SUSE-RU-2019:1901-1: moderate: Recommended update for powerpc-utils

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Fri Jul 19 10:18:48 MDT 2019

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for powerpc-utils

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2019:1901-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1139456 #1139777 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4

   An update that has two recommended fixes can now be


   This update for powerpc-utils fixes the following issues:

   - Change the file permissions of smt_off.service to 644. (bsc#1139777)

   - Backport lprstat, scripts, update_flash, ppc64_cpu and lsslot fixes.
     (jsc#SLE-6176, bsc#1139456)
     - lparstat:
       - add an option to print the lparstat report similar to legacy
         lparstat tool
       - introduce the help command line option to print lparstat usage
       - restrict the physc and entc attribute values to two decimal places
       - correct calculation of physc to use tbr
       - Enable desired and maximum memory stats
       - Show available physical processors in the shared pool
     - scripts: Improve handling of errors from subsidiary scripts
     - update_flash:
       - Add details to extract rpm format image
     - ppc64_cpu: Limit number of CPUs for frequency calculation
     - lsslot:
       - Add ibm,dynamic-memory-v2 parsing capability
       - Split dynamic-memory v1 parsing into separate routine
   - Patch to display logical name using bootlist -o option. (jsc#SLE-6176,

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-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-1901=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (ppc64le):



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