Recommended update for release-notes-sles

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for release-notes-sles
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2016:1957-1
Rating: low
References: #972596 #984505 #988152
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1

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


    The Release Notes of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 have been updated
    to document:

    - Support for Korn Shell (ksh) Extended Until 2022. (fate#319081,
    - Enabling Indirect Descriptors in the blkfront Module. (fate#320625)
    - Root File System Conversion to Btrfs Not Supported. (fate#320870,

    Some entries have been fixed or improved:

    - Python Update to Version 2.7.9. (fate#318300)
    - pax Binary Replaced with spax from the star Package. (fate#318412)
    - Other entries: minor punctuation corrections.

    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-SP1-2016-1150=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (noarch):
      • release-notes-sles-12.1.20160801-23.1