Recommended update for powerpc-utils

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for powerpc-utils
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:0488-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1120474
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4

An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.


This update for powerpc-utils fixes the following issues:
powerpc-utils was updated to upstream v1.3.6 (FATE#326519, bsc#1120474)

  • ibmvscsis module we ship no longer needs support in powerpc-utils (bsc#1120474).
  • Patched to preserve compatibility with v1.3.4, v1.3.5

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 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-488=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (ppc64le):
    • powerpc-utils-1.3.6-5.3.1
    • powerpc-utils-debuginfo-1.3.6-5.3.1
    • powerpc-utils-debugsource-1.3.6-5.3.1