USB/LAN devices fail after kernel update

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5


After updating the Linux kernel to the following versions, USB LAN devices fail to initialize:

SLES15SP4: 5.14.21-150400.24.84.1
SLES15SP5: 5.14.21-150500.55.22.1




The kernel update will be retracted. As a workaround, boot or install the previous kernel version.


A USB core race condition leads to the udev descriptor being overwritten in hub_port_init().


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  • Document ID:000021210
  • Creation Date: 21-Sep-2023
  • Modified Date:21-Sep-2023
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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