Recommended update for release-notes-sles

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for release-notes-sles
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2021:0116-1
Rating: low
References: #1024946 #1143465 #1168741 #1170958 #1172752 #1173570 #1180183
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Installer 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

An update that has 7 recommended fixes and contains 5 features can now be installed.


This update for release-notes-sles fixes the following issues:
Release notes 12.5.20210104 (bsc#1180183)

  • Make sure that the Containers section is included in the output document
  • Added note about Git 2.26.2 update (jsc#SLE-11177)
  • Added note about postgressql 12 (jsc#SLE-11078)
  • Added note about Salt 3000 update (jsc#SLE-12830)
  • Added note about end of support for packaged Docker images (bsc#1168741)
  • Added note about PHP 7.4 Upgrade (jsc#SLE-12474)
  • Added note about updated Apache NSS to SLES 12 SP5 (jsc#SLE-12751)
  • Added note about new kernel-firmware package (bsc#1143465)
  • Fixed section about software requiring external contracts (bsc#1173570)
  • Python 3.6 is shipped in `python-3.6` package (bsc#1172752)
  • Added info that Btrfs quota groups can degrade performance (bsc#1024946)
  • Btrfs features: Added missing data for SLES 12 SP5
  • Fixed typo in the word "module" (bsc#1170958)

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 Installer 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-INSTALLER-12-SP5-2021-116=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2021-116=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Installer 12-SP5 (noarch):
    • release-notes-sles-12.5.20210104-3.16.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (noarch):
    • release-notes-sles-12.5.20210104-3.16.2