RHBA-2006:0593 - Bug Fix Advisory
GFS bug fix update
Bug Fix Advisory
Updated GFS packages that resolve module loading issues and other bugs are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 8, kernel
The Red Hat Global File System (GFS) provides high availability of critical
server applications in the event of planned or unplanned system downtime.
These updated GFS packages are in sync with the latest kernel
(2.4.21-47.EL). The modules in earlier GFS packages failed to load because
they did not match the running kernel. It was possible to force load the
modules; however, with this update, users do not need to do so.
Additionally, the following bug fixes have been added since the previous
- The fence drac agent now supports drac4.
- When waiting for flocks, processes are not put into the 'D' state anymore.
- GNBD now uses locking to prevent reads and writes of the same block from
happening at the same time.
Users are advised to upgrade to these latest GFS packages, which are
updated for use with the 2.4.21-47.EL kernel.
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.
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Resilient Storage (for RHEL Server) 3 x86_64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Resilient Storage (for RHEL Server) 3 ia64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Resilient Storage (for RHEL Server) 3 i386
- BZ - 185078 - PHP process hung in D state with flock
This erratum does not contain any packages.