Recommended update for dracut

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for dracut
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:3652-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1098448 #1104090 #1104178 #1110519
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

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


This update for dracut fixes the following issues:

  • Fix fails booting from Intel DCPMEM by adding nfit module. (bsc#1110519)
  • Add kernel-syms to list of packages to remove with purge-kernels. (bsc#1104090)
  • Skip kernels that cannot be removed by purge-kernels due to dependencies and continue removing other kernels. (bsc#1104090)
  • Fix finding btrfs devices. (bsc#1104178)
  • Add fix to override ACPI tables via initrd, a kernel config variable changed name. (bsc#1098448)

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 Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-2605=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • dracut-044.1-18.6.1
    • dracut-debuginfo-044.1-18.6.1
    • dracut-debugsource-044.1-18.6.1
    • dracut-fips-044.1-18.6.1
    • dracut-ima-044.1-18.6.1