Recommended update for openvswitch

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for openvswitch
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2016:2515-1
Rating: moderate
References: #966762 #968039 #970720 #993936
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 12-SP1

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


    This update for openvswitch provides the following fixes:

    - Use the kernel's tunneling APIs instead of the OVS kernel datapath ones.
    - Prevent systemd from auto-generating a service file for
    openvswitch-switch which conflicts with the openvswitch one. (bsc#966762)
    - Fix possible infinite loop when starting up ovs-vswitchd. (bsc#993936)

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1469=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RT-12-SP1-2016-1469=1

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • openvswitch-2.1.2-31.1
      • openvswitch-debuginfo-2.1.2-31.1
      • openvswitch-debugsource-2.1.2-31.1
      • openvswitch-kmp-default-2.1.2_k3.12.62_60.62-31.1
      • openvswitch-kmp-default-debuginfo-2.1.2_k3.12.62_60.62-31.1
      • openvswitch-switch-2.1.2-31.1
      • openvswitch-switch-debuginfo-2.1.2-31.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (x86_64):
      • openvswitch-kmp-xen-2.1.2_k3.12.62_60.62-31.1
      • openvswitch-kmp-xen-debuginfo-2.1.2_k3.12.62_60.62-31.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 12-SP1 (x86_64):
      • openvswitch-kmp-compute-2.1.2_k3.12.61_60.18-31.1
      • openvswitch-kmp-compute-debuginfo-2.1.2_k3.12.61_60.18-31.1
      • openvswitch-kmp-rt-2.1.2_k3.12.61_60.18-31.1
      • openvswitch-kmp-rt-debuginfo-2.1.2_k3.12.61_60.18-31.1