SUSE-RU-2017:0085-1: moderate: Recommended update for dracut

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for dracut

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2017:0085-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1007648 #908143 #915218 #975404 #995812 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1

   An update that has 5 recommended fixes can now be installed.


   This update for dracut fixes the following issues:

   - Set persistent policy to by-path on s390 platforms to prevent the system
     from hanging during boot when vDISKs are used as swap devices.
   - Correctly handle incomplete ibft bootflag settings. (bsc#1007648)
   - Do not pass ifname for bonding devices. (bsc#995812)
   - Give persistent policy precedence over dev mapper names. (bsc#908143)
   - Fix mdadm doesn't assemble RSTe array in kdump. (bsc#975404)

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-SP1-2017-31=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-31=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):


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



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