Recommended update for python-kiwi

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for python-kiwi
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:1204-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1165823 #1165960 #1168480
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

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


This update for python-kiwi fixes the following issues:

  • Fixed for tool 'grub2-mkconfig'.
  • Increase spare space on disk repart. (bsc#1165823)
  • Validate to use of 'GRUB_USE_LINUXEFI' with grub2 to support dynamic EFI. (bsc#1165960, bsc#1168480)

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 for SAP 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP5-2020-1204=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-1204=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP5 (x86_64):
    • kiwi-pxeboot-9.20.5-3.13.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • dracut-kiwi-lib-9.20.5-3.13.1
    • dracut-kiwi-live-9.20.5-3.13.1
    • dracut-kiwi-oem-dump-9.20.5-3.13.1
    • dracut-kiwi-oem-repart-9.20.5-3.13.1
    • dracut-kiwi-overlay-9.20.5-3.13.1
    • kiwi-man-pages-9.20.5-3.13.1
    • kiwi-tools-9.20.5-3.13.1
    • kiwi-tools-debuginfo-9.20.5-3.13.1
    • python-kiwi-debugsource-9.20.5-3.13.1
    • python3-kiwi-9.20.5-3.13.1