SUSE-RU-2015:1418-1: moderate: Recommended update for s390-tools

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for s390-tools

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2015:1418-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #903048 #909524 #919293 #920363 #924973 #939054 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

   An update that has 6 recommended fixes can now be installed.


   This update for s390-tools provides the following fixes and enhancements:

   - Fix dumpconf's DELAY_MINUTES feature on systemd installations.
   - Updated the cputype script to recognize the new z13 processor.
   - Modified read_values.c to handle additional values from /proc/sysinfo
     and redirect an error message to stderr. (bsc#919293)
   - Added read_values.8 man page. (bsc#919293)
   - Fixed dasdstat to avoid inconsistent data due to multiple reads/seeks.
   - Fixed return codes in qethqoat and qetharp. (bsc#920363)
   - Fixed end of partition check in zipl dump tools. (bsc#909524)
   - Allow more than 64 CPUs in cpuplugd.
   - Fixed wrong assumption of 0.0.xxxx busids in ziomon/ziorep.

   The update also brings several enhancements for the script:
   (bsc#903048, bsc#924973)

   - Extend data collection for libvirt and multipath.
   - Query virtual network settings for VM guests.
   - Add option to specify directory for data collection.
   - Improve data collection for systemd and lsdasd.

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-12-2015-423=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (s390x):



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