RHBA-2003:338 - Bug Fix Advisory
Updated kudzu packages available
Bug Fix Advisory
Updated kudzu packages are available which fix issues with updfstab on some
CD-ROM configurations and add support for Serial ATA.
Kudzu is a hardware probing tool run at system boot time to determine
what hardware has been added or removed from the system.
A race condition was discovered in updfstab when invoked in parallel (such
as in the case of an IBM eServer BladeCenter).
Users are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages which contain a fix
to address this issue as well as add Serial ATA support for use in the
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
To update all RPMs for your particular architecture, run:
rpm -Fvh [filenames]
where [filenames] is a list of the RPMs you wish to upgrade. Only those
RPMs which are currently installed will be updated. Those RPMs which are
not installed but included in the list will not be updated. Note that you
can also use wildcards (*.rpm) if your current directory *only* contains the
Please note that this update is also available via Red Hat Network. Many
people find this an easier way to apply updates. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:
This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.
If up2date fails to connect to Red Hat Network due to SSL
Certificate Errors, you need to install a version of the
up2date client with an updated certificate. The latest version of
up2date is available from the Red Hat FTP site and may also be
downloaded directly from the RHN website:
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 2 ia64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 2 i386
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2 ia64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2 i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2