Recommended update for dracut

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for dracut
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:0545-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1113712 #1124088 #1125327
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4

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


This update for dracut fixes the following issues:

  • purge-kernels: Avoid endless loop when uninstalling kernels that depend on KMPs which in themselves depend on other packages (bsc#1125327)
  • Correct fix for displaying text on emergency consoles (bsc#1124088)
  • 95iscsi: handle qedi like bnx2i (bsc#1113712)

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-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-545=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-545=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • dracut-044.1-10.9.1
    • dracut-debuginfo-044.1-10.9.1
    • dracut-debugsource-044.1-10.9.1
    • dracut-fips-044.1-10.9.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • dracut-044.1-10.9.1
    • dracut-debuginfo-044.1-10.9.1
    • dracut-debugsource-044.1-10.9.1