Recommended update for dracut

Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:2494-1
Rating: moderate
Affected Products:
  • Basesystem Module 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15

An update that has four fixes can now be installed.


This update for dracut fixes the following issues:

  • Fix an issue with static network setups (bsc#1091099)
  • Fix cat: write error: Broken pipe error (bsc#1094603)
  • Pickup multipath files in /etc/multipath/conf.d (bsc#1048551)
  • Load all keymaps for a given locale (bsc#1065058)

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:

  • Basesystem Module 15
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-1761=1

Package List:

  • Basesystem Module 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • dracut-debuginfo-044.1-18.3.6
    • dracut-ima-044.1-18.3.6
    • dracut-fips-044.1-18.3.6
    • dracut-debugsource-044.1-18.3.6
    • dracut-044.1-18.3.6