Recommended update for dracut

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for dracut
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:1969-1
Rating: important
References: #1098915 #1121238 #1125393 #1130107 #1130114 #1132448 #1133819 #1134347 #1134472 #1137784
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4

An update that has 10 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for dracut fixes the following issues:

  • 95dasd-rules 95zfcp-rules: was not correctly looking for rule names (bsc#1137784)
  • Ensure early microcode gets added from files with .early postfix (bsc#1098915, bsc#1125393)
  • Ensure GPIO modules get included on ARM (bsc#1133819)
  • Fix Routes are not properly added due to spelling error (bsc#1134347)
  • Decouple iscsi from (bsc#1134472)
  • guard against $dev beginning with "-" (bsc#1132448)
  • 95iscsi: avoid error messages when building initrd, multipath timeouts (bsc#1130114, bsc#1130107, bsc#1121238)

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-SP4-2019-1969=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-1969=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • dracut-044.2-10.15.2
    • dracut-debuginfo-044.2-10.15.2
    • dracut-debugsource-044.2-10.15.2
    • dracut-fips-044.2-10.15.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • dracut-044.2-10.15.2
    • dracut-debuginfo-044.2-10.15.2
    • dracut-debugsource-044.2-10.15.2