News Burst: Novell bug fix destroys file systems

A red-faced Novell has just issued a patch for a destructive software flaw that deleted NetWare Storage Services (NSS) volumes. Why red-faced? The software package was actually designed to repair bugs in NetWare 5.

NetWare Support Pack 3 -- released late August -- was meant to help network administrators enhance the performance of their network, but had the unfortunate habit of destroying the whole of the NSS high-performance file system.

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