SUSE-RU-2015:0961-1: important: Recommended update for kiwi

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for kiwi

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2015:0961-1
Rating:             important
References:         #908011 #921013 #921017 #921062 #921970 #928090 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

   An update that has 7 recommended fixes can now be installed.


   Kiwi was updated to version 5.06.182, which brings several fixes and

   - Implement support for creating Google Compute Engine ready images to be
     uploaded into a bucket in the Google Cloud Storage.
   - Implement support for importing Google Compute Engine license.
   - Add restore of btrfs subvolumes in restore mode. (bsc#908011)
   - Increase the EFI/vboot fat partition from 32 to 200MB. (bsc#921017)
   - Pick the right grub2 package (grub2-x86_64-efi on SLE11). (bsc#921013)
   - Move boot loader install tool check to the right place. (bsc#921062)
   - Mount EFI partition only if not already mounted. (bsc#921970)
   - Fixed use of fdasd on SLE12. (bsc#928550)
   - Fixed console initialization on exception. (bsc#928090)
   - Fix handling of source rpms.
   - Add support for custom qemu-img format options.
   - Add support for s390 emulated DASD devices
   - Fix recovery of EFI bootdata.

   For a comprehensive list of changes refer to the package's change log.

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-12-2015-220=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (ppc64le s390x):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (noarch):



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