SUSE-RU-2016:0039-2: moderate: Recommended update for os-prober

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for os-prober

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2016:0039-2
Rating:             moderate
References:         #910654 #947487 #953987 #954225 #956337 #957018 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

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


   This update for os-prober fixes the following issues:

   - Detect Operating System on default sub-volume in btrfs snapshot.
   - Fix detection of Windows 8. (bsc#910654)
   - Detect Windows 10 installations. (bsc#947487)
   - Also skip legacy grub if /boot/grub2/grub.cfg is present. (bsc#956337)
   - Fix failure to detect operating system in btrfs root trees. (bsc#957018)
   - Optimize identification of Linux distributions, avoiding expensive file
     system traversal. (bsc#953987)

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-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-31=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-31=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (x86_64):


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



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