SUSE-RU-2017:2737-1: Recommended update for vm-install

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Tue Oct 17 07:08:22 MDT 2017

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for vm-install

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2017:2737-1
Rating:             low
References:         #1020616 #1020751 #1024437 #1056738 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4

   An update that has four recommended fixes can now be


   This update for vm-install fixes the following issues:

   - Make it possible to install guests based on pvops kernel. (bsc#1056738)
   - Add support for openSUSE15, SLES15 and SLED15. (bsc#1056738)
   - Fix a problem that was causing vm-install to interpret disk size
     incorrectly when used as a command line option. (bsc#1024437)
   - Insert the correct kernel flag for changing the screen resolution of PV
     guests (the flag changed with the pvops kernel). (bsc#1020616)
   - Fix an exception thrown without explanation when doing VM upgrade if the
     'Configuration File' option is selected but no value given. (bsc#1020751)

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-vm-install-13316=1

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

Package List:

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



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