Recommended update for hwinfo

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for hwinfo
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:0158-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1018271 #1084700 #1107196 #1117982
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

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


This update for hwinfo provides the following fixes:

  • Adjust system type detection. (bsc#1117982)
  • Update PCI and USB IDs. (fate#326431)
  • Make hwinfo aware of RISC-V.
  • Fix ID of s-par storage controller. (bsc#1107196)
  • Add network interfaces found on mdio bus. (bsc#1018271)
  • The location of the S-Par drivers virtual buses has changed. (bsc#1107196)
  • Ensure udev device links are unique. (bsc#1084700)

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 Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-158=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • hwinfo-21.63-3.6.1
    • hwinfo-debuginfo-21.63-3.6.1
    • hwinfo-debugsource-21.63-3.6.1
    • hwinfo-devel-21.63-3.6.1
    • hwinfo-devel-debuginfo-21.63-3.6.1