Recommended update for hwinfo

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for hwinfo
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:3201-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1072450 #1105003
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3

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

Description:

This update for hwinfo provides the following fixes:

  • Try a more aggressive approach to catch all usb platform controllers. (bsc#1072450)
  • Detect ARM HISILICON SAS controller. (bsc#1072450)
  • Check for vmware only when running in a vm. (bsc#1105003)
  • Add support for RISC-V.

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 Software Development Kit 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-2296=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2296=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2296=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • hwinfo-debuginfo-21.57-2.11.1
    • hwinfo-debugsource-21.57-2.11.1
    • hwinfo-devel-21.57-2.11.1
    • hwinfo-devel-debuginfo-21.57-2.11.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • hwinfo-21.57-2.11.1
    • hwinfo-debuginfo-21.57-2.11.1
    • hwinfo-debugsource-21.57-2.11.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • hwinfo-21.57-2.11.1
    • hwinfo-debuginfo-21.57-2.11.1
    • hwinfo-debugsource-21.57-2.11.1

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