SUSE-RU-2020:0784-1: important: Recommended update for makedumpfile

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Wed Mar 25 05:27:36 MDT 2020

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for makedumpfile

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2020:0784-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1141895 #1142715 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1

   An update that has two recommended fixes can now be


   This update for makedumpfile fixes the following issues:

   - Fix for kdump on AMD servers with SME to avoid crashing the system
     without any dump, and provide proper information about the reason of
     crash. (bsc#1141895).
   - Fix for an issue when creating a dump to avoid running out of memory due
     to hanging kdump process. (bsc#1142715):

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 Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-784=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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