Recommended update for s390-tools

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for s390-tools
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:0976-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1129524
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4

An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.


This update for s390-tools fixes the following issues:
Added the following upstream patches (bsc#1129524)

  • Support for OSA Express7S.
  • zkey: Fails to run commands generated by 'zkey cryptsetup'
  • Fix output with SCSI lin_tape and multiple paths to same tape/changer
  • Prefer sysfs to find lin_tape device name for SCSI device
  • Fix output without SCSI generic (sg)
  • Prevent error messages if there are non-zfcp SCSI devices
  • Fix description of --type and filter for channel tapes
  • Fix SCSI output description in man page
  • Fix SCSI HBA CCW device bus-ID e.g. for virtio-scsi-ccw
  • "zkey-cryptsetup reencipher" fails with missing library and confusing error message.

Additional fixes:
  • Changed the group for the hmcdrvfs package from Base:System to Base/Filesystems

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-SP4-2019-976=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (s390x):
    • osasnmpd-2.1.0-13.6.1
    • osasnmpd-debuginfo-2.1.0-13.6.1
    • s390-tools-2.1.0-13.6.1
    • s390-tools-debuginfo-2.1.0-13.6.1
    • s390-tools-debugsource-2.1.0-13.6.1
    • s390-tools-hmcdrvfs-2.1.0-13.6.1
    • s390-tools-hmcdrvfs-debuginfo-2.1.0-13.6.1
    • s390-tools-zdsfs-2.1.0-13.6.1
    • s390-tools-zdsfs-debuginfo-2.1.0-13.6.1