Recommended update for kdump

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for kdump
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:3027-1
Rating: important
References: #1091186 #1102609 #1107098 #1108170 #1109784
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

An update that has 5 recommended fixes can now be installed.

Description:

This update for kdump provides the following fixes:

  • fadump: Add udev event support for fadump. (bsc#1108170)
  • Turn off NUMA in the kdump kernel. (bsc#1109784, bsc#1102609)

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-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2160=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2160=1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • kdump-0.8.16-7.17.1
    • kdump-debuginfo-0.8.16-7.17.1
    • kdump-debugsource-0.8.16-7.17.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • kdump-0.8.16-7.17.1
    • kdump-debuginfo-0.8.16-7.17.1
    • kdump-debugsource-0.8.16-7.17.1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL (x86_64):
    • kdump-0.8.16-7.17.1
    • kdump-debuginfo-0.8.16-7.17.1
    • kdump-debugsource-0.8.16-7.17.1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    • kdump-0.8.16-7.17.1
    • kdump-debuginfo-0.8.16-7.17.1
    • kdump-debugsource-0.8.16-7.17.1

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