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4.25. e2fsprogs

Updated e2fsprogs packages that fix one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
[Updated 13 August 2012] This advisory has been updated with the correct product name (that is, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5) in the Details section. The package included in this revised update has not been changed in any way from the package included in the original advisory.
The e2fsprogs packages provide a number of utilities for creating, checking, modifying, and correcting any inconsistencies in the ext2 file system.

Bug Fix

BZ#824051
Previously, the status of the uuidd daemon was not correct when shown by the service tool, because the stored PID was not the PID of the running uuidd daemon. This was due to the incorrect PID that was written by the uuidd daemon upon startup. With this update, this bug has been fixed so that the returned status of the uuidd daemon is now correct.
All users of e2fsprogs are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix this bug.
Updated e2fsprogs packages that fix two bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The e2fsprogs packages provide a number of utilities for creating, checking, modifying, and correcting any inconsistencies in the ext2 file systems.

Bug Fixes

BZ#701776
Due to a bug in the resize2fs program, the size of the ext3 file system created on a 16TB block device could not be modified. Consequently, the "device too big" error occurred. This bug has been fixed and file systems residing on 16T block devices can now be re-sized within the existing file system size limits.
BZ#707433
Previously, the uuidd daemon (uuidd) wrote an incorrect PID on startup to the /var/lib/libuuid/uuidd.pid file. Consequently, the service utility showed the incorrect status of uuidd because the stored PID was not the PID of the running uuidd process. This bug has been fixed and the returned status of uuidd is now correct in the described scenario.
Users of e2fsprogs are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs.