Updated xfsprogs packages that fix several bugs are now available for Red HatEnterprise Linux 6.
The xfsprogs packages contain a set of commands to use the XFS file system,including the mkfs.xfs command to construct an XFS file system.This update fixes the following bugs:* Due to a bug in the underlying source code, an attempt to use the xfs_io”pwrite” command to write to a block device residing on an XFS file systemfailed with the following error:XFS_IOC_FSGEOMETRY: Inappropriate ioctl for device.This update applies a patch to fix this bug and the command no longer fails inthe described scenario. (BZ#1018751)* Previously, the thread local data were used incorrectly. As a consequence,when the xfs_repair utility was executed with the ag_stride option, the utilitycould terminate unexpectedly with a segmentation fault. The underlying sourcecode has been modified to fix this bug and xfs_repair no longer crashes in thedescribed situation. (BZ#1020438)* Under certain conditions, the xfs_fsr utility failed to reorganize files withSELinux attributes. With this update, a patch has been provided to address thisbug and xfs_fsr can successfully defragment files with SELinux attributes.(BZ#1024702)* When the sector size of the source file system was larger than 512 bytes, thexfs_copy utility could create a corrupted copy of that system. In addition, theutility exited with a non-zero return code in all cases, even if the operationwas successful. This update applies a patch to fix these bugs and the utilitynow works as expected. (BZ#1100107, BZ#1104956)Users of xfsprogs are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fixthese bugs.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released erratarelevant to your system have been applied.This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how touse the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available athttps://access.redhat.com/articles/11258Red Hat Enterprise Linux Scalable File System (v. 6)
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1018751 – xfs_io: XFS_IOC_FSGEOMETRY: Inappropriate ioctl for device when pwrite to devnull resides on xfs1020438 – xfs_repair segfaults in VM for 60T device when using ag_stride option.1024702 – [xfs/xfstests xfs/300] XFS_IOC_SWAPEXT failed: SCRATCH_MNT/300.test: Invalid argument1100107 – xfsprogs: xfs_copy succeeds but exits with error code1104956 – xfs_copy will make a corrupted target when source sector is over 512
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