SUSE-RU-2020:1690-1: moderate: Recommended update for powerpc-utils

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for powerpc-utils

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2020:1690-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1160890 #1164068 #1164726 #1171892 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4

   An update that has four recommended fixes can now be


   This update for powerpc-utils fixes the following issues:

   - Could not retrieve logical device name for Open Firmware path.
   - Fixed one instance where the previous change corrupted the exit status
     of a command. (bsc#1164068)
   - Stop using /sbin/udevadm symlink. (bsc#1160890)
   - Remove a trailing NUL ('\0') byte from a vendor_id contents.
   - Reduce the number of searches of /sys by searching directly in
     /sys/class/block. (bsc#1164726)
   - Reduce the number of searches of /sys by caching the content of a single
     search into a file in /tmp. (bsc#1164726)

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-SP5:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-1690=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-1690=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (ppc64le):


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



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