Recommended update for release-notes-sles

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for release-notes-sles
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2017:2047-1
Rating: low
References: #1048014 #1048332 #1049272 #1049493
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3

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


    The Release Notes of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 have been updated
    to document:

    - Updated Btrfs feature table. (bsc#1048014)
    - Establishing an NVMe-over-Fabrics connection. (fate#321536, bsc#1049272)
    - Encryption improvements using hardware optimizations. (fate#321642)
    - Shorter Time to Filter and Save Kdump's /proc/vmcore. (fate#321842)
    - Device Driver ibmvnic. (fate#322021)
    - Ceph client support on z Systems and POWER. (fate#321098, bsc#1048332)

    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-SP3:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2017-1259=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (noarch):
      • release-notes-sles-12.3.20170719-2.3.1