Recommended update for sapconf

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for sapconf
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2017:0896-1
Rating: low
References: #1016795 #1025824 #1027411 #983454
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1

  • An update that has four recommended fixes can now be installed.


    This update for sapconf fixes the following issues:

    - Use arbitrary precision calculator rather than bash's built-in integer
    calculator to calculate parameter values. This fixes potential integer
    overflow issues. (bsc#1027411)
    - Apply tuning technique of Netweaver in HANA profile too. (bsc#1016795)
    - Remove "force_latency=1" from HANA's configuration, so that CPUs are no
    longer kept busy when idling. (bsc#1025824)
    - Start uuidd.socket as soon as the package is installed. (bsc#983454)
    - Control uuidd as a step of the tuning process. (bsc#983454)
    - Recommend installation of tuned. (fate#320783)

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-516=1

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (noarch):
      • sapconf-4.1.5-18.3.1