MDKA-2004:018 - Updated mkinitrd packages
Posted on: 04/09/2004 06:34 AM
An updated mkinitrd package for Mandrakelinux 10.0 is available
Mandrakelinux Update Advisory
Package name: mkinitrd
Advisory ID: MDKA-2004:018
Date: April 8th, 2004
Affected versions: 10.0
A problem in mkinitrd would cause it to fail when devfs is not in use. This problem, while still creating an initrd, would cause the system to attempt to create device files if booted without devfs, which would lead to segfault due to bug in dietlibc.
The updated packages have been patched to correct the problem.
To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi. The verification of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.
A list of FTP mirrors can be obtained from: http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/ftp.php
All packages are signed by Mandrakesoft for security. You can obtain the GPG public key of the Mandrakelinux Security Team by executing:
gpg --recv-keys --keyserver www.mandrakesecure.net 0x22458A98
Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to update.