Recommended update for powerpc-utils

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for powerpc-utils
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2017:0617-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1012525 #957445 #994925
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

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


    This update provides powerpc-utils version 1.3.2, which brings several
    fixes and enhancements.

    - Correct drmgr's LMB counting when discovering LMBs. This fixes dynamic
    of memory. (bsc#957445)
    - Fix segmentation fault when parsing /proc/interrupts. (bsc#994925)
    - Ignore whitespace at beginning of /proc/interrupts SPU line.
    - Adjust libvirt dependency service name.
    - If ofpathname is not supported on a platform, exit with 0. This will
    pevent grub2-install fail on PowerNV platform

    For a comprehensive list of changes please refer to the ChangeLog document
    included within the package's documentation.

    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 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch slessp4-powerpc-utils-13007=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-powerpc-utils-13007=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ppc64):
      • powerpc-utils-1.3.2-9.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (ppc64):
      • powerpc-utils-debuginfo-1.3.2-9.1
      • powerpc-utils-debugsource-1.3.2-9.1