Recommended update for dracut

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for dracut
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2017:1979-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1032029 #1032284 #1033238 #1040153 #1043900 #1048565 #986216
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3

  • An update that has 7 recommended fixes can now be installed.


    This update for dracut fixes the following issues:

    - Switch FIPS checking to use the libkcapi based fipscheck toolset.
    - With iscsiroot, call handle_firmware only for non-iface invocations.
    - Bail out if module directory does not exist. (bsc#1043900)
    - Suppress bogus error message. (bsc#1032029)
    - Fix module force loading with systemd. (bsc#986216)
    - Ship udev files required by systemd. (bsc#1040153)

    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-SP3:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2017-1226=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2017-1226=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • dracut-044.1-114.3.1
      • dracut-debuginfo-044.1-114.3.1
      • dracut-debugsource-044.1-114.3.1
      • dracut-fips-044.1-114.3.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
      • dracut-044.1-114.3.1
      • dracut-debuginfo-044.1-114.3.1
      • dracut-debugsource-044.1-114.3.1