Recommended update for nvme-cli

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for nvme-cli
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:0549-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1084379 #1103354 #1105314 #1111286 #1111384 #1113400
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4

An update that has 6 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for nvme-cli fixes the following issues:

  • fabrics: allow nr_io/write/poll_queues and queue size to discovery (bsc#1084379)
  • fabrics: do not use 'queue_size' and 'nr_io_queues' for discovery controller (bsc#1111286)
  • fabrics: mask out invalid options during discovery (bsc#1111286)
  • nvme: Document '-Q' and '-i' for discovery and connect-all
  • Add 71-nvme-iopolicy-netapp.rules (bsc1124564)
  • Add FC-NVMe autoconnect scripts (bsc#1103354)
  • nvme-ana-log: fixup compiler warning in show_ana_log() (bsc#1113400)
  • fabrics: make some arguments integers (bsc#1113400)
  • fabrics: don't fail empty discovery log page (bsc#1105314)
  • nvme: commonize subsystems info in a helper (bsc#1105314)
  • nvme-ioctl: retrieve log pages in 4k chunks (bsc#1105314)
  • nvme-discover: Re-check generation counter after log page transfer (bsc#1105314)
  • nvme: fixup ANA group descriptor offset (bsc#1111384)
  • nvme: introduce get_nvme_ctrl_attr() (bsc#1113400)
  • nvme: print out controller state for 'list-subsys' (bsc#1113400)
  • Update 'nvme-list-subsys: Add device name argument and print ANA state'

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-SP4-2019-549=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • nvme-cli-1.5-3.3.1
    • nvme-cli-debuginfo-1.5-3.3.1
    • nvme-cli-debugsource-1.5-3.3.1