Recommended update for nvme-cli

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for nvme-cli
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:1200-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1044189 #1076004 #1127076 #1128538
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3

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


This update for nvme-cli fixes the following issues:
nvme-cli changes:

  • add fields into identify controller data structure (bsc#1076004)
  • Add 'rae' argument to nvme_get_log() (bsc#1076004)
  • add support of RAE (bsc#1076004)
  • Implement nvme_get_log13 (bsc#1076004)
  • Remove unnecessary nsid field in error-log (bsc#1076004)
  • replace values of all namespaces with NVME_NSID_ALL (bsc#1076004)
  • resync nvme.h with the kernel's (bsc#1076004)
  • fixes an issue where nvme-cli showed errors when uninstalling it (bsc#1127076)

nvme-discover changes:
  • Re-check generation counter after log page transfer (bsc#1076004)
  • Retry discovery log if the generation counter changes (bsc#1076004)

Other changes:
  • nvme-ioctl: retrieve log pages in 4k chunks (bsc#1076004)
  • nvme/vendor: Add get log LSP/LSO fields from 1.3 spec (bsc#1076004)
  • nvme_fc auto-connect scripts (bsc#1044189)
  • Increase default format timeout (bsc#1076004)

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-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-1200=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • nvme-cli-1.2-6.27.1
    • nvme-cli-debuginfo-1.2-6.27.1
    • nvme-cli-debugsource-1.2-6.27.1