SUSE-RU-2018:1547-1: moderate: Recommended update for sysvinit

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Tue Jun 5 13:56:59 MDT 2018

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for sysvinit

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2018:1547-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1087176 
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 sysvinit provides the following fixes:

   - Update showconsole to 1.16 to fix sysvinit service shutdown messages
     missing from /var/log/boot.omsg. (bsc#1087176)
   - Change showconsole to use newest /proc/tty/consoles API.
   - Use /proc/tty/consoles if ioctl TIOCGDEV does not exist.
   - Make pseudo terminal raw as it does not show anything.
   - Handle more than two console devices.
   - Speed up used pts/tty pair by enabling raw mode.
   - Implement termios locking scheme but disable it as it may interfere with
     sulogin and others using the old console.
   - Enable full raw mode for pty/tty pairs of startpar.

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-sysvinit-13640=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-sysvinit-13640=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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