Recommended update for dmidecode

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for dmidecode
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:0325-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1153533 #1158833
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1

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


This update for dmidecode fixes the following issues:

  • Add enumerated values from SMBIOS 3.3.0 preventing incorrect report of new VGA card. (bsc#1153533, bsc#1158833, jsc#SLE-10875)
  • Only scan '/dev/mem' for entry point on x86 (fixes reboot on ARM64).
  • Fix formatting of TPM table output (missing newlines).
  • Fix displaying system slot information for PCIe SSD.

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 Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-325=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 x86_64):
    • dmidecode-3.2-9.3.2
    • dmidecode-debuginfo-3.2-9.3.2
    • dmidecode-debugsource-3.2-9.3.2