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1.207. util-linux

1.207.1. RHBA-2010:0052: bug fix update


This update has already been released (prior to the GA of this release) as errata RHBA-2010:0052
Updated util-linux packages that address a bug preventing fdisk from creating partitions starting beyond 1 TB are now available.
The util-linux package contains a large variety of low-level system utilities that are necessary for a Linux system to function. Among others, util-linux contains the fdisk partitioning tool.
The updated packages address the following problem:
* a signed int in fdisk's add_partition function meant fdisk was unable to create a partition if the new partition's starting cylinder was beyond one terabyte. With this update, the pertinent value is now an unsigned long and fdisk can create partitions with starting cylinders beyond 1 terabyte, as expected. (BZ#471372)
util-linux users should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve this issue.

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