SUSE-RU-2018:2969-1: moderate: Recommended update for perf

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Tue Oct 2 07:08:13 MDT 2018

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for perf

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2018:2969-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1056686 #1069737 #1096012 #1101624 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3

   An update that has four recommended fixes can now be


   This update for perf provides the following fixes:

   - POWER9: Fix a problem that was causing perf uprobe with return to fail
     to record samples when probed on userspace code. (bsc#1096012)
   - Update PMU event descriptions for Power9 CPUs per IBM request.
     (bsc#1101624, bsc#1056686, bsc#1069737)

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 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2113=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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