Recommended update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 17 for SLE 12 SP3)

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 17 for SLE 12 SP3)
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:3853-1
Rating: important
References: #1085042 #1112544
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3

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

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.155-94_50 fixes several issues.
The following bugs were fixed:

  • Fixed a regression for xen-blkfront block device hang (bsc#1085042)(bsc#1112544).

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 Live Patching 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2018-2730=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2018-2731=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2018-2732=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_155-94_50-default-3-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_155-94_50-default-debuginfo-3-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_156-94_57-default-3-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_156-94_57-default-debuginfo-3-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_156-94_61-default-3-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_156-94_61-default-debuginfo-3-2.1

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