SUSE-RU-2017:1082-1: Recommended update for mkinitrd

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Thu Apr 20 16:08:33 MDT 2017

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for mkinitrd

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2017:1082-1
Rating:             low
References:         #1006705 #1027452 #926440 #958722 #968863 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

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


   This update for mkinitrd fixes the following issues:

   - Prevent false error messages from when optional
     configuration files don't exist in the system. (bsc#1027452)
   - Explicitly load usb modules in single user mode. (bsc#1006705)
   - Only copy /etc/group to the initrd and do not call getent. (bsc#995634)
   - Clear the GREP_OPTIONS variable. (bsc#968863)
   - Do not run fsck if fastboot is given on the kernel command line.
   - Include only required SCSI modules. (bsc#926440)

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-mkinitrd-13070=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mkinitrd-13070=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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