Recommended update for grub2

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for grub2
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:1797-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1127293 #928131 #940457
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.

Description:

This update for grub2 fixes the following issues:

  • Check/refresh zipl-kernel before hibernate on s390x. (bsc#940457)

  • Removing hardcoded 'vmlinuz'.

  • Try to refresh zipl-kernel on failed kexec. (bsc#1127293)

  • Fully support "previous" zipl-kernel with 'mem=1G' being available on dedicated entries. (bsc#928131)

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-SP4-2019-1797=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-1797=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • grub2-2.02-12.12.1
    • grub2-debuginfo-2.02-12.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 s390x x86_64):
    • grub2-debugsource-2.02-12.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64):
    • grub2-arm64-efi-2.02-12.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (ppc64le):
    • grub2-powerpc-ieee1275-2.02-12.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • grub2-i386-pc-2.02-12.12.1
    • grub2-x86_64-efi-2.02-12.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • grub2-snapper-plugin-2.02-12.12.1
    • grub2-systemd-sleep-plugin-2.02-12.12.1
    • grub2-x86_64-xen-2.02-12.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (s390x):
    • grub2-s390x-emu-2.02-12.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • grub2-snapper-plugin-2.02-12.12.1
    • grub2-systemd-sleep-plugin-2.02-12.12.1
    • grub2-x86_64-xen-2.02-12.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • grub2-2.02-12.12.1
    • grub2-debuginfo-2.02-12.12.1
    • grub2-debugsource-2.02-12.12.1
    • grub2-i386-pc-2.02-12.12.1
    • grub2-x86_64-efi-2.02-12.12.1

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