Recommended update for btrfsmaintenance

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for btrfsmaintenance
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0378-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1075976 #1088010 #1155924 #1159891
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

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


This update for btrfsmaintenance fixes the following issues:

  • Fix for relative path of '' for btrfs cron jobs. (bsc#1159891).
  • Fix for issue caused by fstrim making the system non-responsive. (bsc#1075976)
  • Implementation for several fixes to avoid issues on portable devices. (bsc#1155924, jsc#SLE-10907, jsc#SLE-10908)
  • Fix for system high load caused by immediate btrfs jobs by system recovery from a multi-day suspend. (bsc#1088010, jsc#SLE-10907, jsc#SLE-10908)

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-SP5-2020-378=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (noarch):
    • btrfsmaintenance-0.2-16.5.1