Recommended update for powerpc-utils

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for powerpc-utils
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:1980-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1139456 #1139777
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1

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


This update for powerpc-utils fixes the following issues:

  • Change the file permissions of smt_off.service to 644. (bsc#1139777)

  • Backport lprstat, scripts, update_flash, ppc64_cpu and lsslot fixes. (jsc#SLE-6176, bsc#1139456) - lparstat: - add an option to print the lparstat report similar to legacy lparstat tool - introduce the help command line option to print lparstat usage - restrict the physc and entc attribute values to two decimal places - correct calculation of physc to use tbr - Enable desired and maximum memory stats - Show available physical processors in the shared pool - scripts: Improve handling of errors from subsidiary scripts - update_flash: - Add details to extract rpm format image - ppc64_cpu: Limit number of CPUs for frequency calculation - lsslot: - Add ibm,dynamic-memory-v2 parsing capability - Split dynamic-memory v1 parsing into separate routine
  • Patch to display logical name using bootlist -o option. (jsc#SLE-6176, bsc#1139456)

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-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-1980=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (ppc64le):
    • powerpc-utils-1.3.7-3.3.1
    • powerpc-utils-debuginfo-1.3.7-3.3.1
    • powerpc-utils-debugsource-1.3.7-3.3.1