Recommended update for makedumpfile

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for makedumpfile
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0916-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1142715
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

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


This update for makedumpfile fixes the following issues:

  • Fix for kdump to resolve virtual address to physical on arm64 and avoid failing. (bsc#1142715)

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-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-916=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • makedumpfile-1.6.5-3.3.1
    • makedumpfile-debuginfo-1.6.5-3.3.1
    • makedumpfile-debugsource-1.6.5-3.3.1