RHBA-2015:1305 - Bug Fix Advisory
iprutils bug fix and enhancement update
Bug Fix Advisory
Updated iprutils packages that fix several bugs and add various enhancements are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The iprutils packages provide utilities to manage and configure Small Computer
System Interface (SCSI) devices that are supported by the ipr SCSI storage
The iprutils packages have been upgraded to upstream version 2.4.5, which
provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version.
Notably, this update adds support for reporting cache hits on the Serial
Attached SCSI (SAS) disk drive, and increases the speed of array creation for an
advanced function (AF) direct-access storage device (DASD). (BZ#1148147)
This update also fixes the following bug:
- Previously, the format of firmware files was case sensitive. As a consequence,
device attributes were not saved correctly for SIS-64 adapters after updating
firmware with the pci.xxx file format. With this update, the firmware format is
case insensitive, and device attributes are saved correctly in the described
Users of iprutils are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix
these bugs and add these enhancements.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata relevant
to your system have been applied.
For details on how to apply this update, refer to:
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian 6 ppc64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian 6