Recommended update for dracut

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for dracut
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:2721-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1065058 #1121238 #1140872 #1142775 #1150343 #1152006 #1152650
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4

An update that has 7 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for dracut provides the following fixes:

  • Several fixes for dhcp calls with multiple nics. (bsc#1150343)
  • Only login to one target at a time. (bsc#1152650)
  • Only skip waiting for interfaces if netroot is set. (bsc#1152006)
  • Login to one target at a time (bsc#1121238)

  • Fix keymaps not getting included sometimes. (bsc#1140872)
  • Load all keymaps for a given locale. (bsc#1065058)
  • Fix merge error that caused modules not to be loaded. (bsc#1142775)

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-SP4-2019-2721=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-2721=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • dracut-044.2-10.18.1
    • dracut-debuginfo-044.2-10.18.1
    • dracut-debugsource-044.2-10.18.1
    • dracut-fips-044.2-10.18.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • dracut-044.2-10.18.1
    • dracut-debuginfo-044.2-10.18.1
    • dracut-debugsource-044.2-10.18.1