Recommended update for release-notes-sles

Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:2137-1
Rating: moderate
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15

An update that has nine fixes can now be installed.


An update for the release notes of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15: (bsc#1101177)

  • Updated template text
  • Updated product description
  • Update aarch64 kernel limits
  • Updated release notes from FATE
  • New notes:
  • Device driver ibmvnic (FATE#323285)
  • NIS supports IPv6 (FATE#324353)
  • Advanced Systems Management Module has been removed (FATE#324614)
  • Migrating from SLES 12 to SLES 15 when the HPC Module is registered (FATE#325666)
  • Package insserv-compat has been added to SAP Application Server Base Pattern (FATE#325727)
  • Raspberry Pi using device tree from firmware (FATE#325780)
  • The user space X drivers cirrus/mga/ast have been removed (FATE#325795, bsc#1089319)
  • Using thunderbolt devices (FATE#325796, bsc#1090199)
  • Updated btrfs subvolume layout (FATE#325797, bsc#1085628)
  • su command does not preserve the value of PATH (FATE#325802, bsc#353876)
  • Changed notes:
  • NFS Tuning (FATE#322786, bsc#1097236) [Correct parameter that needs to be used]
  • Intel* Omni-Path architecture (OPA) Host Software (FATE#323041, bsc#1080368) [Correct URL]
  • xinetd and yast2-inetd have been removed (FATE#323373, bsc#1089586) [Add note about only_from]
  • Removed packages (FATE#323783) [Added cirrus/mga/ast driver information]
  • Searching packages across all SLE modules (FATE#325452, bsc#1098864) [Wording fixes]

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE 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 15
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-2018-1451=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 (noarch)
    • release-notes-sles-15.0.20180713-3.4.6