SUSE-RU-2015:0788-1: moderate: Recommended update for dracut

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Tue Apr 28 08:05:26 MDT 2015

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for dracut

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2015:0788-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #886839 #897252 #902375 #903001 #911660 #912734 
                    #914126 #916348 #918238 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12

   An update that has 9 recommended fixes can now be installed.


   The dracut initramfs generation tool was updated to fix several bugs:

   - Hooks were added for regenerating the initrd after updating this
     package, for both the main package and the fips subpackage. (bsc#916348)

   - For FIPS usage, aesni-intel.ko is put into the initrd for selftests on
     powerup. (bsc#914126)

   - Allow feeding host randomness into the ramdisk of a kvm based guest via
     the virtio_rng device (bsc#918238)

   - Fixed "bad array subscript" messages when adding kernel modules using
     "/etc/dracut.conf". (bsc#911660)

   - Enabled Warning for failed kernel modules per default (bsc#886839)

   - 98systemd/rootfs-generator: Use builtins instead of 'grep' (bsc#897252)

   - Log dracut command line during boot process.

   - Follow symbolic links for kernel arguments (bsc#902375)

   - Parse rootflags correctly (bsc#912734)

   - 90multipath: start multipathd after udev (bsc#903001)

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-175=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-175=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 (x86_64):



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