SUSE-RU-2018:1653-2: moderate: Recommended update for multipath-tools

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for multipath-tools

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2018:1653-2
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1056526 #1060616 #1066893 #1069037 #1073622 
                    #1074013 #1086237 #1088801 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL

   An update that has 8 recommended fixes can now be installed.


   This update for multipath-tools provides the following fixes:

   - kpartx: Add helper functions for name and uuid generation. (bsc#1073622)
   - kpartx: Search partitions by UUID, and rename symlinks. (bsc#1073622)
   - kpartx-compat.rules: Keep the "scsi-mpatha" links for compatibility.
   - kpartx/test-kpartx:  Fix a problem that could cause kpartx to delete
     foreign mapping if UUID is empty. (bsc#1074013)
   - kpartx.rules: Fix by-id/scsi-* for user_friendly_names. (bsc#1066893)
   - multipath-tools: Update the licenses in the package and create a
     LICENSES directory with the text of all used licenses. (bsc#1088801)
   - libmultipath: Make sure the partition_delimiter configuration option is
     respected. (bsc#1056526)
   - libmultipath: Fix unit to seconds in log message for checker timeout.
   - multipathd.service: Set TasksMax=infinity. (bsc#1060616)

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-SP2-BCL:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-1118=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL (x86_64):



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