SUSE-RU-2018:3979-1: moderate: Recommended update for mkinitrd

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Wed Dec 5 07:12:30 MST 2018

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for mkinitrd

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2018:3979-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1072711 #1104090 #1111603 #726313 #742884 
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:

   - check_for_device: Match only udev symlinks by major number. (bsc#726313)
   - purge-kernels: Add kernel-syms to packages to be removed by
     purge-kernels. (bsc#1104090)
   - purge-kernels: If a kernel cannot be removed due to dependencies,
     continue removing
     other kernels. (bsc#1104090)
   - Workaround for HPE 57810 adapter in offload mode with static IP.
   - Make mkinitrd content private. (bsc#742884, bsc#1072711, bsc#1111603)

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-mkinitrd-13892=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mkinitrd-13892=1

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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