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openSUSE-RU-2018:1206-1: moderate: Recommended update for multipath-tools
openSUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for multipath-tools

Announcement ID: openSUSE-RU-2018:1206-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1055949 #1056526 #1057820 #1060616 #1066376
#1066893 #1069037 #1073319 #1073622 #1074013
#1075539 #1076828 #1086237 #1088801
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3

An update that has 14 recommended fixes can now be


This update for multipath-tools provides the following fixes:

- Multiple fixes for NVMe:
* libmultipath: hwtable: Change default dm-multipath
path_grouping_policy for FC-NVMe from 'failover' to 'multibus'.
* libmultipath: Increase path product_id/rev field size for NVMe.
* libmultipath: hwtable: no_path_retry="queue" for NetApp NVMe.
* hwtable: Set 'none' as default checker for NVMe. (bsc#1057820)
* libmultipath/discovery: Modify NVMe path states. (bsc#1057820)
* discovery: Sanitize NVMe discovery. (bsc#1057820)
* libmultipath: Avoid error messages when detecting NVMe devices.
* multipath.rules: Handle NVMe devices correctly. (bsc#1076828)
* Add 'none' checker. (bsc#1057820)
- libmultipath: Make sure the partition_delimiter configuration option is
respected. (bsc#1056526)
- kpartx: Fix the creation of a wrong symlink after setting multipath
alias for root device. (bsc#1073622)
- libmultipath: Prefer RDAC checker with detect_checker. (bsc#1055949)
- libmultipath/propsel: Select ALUA prioritizer for RDAC arrays only.
- kpartx.rules: Fix by-id/scsi-* for user_friendly_names. (bsc#1066893)
- kpartx-compat.rules: Re-add the "scsi-mpatha" links for compatibility.
- libmultipath: Fix unit to seconds in log message for checker timeout.
- libmultipath: Fix return code of sysfs_getss_timeout. (bsc#1069037)
- multipathd.service: Set TasksMax=infinity. (bsc#1060616)
- multipath-tools.spec: Add *.so symlinks to the devel package.
- test-kpartx: Add test for mapping without UUID. (bsc#1074013)
- multipath-tools: Update the licenses in the package and create a
LICENSES directory with the text of all used licenses. (bsc#1088801)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP3:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended
installation methods
like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-449=1

Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):



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