SUSE-RU-2018:1790-1: Recommended update for s390-tools

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Fri Jun 22 13:09:58 MDT 2018

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for s390-tools

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2018:1790-1
Rating:             low
References:         #1049811 #1066475 #1087432 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

   An update that has three recommended fixes can now be


   This update for s390-tools provides the following fixes:

   - Skip e2fsck call for large dump device (over 256GB) and mount the dump
     partition right away. (bsc#1066475)
   - Updated the cputype script to recognize the IBM z13s and z14 processors.
   - Added patches for lsluns to fix filter handling and documentation
     enhancements. (bsc#1087432)
     - Do not scan (all) if filters match nothing.
     - Do not print confusing messages when a filter matches nothing.
     - Fix flawed formatting of man page.
     - Enhance usage statement and man page.
     - Clarify discovery use case, relation to NPIV and to zfcp auto LUN scan.
     - Point out IBM Storwize configuration requirements.
     - Document restriction to zfcp-only systems.
     - Complement alternative tools with lszdev.

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-s390-tools-13673=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-s390-tools-13673=1

Package List:

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


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (s390x):



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