Red Hat Errata Advisory: new e2fsprogs packages availableOct 28, 1999, 18:51 (0 Talkback[s])
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Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 12:19:37 -0400
Red Hat, Inc. Errata Advisory
Synopsis: new e2fsprogs packages available
New e2fsprogs packages are available to fix a problem in the e2fsprogs packages that shipped with Red Hat Linux 6.1.
2. Problem description:
When displaying the progress bar for a filesystem check, it was possible for a SIGUSR1 to be sent to a e2fsck process that did not yet have a signal handler enabled, causing fsck to prematurely exit.
Thanks go to Ted Ts'o for providing a fix.
3. Bug IDs fixed (http://developer.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):
5987 6279 6327
4. Relevant releases/architectures:
Red Hat Linux 6.1, Intel
5. Obsoleted by:
6. Conflicts with:
7. RPMs required:
For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:
MD5 sum Package Name
c561a73148092270d5ac11e725338d49 e2fsprogs-1.17-1.src.rpm 4f583f4b9b427fbc1b33f9db1334b4c5 e2fsprogs-1.17-1.i386.rpm 420cfa9238e2de27abe7d297b482b37e e2fsprogs-devel-1.17-1.i386.rpm
These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security. Our key is available at:
You can verify each package with the following command:
If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
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