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1.65.  gfs-kmod

1.65.1.  RHBA-2009:1212: bug-fix update


This update has already been released (prior to the GA of this release) as errata RHBA-2009:1212
Updated gfs-kmod packages that fix a bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The gfs-kmod packages contain modules that provide the ability to mount and use GFS file systems.
This update applies the following bug fix:
  • A bug which did not flush the journal after a fsync to a stuffed inode has been fixed.
All gfs-kmod users should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve this issue.

1.65.2.  RHBA-2009:1338: bug-fix update

Updated gfs-kmod packages which fix several bugs are now available.
The gfs-kmod packages contain kernel modules that provide the functionality to mount and use GFS file systems.
These updated packages apply the following bug fixes:
  • A potential deadlock causing gfs to hang in 'wait_for_completion' was fixed by prefaulting buffer pages.
  • Applications using sendfile on files with the inherit_jdata flag are now notified that sendfile will not work on those files instead of failing.
  • A bug that could potentially cause a page allocation failure has been fixed.
  • A bug that caused fsyncs to stuffed inodes fail to flush the journal has been fixed.
Users are advised to upgrade to these latest gfs-kmod packages, which resolve these issues.

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