SUSE-RU-2020:2098-1: moderate: Recommended update for release-notes-sles

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for release-notes-sles

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2020:2098-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1150672 #1153309 #1158193 #1161529 #1163166 
                    #1171541 #1174005 #1174181 #1174481 #1174654 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP2
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Installer 15-SP2

   An update that has 10 recommended fixes can now be


   This update for release-notes-sles fixes the following issues:

   Releases Notes were updated to 15.2.20200729. (bsc#1174654)

   - Added notes:
     - Setting display manager via alternatives system. (bsc#1163166)
     - Intel OPA host software. (bsc#1174181)
     - Update of open-vm-tools. (jsc#ECO-2164)
     - Update of efivar. (jsc#SLE-13175)
     - Nested KVM as technology preview. (jsc#SLE-11271)
     - English/Chinese installer boot menu language switch. (jsc#SLE-12479)
     - IBM Z: RoCE ConnectX-4 performance issues. (bsc#1153309)
     - AArch64:
       - ThunderX3 SoC enablement. (jsc#SLE-9327)
       - NODES_SHIFT increase. (bsc#1158193)
       - KVM enablement for SVE. (jsc#SLE-9312)
       - KVM vCPU limit increase. (jsc#SLE-7698)
       - NR_CPUS increase. (jsc#SLE-9327)
       - AWS A1.metal. (jsc#SLE-7300)
       - vc4 limitations. (fate#322398)

   - Updated notes:
     - Improved Java version support information. (bsc#1171541)
     - Updated section about software requiring external contracts.
     - Updated information about installation methods. (jsc#SLE-7101)
     - Fixed Vagrant box download instructions. (bsc#1174005)
     - AArch64: Raspberry Pi: Documented vc4 20-kms.conf. (fate#322398)
     - Virtualization: Added reference to Arm notes, overcommit docs.

   - Moved notes & minor improvements:
     - Updated bug tracker info. (bsc#1174481)
     - Updated URL for source code download. (bsc#1150672)
     - Clarified note about TLS support.
     - Merged Windows Subsystem for Linux notes.
     - Moved note about persistent SCSI naming to "Kernel" section.

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 15-SP2:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP2-2020-2098=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Installer 15-SP2:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-INSTALLER-15-SP2-2020-2098=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP2 (noarch):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Installer 15-SP2 (noarch):



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