SUSE-RU-2020:2974-1: critical: Recommended update for kexec-tools

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Wed Oct 21 04:14:58 MDT 2020

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for kexec-tools

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2020:2974-1
Rating:             critical
References:         #1133877 #1141559 #1168698 #1172688 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

   An update that has four recommended fixes can now be


   This update for kexec-tools fixes the following issues:

   - Fixes an issue where XEN fails to start 'kdump' service. (bsc#1133877,
     bsc#1141559, bsc#1172688)
   - Fix for loading kdump kernel with kexec on startup. (bsc#1168698)

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-SP5-2020-2974=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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