SUSE-RU-2016:1531-1: moderate: Recommended update for irqbalance

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Wed Jun 8 09:08:39 MDT 2016

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for irqbalance

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2016:1531-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #949276 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

   An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.


   This update for irqbalance fixes the following issues:

   - Add parameter IRQBALANCE_ARGS to sysconfig file, allowing users to pass
     arbitrary parameters to the daemon. (bsc#949276)
   - Balance correctly IRQs reappearing. (bsc#949276)
   - Classify PCI Sub-Class for better performance. (bsc#949276)
   - Continuously balance single socket systems. (bsc#949276)
   - Fix CPU hotplug segmentation fault. (bsc#949276)
   - NUMA is not available fix. (bsc#949276)
   - Follow latest PCI class code spec. (bsc#949276)
   - Make irqbalance work with Xen PV guest. (bsc#949276)
   - Re-calibrate some IRQ classes and levels. (bsc#949276)

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 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-irqbalance-12604=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-irqbalance-12604=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):



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