.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: d39deebb2e7e570dfd1d8c882aebd977
SHA-256: 2408e0f0c29c5f5b7dd3f4b4fe37279e3c530424426c91a5254ceae3d241adb6
device-mapper-persistent-data-debuginfo-0.2.8-2.el6.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: 17f0b16faffc2df02ff12ad8ce2e7657
SHA-256: 9c2b7ba4a012d6e174e59eccb25440b248c7c1e3dabe763568700c0ec7bd23a2
 
x86_64:
device-mapper-persistent-data-0.2.8-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: cd0920052ed4c1cd2efdd90d69628364
SHA-256: 9b4e42e3c640a5726902647b3a724155b7c6d729da220923c3168996ccfad195
device-mapper-persistent-data-debuginfo-0.2.8-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: 86583a67bb3d59fea4b7ed389f273a9e
SHA-256: 4f2841e32d8b0f7cdbd569a9f4cbdc919a68c2935acfe2c24ed892471eb253ee
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

SRPMS:
device-mapper-persistent-data-0.2.8-2.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: c36c6635d6a23cbef07b04f153dfdeeb
SHA-256: 6e3d63395f2995de78547ee6a168d502731e5bfbc6d1b88bda41464a29693ecd
 
IA-32:
device-mapper-persistent-data-0.2.8-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: 2433e91171bc4fb733ee01bbec43b4b8
SHA-256: ab29cdeaa9767bd7d34cbab2d1975b0f0a96ddcd839733b8ad9971c669ac1dde
device-mapper-persistent-data-debuginfo-0.2.8-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: 1e7706e5e7cc7729b04380c33e1cf052
SHA-256: 6c4a381c5436424dd9aeb061739cba3b8ed3732939a3a88e5c173a12771bacbd
 
x86_64:
device-mapper-persistent-data-0.2.8-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: cd0920052ed4c1cd2efdd90d69628364
SHA-256: 9b4e42e3c640a5726902647b3a724155b7c6d729da220923c3168996ccfad195
device-mapper-persistent-data-debuginfo-0.2.8-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:0960
    MD5: 86583a67bb3d59fea4b7ed389f273a9e
SHA-256: 4f2841e32d8b0f7cdbd569a9f4cbdc919a68c2935acfe2c24ed892471eb253ee
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

1006059 - thin_check hangs if given a non existent dump file to restore from
1019217 - Thin_check doesn't return error exit code for broken metadata
960284 - thin_dump and other persistent-data tools may perform IO to misaligned buffers


References



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