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Redhat : Updated sysstat package



Red Hat Network has determined that the following advisory is applicable to
one or more of the systems you have registered:

Complete information about this errata can be found at the following location:
     https://rhn.redhat.com/network/errata/errata_details.pxt?eid=2365

Bug Fix Advisory - RHBA-2004:336-06
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Summary:
Updated sysstat package

An updated sysstat package that fixes a problem displaying data on disks with 
high major device numbers is now available.

Description:
The sysstat package contains the iostat, mpstat, and sar utilities.  These 
utilities are used to gather information on system load and I/O utilization. 
 
A deficiency in the reporting mechanism used by the Linux kernel 
prevented the sysstat utilities from reporting statistics on devices with 
high major device numbers.  This updated package uses a different 
reporting mechanism that does not suffer from this limitation. 
 
Note that the device names in the output of iostat has changed.  If
automated scripts are used to parse the output of iostat, they may need
editing.

All users of sysstat should upgrade to this updated package, which
resolves this issue.
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Taking Action
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You may address the issues outlined in this advisory in two ways:

     - select your server name by clicking on its name from the list
       available at the following location, and then schedule an
       errata update for it:
           https://rhn.redhat.com/network/systemlist/system_list.pxt

     - run the Update Agent on each affected server.


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Affected Systems List
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This Errata Advisory may apply to the systems listed below. If you know that
this errata does not apply to a system listed, it might be possible that the
package profile for that server is out of date. In that case you should run
'up2date -p' as root on the system in question to refresh your software profile.

There are 8 affected systems registered in 'Your RHN' (only systems for
which you have explicitly enabled Errata Alerts are shown).

Release   Arch       Profile Name
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3AS       i686       p02.es.uci.edu                          
3AS       x86_64     mpc64.nacs.uci.edu                      
3AS       i686       nebraska.nac.uci.edu                    
3AS       i686       bounce2.nac.uci.edu                     
3AS       x86_64     pxe.es.uci.edu                          
3WS       i686       node-xeon-4                             
3WS       i686       node-xeon-10                            
3AS       athlon     tw1.ps.uci.edu                          


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